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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Legalization of Gay Marriage; the End of One Chapter, the Beginning of Another

By Edysmar Diaz-Cruz

Twitter: @EdysmarDiazCruz

This summer, a paragraph was added to our history books: with a 5-4 vote ruling, same-sex marriage was nationally legalized by the Supreme Court of the United States; backed by the 14th amendment, this decision overturned state bans on same-sex marriage; in other words, all 50 states must issue licenses to same-sex couples and must recognize already established same-sex marriages.

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Holiday Greetings from the Harbinger Staff

Bonds form and strengthen as the Pink Room (where the Harbinger staff meets) endures trials and tribulations that come with our passion for newspaper—a dying aspect of Journalism. In our efforts to keep print news alive, we grow and experience the world while we simultaneously “power young minds through information”.