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THE DOWNFALL OF THE SAT?

Asher Moss, Opinion Staffer
October 14, 2018

than 1,000 colleges and universities, including Cornell, New York University, and most recently the University of Chicago have stopped requiring the SAT and ACT for admission, becoming test-optional, according to The Atlantic. Could this be the beginning of the end of the College Board’s test dominance? Find out in this podcast by opinion staffer Asher Moss, visual senior Chris Patterson, and communications...

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ARE GHOSTS AND PARANORMAL ACTIVITY REAL?

Tommy McCabe, Opinion Editor
September 30, 2018

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LAB GROWN MEAT: REVOLTING OR REVOLUTIONARY?

Asher Moss, Opinion Staffer
September 23, 2018

Why bother with the whole cow when you can just grow its meat in a petri dish? That’s the idea behind the new lab-grown meat industry. By the end of the year, JUST Inc. will release lab-grown chicken meat in restaurants outside of the U.S., Vox reports. They will be the first company ever to release lab-grown meat. As someone who wants to become vegan, but loves meat too much, that’s big news...

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CLEMATIS CONSTRUCTION

Lila Goldstein, News Editor
October 16, 2018

For many students, spending their free time in downtown West Palm Beach is common in their routines. Since June, however, the 300 block of Clematis Street—the center of West Palm’s urban scene—has been under construction. On Nov. 1, the area will reopen and Dreyfoos’ neighborhood will see several developments. The construction project, titled Streetscape, is overseen by a Coral Gables-based...

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SAGV’S WEEK OF ACTION

Michael Pincus, News Staffer
October 12, 2018

chapter of Students Against Gun Violence (SAGV) held the Week of Action event starting on Monday, Oct. 1, and concluding on Friday, Oct. 5, with goals of registering student voters and persuading people to “vote orange.” “To vote orange is to vote for politicians that will fight for gun reform and who will, once voted into office, take real legislation change to protect all people from gun...

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PSAT BREAKDOWN

Lila Goldstein, Michael Pincus, and Isabella Ramirez
October 4, 2018

 

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ARTS PODCAST: PURSUING YOUR PASSION

Sasha Monaco, Sasha Smith, and Adam Goldstick
October 11, 2018

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ARTS: THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

Adam Goldstick, Arts Staffer
September 28, 2018

The rapid adaptation of technology into society is revolutionizing the education system. Today, Dreyfoos students learn in classrooms surrounded by smart boards, online grading systems, and online communication, as well as through independent learning platforms like Google Classroom. Most students have access to a seemingly infinite resource in their pocket, forcing the school system to adapt rather...

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JASON ROBLERO

Sasha Smith, Arts Staffer
September 20, 2018

Beyond practicing performance scripts, spending hours after school working on sets, and perfecting his acting skills on a daily basis, theatre sophomore Jason Roblero participates in an honor society called the International Thespian Society (ITS). ITS is an organization that connects theatre students from different schools across the nation through a series of individual and team competitions,...

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MAGICIAN MAKES HIS MARK: JUSTIN STRIKOWSKI

Anamaria Navarrete, Features Editor
October 17, 2018

Now you see it, now you don’t. The coin that was in his hand is now missing, or at least you think it is. He’s a master of mystery and illusion, but his audience isn’t an arena crowd in Vegas or a group of children at a birthday party: It is his classmates. Theatre junior Justin Strikowski is well known around campus for bringing his magic tricks to share with peers. He has participated in...

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OLD MEETS NEW: DREYFOOS WELCOMES MR. LEWIS

George Wu, Features Staffer
September 26, 2018

At the beginning of each school year, the century-old walls and Mediterranean-style engravings of Dreyfoos’ Building 1 welcome its students from the sultry heat of summer vacation. However, not everything about Building 1 is old; it now houses the first ever Dean of Student Services, Ronald Lewis.   Several new faculty members now call Dreyfoos home, including Mr. Lewis. Although new,...

