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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


Filed under highlights, opinion

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


Filed under highlights, opinion

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


Filed under highlights, opinion

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


Filed under highlights, Letters to the Editor, opinion

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


Filed under highlights, opinion

  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


Filed under highlights, opinion

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


Filed under highlights, opinion

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.

Letters to the Editor Issue 3

November 10, 2016


Filed under highlights, opinion

These letters were sent to highlights, the official newsmagazine of Coral Gables Senior High School, in response to the article Black Lives Matter: A Movement Misdirected published in Issue 2. Readers can also find the letters in print in Issue 3, however they can be found in their entirety here. Le...

Black Lives Matter: A movement misdirected

Nicolas Burniske, highlights contributor

October 5, 2016


Filed under highlights, opinion

The activist movement that is Black Lives Matter (BLM) argues that the world’s people, if in favor of equality and social justice, must rally against the shackles of systemic racism harming and afflicting the black community. The intimacy, compassion and rage that many feel for the cause is justi...

Getting a Florida License with Leisure

Getting a Florida License with Leisure

Sofia Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 19, 2016


Filed under highlights, opinion

When it comes to driver’s permits and licenses, teens seem to be on their toes in anticipation for the moment they can hold that glistening plastic card in their hands. To Florida residents, the simplicity of earning a driver’s permit and license is the norm, but to other states, the minimal effort...

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