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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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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...

The Virginia Elections results are a warning sign for what is to come if the Democrats remain split.

Democrats’ Virginia Election Debacle: Who is to Blame?

Emmanuelle Desmet, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The Democratic Party is currently in crisis mode due to Republican businessman, Glenn Youngkin, gubernatorial election win over Democratic candidate and former governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe. This...

Travis Scotts concert was a tragedy that was handled terrible by its performer.

The Aftermath of the Astroworld Music Festival

Gabriela Vega, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

After taking a year-long break from production, the infamous AstroWorld festival marked its place in history as one of the most horrific events of 2021. Minutes before Travis Scott's concert, fans rushed...

Social media has a language of its own, and recently, tone indicators have made their own mark.

A /Srs Guide to the Importance of Tone Indicators

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer November 14, 2021

Whether it was a TikTok comment or a Tweet, you probably have seen “/srs” (serious) or “/j” (joking) following a sentence: these are called tone indicators. Beginning with a slash followed by an...

Systematic racism has a major impact on society which is shown through missing white woman syndrome and the dismissal of disappearances involving women of color or indigenous women.

Gaby Petito: Hundred of Missing Indigenous Women Left in the Shadows

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

Gaby Petito was the unfortunate victim of a well-documented kidnapping and murder in Wyoming. As her name circled national news channels, her horrific case raised several key issues: that is, over 710...

Border patrol agents push Haitians trying to cross the Rio Grande with a hope of seeking asylum.

Seeking Refuge: The Unjust Mass Deportation of Haitians

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor October 5, 2021

Immigration is one of the most complex topics the United States has faced as a nation. Currently, countless Haitian immigrants are seeking refuge from life-threatening situations. This crisis is yet another...

Hurricane season is ongoing and causing turmoil nationwide. With Covid-19 still a threat its hard to feel safe even seeking shelter from hurricanes due to the risk of infection and lack of precautionary measures.

Hurricane Season and an Everlasting Pandemic: How Do We Prepare?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer September 25, 2021

Hurricane season is already an anxious time for those living on the East Coast. With the excess COVID-19 precautions that need to be taken, many find themselves worrying about their safety. Hurricane...

The Met Gala 2021 was eagerly awaited by fans but ended up disappointing most of them with its hard-to-follow theme and terrible fashion.

Met Gala 2021: a Fashion Fiasco

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

The Met Gala is undoubtedly the most anticipated fashion event of the year. It’s an occasion for all guests to show off extravagant outfits made by the best designers in the world. Wearing an amazing...

Seniors Lenny Roque (right) and Isabella Flores (left) talking about the new uniform policy being implemented in the school

New Uniform Policy Sweeps Gables as Students Try and Adjust

Michael Evelyn, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

With the start of the new school year, many students have responded negatively to the significantly stricter enforcement of the uniform policy. As opposed to previous years, polos are now enforced for...

Former Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned after a series of sexual harassment.

Once Hailed as a COVID-19 Hero, Disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer August 30, 2021

Once deemed the all-star hero against COVID-19, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigned from office in early August after three terms of service. The resignation comes after months of sexual harassment...

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