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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Ms. Phillips resorts to displacing her fourth-period class to a classroom next door due to the lack of substitute teachers.

Are Exams Taking Over Classrooms?

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer May 29, 2022

Remembering everyday class schedules takes time to get used to, but having a stable learning environment can help students adjust to having a daily routine. Students at Coral Gables Senior High are to...

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....

Since the 1960s, Black Friday has been promoting consumerism that can have severe environmental impacts.

Is the Beloved Black Friday Holiday Aiding Excessive Consumerism?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Often considered the day when all hell breaks loose, Black Friday is a day when Americans spend loads of money while scavenging to find the best deals. For decades, this tradition has had people pulling...

Due to time change, many are beginning to wonder if it is actually worth it.

Is Daylight Savings Really “Saving” Anyone?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer November 27, 2021

For years, the debate of Daylight Savings Time has striked many on whether or not it is truly effective. DST is the practice of delaying the clock to be active during summer and receive more rest during...

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team traveled over an hour away to get game time after this debacle.

GMAC Referee Strike: What are the Implications?

Andres Rodriguez, Staff Writer November 25, 2021

With high school basketball season around the corner, several Miami-Dade County referees have gone on strike. After a series of disagreements between high school basketball officials and the Greater Miami...

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