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Lady Cavaliers lose in last, but well-fought home game

Lady Cavaliers lose in last, but well-fought home game

Isabella Ahumada, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

As the stands began to fill, the Lady Cavaliers Varsity Volleyball team warm up for their last home game of the season against the MAST Academy Makos on Oct. 11. During the warm-up led by coach Monica DeLaVega, the girls prepared themselves by doing arm exercises and doing dynamics, that are meant to get...

The face of modern activism

The face of modern activism

Austin Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

At the New York Climate Action Summit, 16 year old Greta Thunberg delivered a powerful message to world leaders, saying “how dare you” to those who expect young people to be the hope for the future of the climate, rather than lifting a finger to do anything themselves. She demanded change and immedia...

DIY: Halloween Costumes

Isabel Quintanilla, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

 It is the spookiest time of the year! Halloween is creeping around the corner and everyone is rushing to prepare. Still trying to figure out what to dress up as? No need to fear, highlights has simple and fast DIY costume ideas for those struggling to find the perfect outfit.  Desperate to b...

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

Aya Hamza, Insight Editor

October 11, 2019

Since the seventh grade, my father and I have watched every presidential debate together, supplemented by all the Saturday Night Live parodies, of course. Growing up as an Iraqi-American, I have always gravitated towards the male-occupied side of the room where controversial takes on politics were ping-pon...

Amazon Rainforest: Why is it burning?

Amazon Rainforest: Why is it burning?

Lisbeth Arrieta, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Home to thousands of species and indigenous tribes, the Amazon Rainforest is burning at a record rate. The rainforest covers many South American countries, including the northwest region of Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo, felt the effect of ...

Pink Pep Rally

Grace Rodriguez, Social Media Manager

October 10, 2019

The annual Pink Pep Rally was held today during last block. Held annually to spread awareness and raise funds for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer fund, students purchased tickets to the Pep Rally for $2 during morning hours. With performances from the cheerleaders, Gablettes and Gables drum line, the Caval...

Faces to know

Alia Gamez, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Khushnuma Driver  Khushnuma Driver is the student body's College Assistant Program adviser. Her job as adviser is to give college advice and help students manage the tedious application process. She is a helpful resource for students who want to take the higher education route and is always ready to...

Euphoria Review

Euphoria Review

Isabella Ahumada, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

HBO’s new hit show Euphoria has gained a lot of attention for its unfiltered realness. The series demonstrates an accurate representation of the problems teenagers experience. Addiction, substance abuse, body-shaming, revenge porn, depression and the pressure of being sexually mature and navigating ...

Bachour Galore

Bachour Galore

Ava Lederman, highlights contributor

April 21, 2019

Bachour adds a refreshing touch to the Miami food industry with its varied menu items and its eye-catching pastries and plates. The lingering smell of fresh pastries consume the restaurant. This shop recently opened in February and has already brought an immense amount of customers to their elegant a...

Students go beyond school

Students go beyond school

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

April 5, 2019

Senior year is the time where seniors are focused on submitting college and scholarship applications, leading the extracurricular activities they have been involved in throughout high school and maintaining good grades. highlights interviewed two students, one who has had a job throughout senior year and another...

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Alex Anton, highlights contributor

April 2, 2019

Throughout the last few years, there has been a clear democratic rise in Florida. Perhaps the peak of such an initiative was when Real Clear Politics polls predicted Andrew Gillum to beat the Republican candidate Ron DeSantis in the race for governor. However, the Democrat rally was not enough, as the Re...

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

With presidential elections only a year away, many Democrats have come up to announce their running in the 2020 presidential race in hopes of denying President Donald Trump a second term. What may seem as one of the longest lists of liberal candidates running — 14 declared and dozens considering a campai...

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