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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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With a presidential race tightly close in Brazil, thousands of Brazilians stormed their capital after Jair Bolsonaros defeat.

An Infiltration of Far-Right Extremism: Brazil’s Democracy Dies In Anarchy

Aaron Rojas, Staff Writer Jan 10, 2023

Like many countries around the world, the symbols of Brazilian democracy conveying the people's will were disintegrated when Brazilian demonstrators supporting former President Jair Bolsonaro refused to...

The United States government has proved that love truly does conquer all as they continue to protect same-sex marriage.

LGBTQ+ Landmark: Biden Signs Respect for Marriage Act

Marina Astorga, Staff Writer Dec 21, 2022

All over the country, interracial and same-sex couples are sighing with relief as the government is finally officially protecting their marriages and their rights. After the public's long wait for the...

Continuous disappointment leaves students susceptible to developing learned helplessness, a psychological condition detrimental to students´ academic potential.

The Silent Struggle: Students Experience Learned Helplessness

Joseph Abrahantes, Staff Writer Dec 20, 2022

All students have experienced the extreme disappointment of studying doggedly just to receive unsatisfactory results. The frustration of this outcome often leaves students feeling as if they have no control...

After being available on all streaming platforms for one day, SZAs SOS totaled about 68 million streams.

Fans Calling for SOS: SZA’s Second Studio Album

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Dec 16, 2022

Artist: SZA Album Title: SOS Release Date: Dec. 9, 2022 Overall Rating: A+ Genre: Neo Soul/ R&B Solána Imani Rowe, widely known as SZA, made her debut in the music industry in the early...

The recent release of PSAT scores have left many students dissatisfied with both their performance and themselves.

PSAT: Is It Nothing but a Score?

Joseph Abrahantes, Staff Writer Dec 16, 2022

As proctors distribute number two pencils, test booklets and bubble sheets, students begin one of the most influential exams of their academic careers. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test is used...

Famous rapper and fashion designer, Kanye “Ye” West, is on a losing streak after a series of antisemitic comments.

Ye: From Hero to Zero?

Edgar Perez, Staff Writer Dec 15, 2022

Kanye “Ye” West has said many things in his career, some downright strange, but nothing compares to his recent bouts of antisemitic comments. Particularly shocking are his statements on a recent podcast...

A depiction of how athletes can feel as the result of the pressures and stress they deal with.

The Pressures of Playing Sports

Avril Donner and Isabel Donner Dec 14, 2022

Sports, once a fun after-school activity or a chance to bond with friends, have evolved into much more for many student-athletes, and not necessarily in a good way. Whether it comes to balancing classes...

Hurricane Ians torrential rains have caused problematic flooding. throughout Gables, in and out of classes.

Problems Flood Into Gables: A Call for MDCPS’ Help

Marina Astorga, Staff Writer Dec 11, 2022

Coral Gables Senior High has experienced a multitude of problems this year that have hindered students' and teachers' ability to be productive on campus. Exacerbated by a heavy hurricane season, Gables'...

The Financial Literacy Act  provides more opportunities for students in Miami-Dade to learn about personal finance and independence after graduation.

Florida’s Financial Literacy Push: Necessary for a Financially Savvy Future

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Dec 10, 2022

As students at Coral Gables Senior High prepare for their transition into the adult world, the need for education about the economy and personal financial management is becoming increasingly important....

Children and adults alike have fallen victim to setting unrealistic expectations, a harmful habit that is hard to break.

How Unrealistic Expectations Set You Up for Failure

Joseph Abrahantes, CavsConnect Staff Writer Dec 8, 2022

We have all made promises to ourselves, which could range from improving our health to achieving success in our respective fields. We often push the limits and set insanely high goals that ultimately lead...

Wakanda Forever shines light to future Marvel Projects beyond Phase 4.

“Wakanda Forever”: Mourning the Loss of King T’Challa

Andres Rodriguez, Sports Editor Dec 3, 2022

Director: Ryan Coogler Music by: Ludwig Goransson Release Date: Nov. 11, 2022 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Starring: Chadwick Boseman (T'Challa/Black Panther), Tenoch Tuerta (Namor), Letitia Wright (Shuri),...

The media may have a larger role than you think in developing the romance genre characterized by toxicity.

Romanticizing Toxic Relationships: Where Did the “Romance” Go?

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Nov 28, 2022

Toxicity can exist in any relationship, including those with family, friends, or coworkers. Admittedly, no relationship can be completely tension-free, but toxic is much different than just difficult relationships....

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