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Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017


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An average hallway on the Wake Forest University Campus sets the stage for an original performance from the research and development portion of The Performing Arts Project (TRAP). Senior and newly appointed Troupe President Sarah McCluskey joins the scene completely drenched in water. One night, the area u...

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


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Based on the 1928 poem by Joseph Moncure March, Area Stage Company’s “Wild Party” delivers on every single mark. From one flashy musical number to the next, scorewriter Andrew Lippa evokes sounds and rhythms that transport audience members right into the Jazz Age, where this risque and fiercely ...

Back to the 80s

Luis Toruno, highlights contributor

December 12, 2016


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Last month marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most memorable buddy-cop shows that has ever graced our television sets: “Miami Vice.” And odds are, if you look hard enough in the back of your parent’s closet, you’ll find a dingy cardboard box filled with classics like these and much mo...

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Natalie Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 24, 2016


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Katherine Leiva, who as a teen joined her own high school Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club as an ally for her best friend, is now advancing her commitment to tolerance among peers by becoming the advisor to the school’s chapter. GSA is an organization that consists of a series of student-run clubs...

Full-time Worker, Part-time Programmer

Full-time Worker, Part-time Programmer

Sarah Galt, highlights contributor

February 18, 2016


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Making money is a difficult task, and being a junior in IB, like George Poincot, doesn’t make it any easier. Unlike many others though, Poincot has managed to find a balance between his schoolwork and his ability to earn cash. Poincot is in the business of computer science and is able to build websites...

Ms. Furnari: Classroom to Courtside

Ms. Furnari: Classroom to Courtside

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

February 11, 2016


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Known as a math teacher here at Gables, Ms. Furnari is known as a Miami Heat statistic person when she steps onto the court at the American Airlines Arena.  Here,  Furnari shares her dedication to math both inside and outside of school. Q: For how long have you been working at Gables? A: This is my 31...

Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Eleonor Bauwens, highlights contributor

February 8, 2016


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It seems that people are often turned away from being vegan because it is assumed that it is too complicated to eat ‘good’ vegan food. Hopefully these three recipes demonstrate that it is easier than it seems. Pigs in a Blanket Ingredients: -Medjool dates -Any kind of nut butter (for e...

Must-Watch Movies For Your Lifetime

Must-Watch Movies For Your Lifetime

Sutton Payne, highlights contributor

February 5, 2016


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There are some films that must be watched before one’s time has come, movies that inspire and amaze the mind with their intricate plots and entertaining storylines. These four screenplays have altered the movie industry with their incredible characters and scripts, and have changed the way we look...

Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Sofia Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 4, 2016


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For most International Baccalaureate (IB) students at Gables, actually taking advantage of the opportunity to study in other countries is not even considered. Sophomore Sara Saliamonas, however, recently achieved her lifelong dream of attending school in Sweden. For the first semester of this school...

Miami: It’s Not What They Think

Miami: It’s Not What They Think

Natalie Viglucci, highlights contributor

January 29, 2016


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Television shows such as Miami Vice and CSI: Miami seem to have created a falsely exotic image of sun, sand, palm trees, and celebrities to everyone who doesn’t live in Miami. But, as people quickly find out, the real place seldom looks like it does in the brochure. Traffic Tourists with hopes to drive down...

How To: Survive A Forgotten Lunch

How To:  Survive A Forgotten Lunch

Sutton Payne, highlights contributor

January 28, 2016


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You have packed your bags and eaten your breakfast, and you have just left your house when you realize you are missing the one thing that gets  you through these  terrible school days: your lunch.  If you follow these tips, you may be able to survive the long school day on limited resources. A...

The Mug Cake Revolution

The Mug Cake Revolution

Natalia Perez, highlights Contributor

January 26, 2016


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If you ever find yourself craving a sweet treat at an inconvenient time of the day, fear not! Mug cakes are the food trend that will satisfy your sweet tooth within minutes. They’re pretty much perfect for every occasion, whether it be a quick sugar fix during a study session, or a fun and tasty craft...

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