(20 posts)

✊🏾A Crowdsourced Guide to Supporting #BlackLivesMatter

“He asked for a minute of silence for George Floyd, which the crowd welcomed.” – Stefano Bortoletto (📸: @revelry_photography) Looking for people to follow, resources to read or watch or ways to contribute? Below you’ll find reader and team-submitted links that we hope are useful in the fight for justice. This list is by no […]

Things to do / June 3, 2020

Teaching in times of COVID

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the 4th largest school district in the country serving over 350,000 students. In order to  finish out the school year during the COVID crisis, the district–and teachers–had to adapt practically in real time to finish the school year while bridging the digital divide. Not to mention, making sure students there […]

COVID19 / May 31, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Anais Humes, Senior Class President at Miami Northwestern

Dear Class of 2020, This year has been anything but easy for us. Although our Senior year didn’t go as planned, I truly believe that there is greatness in store for us. After graduating, we will start our lives as young adults. Some of us will be attending college, trade school, the military, or joining […]

COVID19 / May 28, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Daniela writes to Felix Varela Senior High

To all the Varela class of 2020 seniors: I know this is not how any of us thought our senior year would go. It’s difficult to look at the brightside right now, when it seems as though all the good things have been taken from us; but at this time, more than ever, we must […]

COVID19 / May 28, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Kristina writes to Cutler Bay Senior High School

As I stare into my computer screen looking at a blank white page waiting to be typed on, my current thoughts disappear, and I’m left with a blank mind. “A Letter to the Class of 2020.” Suddenly, the bright and vivid memories of my times in high school come flooding in and I am consumed […]

COVID19 / May 28, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Jessica, John A. Ferguson Senior Class President

Dear Class of 2020, First and foremost, I would like to congratulate you on all the achievements you have worked so hard to attain. I feel so honored to be able to call myself John A. Ferguson’s Class of 2020 President. Not only have I had the pleasure of collaborating with individuals whom are sure […]

COVID19 / May 28, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Yariannis, SGA President at Miami Senior High School

Senior, Miami High School Dear Class of 2020, To say that these are trying, difficult times may sound redundant. To say that we have lost our senior year, lost all that we have hoped and waited for since we were children may sound pointless. We know what we have lost. However, we have also gained […]

COVID19 / May 28, 2020

Your View: Non-Profits Find A Way To Carry On

Written by Estefania Garcia Non-profit organizations are used to doing a lot with limited resources. Relying on financial donations to function can be challenging in the best of times. Now, they face a situation where the need for their services is even greater while resources are stretched even thinner. According to the United Way of […]

People / May 27, 2020

Small Biz Spotlight: The Tank Brewing Company

Every Tuesday, we feature a small business you love and is doing something cool in the community. Have a small biz you want to shoutout? Reach out at [email protected]! Name: C​arlos Padron, owner of The Tank Brewing Co. Business:​ ​The Tank Brewing Co. Address: ​5100 NW 72nd Ave A-1, Miami, FL 33166 Your story in […]

Drink / May 25, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Gabriela from Immaculate LaSalle

Dear Seniors, I have been very sentimental thinking about how I’m not having all the senior activities, a year that is supposed to be the best year. The culmination of hard work but then I am reminded that that’s life not everything goes according to our plans and knowing how to deal with that is […]

Things to do / May 21, 2020