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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 ...

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...

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