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The Diversity Dilemma

The Diversity Dilemma

Audrey Weigel, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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Are under-qualified minorities being handed jobs solely because of their race or gender? This question has spurred controversy over whether or not companies should embrace diversity in the workplace. But the answer as to what companies should do is clear: instead of viewing the inclusion of minorities as ...

An Ethical Death?

An Ethical Death?

Annie La Roche, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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      Almost everyone in their lifetime wonders how and when they will die. Some people get to choose how they wish to die when they are terminally ill.  This is called euthanasia, which is defined as a direct process to end someone’s suffering with full consent from the suffering individual. ...

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

Alexander Sutton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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When Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed to the nation's highest court this Saturday, Oct. 6, the nation jumped through the window that Donald Trump’s election opened in 2016. The next age of the U.S. political process has indeed taken hold, and the implications are relevant not only to judges and congress...

13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

June 21, 2018


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In the weeks leading up to the release of the second installment of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” excitement built with the prospect of the next “binge-worthy” season. The show, originally based off of a novel by Jay Asher, follows the story of the suicide of Hannah Baker, who leaves beh...

Charities: A World of Corruption

Charities: A World of Corruption

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


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Whether it be a natural disaster, a worldwide epidemic or a serious medical condition, there is always a myriad of charities waiting to assist, promising monetary aid, comfort and other forms of assistance to those affected. Certain charities though, such as the American Red Cross (ARC), Autism Speaks ...

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

May 7, 2018


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Following the recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl, Miami-Dade County Public Schools have implemented new regulations to increase school safety. The recent limitation to school entrances, while an effort to decrease potential school threats, is misguided and unproductive. ...

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018


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For one of the most overcrowded schools in the county, Gables High appears to be practically abandoned– but it seems like that is about to finally change.

Gables Talks Ganja

Gables Talks Ganja

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 2, 2018


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Following the initial decision made last July by the city of Coral Gables to ban medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the city, local leaders are now thankfully reconsidering their stance. Banning these dispensaries and thus stripping away the opportunity for people to access a drug that is as ess...

Letter to the Editor: Issue 2

November 26, 2017


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An example of an opinion would be that Quentin Tarantino isn’t a good director, or that apples are better than oranges, or even that Shrek 2 is the best animated film of all time. However, an opinion is not supposed to question the validity of a persons identity. My existence is not a matter of opi...

Gender Neutral Pronoun Two Views

Ruben Escobar and Alexander Sutton

November 13, 2017


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  Ruben Escobar: PRONOUNS ARE NO LONGER as simple as “he,” “she” and “they.” The more common use of gender neutral pronouns such as “zie” and “hir,” are meant to more accurately refer to those that do not identify exclusively with a binary pronoun. Neutral pronouns offer much more flexibility in add...

The Real Benefits of Free and Reduced Lunch

The Real Benefits of Free and Reduced Lunch

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

November 3, 2017


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The real benefits of having free or reduced lunch— commentary by Thomas Morcillo.

An Annexation That Could Affect Thousands

An Annexation That Could Affect Thousands

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

October 8, 2017


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The annexation of Little Gables, High Pines and Ponce-Davis, three areas in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, to the city of Coral Gables could bring in millions of dollars for Coral Gables and help citizens alike.

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