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Bullying hurts people more than you can imagine

Pinterest by Normy Bates
November 16, 2020

 Bullying and suicide are more serious topics than we could imagine. My best friend K. is a very beautiful girl, but this generation loves to bully others on the way we look. She’s a very skinny person,...

2020 Stings Elections: Candidate Danelia Nunez Wins SGA President

Danelia Nunez showing her Sting Pride at a Pep-Rally.
November 5, 2020

Miami High has a dedicated student body, but no one is more dedicated than SGA President Danelia Nunez. Due to the pandemic, senior Danelia campaigned for her position during the beginning of this school...

Twitter Rages Over “Canceling” Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan as portrayed in a 14th-century Yuan era album; now located in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. The original version was in black and white. 
(Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan)
November 5, 2020

Cancel culture is a huge issue in 2020. Celebrities make one mistake on social media and there’s instantly a mass of people wanting to 'cancel', shame, and humiliate these celebrities on the Internet....

A Tribute to Coach Corey Smith

Coach Corey was the former coach at Gwen Cherry.
November 5, 2020

This story is about a Coach that wasn’t just a Coach.  Miami High football coach Corey Smith was a Father to Corey Smith, Jr. and Tacora Smith, Husband to Amina Smith, and Teacher of the students at...

Backlash on Netflix movie, “Cuties”

The Cuties: Amy, Coumba, Angelica, Jess
(Source: https://www.indiewire.com/2020/09/cuties-director-netflix-defend-film-child-pornography-claims-1234585763/)
November 2, 2020

Back in late September, the television series Cuties started streaming on Netflix. Cuties is a French film about a lonely, 11-year-old Senegalese girl, Amy, who appears to be having family issues. Amy...

Lionel Messi to Leave FC Barcelona?

Messi looking down in disappointment after suffering a humiliating defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League
(Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/25/sports/soccer/lionel-messi-barcelona.html)
November 2, 2020

Lionel Messi is known for being one of the greatest soccer players of all time, playing for the club named FC Barcelona his entire life and scoring over 600 goals. However, after a few disgraceful seasons...

No Homecoming Dance, Nor Parade?

Throwback to Miami High’s 2016 Homecoming Parade.
November 2, 2020

Flamboyant is what you call Miami Senior High. A diverse school of lively students that fill the halls. Unfortunately, our liveliness took a toll this year. In our current situation of facing a pandemic,...

Cancer Is A Word, Not A Sentence.

November 2nd, 2017 - This picture was taken during my second chemotherapy. In the picture you can see my 
mom and I taking a selfie in our hospital room wearing beanies and smiling.
November 2, 2020

Helia Baez is a 16 year old junior at Miami Senior High.  At the age of 13, while in 8th grade, she was diagnosed with a tumor on the pituitary gland. She received both chemotherapy and radiation for...

Mental Health Over Quarantine

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October 29, 2020

   In December 2019 there was an outbreak of a virus that would come to be known as Covid-19 in Wuhan City, China, leaving thousands of people dead. Later, in early March of 2020, every corner...

Academic Stress: Am I More Than Just A Number?

Source: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/5-tips-for-getting-your-semester-back-track
October 22, 2020

School is supposed to nurture a child's educational progress. Students attend school to receive an education to one day work as a member of society; however, in recent years, college applications have...

Improving School Safety with Mandatory Mental Health Courses

The Mental Health Course was held on Edgenuity.
June 3, 2020

Mental health has been a hot topic among students in the past few years as a result of several tragic events that people believe were preventable. Many have called for legislators to act quickly in response...

Animal Crossing: The New Craze of Quarantine

Screenshot of my Animal Crossing game play: the left shows the player; the right shows a ceremony game-play with the animals.
May 20, 2020

   With the pandemic going on, many of us need to stay home. For those of us who are video game enthusiasts and Nintendo fans, a new game called Animal Crossing New Horizons is the new craze.    The...

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