Tag: Brooke Harrison

Protesters and supporters U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett rally during a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 22, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

[Opinion] The Fearful, Future Implications of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation

Amy Coney Barrett was rushed to be sworn in as Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement as a Supreme Court Justice at 6:28 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Her nomination for Supreme Court Justice has been a highly discussed and politically dividing issue. For those that may […]

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School board candidate Debbi Hixon; her son, Corey Hixon; and Broward Teachers Union’s Director of Political Organizing Jennifer Gottlieb gather with BTU members to begin a Saturday canvassing event. Participants went door-to-door, leaving campaign door hangers at each residence. Photos by Destiny Cazeau

Debbi Hixon campaigns for at-large school board seat in runoff election

As the calendar nears Nov. 3, Broward County residents will choose between two candidates–Debbi Hixon and Jeff Holness–in a runoff election for School Board of Broward County District 9 seat. The winner will replace Robin Bartleman in an at-large seat that represents the entire county. […]

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In this screenshot from the RNC's livestream of the 2020 Republican National Convention, U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a naturalization ceremony for new citizens in a pre-recorded video broadcasted during the virtual convention on August 25, 2020. (Photo Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images/TNS)

[Opinion] Tokenism must be addressed in American politics

As the world becomes more accepting and welcoming of others, more and more places have begun to experience more open diversity. Recently, businesses see a greater need for diversity and are hiring people accordingly to make it possible. This is great news for minorities and […]

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COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

COVID-19 proves to be a challenging adjustment for families

Between families who make TikToks together, to those who do not even talk to one another, each household is handling their time in quarantine  differently.  Dealing with a loss of freedom and missing their separate lives away from home can be a hard adjustment for […]

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Illustration by Ariana Perez

Valentine’s day has been forever changed from a holiday of love to a day of service and mourning

How do we feel two years after the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018?  We all get asked this question, but don’t answer it honestly. We can’t say good because it sounds insensitive, and we can’t say bad because then we will get the looks of […]

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“After Parkland” documentary debuts at Savor Cinema

“After Parkland” documentary debuts at Savor Cinema

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, the “After Parkland” documentary, directed by Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman, debuted at 7:30 p.m at Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale. The “After Parkland” cast participated in a Q&A session, moderated by ABC’s Nightline anchor JuJu Chang. Following this local screening, […]

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Community gathers in holiday spirit for the winter wonderland event

Community gathers in holiday spirit for the winter wonderland event

The Parkland Shoppes parking lot was filled with holiday lights, giant Christmas and Hanukkah themed decorations, holiday music playing throughout the venue, sweet holiday treats, and any type of food imaginable.  “I think the fake snow was a really cool touch for the little kids […]

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Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Standing for the pledge is a popular debate among high school students

From school to sporting events, most Americans have stood for the pledge at some point. For many Americans, standing for the pledge was something that was never questioned. However, due to the actions of Colin Kaepernick, who kneeled for the national anthem in 2016 to […]

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