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Harvard Model Congress 2017

Harvard Model Congress 2017

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
March 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, 31 eager Gables students arrived at the Fort Lauderdale airport sporting their Harvard Model Congress (HMC) sweatshirts.  The group was about to embark on a journey that would take them to Boston to be a part of the largest Congress stimulation in the world, led by students from...

CampOUT 2017

CampOUT 2017

Mia Galex, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Community, News

Once a year, one of South Florida's oldest LGBTQ center, Pridelines, organizes CampOUT: a youth weekend leadership retreat for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies.  Pridelines is a non-profit organization that supports, educates, and empowers LGBTQ youth and the community through programs...

Annual Bridge 4 Peace Joins Best Buddies

Annual Bridge 4 Peace Joins Best Buddies

Natalia Torres and Ximena Puig
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus, Community, Galleries, News, Photo, Top Stories

The annual Bridge for Peace fundraising event took place on Feb. 17 at the Coral Gables Museum.  The International Baccalaureate Honor Society (IBHS) hosts the event to raise money for a specific cause, with this year's being the school's very own Best Buddies club.  The event was able to raise around...

Anti-Trump Protests

Anti-Trump Protests

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Community, International & Domestic, News

This past weekend Anti-Trump protesters took to the streets of their cities in light of the past election. Protests have reached their fifth day in cities like Los Angeles and Portland. Even in Miami, Clinton supporters went to Downtown and even stopped traffic on major expressways. These protests ...

Miami Fashion Institute

Miami Fashion Institute

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Community, News

While Miami is drowning with beaches and palm trees, there's not many fashion school options for those who are intrigued by the world of clothes and trends. Nicholas Huxley has partnered up with Miami Dade College in the creation of Miami Fashion Institute (MFI). MFI provides students with an education...

Gables Alumna Janet Reno Dies at age 78

Gables Alumna Janet Reno Dies at age 78

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under Alumni Spotlights, Community, News

Janet Reno, the first female Attorney General of the United States, died on Nov. 7 in her Miami-Dade home. While still in office in 1955, Reno was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Reno's family members say that her death was caused by complications of the disease. The Gables alumna received...

Clinton versus Trump: The Final Showdown

Clinton versus Trump: The Final Showdown

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Community, International & Domestic, News

On Oct. 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the final grueling 90-minute presidential debate of the 2016 election.  In the short time that elapsed between the second and third debate, several women came forward publicly accusing Mr. Trump of sexual...

2016 Vice-Presidential Debate

2016 Vice-Presidential Debate

Mia Galex, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Community, News

On Oct. 4., the 2016 vice-presidential debate took place at Longwood University. Indiana governor Mike Pence took on Virginia governor Tim Kaine, while engaged viewers could not take their eyes off the screen as two somewhat unknown politicians took the stage.  According to a CNN poll, two- thirds of debate watchers claimed Pence had a better performance than Kaine, while ...

Miami Pride Festival 2016

Miami Pride Festival 2016

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Community, News

On April 8-10, the Gay pride festival came to Miami Beach for the eighth time, bringing members from the LGBT community together. Thousands of people attended this festival, including people not from the LGBT community, this being a festival founded on the principals of diversity and acceptance. The...

Florida Primary

Florida Primary

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under Community, News

On March 15,  five states and one U.S. territory voted in the primaries, including Florida. Florida is the most important state for republicans in these primaries as it has 99 delegates and winner-takes-all. Trump won with 45.8 percent of the votes in Florida, while Hillary won with 64.5 percent....

Baby Abducted in Ft. Lauderdale

Baby Abducted in Ft. Lauderdale

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer
March 13, 2016
Filed under Community, News

On Feb. 27, a 23 year old woman, Augustin, abducted her cousins's two month old baby after having a miscarriage. Her accomplice was her younger cousin, a 14 year old boy. The news set off two Amber alerts all throughout Florida, and Augustin and her accomplice have since been caught. Both are facing...

South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union Hosts National Job Shadowing Day

South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union Hosts National Job Shadowing Day

Gisela Colon, Contributor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Campus, Community, News

South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (FCU) hosted 130 students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) as part of National Job Shadow Day, on February 1- 3, 2016. High school juniors and seniors from nine M-DCPS received an introduction to careers in financial services. Students spent...

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