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Valentine’s Day Treats

Mercedes Debesa and Celine Perez, Staff Writers

February 14, 2020

   

Sweet As Fry

Laura Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

    Traveling on Dixie Highway to the Riviera Plaza in Coral Gables, a captivating and inviting exterior grabs customers’ attention to Sweet as Fry, a restaurant dedicated to anything fried. This eatery is bordered with black wood and the interior can be seen from the transparent w...

Silverspot Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Camila Aikten, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The smell of freshly made popcorn wafts as one walks across the theater to find their seat. The seats recline to the customer's satisfaction, while waiters are on standby, ready to serve the needs of any customers. Coupled with the attractive plush seats and impeccable customer service, the SilverSpot Cinema offers a...

Micosukee Tribe protests potential land loss

Micosukee Tribe protests potential land loss

Melanie Nuñez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

On December 7, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida initiated a prayer walk in Ochopee to shine a light on the possible complications faced by owners of private land in Big Cypress National Preserve as a result of restoration plans put into action by the Western Everglade Restoration Project (...

Undermining a greener Gables

Undermining a greener Gables

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Coral Gables, coined the City Beautiful, is known for its actions taken to make the city green and environmentally friendly as possible. However, leaders have decided that some of the most effective solar panels clash too much with the aesthetic of the city when they refused permits to a resident for stree...

Addams Family did not need a resurrection

Addams Family did not need a resurrection

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

The Addams Family got its new reboot which centers around the gothic family and their outcasted ways. However, this 2019 adaptation was an unnecessary one. Despite its heart-warming family message, the way it was carried out did not correlate with the classic movie franchise.  The plot circles around the iconic Addams fa...

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 ...

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