Meet The Sunny Project, selling art for good

Maggie Steber via the Sunny Project During these unprecedented times, community matters more than ever.  With major societal upheaval for the good and scary realities coming to light, there’s a desire to find beauty and “silver linings” wherever we can. Enter The Sunny Project, one woman’s quest to bring art to the community while giving […]

/ June 18, 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 […]

/ 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 […]

/ 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 […]

/ 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 […]

/ 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 […]

/ 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 […]

/ May 28, 2020

Senior Send-Off: Darrelle from Miami Norland Senior High

Darelle Young from Miami Norland Senior High Dear Fellow Graduates of 2020, My name is Darrelle Young, you may know me as “D-Rail”, or even simply as “the Poet”. I wanted to be the first to congratulate my fellow Vikings and the remaining graduates throughout the world, on your graduation accomplishment. My fellow Vikings, the […]

/ May 21, 2020

Senior Send-Off: David from Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School

Senior at Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High Dear Seniors, Why do we even do anything anymore? This is the biggest question I have found myself pondering at while staring at a blank wall with nothing else to do. Who would have thought this is what I would be doing just two weeks away from […]

/ May 21, 2020

A Tale of a Perfect Pandemic Wedding

A perfectly picturesque pandemic wedding. Meet a couple who, when presented with the option of waiting a year to get married due to the pandemic or celebrate virtually, opted for the latter. Here’s Tiffany and Wadih’s story.  Names: Tiffany Lorente & Wadih Pazos Occupations: Tiffany is a Legislative Assistant at the Florida Senate and Wadih […]

/ May 19, 2020