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A Culture of Complicity

A Culture of Complicity

Natalia Torres, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

Following allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the revolution of the Silence Breakers emerged. From the floodgates that Weinstein's victims opened streamed hundreds of allegations against some of the most renowned names in the entertainment industry. 2017 proved...

The “Total” Package: Net Neutrality

The “Total” Package: Net Neutrality

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

January 6, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

The Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to vote against net neutrality has sparked controversy as many social-media users are resisting the end of their digital rights. Removing net neutrality protections will change how users use the internet and how much they will pay for different...

Jerusalem Embassy Controversy

Jerusalem Embassy Controversy

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

If the current U.S. administration is a hotly debated issue, then Israel is on fire. Since its creation, Israel has been the topic of much of the Middle Eastern controversy going on now. This has much to do with the majority of Muslim nations around it trying to eradicate the majority of Jewish states...

Early Decision: Worth The Risk?

Early Decision: Worth The Risk?

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When it comes to applying to colleges, many students spend a lot of hours contemplating where they will go to and how the institution of their choice can have a tremendous impact on the course of their lives. However, those who are certain about where they want to commit have the option of going through...

Could They Have Done More?

Could They Have Done More?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

 As 2017 comes to an end, news of a 13-year-old girl committing suicide due to bullying made headlines. Rosalie Avila of Yucaipa, California was found faintly breathing by her parents on Nov. 28. She decided to leave her parents a heartbreaking letter in order for them to try to understand why she took such a drasti...

Libya: Where Immigrants Become Slaves

Libya: Where Immigrants Become Slaves

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

While everyone wishes that the chaos around the world would end, there is no such luck. In fact, people from Africa and the Middle East are constantly migrating in order to get away from it. Unfortunately those who use Libya as a gateway to Europe, find acts of crime and harm along the way. Many of the migrants who are striving for better living conditions, face the risk of being sold off as ...

Elephants: Poaching into Extinction

Elephants: Poaching into Extinction

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

Elephants are known for being the maintainers of biodiversity. However, for some, elephants and their ivory tusks are solely seen as the tokens of a great hunting expedition, therefore threatening the lives of many elephants, especially in Africa. Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, African elephants are declared to be close to endangerment. In order to preven...

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

As the holiday season begins to come around the corner, people desperately scour malls, stores and the internet for the best bargains available. Websites like Amazon and Ebay have moved one stepped further by creating on the go apps, which can be downloaded into most smartphones. In light of their successes,...

Does it Make the Cut, Cut, Cut?

Does it Make the Cut, Cut, Cut?

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

With many of the Republicans in this country being wealthy, there is no doubt that our new president, Donald J. Trump, would want to accommodate his fellow party members. Not only is the majority of Congress made up of Republicans, but it will probably remain the same way since barely any changes have o...

Preventing Substance Usage: Where Do Schools Stand?

Preventing Substance Usage: Where Do Schools Stand?

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Adolescence is a time in an individual’s life where the boundaries of what is acceptable are pushed to the limit, especially concerning drugs and alcohol. In fact, statistics indicate that 35.1% of 12th graders have smoked marijuana in the past year and 68% of 12th graders have tried alcohol. With t...

School Lottery Admissions: A Raffle for Education

School Lottery Admissions: A Raffle for Education

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion

Most students have a dream school they would love to get into. In fact, most students have worked extremely hard and have dedicated themselves to many extracurricular activities to grab the attention of said schools. What they don't know is that if their dream school practices the lottery system, then...

The Good and the Bad: Magnet Programs Edition

The Good and the Bad: Magnet Programs Edition

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Magnet programs are programs that offer a specialized curriculum that includes a focus on a particular subject or subjects, usually requiring a special application and acceptance by a lottery system. Magnet schools are available all over the United States, including our very own Coral Gables High School,...

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