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


The media may have a larger role than you think in developing the romance genre characterized by toxicity.

Romanticizing Toxic Relationships: Where Did the “Romance” Go?

Jacqueline Rodero, Staff Writer Nov 28, 2022

Toxicity can exist in any relationship, including those with family, friends, or coworkers. Admittedly, no relationship can be completely tension-free, but toxic is much different than just difficult relationships....

One design of Sprayground backpack standing out against Kipling and Jansport backpacks.

The Sprayground Epidemic: Bags That Spread Like a Plague

Avril Donner, Staff Writer Nov 14, 2022

Something about a flashy checkered pattern and unsettling shark teeth seems to have teenagers all throughout South Florida yearning for the "legendary" Sprayground backpack, which turns out to be an underwhelming...

Many high school students experience the effects of overworking, an ongoing academic trend ruining students potential.

Overworking is Overrated

Joseph Abrahantes, CavsConnect Staff Writer Nov 7, 2022

As the locks turn and the doors to high school open, students unzip their backpacks and get straight to work. Accumulating infinite tabs on their browsers and putting in long, strenuous hours of work seems...

The DMV Appointment Process: Should Reforms Be Placed On Its Online System?

The DMV Appointment Process: Should Reforms Be Placed On Its Online System?

Anthony Fajardo, CavsConnect Staff Writer Oct 31, 2022

As the students of Coral Gables Senior High mature and gain independence as young adults, many have begun practicing and studying to get their Florida Driver's Licenses. However, the Department of Motor...

As global warming intensifies, the stakes increase for Floridians during Hurricane season.

Extreme Weather: Florida’s Number One Enemy

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer Oct 3, 2022

While climate change may seem like a distant issue to many people, Hurricane Ian and the devastating aftermath it caused demonstrate that Florida is susceptible to extreme weather and devastating heat...

Former President Donald Trump is currently being held accountable for what happened at his Mar-a-Lago estate.

Mar-a-Lago Raid: Was it Unjust?

Melissa Hernandez, Staff Writer Sep 26, 2022

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently conducted a raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida. The raid occurred on Aug. 8, 2022 with the FBI's goal being to extract...

The 10/20 rule for attendance at Gables has been the receiver of recent criticism for being too strict compared to previous years.

The Controversy of 10/20: How Strictly Should Attendance Be Controlled?

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Sep 20, 2022

Imagine being in your senior year, excited for graduation and already planning what you are going to wear for prom. Suddenly, you are told that you cannot attend these once-in-a-lifetime events because...

Right before the bell rings, the CavsConnect quickly poses together to post their BeReal.

BeReal or BeWare?

Edgar Perez, Staff Writer Sep 19, 2022

The clock reads 5 PM, your phone has a notification saying it is “Time to BeReal” and you have been waiting all day for this very moment. But what exactly does it mean to “BeReal” and is it a good...

Members of Gables Paradigm have fun with their friends. Safe spaces for LGBTQ students to express themselves are more important than ever.

LGBTQ History Month Proposal Scrapped: Another Setback for LGBTQ Rights

Emmanuelle Desmet, Opinion Editor Sep 9, 2022

Consistent with the disappointing trend of allowing culture wars to permeate public education, the Miami-Dade school board recently voted eight to one to reject a pitch for October to be recognized as...

Andrew Tate is finally removed from the online scene after misogynistic and harmful comments flood the most popular social networks.

Andrew Tate: Easy Come, Easy Go

Edgar Perez, Staff Writer Sep 5, 2022

Andrew Tate, former kickboxing champion and housemate in CBS’s 17th season of “Big Brother", took the world by storm during the summer of 2022. Tate’s absurd viewpoints on controversial topics such...

The new Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has created an uproar among the pro-choice community throughout the country.

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade: A Monumentally Horrific Decision

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer Aug 30, 2022

The ultimate responsibility of the Supreme Court as an institution is to protect equal justice under the law. However, the Court recently overturned Roe v. Wade, indicating that it does not truly care...

This summer, Miami was announced as one of the 16 cities that will host the FIFA World Cup in 2026.

More Tourism or More Traffic: Miami Selected as Host City for World Cup 2026

Anthony Fajardo, Staff Writer Aug 30, 2022

With the 2022 World Cup just around the corner, the International Federation of Football Association has chosen the cities that will take part in the next World Cup four years from now. Among other notable...

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