How The Pandemic Triggers Socio-Economic Setbacks on Gender Equality

By Fabiha Faruque Decades upon centuries, gender equality has always been a complicated topic. The very foundation that opened numerous opportunities for women is known to be more than just a human right, it is a necessary phenomenon that signifies our progress in balancing social norms and power structures.  Yet, what makes women empowerment and … Continue reading How The Pandemic Triggers Socio-Economic Setbacks on Gender Equality

MDCPS Officials Disclose Plans To Approach 2020-2021 School Year

By Fabiha Faruque Under assertions of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), the reopening of all public institutions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic is more than likely. Earlier via a live Zoom meeting, MDCPS officials had announced the details of reopening plans for the 2020-2021 school year. Miami-Dade Public Schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho elaborated with a … Continue reading MDCPS Officials Disclose Plans To Approach 2020-2021 School Year

The Anti-Racism Curriculum—Addressing the Issue In Miami-Dade Schools

By Tyler Banks In the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, a pandemic, and presidential rallies, the country has been forced to make changes; namely, in the school district of Miami-Dade County, plans are already being put to play as a result of the issues that the nation is currently facing.  Change is inevitable.  With … Continue reading The Anti-Racism Curriculum—Addressing the Issue In Miami-Dade Schools

Inside the Miami Dolphins High School Media Day

By Kevin Perez The Miami Dolphins High School Media Day is a South Florida tradition. High School journalists have the opportunity to meet the team’s rookie class and ask questions; however, like most events in the COVID-19 era, this year's media day was hosted online.  Student journalists across South Florida were invited to register for … Continue reading Inside the Miami Dolphins High School Media Day

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!

Graduation Parade Marks the End of Class of 2020’s Senior Year

Kelly Sanchez  The novel Coronavirus took a lot from the Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) class of 2020 – from Grad Bash and prom, to their graduation ceremony – but it could not take their spirit. On Thursday, June 18, 2020, MLEC honored the class of 2020 with a graduation parade. Students had the opportunity … Continue reading Graduation Parade Marks the End of Class of 2020’s Senior Year

DACA Lives: Temporary Sigh of Relief & a Blow To Trump

By Michelle Mairena In the fall of 2017, the Trump administration announced that it was ending DACA, which is an Obama-era federal program that protects over 649,000,000 undocumented immigrants in the United States. Not long after the announcement, a series of protests, lawsuits, and federal court decisions that opposed the administration’s ruling followed — and … Continue reading DACA Lives: Temporary Sigh of Relief & a Blow To Trump

Trump’s Rollback on Transgender Rights Are Kicking Minorities When They Are Already Down

By Vanessa Falcon Reputable amongst other countries, the United States is a global superpower, the face of liberation — and an esteemed moral compass overall. Like all other nations, America thrives to obtain the perfect utopian status, yet unlike many, citizens here actually have the power to alternate this government for the better. Yes, America … Continue reading Trump’s Rollback on Transgender Rights Are Kicking Minorities When They Are Already Down

Catastrophic Oil Spill Leaves Russia in a State of Emergency

By Kelly Sanchez Communities, economies, and countries — they are always subjected to changes and development but at the price of an earthy, indispensable facet: Environmental reclines during modern times. As of May 29, Russia has been facing a critical environmental perturbation that has left it in a state of emergency after a power plant … Continue reading Catastrophic Oil Spill Leaves Russia in a State of Emergency