A Deeper Look into ‘Lemonade’

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BY: EDVINA PAUL Staff Writer ‘Lemonade’, Beyoncé’s highly anticipated album, first announced after her “Formation” performance at the Super Bowl, was released Saturday, April 23.  ‘Lemonade’ was chosen as the album’s title, because a lemon metaphorically represents something that is normally a failure. Black women have always been forced to make do with the lemons…

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How To: Women’s Appreciation Month

Click on the title to watch the video   Women have impacted our world heavily throughout history. There are countless examples of female strength and power throughout history. Though they have been beaten down in the face of opposition, they have always persevered. In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked MAST@FIU students about the…

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Is the Use of Electronic Devices Beneficial to the Classroom Environment?

Students from MAST@FIU using their tablets and laptops to complete their assignments.

Students from MAST@FIU using their tablets and laptops to complete their assignments. BY: TATIANA VEGA Staff Writer Schools are now requiring students to bring electronic devices or one will be provided for them, but is its use beneficial? Many schools incorporate technology in the teacher’s lesson plans to help with organization, grading, and the education…

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And the winner is…

Mr. Casals, Santiago Echeverry, and Ariel Harris pose at the BGM Bowl.

BY SHERINEDA JEANNITON Staff writer Everybody drummed rolled in the suspenseful atmosphere waiting anxiously for Mrs. Madrigal to announce the winner of the 2015 BGM Bowl. The groups have already performed and the games have already been played. Who will the winner be? All would be answered in just a few seconds. Finally, everyone stopped…

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Fashion Watch

BY JAEL MOLEUS Staff Writer   Two trends in 2016 From faux fur to thigh-high boots, 2015 was filled with flamboyant trends. That’s great and all, but it’s safe to propose that fashion is all about being out with the old and in with the new. In 2016 , we’re bringing back suede. Suede is…

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The Mystery of Cicada 3301[JS1]

an anonymous user posted an image on the /b/ board on 4chan.org. it contained this message

BY JORDAN STREETE Staff Writer   On January 6, 2016, citizens of the internet woke up to a pleasant surprise: Cicada 3301, a prominent internet puzzle, had started again. After not happening in 2015, the smartest people on the internet readily accepted a quest with almost no idea what they were looking for. Cicada 3301…

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5 Tips on How to Become a More Productive Student

Like Maddyson Mathieu, you can be drowning in the amount of work that you have to complete!
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BY KHADIJAH NORELUS Staff Writer Being a student at MAST @ FIU requires a lot of time, effort, and energy. Therefore, one needs to be on top of their game. These are some tips to help Mantas be more productive and acquire success! Tip #1: Complete assignments as soon as possible. Often times, students wait…

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