A Guide to Fixing Your Sleep Schedule

By Kelly Sanchez Summer vacation is coming to an end. For many teenagers, this brings the same annual challenge before the start of the school year: fixing their sleep schedules. Most adolescents like to stay up until “vampire hours” — late in the a.m. talking to friends, scrolling through social media, or doing anything but … Continue reading A Guide to Fixing Your Sleep Schedule

A Freshman Survival Guide from a Rising Sophomore

By Sophia Garcia While the circumstances of the 2020-2021 school year are still uncertain, there’s one factor that remains constant among thousands of rising High Schoolers across the country: the anxiety and struggles of starting freshman year. High school, in the media, is a heavily romanticized experience that often sets some unrealistic expectations for incoming … Continue reading A Freshman Survival Guide from a Rising Sophomore

It’s All about the Eyes: How to Do Your Makeup While Wearing a Protective Face Mask

By Kymani Hughes Since the coronavirus has entered our lives, masks have become an essential part of our ‘new normal’. With half of our face covered while out and about, the way we do our makeup has changed along with everything else. At a time like this, the lipsticks and highlighter are better off staying … Continue reading It’s All about the Eyes: How to Do Your Makeup While Wearing a Protective Face Mask

Pop Smoke’s Posthumous “Shoot For the Stars, Aim For the Moon” Album Review

By Tyler Banks Handling the death of an artist is always tough. As a fan, you lose someone’s music you enjoyed; as a parent, you lose someone you loved; and as a label, you lose possibly both — but with the addition of a bygone revenue stream. However- especially in this age- the concept of … Continue reading Pop Smoke’s Posthumous “Shoot For the Stars, Aim For the Moon” Album Review

A Racial Revolution – Young Activists Making A Difference

By Rhobie Toussaint Imagine seeing someone of your demographic being murdered by a police officer: one that should have been a civil servant of the people, and ultimately, the embodiment of law and order. Political commentaries, memes across social media, class discussions, and even revolutionary black lives matter protests unleash in unison, taking the media … Continue reading A Racial Revolution – Young Activists Making A Difference

Shane Dawson And His Not So Glamorous Fall From Grace

By Ajmaanie Andre  Shane Lee Yaw, who is most commonly referred to as Shane Dawson, is a popular YouTube veteran, actor, seasoned writer, comedian, director, and make-up artist who has even dabbled in the music industry.  A well-known senior of the media, Dawson was one of the first people to rise to fame on YouTube … Continue reading Shane Dawson And His Not So Glamorous Fall From Grace

Hamilton is Now Streaming on Disney+ In Response To Theatre Show Cancellation

By Angely Peña-Agramonte The theatrical American musical recollecting a Founding Father’s road to success is a product that warms the hearts of many. Hamilton, a spring of knowledge, adventure, and anticipation for millions of fans widespread is now streaming on a broader platform: Disney+.  Demonstrating extensive and opulent patriotism, Hamilton was released just in time … Continue reading Hamilton is Now Streaming on Disney+ In Response To Theatre Show Cancellation

Get Ready For Your CLOSE- [UP], Jaguars!

By Ajmaanie Andre  Students at Miami Lakes Educational Center have a lot to say as they wait in anticipation for the Alpha & Omega yearbook to come out. This year's yearbook, formally titled as CLOSE-[UP],  is much more than just a yearbook. Magnifying its purpose throughout the previous years, CLOSE-[UP] was designed to shine a … Continue reading Get Ready For Your CLOSE- [UP], Jaguars!