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Miamians prepare for the upcoming Colombian presidential election

Miamians prepare for the upcoming Colombian presidential election

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

May 11, 2018


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For many Colombian citizens living in Miami, being able to vote for the leader of their own country while living in the U.S. is a poignant emotional experience.

Collapse of Pedestrian Bridge at FIU leaves Miamians Shocked and Grieving

Collapse of Pedestrian Bridge at FIU leaves Miamians Shocked and Grieving

highlights contributor

March 20, 2018


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The collapse of a pedestrian bridge over SW 8 Street near Florida International University’s (FIU) Sweetwater campus shocked and saddened the community as six people died and 10 were injured, according to the Associated Press. The long-awaited bridge had been eagerly anticipated by the surrounding ...

U.S. Ending El Salvadorian Citizens’ Temporary Protection Status

U.S. Ending El Salvadorian Citizens’ Temporary Protection Status

Daniel Cortes, highlights contributor

January 18, 2018


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The Trump Administration has announced that immigrants from El Salvador have lost their protection to stay in the United States. In 2001, the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was granted to citizens of El Salvador after the country was struck with two major earthquakes that left many with nowhere to ...

highlights Staff Applications 2018-2019

highlights Staff Applications 2018-2019

January 12, 2018


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Do you enjoy writing? Do you like photography? Do you enjoy working with layout design? highlights, the official Coral Gables Senior High news magazine, is now accepting staff applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Click the link below for the application!

The FCC’s Decision on Net Neutrality

The FCC’s Decision on Net Neutrality

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

December 16, 2017


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The Trump administration’s chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, is seeking to change the very nature of the internet. Net Neutrality rules, established in 2015, may be in danger, as Pai seeks to repeal them and give internet users less control. In 2015, the FCC passed Title II of the Comm...

Check Out French Honor Society!

Check Out French Honor Society!

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

October 29, 2017


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Emerging from juniors Natalia Rodriguez and Angie Lopez, the French Honor Society club is a new project in the works at the school. The idea dates back to Rodriguez’s freshman year when she noticed that the school had the Spanish National Honor society and an Italian club, but not a French one. Com...

Coral Gables Sues FPL

Coral Gables Sues FPL

Dilan Denham, highlights contributor

October 4, 2017


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After the drastic destruction of hurricane Irma, millions lost power due to this immense hurricane. According to Florida Power and Light (FPL), about 90 percent of impacted areas lost power. Florida’s largest electrical company, FPL, is getting threatened with a class lawsuit by two customers becaus...

Free Rides For All

Free Rides For All

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

September 1, 2017


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The city of Miami continues to grow and expand at an exponential rate, and its transportation systems are forced to adapt and evolve with it. Though apps such as Uber or Lyft are rapidly gaining popularity because of their convenience and safety, the price tag a ride often carries is off putting. In an e...

Coral Gables Sues Facebook and Instagram for Information on Critic

Coral Gables Sues Facebook and Instagram for Information on Critic

Dilan Denham, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017


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In May, an anonymous Gables critic posted a video of a girl getting beaten up and stomped on by another girl while three security guards watched without intervening.  Shortly after, an investigation was underway to find out what happened. The anonymous accounts, called "Coral Gables Residents Who Car...

Gables Revamp Hits the Streets

Gables Revamp Hits the Streets

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


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There is a large amount of construction happening near the school, including along Bird Road between LeJeune and South Dixie Highway. These building projects emerged around two years ago and have now finally begun to take shape. Many of the buildings, such as Merrick Manor - adjacent to the school’s science w...

State of the Union: Obama speaks up about American Concerns

State of the Union:  Obama speaks up about American Concerns

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

January 20, 2016


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On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Obama confronted American’s fears in the State of the Union Speech. The president admitted that one of his biggest regrets in his presidency was not being able to heal the political divides in Washington D.C., divides that have hindered progress in the past decade. In the president’s...

Natalie Cole: Death of an Excellent Artist

Natalie Cole: Death of an Excellent Artist

Dan Leiferman, highlights contributor

January 5, 2016


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Chart-topping and uniquely voiced R&B artist Natalie Cole has recently passed away. She died of  a form of congestive heart on Thursday, Dec. 31, at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif.  as a result of past struggles with drug abuse. An accomplished artist with a total of 9 Grammys,...

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