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Are teens ready to vote?

By Christopher Perez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Vote! Vote! Vote! This a word that we hear constantly in school and in society, but when voting is mentioned, youth is excluded even though they’re the future and looked upon to carry the legacy of our country. The current voting age in America is 18, but many people think that lowering the voting age t...

The Dream Defenders

By Lisbeth Chavarria, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

If you would have asked me two years ago what grassroots activism was, I wouldn’t have been able to answer the question. Today, I am a little more familiar with the term---a method of campaigning for a cause that the activist feels strongly about. Grassroots refer to the most basic level of an acti...

Mental Illnesses Are Not Adjectives

Mental Illnesses Are Not Adjectives

By Carolina Soto, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“You’re so OCD!” “I’m going to kill myself” “You’re so bipolar!” “You look so anorexic!” “Cute, but psycho”   Mental illness disorders are being used daily by people who are not aware of the effect these mental illnesses have on people diagnosed with them. Some...

Choir Comes with Change…

Choir Comes with Change…

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

June 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Choir director Ms. Cid has made her second year at MHS worthwhile for all her students. She is recognized as “Master Cid” or “Mama Cid” within the MHS choir community. Sophomore Mariah Moran sees Ms. Cid as her second mother that has helped her grow as a person and as a musician. “She has...

The Final Thoughts of Being In Journalism

The Final Thoughts of Being In Journalism

By Johnny Silva, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When I first came into Journalism, I never thought that it would be one of my favorite classes. Although I barely talked to people in the class, I did enjoy interviewing people trying to see their perspective on story topics. Not only that but I also liked reading other students’ stories as well. The...

Class of 2018 Reunited One Last Time At Prom

Class of 2018 Reunited One Last Time At Prom

By Darlyn Bracero, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

When it comes to prom, some people say, “Why should we spend an insane amount of money on a dress, a suit, makeup, or hair for just one day?” Others say it is not worth paying $65 plus all the other expenses. However, for the 500 students who bought tickets to Miami High’s Prom on May 12 at Jungle...

Vaccination Trepidation

Vaccination Trepidation

By Angie Elvir, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

You’re sitting on the uncomfortable plastic chair; the nurse pulls up your shirt sleeve, and you feel the cold, wet alcohol pad being rubbed all over the targeted area. You hear the nurse’s nails tapping against the syringe, and the moment comes. She grabs your upper arm, she squeezes your skin,...

The Truth About Venezuela… FROM SOMEONE WHO LIVED THERE

The Truth About Venezuela… FROM SOMEONE WHO LIVED THERE

By Paola Urribarri, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Ten years ago, if you heard the word “Venezuela”, you would have thought it was an African country. Venezuela was known in Latin America for their petroleum reserves, but if you lived outside of it, you probably never heard anything about us. Seven years ago, if you met a Venezuelan in a foreign...

Gun Control: For or Against?

Gun Control: For or Against?

By Carl Rodriguez and Mathew Van Gils

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In dual enrollment ENC 1102, students research and writer about problems that are of interest to them.  For an exploratory narrative assignment in March, seniors Carl Rodriguez and Matthew Vangils both investigated gun control in the United States, an issue on which they both hold distinct points of...

Chief’s Farewell

Chief’s Farewell

By John Clement, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In my sophomore year, I started working with the TIMES as a rookie with a lot to learn. My interest in writing brought me into the class, but it was producing the news and influencing the lives of others which made me stay. Being part of the TIMES has been a greatly enriching experience. In my first...

Into the Unknown

Into the Unknown

By Lilith Berrios, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many people are aware of the mysteries of life. Whether it be strange occurrences or incredible sightings, we are surrounded by extraordinary things. Narrowed down, these tend to be cryptids, myths, and conspiracies.   Cryptids   Cryptids are creatures whose existence has yet to be pr...

Let Us Play Video Games In Class!

Let Us Play Video Games In Class!

By Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

You are playing as Kirby, fighting against Link, Mario, and Fox in “Super Smash Bros. Melee on the Kirby Dreamland Stage”. Everyone has one life left. Mario uses his hammer power up and knocks Link off of the stage. Fox uses his fast dodging reflexes to reflect Mario’s attack, and Mario falls off...

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