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Violent Video Games: Shoud They Be Less Violent?

Violent Video Games: Shoud They Be Less Violent?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

In today's society, video games are everpresent. We see ads for them on television, and tournaments for them are held with increasingly larger payouts. But now, these games are being featured on the news for violence and health reasons. For several years, the attention from the media has been drawn to th...

A Brief Lesson on the Second Amendment

A Brief Lesson on the Second Amendment

Natalia Torres, News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Staff Columns, Top Stories

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." These 27 words have been the subject of a legal quagmire since before their ratification.  In light of recent mass shootings and technological advancem...

A Break Never Comes Soon Enough

A Break Never Comes Soon Enough

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

With less than sixty school days until summer vacation, some students are already counting down for a release from school. In fact, whenever we reach the last stretch to summer, school administration, parents and students start questioning if our breaks should be modified. Instead of keeping the old...

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

If you have ever gone shopping, then you have probably seen a myriad of sections filled with holiday decorations and novelties in stores. During the different seasons, stores bring out their Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's decorations, but one must start wondering if said stores do it for the holiday s...

Now We Got Bad Blood

Now We Got Bad Blood

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

Taylor Swift did not know he was trouble. In 2013, at the time of Swift's Red tour during a meet-and-greet, Swift did not expect to be harassed. What should have been a fun, friendly photo turned in to a disaster when the alleged DJ David Mueller was said to have groped Swift's bottom from under her dre...

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

“Amazon Go” to the Unemployment Line

“Amazon Go” to the Unemployment Line

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Staff Columns

The online shopping website that we all know and love has decided to expand its prowess into the grocery store industry by coming out with Amazon Go. This revolutionary grocery store has no check-out lines and instead uses advanced technology normally used for self driving cars to keep track of items custo...

Mainstream Media Mixup

Mainstream Media Mixup

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer

January 3, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Staff Columns

With the polarizing election this year, citizens of the United States had readily available, 24/7 access to any and every new occurrence relating to either of the major candidates. A major problem stemmed from the lack of uniformity in the distribution of news, as the bias of major news outlets shined...

Making Blood Bank

Making Blood Bank

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns, Top Stories

If you go to Gables, you have probably have seen or heard about the blood drives that go on. However, there are many things about them that you might not know. For example, did you know that one in twenty pints of blood in the U.S. is dumped down the drain because it passed its expiration date or due...

Instagram Overload

Instagram Overload

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

When swiping down on your Instagram feed you'll see the occasional "#tbt" or how someone's day at the beach went. However, everyone has that one person that posts too many pictures that you frankly don't care about seeing. One might ask "what defines too many posts?" Well, the answer is simple: say you're...

Cast Your Vote

Cast Your Vote

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns, Top Stories

With the Florida Primary behind us, Florida voters are left with feelings of political pressure. Candidates from both parties were making Florida visits, as Florida was a crucial state to win; in this case, the winner takes all the delegates. Having just turned 18, I experienced the polls for the...

The “Perfect” Baby

The “Perfect” Baby

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Columns

Thanks to technological advances in genetic engineering, parents now have the option to modify and select specific genes that their potential baby will inherit, allowing them to design the "perfect" baby. As of now, fertility doctors have aided thousands of parents in selecting their baby's sex and...

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