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Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

During the era of social media which dictates the flow of global culture and popular trends, there have been rapid changes in people’s abilities to focus. Modern times move at swift paces at the hands of technology. News updates by the minute, social interactions through a screen, being one click away ...

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

Sharon Florez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Crimes against humanity are no joking matter to most people. For Morris Berger, however, Hitler’s “leadership skills” are ideas he personally takes into consideration.  Now former football coach, Berger, was at first suspended for his Hitler comment.   “We are conducting a thorough investi...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

United States Senator Bernie Sanders recently announced that he will be entering the 2020 presidential race and neither him nor his supporters have shown any sign of discouragement following his 2016 defeat. In the 24 hours following his announcement, his campaign raised nearly $6 million in donations ...

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

Since announcing his candidacy in 2015, President Donald Trump promised a stronger America. With his ideas and thoughts relying on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” he vowed to decrease taxes, exit from the Paris Climate Accord, eradicate ISIS and, most importantly, build a 1,827 mile-long wall on...

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

For years, social media and other platforms have been glamorizing certain foods labeled as healthy, but have been ignoring the worsening negative effects that these fads have on the environment. These foods are being grown, shipped and bought year-round despite not being in season. The mass production ...

Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

It is a well-established fact that the sport of wrestling requires a rigorous diet plan. Wrestlers are under constantly worry about their weight, which then leads to very restricted meal intakes and unhealthy amounts of exercise. What often goes unnoticed though is that all these negative habits are d...

Caroling with Consumerism

Caroling with Consumerism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019

As December and the holiday season is coming to a close, families have begun to put away their holiday decorations, choirs have stopped caroling and companies are restocking their stores. Culturally, we have accepted that as streets fill with Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah decorations, stores receive a h...

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