Flu virus hits the United States, Florida hard
BY JULIA WENGIER In late January, more and more Americans began to experience symptoms of the influenza virus as flu season approached. This year more than other years, however, this particular virus stands as one of the worst outbreaks this country has ever seen. An atypical amount of people... Read more
Annual women’s march returns globally
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On January 20 and 21, millions of people worldwide took to the streets to advocate for human rights and protest the Trump administration in the second annual Women’s March. One year ago, men and women flooded cities all over the United States to protest President Donald... Read more
Time’s Up: The ticking timer on sexual misconduct
BY NUHA ISLAM The red carpet’s blackout this year at the 2018 Golden Globes was more than a mere fashion statement. In order to protest the recent wave of sexual harassment cases that have thrusted famed Hollywood actors in the limelight, over 300 industry A-listers showed up to the... Read more
FCC dumps Title II net neutrality regulations
BY NOAH CASTAGNA On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission decided in a 3-2 vote to repeal the Title II regulations protecting net neutrality. The official vote was made after months of protests both on online platforms like Twitter and Reddit as well as offline on the streets of DC... Read more
Cooper City celebrates the holidays
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On Friday, December 1, residents of Cooper City celebrated the start of the holiday season with lights, food and music at the annual Light Up Cooper City event. Taking place at Memorial Park and the Cooper City Community Center, clubs and families came from all over... Read more
Cooper City goes gaga over Wawa
BY KENDYL COUNTS With hoagies that customers say rival Publix and coffee that contests Starbucks, Wawa stores made their way down the east coast and right into the Cowboys’ backyard this past summer. The chain made its highly anticipated Stirling Road debut on July 27. With promises of prizes... Read more
Sgt. Johnson’s funeral held at Cooper City’s Christ the Rock
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR Cooper City made national headlines on Saturday, October 21 as Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. Army soldiers killed during an ambush in Niger, was laid to rest at Christ the Rock Community Church on Stirling Road. With hands on their hearts and American... Read more
An island without a crutch: Puerto Rico in the wake of destruction
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico recently suffered a tough break. On the eve of September 6, Hurricane Irma scraped past Puerto Rico, resulting in the loss of power for a million of the island’s residents. Category 4 Hurricane Maria brought on the next assault on... Read more
New Horizon pumpkin patch has opened up
BY GENNA NORDLING AND ALEXANDRA SANSONE South Floridians don’t get to experience fall too often, so when volunteers unloaded the first of four tractor trailers full of pumpkins at the New Horizon United Methodist Church pumpkin patch on September 30, they knew that fall had begun. The day also... Read more
Broward County Public Schools makes changes after Hurricane Irma
BY NOAH CASTAGNA In light of Hurricane Irma and its accompanying damage, outages and extended period of time off school, many important school and district schedule changes have been put in place.   Open House has been moved to Tuesday, September 26 at 6:45 p.m. Parents are encouraged to... Read more