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Read and Chill: Do we Need Books?

By Paola Urribarri, Copy-Editor

March 4, 2019

Filed under Features, News, Opinion

Can you remember the time when you couldn’t read? It feels really distant, right? If you started to read at 5 or 6 as the average person, you probably have been reading at least 10 years of your life. Reading is probably the most important thing we learn in our lives, since reading gives us a lot of the kn...

Alcohol and Teens

By Jose Daniel Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Alcohol is something that has always been popular with today's youth. In many countries, it is normal to see 15-year-olds drinking alcoholic drinks without knowing the damage that this can cause. Often the young people resort to the vice of alcohol because of problems in the family or in school. Others...

What creeps you?

By Christhian Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Fear is an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that something or someone is dangerous. For example, imagine walking on a nice, sunny day, then out of nowhere, a giant snake comes out and bites your leg. As a result, you hate snakes, and they are now your biggest nightmare. Many of us have something...

What’s Your Sign?

By Mayisha Perez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Has anyone ever asked you when is your birthday and then told you one of the 12 zodiac signs that you might be? Maybe you were a Virgo, Leo, or Scorpio. What does this all even mean? According to the website Cafe Astrology, which appeals to people with a casual interest in astrology, astrology is the study of the correlation between the positions of th...

Cheating Partners

January 9, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion

I wonder why people do the things they do, specifically, cheating. Do Miami High students engage in it? “I regret it. Seeing him hurt hurt me,” said Jennifer Alonzo, a senior, who cheated on her boyfriend while they were going through a tough patch. The relationship finished in 2017. I approached...

Classroom behavior

By Christopher Bellina, Staff Writer

January 7, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Going to school is a staple in everyone’s life at one point or another. Unfortunately, one part of the learning environment that is not a staple is good behavior among all students.   Have you been in a class where the teacher has no control? Many students have had that one out of contr...

Is Music Helpful or a Nuisance

By Rickey Paredes

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Music is made to relax, to inspire, and to have fun. Most students at Miami High use music to relieve stress from work and tests. Music to most students is a way to loosen up to from all the work teachers put on them.   MUSIC IN SCHOOL Many students believe that listening to music at school relieves stress. Junior Jesse Gonzalez said, “Music gets my mind off things.” Junio...

Who is Nicki Minaj?

By Christhian Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

According to the article titled “ "Nicki Minaj: American rap singer and songwriter” published by Encyclopedia Britannica Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad...

Marijuana- friend or enemy?

By Karyme Osorno

October 18, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion

  After a long, tiring, and stressful day of school, you get home, carelessly throw your bookbag on the bed, and then lie down scrolling down Instagram’s boring timeline looking for the play of the night. Soon you get a notification from the group chat with your only friends. They sent a s...

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

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

“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...

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