• Say “Hello” to the New Adele

    Say “Hello” to the New Adele

    Brianna Ferrer and Jinelle Iglesias

    November 25, 2015

    “Hello, it’s me…” is how Adele made her comeback after a four-year break. She sold 1,112,000 copies of the single “Hello” in one week, destroying the previous record of  636,000 set by Flo Rida’s “Right Round” in 2009. Alexis Baez, TERRA senior, described the single as “long-awaited w... READ MORE »»

  • Project Plastic

    Project Plastic

    Yvonne Cao and Lauren Zaldua

    November 24, 2015

    The world could improve in the slightest of ways, and recycling is one of the many. TERRA Environmental Research Institute takes its role in making the world a cleaner, safer environment to live in by encouraging students to participate in projects throughout the school year. Mrs. Deborah Hibbitt, an ... READ MORE »»

  • AP Capstone at TERRA

    AP Capstone at TERRA

    Gabriel Martin and Kevin Prado

    November 24, 2015

    Traditionally, TERRA was  a school with three academies: Biomedical Research, Environmental Research  and Field Studies (this course has recently been updated, see our article on the changes), and Robotics and Engineering Technology. As of last year, however, our principal, Ms. Caridad Montano, allowed la... READ MORE »»

    Ms. Natalia Cardona, AP Capstone Seminar leader, with junior Gabriel Martin

  • Traversing TERRA

    Traversing TERRA

    Fernando Yzquierdo, Investigative Journalism Writer

    November 24, 2015

    From Serial, hosted by Sarah Koenig, to Mystery Show, hosted by Starlee Kine, podcasts have become a rapidly growing trend.  For those who don’t know, podcasts are digital audio files made readily available on the Internet for downloading on a computer and/or portable media player.  Those... READ MORE »»

  • Is S.A.S. for You?

    Is S.A.S. for You?

    Yvonne Cao, Student Life Writer

    October 30, 2015

    A high school teacher’s main goal and top priority is preparing his or her students for a prestigious college in order for them to attain brighter, bigger, and better futures. In order to get into a good college, students have to first prepare themselves and make sure they meet the requirements to e... READ MORE »»

    Miami Dade College, where the School for Advanced Studies program, is offered.

  • Grey’s Anatomy

    Grey’s Anatomy

    Nathalie Febles, TV Show & Movie Critic

    October 30, 2015

    For over ten years, Grey’s Anatomy has been produced and added to millions of people's weekly agenda, and still not a dull moment has been presented in the the complex plot known as Meredith Grey’s life. Grey’s Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes’ most successful TV show, began in 2005 and appeals to a w... READ MORE »»

    Television show broadcasted on ABC since 2005.

  • TERRA DNA Project

    TERRA DNA Project

    Fernando Yzquierdo and Desiree Pico

    October 29, 2015

    What happens when your DNA becomes as accessible as a candy bar in a vending machine?  That’s what Ms. Natalia Cardona hopes to accomplish; to raise awareness to the lack of laws pertaining to DNA ownership.  Inspired by New York artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, Ms. Cardona has received permission... READ MORE »»

  • SeaWorld or Slave World

    SeaWorld or Slave World

    Ashley Dominguez, Features

    January 20, 2015

      Over the years, there have been many accusations towards SeaWorld concerning its “poor” animal care. Some of these accusations involve the lives of its most notable animals, such as the killer whales. Many stories have been covered by newscasts concerning the behavior of these killer whales... READ MORE »»

  • Palm Oil: Do Students Know?

    Palm Oil: Do Students Know?

    Dairene Leon, Environmental Reporter

    January 20, 2015

    Being part of an environmental school, TERRA students have an increased exposure to environmental issues when compared to the average high-schooler. Two years ago, a campaign was launched regarding palm oil. After the campaign, how many TERRA students are still unaware of palm oil and its associated... READ MORE »»

    Palm oil, a common item found in products, being abused in environment.

Entertainment and Technology

Wanna Know Why I Wear This Red Suit?

Brianna Ferrer and Jinelle Iglesias

Movie Review of Deadpool (2016)

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Kylie Cosmetics

Gabriela Gutierrez-Gallo and Adriana Morey

Makeup should never be considered as a form of masking your complexion, it is truly and simply a form of enhancing your beauty. Contrary to popular belief, cosmetics aren’t “superficial” or “unnecessary”. Take lips...  Read More »

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Is Ted Cruz the Zodiac Killer?

A. Bartos, Politics Writer

Between December of 1968 and October of 1969 in Northern California, five men and women were murdered...  Read More »

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Student Life

Welcoming Mr. Martinez to the Wolf Pack

Yvonne Cao and Lauren Zaldua

Throughout the few years that TERRA has been in existence, many accomplishments have been made. During these ye...  Read More »

March 18, 2016

Seniors, This is It!

Marissa Mendiola, Megan Mendiola, and Jarrod Duble

TERRA activities are coming up, and we’re here to inform you. The two main events coming up are the...  Read More »

March 17, 2016

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New Faces, Same Expectations

Max Sanchez, Sports Writer

TERRA Baseball, in its past seasons, has been fairly successful with a number wins and winning seaso...  Read More »

March 17, 2016

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