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The Zombie Frappuccino: Better Left for Dead

The Zombie Frappuccino: Better Left for Dead

Emily Simon, Features/ Student Life Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews, Top Stories

Our Rating: F Anxious to spend my Starbucks gift card, I entered the franchise determined to try a new cult beverage: the Zombie Frappuccino. As I waited in line to order, I questioned whether I should really spend the free drink that I had earned on a fad that would probably underperform my expe...

Students With School Spirit

Students With School Spirit

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews, Top Stories

This week from Monday to Thursday students have been demonstrating their school spirit with different daily attires. On the four days of the week, students participated in color wars, western day, and a "blast from the past" day. On the last day of the week, it was a seniors-only day, were our upperclassmen...

Soft or Hard Shells? Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Soft or Hard Shells? Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews, Top Stories

As with any developed nation, the United States is a broiling pan of different ethnicities and cultures, especially so in Miami. One of the most well known of these cultures, especially where food is concerned, is the Mexican culture. The most popular food item of that culture, at least in the U.S.,...

Ben & Jerry’s vs. Whip n’ Dip

Ben & Jerry’s vs. Whip n’ Dip

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

In the local area of Coral Gables and Miami, two ice cream shops have shown clear dominance in most others in popularity, these being the massive, multinational, Vermont-based ice cream chain Ben and Jerry's and the friendly neighborhood ice cream parlor Whip n' Dip. This article will be comparing them...

The Unicorn Frappuccino: Yay or Neigh?

The Unicorn Frappuccino: Yay or Neigh?

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Recent Stories, Reviews, Top Stories

Our Rating: C By now, you have probably heard of Starbucks's limited edition drink, the Unicorn Frappuccino.  It has taken the coffee world by storm and received both criticism and praise for its unique taste. There is no doubt that the drink, which debuted on Wednesday, gets its name from it...

CrashCourse: A Study Tool

CrashCourse: A Study Tool

Olivia Pelaez, Reviews Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

Our Rating: A+ Whether cramming for an upcoming test or curious to learn about something new, CrashCourse is a great channel to check out on YouTube. Created by brothers John and Hank Green in 2012, their aim is to educate students in different topics they might be studying at school. Their introducti...

Board Games 101

Board Games 101

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

As children, we didn't have the technology we have now growing up. Instead, we invented card games and played with an infinite amount of board games. Some of the board games that haven't lost their flare include: Cluedo/Clue: Our Rating: B- In the classic game of WhoDunIt? The players act as detectives...

The Ebb and Flow of the Memeconomy

The Ebb and Flow of the Memeconomy

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews, Uncategorized

Memes, in the past decade, have directly grown in popularity with the expansion of both the internet and social media. Scroll through any teenager's Instagram feed, and a flurry of captioned photos involving comedic pop culture references will begin to appear. These memes often take controversial topics...

Fall Frolics 2016

Fall Frolics 2016

Kelsy Pacheco and Olivia Pelaez

November 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, Miscellaneous, News, Reviews, Top Stories

On Nov. 18, 2016, the long awaited dance show of the season, Fall Frolics, came to life. As friends and parents waited in the newly renovated auditorium, dancers stretched and warmed up for their first dance show of the year. The show included performances by the Gablettes, their sweethearts and other...

Snap That!

Snap That!

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Recent Stories, Reviews, Technology & Game Reviews

Our rating: A+ With over 200 million users, Snapchat has become the go-to app for teens and adults alike. From breaking news to event coverages snapchat has a story for it all. With this relatively new feature, users across the world are able to connect with one another by posting snaps of themsel...

KathleenLights: The Channel For Every Makeup Lover

KathleenLights: The Channel For Every Makeup Lover

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

Our Rating: A KathleenLights is a makeup channel and beauty guru on Youtube that is dedicated to giving reviews on makeup products and creating looks for viewers to recreate. Started in 2013, KathleenLights has over two million subscribers and around 240 million views. But there is one thing abo...

Dude Perfect: Fun for All Ages

Dude Perfect: Fun for All Ages

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016


Filed under Miscellaneous, Reviews

Our Rating: A Dude Perfect is a sports entertainment group that originated in 2008 on YouTube. Since then, the group has become more and more popular to the point of reaching about 9.5 million subscribers on their YouTube channel. The Dude Perfect team consists of five guys and features videos...

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