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


Though the IB program is known to be rigorous, it is a program made to grow and shape the minds of our youth.
(Gabriela Vega)

Navigating the IB Program as a Junior & Preparing for Success

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer Sep 30, 2023

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is acclaimed for its very rigorous curriculum, which aims to foster critical thinking and prepare students for the challenges they will face when taking on...

Cubans in the U.S. are withheld from getting their Green cards because of the 1-220A document, even after being here for over a year.

Cubans Prevented from Getting Green Cards

Irela Montelongo, Staff Writer Sep 19, 2023

There is no doubt that much of South Florida has been greatly impacted by immigration from South America. Cubans have been immigrating since the 1960s and have made an undeniable cultural footprint in...

With a new plan for the Miami Zoo, commissioners are on the verge of turning the citys wildlife park into a dangerous, money-seeking destination.

Permanence or Profit, Miami Zoo or Miami Wilds

Valentina Gomez and Alicia Buddle Sep 10, 2023

Zoo Miami, the largest zoo in Florida, gifts children and families with an unforgettable experience of seeing nature from a closer perspective. Recently, a proposed development to the zoo has put the lives...

Lizzo sings on stage accompanied by her backup dancers. Promoting body positivity, she denies having harassed them.

Unraveling the Truth: Are the Lizzo Allegations True?

Kate Kuryla, Staff Writer Aug 21, 2023

With three Grammy awards, a top-charting album and an Emmy for her reality TV show, Lizzo has become one of the world’s most recognized female artists. Getting to where she is now certainly was not an...

After spending her whole life in a cage, Lolita died at the hands of captivity. She brought years of wonder to people around the world and had an enormous impact on marine conservation.

Captivity Killed Miami’s Beloved Lolita the Orca

Marina Astorga, News Editor Aug 21, 2023

Throughout Miami, residents and tourists alike stepped inside the Miami Seaquarium in hopes of astonishingly looking at the famous Lolita the orca. The sparkle in their eyes died on Aug 18, less than five...

The Summer I Turned Pretty is a coming-of-age story about heartbreak, first love, family and more. Its plot drove controversy in a debate over who the main character should end up with.

Students React to “The Summer I Turned Pretty”

Barbara Teixeira Aug 19, 2023

Based on a book series, "The Summer I Turned Pretty" is a new television show that follows a teen girl. The protagonist is Isabella "Belly" Conklin, who has always had a crush on her family friend Conrad...

Coral blanching is occurring in many reefs in the Florida Bay due to a significant increase in ocean temperatures.

Extreme “Miami Heat”: Record High Temperatures Ravage the Globe

Emmanuelle Desmet, Opinion Editor Aug 16, 2023

Record high temperatures, yet another symptom of the planet's failure to mitigate climate change, are upending everyday life in cities across the American South and Southwest. On Aug. 7, Miami set a daily...

Floridas Gas Shortage: A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Florida’s Gas Shortage: A Symptom of a Larger Problem

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer May 14, 2023

Florida is no stranger to severe weather, but the flooding that hit the state in recent weeks has caused unexpected consequences.  Oil delivery has faced severe adversity, resulting in limited availability...

As the once military haircut rises in popularity, teens from around the world begin to participate in the new trend of receiving a buzz cut.

What’s The Buzz All About?

Samantha Gonzalez, Staff Writer Apr 8, 2023

The buzz cut is a popular haircut that makes many appearances throughout the halls of high schools around the globe. As the military style takes over the minds of teenagers, many are currently deciding...

Enacting a six week abortion ban, Floridas abortion laws take a turn for the worse.

Florida’s Abortion Laws Face a Drastic Change

Lorena Acevedo, Staff Writer Apr 6, 2023

Almost exactly a year after Florida's 15-week abortion ban ruling, the Senate has passed a bill that further strips women of their right to choose. As of April 3, this new bill drastically reduces the...

Throughout the hearing, TikTok CEO Shou Chew explained the ins and outs of the applications functions to the members of Congress.

U.S. Lawmakers Shamefully Attempt To “Swipe” TikTok Away

Joseph Abrahantes and Selena Feal Mar 25, 2023

As we move further into 2023, TikTok’s troubles continue to mount, leaving the future of the application in jeopardy. TikTok has emerged as one of the most popular apps in recent years, with its short-form...

Reality TV shows are known all around the world for their entertaining antics, but these series often foster toxic relationships.

The Sad “Reality” of Reality TV Relationships

Joseph Abrahantes, Staff Writer Mar 22, 2023

Welcome to the world of reality television, where the line between reality and scripted drama is blurred, and love is just another plot device. While audiences tune in not only for the glitz and glamor...

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