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Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Sofia Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 4, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Mind Over Matter: Sports Edition

Mind Over Matter: Sports Edition

Dylan Carol, highlights contributor

January 21, 2016

The mental aspect of sports is important and often overlooked. Self-confidence and mental preparedness are key parts of an athlete’s success come game day; no matter how skilled a certain individual may be, they must possess certain mental traits to be truly great. These traits are what make or break...

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

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...

Post-holiday Blues: Getting Back in the Groove

Post-holiday Blues: Getting Back in the Groove

Mia Tolpin, highlights contributor

January 8, 2016

After a relaxing two-week break filled with lots of food and little work, either mental or physical, getting used to a school schedule can be rather difficult. While everyone knows how great holiday meals are, not everyone is able to shed the extra pounds they gain over the holiday season. Here are a...

Natalie Cole: Death of an Excellent Artist

Natalie Cole: Death of an Excellent Artist

Dan Leiferman, highlights contributor

January 5, 2016

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,...

New Year, New Me?

New Year, New Me?

Jack Band, highlights contributor

January 5, 2016

New Years. A time of improvement for some, a time for most when we say we are going to improve but never do. Every year we make promises with ourselves that we never seem to keep. We make it a week at most before we crack under pressure. Here are some resolutions we make every year and but never follow...

New Elements Added to the Periodic Table

New Elements Added to the Periodic Table

Yara Faour, highlights contributor

January 3, 2016

Recently, evidence proved the existence of four new elements of the periodic table. Elements with atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118 were all discovered, completing the seventh period, or row, of the periodic table of elements. The existences of these elements were verified by the International Union...

Athlete Spotlight: Eduardo Valdes

Athlete Spotlight: Eduardo Valdes

Jules Uzquiano, highlights contributor

October 1, 2015

The football season unfortunately came to a close on Nov. 30 2015, but we had one of our amazing football players tell us about the team’s experience. Interviewing junior Eduardo Valdes, a wide receiver on the varsity football team, was a great opportunity to gain insight into the team’s thoughts...

Ambition Is All That Is Needed for Success

Ambition Is All That Is Needed for Success

Albany Muria, Editor

July 20, 2014

Success comes to those that put their maximum effort into something they are passionate about. Those people are the ones that use everything they were taught to achieve their goals in ways they never thought possible. Daniel Pedreira, a Gables alumni of the Class of 2002, is the subject of a success...

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