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Sept. 11 Memorial Museum in New York honors victims

Stephanie Sylvester Editor-in-Chief   Thursday, August 30 at 2:30 p.m. I walked with the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. Before walking with them, I went through the “TSA line” to have my purse checked and body scanned. Being checked like that before entering the 9/11 Memorial Museum was the first thing that reminded me of the importance

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Miami Beach, other cities ban plastic drinking straws

Stephanie Sylvester Editor-in-chief   Florida has one of the most extensive environmental statutes in its state constitution than any other state in the nation. One may ask why is the environment so important to Florida especially? Florida’s geographical location, weather, vegetation and wildlife plays a huge role in the government’s decisions to produce stricter laws to conserve, preserve and protect

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Art professor Jônatas Chimen gets ready for upcoming exhibit

Professor Jonatas Chimen's art gallery exhibit

Anabel Sanchez Online Editor   He credits Brazil for the influence his peoples’ warm-heartedness had on him. “I grew up in a community where everyone trusted everybody. The children were the children of everybody, and everyone’s parents were like your own parents,” he recalls. From an early age, he showed a deep interest in art while attending Catholic school and

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