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New Year, New Agenda

New Year, New Agenda

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

January is the time of the year when many of us make goals for ourselves and those around us. President Trump, in keeping with this tradition, released his plans for 2018 as the hectic mid-term elections approach. In Sept. of 2017, controversy sparked when President Trump repealed DACA, leaving many...

Amazon and Microsoft Employees Involved with Sex-Trafficking Crimes

Amazon and Microsoft Employees Involved with Sex-Trafficking Crimes

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

January 5, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

As 2017 ended, there would be one more scandal as Amazon and Microsoft employees were accused of taking part in a sex-trafficking crime. Employees of these big-time companies would allegedly send emails to pimps back and forth in the hopes of having sexual-intercourse with trafficked women. Transactions...

What’s New in 2018: Traveler Edition

What’s New in 2018: Traveler Edition

Maria F. Estrada, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

The holiday season causes a lucrative rise in travel in airports around the nation. At the start of the new year, the U.S. Department of State has predicted more than 21 million passports will be issued in 2018. The increase of passport applications is partly due to the large group of Americans who ob...

JROTC Ends Victorious in Competition

JROTC Ends Victorious in Competition

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

On Dec. 9, the Senior Army Instructor, Vidal Chavez, led the Junior Reserve Officer Troops (JROTC) to victory in two competitions. The competition included 18 different categories, with the most competitive being: armed platoon, unarmed platoon, platoon exhibition and color guard for both males and...

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Today almost 63% of sexual assault cases involving women are not reported to authorities. To encourage women to stand up against sexual assault, Tarana Burke initiated the Me Too movement in 2006. The idea sparked when she was working with a couple of high school girls who were revealing their past experiences...

Class of 2019 Spends the Day In Busch Gardens

Class of 2019 Spends the Day In Busch Gardens

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The junior class of Gables High enjoyed their annual class trip that took place on Dec. 15 in the Busch Gardens Tampa theme park. The students had an early morning, as the journey to the park would take about four hours.  They met in the Moore Building at four a.m. and departed at five. "I ha...

25 Years Later: Democrats Recover Alabama Senate Seat

25 Years Later: Democrats Recover Alabama Senate Seat

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

For the past quarter of a century, the Senate seats for Alabama have been strictly reserved for Republicans. However, this changed when Douglas Jones, a Democrat, beat Roy Moore, the Republican candidate, on Dec. 12. Moore, unable to accept his loss, tried to initiate a recount of votes since Jones...

IB Sweater Order Form

IB Sweater Order Form

Emily Simon, Features & Student Life Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Represent the IB class by ordering your sweatshirt today! There are two types of sweaters with your choice of crewneck or quarter zip. To place your order, fill out this order form and await collections which have been extended to Monday Dec. 17 during both lunches in front of room 9319.   Se...

Senior of Distinction

Senior of Distinction

Nikita Leus-Oliva, Business Manager

December 11, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Congratulations! If your name is on the list sent out in the Senior Class Remind, two teachers have nominated you to be a Senior of Distinction. Please print and complete this document by December 18, 2017 at 2:20PM, to be turned in to Mrs. Landsea’s mailbox (room 9320). Thank you!  ...

Match Made in Heaven? CVS to Buy Aetna for 69 Billion Dollars

Match Made in Heaven? CVS to Buy Aetna for 69 Billion Dollars

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Healthcare in the United States has become an increasingly complex and controversial issue. Premiums for health insurance have been on the rise for decades now and both Democrats and Republicans find themselves on opposite sides of the spectrum in regards to policies, such as the Affordable Care Act....

Royal Engagement: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Royal Engagement: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

It's official! The British crown revealed Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle's engagement last Monday, Nov. 27. It all started with a blind date, which was reportedly set up by Markle's close friend, Markus Anderson. From there, the relationship took off. They had been dating for...

Senior Picnic Field Trip Form

Senior Picnic Field Trip Form

Nikita Leus-Oliva, Business Manager

December 4, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News

Click here for the senior picnic field trip form.

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