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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 27, 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 ...

Cavs Conquer The Miracle Walk and Down Syndrome 5K

Cavs Conquer The Miracle Walk and Down Syndrome 5K

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Top Stories

Cavaliers gathered outside Coral Gables City Hall bright and early on Sunday morning to take part in the Miracle Walk and Down Syndrome 5K hosted by the Down Syndrome Association of Miami. The 11th annual Miracle Walk commenced at nine a.m., after the culmination of the fourth annual 5K, which began...

Primary Elections: The Race for Commissioner

Primary Elections: The Race for Commissioner

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Community, News

The race is on for the Miami Beach Commission seat after two seats were left open when Joy Malakoff resigned due to a spinal injury and Michael Grieco was fired due to criminal charges. Michael Góngora and Adrian Gonzalez will be competing for the spot that is being vacated by former Commissioner Joy M...

Journalists are Superheroes!

Journalists are Superheroes!

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Top Stories

Florida International university (FIU) partnered with the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) on Saturday, Oct. 21 to host the 45th annual South Florida Journalism Day. Journalism day (J-Day) is a day in which students from various publications from all over Miami-Dade County (District 6), come...

Somos Live! Concert Benefits Victims of Natural Disasters

Somos Live! Concert Benefits Victims of Natural Disasters

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Community, News

People from across the country congregated in the Marlins Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 14, to attend the Somos Live! telethon concert, which was also held in Los Angeles, California. The event featured various celebrity guests, including Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony and reality TV star Kim Kard...

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