By Vanessa Falcon The Christmas Spirit dawns on us as December unwinds with each day. Although the decorating, the beliefs, and the get-togethers could be exciting, it sometimes is way too much for others. People have different ways of celebrating holidays, and sometimes listening to Christmas tunes is just enough. The jolly feeling doesn’t have … Continue reading Songs for the Season
By Karla Perez The time has finally come for seniors to think more than ever about college and the path that they decide to take after they graduate. With the deadline for regular decision coming up (January 1st), applying to college turns into a burdensome and tedious task, but with the help of those who … Continue reading MLEC’s Alumni Panel 2019
By Michelle Mairena In the early seventies, when George Lucas first tried selling his thirteen-page script of “The Star Wars” to different studios, all Lucas received were scoffs, weird faces, and, “George, what exactly is a Wookie?” The whole idea, as Lucas presented it, seemed silly: why was a grown man in his 30s talking … Continue reading The Force Will Be With You. Always.
By Yasmine Mezawi As the “cold” Miami weather rolls in and the holiday season looms over, snuggling at home with some hot cocoa while watching classic holiday movies is what the night calls for. And Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, provides the perfect movies to watch at the click of a button. Whether it’s a … Continue reading Best Disney Movies to Watch This Holiday Season
By Kymani Hughes Spoilers Alert Euphoria, HBO’s new teen drama series, catches the audience’s eyes instantly. From rotating walls that replicate a teenage drug addict’s intoxicated state, to the contrast between lightness and darkness, to cool-toned lights accompanied by a dizzying haze— the show’s perfectly executed visuals linger in one’s mind, bringing out every aspect … Continue reading ‘Euphoria’ Review: Teen Dramas Taken to New Heights
By Vanessa Falcon In Miami, the city of Hispanics and the crib of new generations, it’s easy to get lost in the Hispanic culture. We all tend to ask the fellow Colombian or Nicaraguan how they celebrate Christmas. We touch upon Cuban cultures, Mexican cultures, the multitude of Latin American forms of celebrating Christmas, and … Continue reading Spice It Up At Christmas
By Ajmaanie Dort & Kelly Sanchez With winter break right around the corner, most students at Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC) are already getting ready to celebrate some of the most popular festivities this season. But while most jaguars can share the excitement of looking forward to the December holidays such as Christmas and New … Continue reading Happy Holidays, Jaguars!
Photo essay by Aileen Delgado, Jaylyn Gonzalez, Gabriella Licona, Yasmine Mezawi, & Carla Rubio Written by Samantha Jimenez and Michelle Mairena Miami is the home of swaying palm trees, crowded beaches that reflect the beauty of the Atlantic, and everlasting parties that encompass the vibrancy of a city that never sleeps. When one thinks of … Continue reading The Essence Of Wynwood: A Photo Essay
By Kymani Hughes With the sun shining on the bus loop outside Miami Lakes Educational Center, upbeat Christmas music synchronizing with the beating of hearts, and hundreds of students ready to race to the finish line, Miami Lakes Educational Center’s second annual Jingle Jog was off to even a better start than the last. The … Continue reading Jingle All The Way: MLEC’s Annual Jingle Jog!
By Aileen Delgado & Samantha Jimenez From overly decorated homes to community events, every town has its own unique way of welcoming the Holiday season. In the small town of Miami Lakes, this is no different. Families from all over Miami-Dade County came together on November 30th to greet the christmas spirit as they attended … Continue reading Miami Lakes Shines Bright at Annual Festival of Lights