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French President Emmanuel Macron is going head to head with Marine Le Pen in a fierce fight over French elections.

French Elections: 2022 a Decisive Battle?

Daphne Renoux and Emmanuelle Desmet April 17, 2022

As of April 2022, there will be a new president in France, and, so far, the nation is tied between two candidates. Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron have had around the same rankings in surveys and tallies...

Recently, The Health Information Project was temporarily restricted from speaking about sexual health due to the implications of a an unjust bill famously known as Dont Say Gay.

HIP Controversy: Why is Sex Considered an Inappropriate Topic in Schools?

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor April 16, 2022

Often seen as an uncomfortable topic to talk about, sex can be polarizing and awkward, especially for teenagers. Fortunately, organizations like The Health Information Project aim to reduce the stigma...

The Florida House recently passed a bill restricting abortion to 15 weeks, consequently creating controversy over bodily autonomy and womens rights.

Abortion is a Human Right, Even if the Florida House Does Not Agree

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor April 11, 2022

Women's rights have come a long way, yet society still chooses to not grant people the right to make decisions about their own bodies. Recently, the Florida House passed a bill stating abortion is not...

Mental health is much more complex than what is seen in the media, and, though it tries to break the stigma, it might be doing more harm than good.

Mental Health Information and the Media: Do Both Coincide?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Social media, over the course of a short period of time, has become a powerful source for learning from others, whether it is through infographics or well-crafted videos. A common discussion seen across...

While private school students have been permitted into the courthouse, public school attendees must suffer during the online mock trial.

Public v. Private: Injustice at Mock Trial Districts

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

This year, the excitement of walking up to the judges will not be felt by Coral Gables Senior High’s mock trial team because district competitions will be conducted virtually. Attendees around the district...

The state of Florida is reversing the advancements made towards LGBTQ rights with a new bill denying the right to speak on matters pertaining the community.

Florida House Committee: “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Jasmine Rizo, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

While the state of Florida is known to be the home of a diverse demographic, there has been a recent bill passed targeting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer + community. The Parental Rights...

The Iowa Bill, along with Floridas Dont Say Gay bill, is yet another piece of legislation attempting to limit LGBTQ+ rights.

Homophobia and Transphobia on the Rise in Legislation: The Iowa Bill

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The United States has seen an uptick in homophobia and transphobia, particularly on the government’s end. Legislative houses across the nation have attempted, and sometimes succeeded, in passing bills...

Female athletes, those deemed unable to meet the same athletic caliber as male athletes, have had enough.

Misogyny in Sports: Women Proving They Can Do Anything “Like a Boy”

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Aside from hamburgers and American arrogance, the United States’ affinity for sports is immense and one of the defining factors of our nation. Sunday night football games, the Super Bowl, the World Cup,...

The downfall of the Meta stock took the markets and the world by surprise.

A Devastating Drop: Meta Stock Market

Danny Cen, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Meta Platforms Inc., formerly known as Facebook, participated in the worst trading session in history last Thursday, with its stock plummeting by 26% and its market value falling by more than $230 billion....

The Australian Open always attracts mass attention because of the incredible tennis, however. This year a new wave of viewers are tuning in to determine if Novak Djokovics being given an unfair advantage.

Novak Djokovic’s Vaccine Exemption Battle: Science and Common Sense Prevail

Emmanuelle Desmet, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

The current number one in the world for men’s tennis Novak Djokovic has been embroiled in controversy over the past couple of months due to his staunch refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Though the...

The wide variety of Coral Gables Senior High instagram accounts.

Gables-Themed Accounts: Are They Getting Out of Hand?

Ava Cosgrove, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Imagine this: you are scrolling through Instagram as usual and all of a sudden your notifications start blowing up. Surprise! You’ve been featured on @cgshcaughtyousleeping. A little while later, the...

As of now, plans for the stadium on the grounds of Coral Gables Senior High have not been approved.

How Would the New University of Miami Stadium Impact Gables?

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 16, 2021

Everyone knows that having a community is critical to your development as a person. Growing up, I lacked a sense of self that no institution, friends, or organization could provide. As many teens are,...

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