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Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 12 Years Gets Released

Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 12 Years Gets Released

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Community, News

On Oct. 16, Andre Gonzalez (commonly known as Tony Brown), was freed from jail. Brown was convicted 12 years ago for a shooting that murdered one person and critically injured another. This incident occurred near a North Miami-Dade nightclub twelve years ago and has since been forgotten. The young journalists...

Michelle Obama Leaves Gables Community Inspired

Michelle Obama Leaves Gables Community Inspired

Jesse Zambrano, Features Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Community, News

On Sept. 28, the Coral Gables community was shocked to hear that the former first lady, Michelle Obama, would be speaking in our very own backyard. Students and adults alike scrambled to pick up free tickets at several distributions sites in order to take part in the event held at the University of Miami...

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Community, News

On Sunday Sept.16, in Miami's Little Haiti, residents' typical morning routine descended into chaos when a Miami-Dade metro bus collided with a Ford Ranger and crashed into a clothing store located at Northwest 2nd Avenue and Northwest 54th street. As a result, authorities closed off both lanes until...

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Celebrating Jewish Holidays!

Jefrany D'catry, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Miami is one of the 30 cities in the United States with the most Jewish inhabitants, many of whom live in the Miami Beach Area. Throughout the academic year, school is suspended on several Jewish holidays to allow students to spend the day with their families. Teacher planning days are aligned with these...

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

2018 Hurricane Season May Come Earlier than Expected

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Following the massive destruction and chaos that occurred last year from Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and María, many are afraid of what is to come in the 2018 hurricane season. Although Floridians experienced some devastation during the 2017 hurricane season, the Caribbean Islands faced some of the strongest...

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

District 27 Debate: Tackling Issues Head On

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 20, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Tuesday evening, May 15, the congressional candidates for District 27 gathered for the first debate before the primaries in August. The night featured candidates David Richardson, Michael Hepburn, Kirsten Rosen Gonzalez and Matt Haggman. Donna Shalala is also running for the seat, but was not able to...

Teacher Appreciation Week: A New Approach

Teacher Appreciation Week: A New Approach

Jimena Romero, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Teachers are one of the most essential factors in society, and once a year at the start of May, people gather to celebrate their hard work during Teacher Appreciation Week.  The purpose of these seven days is to encourage students to show their appreciation towards their teachers' endless hard work...

State of Florida Passes New Gun Legislation

State of Florida Passes New Gun Legislation

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

In the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, a tsunami of activism and public support for gun reform hit the state of Florida. The state legislative session, which first convened in January, has been dominated by a passionate political debate over gun reform....

Bridge 4 Peace Succeeds in Raising Money for BLUE Missions Organization

Bridge 4 Peace Succeeds in Raising Money for BLUE Missions Organization

Natalia Torres, News Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The International Baccalaureate Honor Society's (IBHS) annual Bridge 4 Peace charity dinner was hosted on Feb. 15, 2018 at the Coral Gables Museum. This year's profits will go to the BLUE Missions organization that works to provide underdeveloped communities in Latin America with access to clean water...

Tragedy Hits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Tragedy Hits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

In only the first two months of this year, there have already been eight school shootings in America and eighteen shooting incidents on school grounds. Most recently, the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland has left schools and residents around the area shocked by the blatant...

Coral Gables Student Fatally Shot

Coral Gables Student Fatally Shot

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Tragedy is often spoken about as being a part of everyday life, as news headlines regarding all sorts of crimes are littered across our phones and televisions on a daily basis. Such tragedy often seems distant and unfamiliar, typically lacking a face and a personal connection. However, just last week,...

The Blood Bus

The Blood Bus

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

The school's annual blood drive, hosted by the organization OneBlood, was held on Nov. 9. The drive gives students the chance to participate in various ways, whether it be donating blood, helping organize the drive, or helping to make the process run smoothly. In order to donate blood, students must be at least 16 years old and weigh over 130 ...

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