Fear the beards: Friends and teachers at Pioneer Middle School join Mr. Brunt in No-Shave November and raise awareness for men’s health
BY RYAN MERARD Every year, men all across the world participate in a month-long challenge called “No-Shave November.” At Pioneer Middle School, social studies teacher Michael Brunt has been taking part in No-Shave November for the past few years, but the experience this year may be different for him... Read more
Transforming Thanksgiving traditions: CCHS students share how they are celebrating the classic Fall holiday
BY EMMA HUERTA Although the leaves don’t change color and the temperature scarcely drops in Florida, the fall season is a unique period of the year complete with pumpkin-flavored treats, a break from school and festivities. Thanksgiving– the traditional feast occurring annually on the third Thursday of November– is... Read more
Will the cycle repeat?: BCPS considers shutting down again as Broward COVID-19 cases rise
BY KAREN SUROS  The last time Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) shut their doors to students, everyone was anticipating an exciting spring break. COVID-19 was essentially background noise as teachers finished up the third quarter and prepared for the end of the year. No one expected that the pandemic... Read more
Disable the Label: DECA students promote awareness of intellectual and developmental disabilities by creating the Disable the Label project
BY ARIELLE KRAUS High school is a time when students often discover their passions and share them with others. For sophomore Soumya Joseph, and juniors Lindsay Mutzman and Kimberly Brower, this passion was spreading awareness for intellectual and developmental disabilities all across the CCHS campus through the creation of... Read more
Helping others through the Harvest Drive: CCHS find ways to host Harvest Drive events from a distance
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH As November approached, CCHS began to plan for their annual Harvest Drive, which takes place during Thanksgiving season. CCHS has had to make some adjustments to their typical events as a result of the restrictions put in place by COVID-19. The usual essential requests for canned... Read more
Teachers staying virtual: The process and its effects on students
BY NICOLE NADLER Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and schools beginning to open, teachers have voiced and expressed their concerns for going back to school because they do not want to risk their health or that of a loved one. In order to remain teaching virtually from their homes, instead... Read more
Farewell Beverly Hills Cafe: What led to the termination of local restaurant
BY NINA RAMIREZ Beverly Hills Cafe was a restaurant along Flamingo Road in Cooper City that was visited by many. While some citizens adored the menu and meals they offered, others loved it for the decor and general atmosphere. Once customers entered, they were greeted by a hostess and... Read more
Who is… Alex Trebek: CCHS mourns the loss of the late “Jeopardy!” host
BY KAMDYN ROHER The popular general knowledge and trivia game show “Jeopardy!” has been an American classic for almost 37 years, entertaining millions every week. Beloved by fans, Alex Trebek has been the host ever since the show’s revival debut in 1987.  On November 8, 2020 the show’s Twitter... Read more
Riding the blue wave: Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected as the next President of the United States
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ AND EMMA HUERTA Only one wall has been built, and it’s blue. On November 7, 2020, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 United States Presidential Election. This comes four days after the highly-anticipated General Election arrived in the country... Read more
Man on the street: Will America’s reaction to the election be riots or rage?
BY NICOLE NADLER The U.S.’s 2020 general election has been considered one of the most dramatic presidential elections in modern history. Former Vice President Joe Biden is running as the Democratic candidate against the current Republican President Donald Trump. There have been reactions all over the spectrum as to... Read more