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Chemicals in Everyday Things

Essential Oils are the botanical extracts that come in a variety of scents.

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

October 7, 2014

It seems that nowadays, every item has been injected with a multitude of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), chemicals and toxins, all of which have possible dangerous consequences. The following is a list composed of everyday items used religiously and what ingredients are hazardous, along with...

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas

A healthy breakfast can fuel your entire day.

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

Waking up at the 6:30 a.m. is tiring enough and even worse when your body is lacking nutrients to last you throughout the day. Unfortunately, it is hard to make a big breakfast on rushed school mornings. Starting off your day with a healthy breakfast does not need to be difficult or stressful. The...

Gables Leg Day

Gables Leg Day

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Leg workouts are one of the best ways to help your body stay healthy while having fun. They're a great way to productively use your spare time and keep you in shape for sports seasons and in general. There are plenty of leg exercises you can do at home without any equipment to achieve this le...

De-stress With a Stretch: Yoga 101

Yoga is a great  way to  de-stress.

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Exercising bodies and minds, yoga has made its way around the world. Over the years, different forms of yoga have emerged (e.g. Bikram Yoga, Hot yoga, Aerial yoga, etc.). But to many people, its effects are unknown. With deep spiritual roots originating in India, this thousand year exercise stim...

Sept. Yoga Month Positions Photos!

Lifting Lotus Pose - strengthens arms and abdomen

Orestes Gonzalez, Photographers

September 5, 2014

Say Goodbye to Medicine and Hello to Natural Remedies!

Drawing by James Burke

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

The first medication we'll usually take to cure a headache, stomach ache or any sort of pain is an Advil, Motrin, Aleve or other kind of pain killer. Why take all this medication, when there are natural remedies that can cure pains just as well or even quicker! Ever had a stomach ache or headache...

Savory Smoothies

Anyone can make one of these delicious and colorful smoothies!

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

August 29, 2014

After a long day of school, students often come home starving. The first thing they grab is a bag of chips because well, it's easy. But it's honestly worth the 3 extra minutes to prepare a refreshing smoothie. Not only will it re-energize them to start homework, but it's a healthy snack that is so flavorful...

Losing Summer Weight

Coral Gables teachers working out after school.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

It can be hard for some people to lose unwanted summer weight, especially when they haven't been physically active for a few months. People tend to misunderstand the idea of losing weight, making it seem nearly impossible. However, losing weight, when done correctly, can be relatively simple. The two...

Sticking to Your Diet During the Break

This low calorie snack (under 150) is a healthy alternative to any craving your sweet tooth might have.

Natalia Clement, Staff Writer

July 7, 2014

Year-round people strive for the 'summer body', but all is lost as summer rolls in along with the food. Self control is lost as we binge on every item in our fridge, while watching seasons upon seasons of mindless TV shows. Learning to avoid the sweet section at our annual family gathering can be...

Your Summer Survival Guide to the Perfect Tan

Junior Meghan Ballard enjoyed the sun even as a child. Her underwater tanning skills were definitely on point!

Daniela Quijano, Editor

June 24, 2014

Summer is the best time to lay by the pool, listen to some music, and enjoy the sun...carefully, that is. However, in order to get a dreamy summer glow, one must first consider the risks and measures accompanied by sun exposure. It is key to understand how tanning works and how to protect ourselves...

Chocolate-filled Facts

Twix and Crunch means munch, munch, munch! These chocolate bars aren't as unhealthy as you may think.

Melissa Valladares, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Almost everyone in this world loves chocolate; am I right or am I right? However, whenever we eat our favorite chocolate bars such as Twix, Kit Kat, and Crunch, we never really know the benefit of eating them. Other than making your taste buds dance on your tongue, here are some facts you never knew...

Do Not Disturb: Training in Progress

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

All of us strive to stay in shape, and since we live in Miami, we all want that beach ready body. Students aren't the only ones that are staying in shape — teachers are too! The teacher boot camp is an intense, fast paced workout that meets about four times a week in the old 500 hall. Ms. Dalemberte,...

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