September 20th: Car Accident on Stirling Road in Front of Football Field
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS At 6:35 P.M. on Stirling Road, an unnamed driver crashed into a tree, flipping the car over into the Cooper City High School football stadium fence. An airlift later came to transport the victim to Broward General Hospital, according to witnesses. There was one occupant in... Read more
New Cancer Treatment
BY MELANIE SMITH According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 additional cases of cancer and an additional 595,690 deaths this year.  Last month, Stanley Riddell, immunotherapy researcher and oncologist at the Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, developed a revolutionary type of treatment for... Read more
Mysterious New Planet “X” Discovered
BY SOPHIA WENGIER On January 20, astronomers Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin announced evidence of a ninth planet, roughly the size of Neptune, orbiting our sun just beyond Pluto. The idea that there is a ninth planet in our solar system is not new. While it has been a... Read more
Start Your Engines: 45th Annual Miami Auto show comes to South Florida
BY KYLE NELSON   From November 6th to 15th, car companies flocked to South Florida to showcase their top cars in the Miami International Auto Show.   An auto show is a place where people congregate to see new cars from numerous manufacturers for the upcoming year. The 45th... Read more
What’s Going on in Cooper City (August-October)
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Bureaucracy at its finest Finances and Funding September brought about several pressing issues concerning the funding of public services by the city,  one of which directly impacted the funding of Cooper City High’s Sound of Pride. The resolution would provide a city grant as security for... Read more
Posnack Jewish Community Center Hosts Anti-Bullying Seminar
BY SARAH SHARPE The David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie and Baptist Health South Florida sponsored “Banishing Bullying: Be Part of the Solution” on Sunday, September 29th. This presentation featured a one-hour discussion with a panel of experts and a private screening of the “48 Hours” special Bullying:... Read more
Vista View Park Creates Recreation Out Of Refuse
BY RACHEL HAAS Broward County citizens are discovering new, challenging methods of working out thanks to the recent additions at Vista View Park.  Once a landfill, Vista View has now been transformed into a recreational park packed with an abundance of activities for the public to enjoy. The park’s... Read more
Florida Approves Bill Banning Texting While Driving
BY DANIELLE ONAFRAYCHUK On Tuesday, April 30th, the Senate approved Florida`s bill opposing texting and driving. The House of Representatives proved to be a roadblock in making this law official, but if they do indeed approve the law it will go into effect starting in October 2013. The National... Read more
Some Colleges Not Requiring SAT/ACT Scores
BY DAVID DEACON The juniors and seniors that are worried about getting the perfect SAT score can take a slight sigh of relief. There are an increasing number of colleges and universities across the country that don’t require SAT or ACT scores. Instead, these colleges evaluate students based on... Read more
Long Road To Reform: Education Reform Sweeps The Nation
  BY RACHEL SHARPE The teacher strike in Chicago, that shut down their schools for seven days at the beginning of this school year, shocked people throughout the nation and brought attention to a host of educational reform issues that are mirrored in many other school districts in this country,... Read more