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Taiyaki Takes Over Miami

Taiyaki Takes Over Miami

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

January 18, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Taiyaki NYC brings a classic Japanese treat to the U.S. and combines it with soft-serve ice cream for the perfect combination.

highlights Staff Applications 2018-2019

highlights Staff Applications 2018-2019

January 12, 2018


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

Do you enjoy writing? Do you like photography? Do you enjoy working with layout design? highlights, the official Coral Gables Senior High news magazine, is now accepting staff applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Click the link below for the application!

Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

January 7, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

After closing in January 2015, Miami’s Best Pizza has announced its return this winter. The new, Miami’s Best Pizza restaurant will be opening where the former Sunset Quickprint was located, across from where it was previously located for 45 years. Miami’s Best Pizza closed three years ago ...

The FCC’s Decision on Net Neutrality

The FCC’s Decision on Net Neutrality

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

December 16, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

The Trump administration’s chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, is seeking to change the very nature of the internet. Net Neutrality rules, established in 2015, may be in danger, as Pai seeks to repeal them and give internet users less control. In 2015, the FCC passed Title II of the Comm...

Review: Netflix’s Big Mouth Engages People in Puberty Talk

Review: Netflix’s Big Mouth Engages People in Puberty Talk

Tatiana Campos, highlights contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Mood swings, uncontrollable acne and first glances at the ugly truth of menstruation— all the burdens of going through puberty have been boxed into Netflix’s new animated comedy, “Big Mouth.” This past September, Netflix released an original, new project, shedding light into the embarrassing ong...

Letter to the Editor: Issue 2

November 26, 2017


Filed under highlights, Letters to the Editor (highlights), opinion (highlights)

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...

What Do We think About Stranger Things 2?

What Do We think About Stranger Things 2?

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Stranger Things has been the subject of an internet frenzy since release the weekend before Halloween. Its teasers and trailers, the first of them which had been released during the Super Bowl Halftime, portrayed the most interesting aspects of the season. Although Netflix’s reliability on binge watching hel...

Gender Neutral Pronoun Two Views

Ruben Escobar and Alexander Sutton

November 13, 2017


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

  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...

Swift rises from the ashes with “reputation”

Swift rises from the ashes with “reputation”

Vanessa Vazquez, highlights contributor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Taylor Swift sings of the intimacies of romance with new album "reputation".

Have You Heard About Zoé Somersall?

Have You Heard About Zoé Somersall?

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Since four weeks old, senior Zoé Somersall has been working in the modeling industry. With modeling been a trend in her nuclear family, she became fascinated by the stories of traveling the world modeling her parents would tell her about and decided to pursue it herself. Since her first modeling...

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 (highlights)

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

Plomo’s Serves Up Authentic Tacos

Plomo’s Serves Up Authentic Tacos

Sophia Heilman, highlights contributor

October 29, 2017


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

Located on 230 Miracle Mile is a small Mexican restaurant and tequila bar. Owned by Eleftherios Kraounakis, who moved to Miami from Greece to start a restaurant business. Open seven days a week, Plomo’s Taco Bar, or Plomo’s for short, is a hot spot for food and good hospitality. Established just thre...

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