The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


Chess has recently gained a surge of popularity among teens around the world.

The Strategic Comeback: Why the Revival of Chess Among Teens is a Positive Trend

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Feb 22, 2023

Chess, the classic board game that has been around for centuries, is experiencing a newfound resurgence in popularity among teenagers. The ancient game of strategy has captured the hearts and minds of...

Valentines Day is one of the most culturally welcomed holidays as it is a worldwide day of love.

Is Valentine’s Day Overrated?

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Feb 13, 2023

Valentine’s Day is one of the most controversial holidays in the U.S. Everyone has an opinion about it: either it is overrated or a sweet occasion to remind your friends and family that you love them....

Making the menstrual history questions on physical forms mandatory is a clear invasion of privacy.

Florida High-School Athletes Having to Disclose Menstrual History Questions Privacy

Laura Ridoux, CavsConnect Copy Editor Feb 10, 2023

As the proverb states, "bad things always come in threes:" Florida is once again at risk of suffering the consequences of what would be an inadmissible decision, this time made by the Florida High School...

Netflix has added TV shows to its selection that tackle sensitive topics, engaging the audience in debates over whether the streaming platforms motives are justified.

Netflix Shines a Light on Sensitive Topics

Laura Ridoux, CavsConnect Copy Editor Jan 31, 2023

When dealing with minors, certain subjects, viewed as inappropriate to discuss in public, tend to be ignored or brushed away instead of being addressed. This applies to the education system, where sensitive...

Protests take to the streets after the killing of Tyre Nichols.

Police Brutality: The Murder of Tyre Nichols

Marina Astorga, Staff Writer Jan 27, 2023

Racism among the United States police force has been brought to public attention for years now. Recognized as two of the most famous cases of racially motivated police brutality in the U.S., Breonna Taylor...

With the advent of artificial technology, its development into day-to-day life raises concerns, especially in the classroom.

Will AI Revolutionize or Ruin the Education System?

Selena Feal, Staff Writer Jan 24, 2023

The increasingly prominent integration of artificial intelligence into various industries has sparked discussions about its potential impact on the education system. Some believe that AI has the ability...

Many people inaccurately characterize community college as an easy and low-quality education.

Stigma Behind Community College

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Jan 17, 2023

It is common knowledge that the college you attend will have a significant impact on your job options throughout your life. In addition to being a life-altering choice, choosing a college may also be exceedingly...

Michelle Hernandez reads Catcher in the Rye, a controversial book that has been added  to the Banned Books list.

The Banned Book List: Setbacks for Public Education

Tiffany Beh, CavsConnect Staff Writer Jan 12, 2023

Picture yourself buying your required reading books for the remainder of the school year. You immediately discover that all these books are boring; it is clear that the plots will lack those heart-thundering...

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...

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 what is regarded as one of the most influential exams of their academic careers. The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude...

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