Author: Leah Ronkin

“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

“Guac: My Son, My Hero” performed as a tribute to Joaquin Oliver

On Friday, Sept. 20, Manuel Oliver’s latest protest project, “Guac: My Son, My Hero” was performed at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach. Following the release of several art projects dedicated to his son, Oliver presented a one-man show that both encaptured the life of Joaquin Oliver, known as “Guac” by friends, and protested against gun violence. The show mixed […]

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Toy Express hosts grand opening event

Toy Express hosts grand opening event

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Coral Springs toy store, Toy Express, hosted their grand opening extravaganza. The event, taking place from 1-4 p.m. at their Turtle Run location, featured a live DJ, character meet-and-greets, a cotton candy machine, refreshments and facepaint. Members of the community, many of which were parents with their young children, attended in high volumes. The official opening […]

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Underclassmen Alexa and Rachel Kitaygorodsky host annual bake sale to support charities

Underclassmen Alexa and Rachel Kitaygorodsky host annual bake sale to support charities

On Saturday, Sept. 7, junior Alexa Kitaygorodsky and freshman Rachel Kitaygorodsky hosted their eighth annual home-based bake sale for charity. This year, the family decided to support Make Our Schools Safe, Camp Fiesta and Lifenet 4 Families. While the charities they choose to support change each year, the policy never changes: 100 percent of the proceeds are donated. The event […]

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A still from 'The Lion King.' (Disney/TNS)

Disney live-action remakes cause controversy among fans

On July 19, 2019, Disney released “The Lion King” in a new live-action format. This film marks the third live-action remake to be released this year, with a fourth on the way for the new Disney+ streaming service. With this news comes heated debates as fans of the original movies are torn on whether to support Disney’s actions. But before […]

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