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Senior Yanik Ariste wins award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Senior Yanik Ariste wins award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

On Feb. 7, senior Yanik Ariste was presented the “Business & Entrepreneurship Youth Award” at the ceremony by BBVA Compass.

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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.

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Franklin has recently been named a nominee for the Miami International Film Festival for her film “Roz’s Oranges.”

The European Corner Brings Venezuelan Treats

The European Corner Brings Venezuelan Treats

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

February 14, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Even before entering the locale, the scent of baking bread, cachitos and tequeños sifts through the air. The mouth-watering tastes of Latin-American treats lie within. Located just a few blocks from Sunset Place at 5889 SW 73rd St., European Corner Miami is a local bakery and restaurant that has been open since 1993.

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Kevin Monjarrez, highlights contributor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

After much practice, student and poet Angie Lopez will be featured in Miami’s 10th Piano Slam.

Issue 3: Teen Drivers: A Liability

Issue 3: Teen Drivers: A Liability

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

February 12, 2018


Filed under highlights, Insight (highlights)

Ranked nationally, Florida holds one of the highest numbers of motor vehicle accidents involving teenagers. highlights investigates Florida's teen driving problem, whether it be the result of lax driving laws, distracted driving or general inexperience behind the wheel.

Kick-off in South Korea: The 2018 Winter Olympic Games Begin

Kick-off in South Korea: The 2018 Winter Olympic Games Begin

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Sports (highlights)

The Olympics have been, since the age of the Ancient Greeks, the biggest test for determining the world's greatest athletes. Often overshadowed by the Summer Olympics, the Winter Games are, nonetheless, equal in excitement and the demonstration of true human talent. Departing from the Black Sea, the...

Issue 2: The Deal With Drugs

Issue 2: The Deal With Drugs

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

February 12, 2018


Filed under highlights, Insight (highlights)

Drug culture among high school students has been changing over the last few years. highlights investigates how the drugs affect students' social and school lives.

Issue 1: Breadth vs. Depth

Issue 1: Breadth vs. Depth

Kevin Monjarrez and Sutton Payne

February 12, 2018


Filed under highlights, Insight (highlights)

In all stages of educational development, students can choose between pursuing a specific focus or broadening oneself over several subject areas. In this debate between specialization and generalization, one will find that there are merits to both.

Colony & Comb: Honey by Ansaldi

Colony & Comb: Honey by Ansaldi

Sophia Heilman, highlights contributor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Located in South Miami, Colony and Comb is a family-run honey company managed by environmental science teacher Virginia Ansaldi. Three years ago, her husband, Ian Wogan, established the honey company, previously known as Garden of Ian, hoping to bring awareness to the drop in bee population and thre...

Gables Talks Ganja

Gables Talks Ganja

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 2, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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...

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


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

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 ...

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