Sunfest 2017: Where Music Meets the Waterfront – OUTLOUD Multimedia

  In the quaint downtown of West Palm Beach, where the streets are embellished by a variety of shops and restaurants, a vibrant music and arts festival comes to life every year in the first week of May. The five-day affair brings people together from all over the state to share their passion for food, art, and most importantly, music. And this year, the festival … Continue reading Sunfest 2017: Where Music Meets the Waterfront – OUTLOUD Multimedia

Hispanic and Afraid: Racially Profiled by Border Patrol

Originally posted on The Harbinger:
By Edysmar Diaz-Cruz Miami Lakes Educational Center senior Eduardo Cortina was on his way to work when he was stopped and questioned by the United States Border Patrol. Just a few hours prior, he was at Sunny Isles beach with friends, relaxing and taking in some sun before changing into his Starbucks uniform for his 3:00 p.m. shift. As he… Continue reading Hispanic and Afraid: Racially Profiled by Border Patrol

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival Media Coverage

From March 3 to 5, I was granted the opportunity of attending Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival as a reporter for the Miami Herald. I wrote two pieces on the event, each with their own set of photographs. The first is very news-oriented while the second is a personal account…. Next up? Miami Ultra Music Festival!  Source: Young fans travel from all directions to enjoy … Continue reading Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival Media Coverage

From the Editors: You Can Count on Us

By Edysmar Diaz-Cruz & Daniela Morales

screen-shot-2016-10-14-at-9-10-50-pmAs editors of Miami Lakes Educational Center’s student paper, the Harbinger, we pride ourselves in leading a newsroom comprised of young minds, young talent, and young voices. We may be high schoolers, but we know what it takes to publish authentic news when the student body needs to hear it most. We share the stories that take place within our school, we analyze the politics in our local community, and we are well aware of the struggles facing journalists of the future.

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Cutler Bay eighth grader’s environment-awareness project comes to life | Miami Herald

The following is a link to an article I wrote as an intern at the Miami Herald Media Company! “On Saturday, Cutler Bay will be adorned with six new dolphin-shaped recycling bins throughout three different parks. The project was devised by eighth-grader Noah LaFleur, who felt his community needed an incentive to take care of its surrounding environment.” Source: Cutler Bay eighth grader’s environment-awareness project comes … Continue reading Cutler Bay eighth grader’s environment-awareness project comes to life | Miami Herald