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DANCING HIS DREAM: DREYFOOS ALUM FINDS SUCCESS

Elena Snyder, Features Staffer
September 19, 2018

The stage loomed large and bright with thousands of blinking lights and the blue glow of TV cameras. The crowd hummed with expectation as he walked out and began to dance. In a display of emotion and vulnerability, Dreyfoos alum Darius Hickman made his way to the Top 10 on Season 15 of “So You Think You Can Dance.” “I actually never really thought about what I wanted to be,” Hickman said....

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CULT CLASSIC HORROR MOVIES

Rebecca Boss, Culture Editor
October 5, 2018

As we get further into the month  of October, the temperature has slightly (emphasis on slightly) cooled from a warm 90 degrees to a bitter 80, and world of the most popular costumes and parties have begun to circulate campus. While it may be easy to get caught up in superficial Halloween culture, we should never forget to embrace the horror content produced by the film industry, especially during...

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TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE: REVIEW

Savannah Richards, Culture Staffer
September 28, 2018

“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” was released exclusively on Netflix August 17th, 2018, and has since taken the internet by storm. Whether it be gifs of Lara Jean (LJ) and Peter Kavinsky, the two main love interests, Noah Centineo (who plays Peter Kavinsky in the movie) giggling with puppies, or posts about Peter being the hottest guy, like, ever, the craze is about to break social media. Just...

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RAP UNRAVELED: A TOXIC CULTURE

Anamaria Navarrete, Features Editor
September 24, 2018

Throughout the history of rap and hip-hop, the way of living has claimed the lives of many artists. For a long time after the two genres boost in popularity, there was a lull in the numbers of those who were claimed by the culture. In the last two years. Lil Peep, XXXTentacion, and Mac Miller have all lost their lives due to the prevalent expectations of celebrities.Rhythm and poetry (rap) music can...

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“DEAR PRETTY PEOPLE,”

Daniela Esquenazi, Culture Editor
September 22, 2018

It’s usually on Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram where we see the irony—a beautiful person posting a picture of themselves with the caption, “Ugh, I’m so ugly.” These photos are taken flawlessly, precisely during golden hour. Their hair is glowing with the vibrant rays of sunlight, their eyes twinkling, their lips slightly curved in a pout. They pose as if their profile was taken off-guard,...

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HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF SUMMER 2018

Priscila Fernandez, Online Content Editor
June 14, 2018

AP and AICE exams are finally over, juries have been finalized, and we slip comfortably into the rainy and hot summer days filled with relaxation and fun. Now the biggest worry for the next two months will be figuring out how you are going to spend your summer. If you are not going out of the state or country, it can feel like there is nothing fun to do in Florida; however, you will be surprised as...

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HISPANIC SLANG

Dani Esquenazi, Lifestyle Editor
May 12, 2018

If you’ve ever taken a Spanish class, more often than not the Spanish you’ve learned is all generic. Like every language in the world, Spanish has its own unique vocabulary and slang from region to region. There can be many ways of saying the same thing depending on the  country. In order to help you sound a bit more authentic, here are some words to throw in the next time you’re flaunting...

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TEEING TOWARD DISTRICTS

Taryn Reagan, Sports Editor
October 12, 2018

 Troast pulls off small pieces of chopped grass from the blunt end of her golf club. The second-year girls’ golf team member and theatre sophomore lifts the clean club toward her head so that the grip can easily slide into her bag. She takes a breath, totals her score, and begins to compare it with her competitors. As the district level tournament approaches, the golf team prepares to leave their...

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FALL SPORTS WARM-UP PLAYLIST

Taryn Reagan and Jules Popiel
September 12, 2018

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MUSICAL MINDSET

Elizabeth White, Online Content Editor
May 9, 2018

Some have unwashed lucky socks and others have a secret handshake with a fellow teammate, to get mentally prepared for a big game ahead, but the most common ritual for Dreyfoos students is related to the arts. Swim team member and visual junior Nina Zaremba and basketball player and strings senior  Amare Davis are no different. Both of the Dreyfoos athletes utilize music before meets and games,...

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