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Coral Gables Sues Facebook and Instagram for Information on Critic

Coral Gables Sues Facebook and Instagram for Information on Critic

Dilan Denham, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

In May, an anonymous Gables critic posted a video of a girl getting beaten up and stomped on by another girl while three security guards watched without intervening.  Shortly after, an investigation was underway to find out what happened. The anonymous accounts, called "Coral Gables Residents Who Car...

Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

An average hallway on the Wake Forest University Campus sets the stage for an original performance from the research and development portion of The Performing Arts Project (TRAP). Senior and newly appointed Troupe President Sarah McCluskey joins the scene completely drenched in water. One night, the area u...

Gables Baseball Says Goodbye to Longtime Coach Wisser

Gables Baseball Says Goodbye to Longtime Coach Wisser

Cecilia Rodriguez, highlights contributor

August 18, 2017


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

After a ten-year run as a baseball coach at the school, alumnus, Phil Wisser resigned at the end of last school year. New coach Ernie Padron will replace Wisser in the upcoming years.

Gables Revamp Hits the Streets

Gables Revamp Hits the Streets

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

There is a large amount of construction happening near the school, including along Bird Road between LeJeune and South Dixie Highway. These building projects emerged around two years ago and have now finally begun to take shape. Many of the buildings, such as Merrick Manor - adjacent to the school’s science w...

Jason Taylor Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Jason Taylor Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Kevin Monjarrez, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

On Aug. 3, Miami Dolphin defensive end Jason Taylor was inducted into National Football League’s (NFL) Hall of Fame. Taylor is now the tenth Dolphin to join the Hall of Fame, and the first one to be inducted since Dan Marino in 2005. Taylor did not have a chance to start his competitive football...

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Based on the 1928 poem by Joseph Moncure March, Area Stage Company’s “Wild Party” delivers on every single mark. From one flashy musical number to the next, scorewriter Andrew Lippa evokes sounds and rhythms that transport audience members right into the Jazz Age, where this risque and fiercely ...

Back to the 80s

Luis Toruno, highlights contributor

December 12, 2016


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Last month marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most memorable buddy-cop shows that has ever graced our television sets: “Miami Vice.” And odds are, if you look hard enough in the back of your parent’s closet, you’ll find a dingy cardboard box filled with classics like these and much mo...

Letters to the Editor Issue 3

November 10, 2016


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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 (highlights)

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...

5 Fast Food Restaurants to Change Your Life

5 Fast Food Restaurants to Change Your Life

Alfredo Wolfermann, highlights contributor

February 26, 2016


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

In the fast paced world that we live in it is usually hard to eat healthy, especially as busy high school students. Most students opt for quick, ready-made foods that usually end up being unhealthy. As most know, eating healthy is highly important and can be the difference between feeling lively and...

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Natalie Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 24, 2016


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Katherine Leiva, who as a teen joined her own high school Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club as an ally for her best friend, is now advancing her commitment to tolerance among peers by becoming the advisor to the school’s chapter. GSA is an organization that consists of a series of student-run clubs...

Getting a Florida License with Leisure

Getting a Florida License with Leisure

Sofia Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 19, 2016


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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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