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Alyssa Herzbrun

Alyssa Herzbrun has 56 articles published.

Alyssa Herzbrun, a senior at American Heritage, is in her third year of newspaper. She currently edits the opinion section of the newspaper and is a Co-Assistant Editor-in-Chief. On the weekends, Alyssa loves to volunteer at places like Broward Outreach Center, Ronald McDonald House and Feeding South Florida. Alyssa is an avid reader. Over the summer she read a book every day but school is interfering with her reading streak. She also loves to clog (not the toilet but the dance). Alyssa is looking for a great year and hopes to meet many opinionated people.

Making a mockery of COVID-19

Many didn’t take his word to heart as they filled the beaches and didn’t practice social distancing. Keeping distance is an important factor in keeping the virus from spreading. Yet while some stay home, only leaving for necessities, others continue with their travel plans or make a mockery of the virus in general. Keep Reading


Stopping a rumor in its tracks

As certain media groups contradict each other, they prove that fake news output has grown in the past few years. These fake news articles, meant to sway people politically, sometimes fall into the hands of people who don’t further research what they see. Keep Reading


Experiencing Ellis Island

Almost a century ago, immigrants from Europe spent months preparing to enter America. They often went through physical and medical testing at Ellis Island in order to enter the county. With this year's annual immigration day held Friday, March 13, seventh graders experienced what immigrants may have gone through when they formed into families, chose a country of origin and a story about their trip to America. Keep Reading


News with a dash of comedy

Eligible voters today, looking for a good laugh, sometimes turn on night shows to find their news or listen to an amusing interpretation of the day's events. Unlike just a few decades ago, talk show hosts focus much of their show on bashing politicians, including the president and candidates running against him. Keep Reading

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