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Full-time Worker, Part-time Programmer

Full-time Worker, Part-time Programmer

Sarah Galt, highlights contributor

February 18, 2016


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Making money is a difficult task, and being a junior in IB, like George Poincot, doesn’t make it any easier. Unlike many others though, Poincot has managed to find a balance between his schoolwork and his ability to earn cash. Poincot is in the business of computer science and is able to build websites...

Ms. Furnari: Classroom to Courtside

Ms. Furnari: Classroom to Courtside

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

February 11, 2016


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Known as a math teacher here at Gables, Ms. Furnari is known as a Miami Heat statistic person when she steps onto the court at the American Airlines Arena.  Here,  Furnari shares her dedication to math both inside and outside of school. Q: For how long have you been working at Gables? A: This is my 31...

Know Your Sports Injuries

Know Your Sports Injuries

Maria Ovalle, highlights Contributor

February 9, 2016


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With the large variety of sports that our school offers, a significant portion of our student athletes are at risk of injury. According to the school’s athletic trainer, Shannon Singleton, different sports cause different injuries, but the most common type of injury among athletes is a sprained ankle....

Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Snack Time: Quick, Easy…and Vegan!

Eleonor Bauwens, highlights contributor

February 8, 2016


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It seems that people are often turned away from being vegan because it is assumed that it is too complicated to eat ‘good’ vegan food. Hopefully these three recipes demonstrate that it is easier than it seems. Pigs in a Blanket Ingredients: -Medjool dates -Any kind of nut butter (for e...

Must-Watch Movies For Your Lifetime

Must-Watch Movies For Your Lifetime

Sutton Payne, highlights contributor

February 5, 2016


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There are some films that must be watched before one’s time has come, movies that inspire and amaze the mind with their intricate plots and entertaining storylines. These four screenplays have altered the movie industry with their incredible characters and scripts, and have changed the way we look...

Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Get Schooled: Swedish Style

Sofia Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 4, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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