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 explosively popular app TikTok which was facing a ban in the United States for its ties to the Chinese government has now reportedly had its deal with Oracle approved by President Trump.

Time is Ticking on TikTok’s fate

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

The entertainment app “TikTok” has skyrocketed in terms of popularity within the last year, becoming one of the most popular apps available. The application has attracted many celebrities, athletes...

The Future of TikTok Global depicted above a set of candles meant to represent the future IPO of TikTok.

The Future of TikTok Global

Massimo Aguila, Staff Writer September 22, 2020

The United States operations of the popular app “TikTok” reached a deal with an American corporation regarding its presence in the stock market. This is new hope for the application, announcing the...

Disneys newest version of the classic Mulan cuts out the traditional music and characters while adding new plot points.

Disney’s Mulan: Old Story, New Issues

Isabel Donner, Staff Writer September 16, 2020

Last week, on Sep. 4, Disney finally released their much-awaited recreation of Mulan. This new version is vastly different from its predecessor, which was released twenty-two years ago. However, despite...

Blizzards apparent pro-Chinese tendencies have gotten them marked as a pseudo-Chinese satellite organization, as seen in this flag.

Blizzard Hong Kong

Alexander Yagoda, Co Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2019

As far as video game companies go, Blizzard has always been on the bleeding edge of things, essentially pioneering the modern MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game with their massively popular "World...

Two women in one of the many Muslim detention centers in Xinjiang, China.

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer October 19, 2019

Since 2014, Muslims residents of Xinjiang, China have been mysteriously admitted into "re-education" camps, and these camps are extremely secretive and kept from the public eye. Until recently, the Chinese...

Seven of the worlds major powers convened this August to discuss the most pressing issues that face our planet.

G7 Summit in Biarritz: Can Talks Truly Save The World?

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer September 3, 2019

The 2019 G7 summit, an annual conference where seven of the world's major powers convene and discuss economics, politics and the overall status of the world, was held in Biarritz, France on Aug. 24 through...

The world of international economics is a high-stakes gambling ring with real-world impacts.

Stocks to Students: How Does the Nasdaq Affect Teenagers?

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer August 10, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 5, the United States Treasury declared China a "currency manipulator". This most recent chapter in the story that is the U.S.-China trade war caused worldly markets to panic and many companies...

The Sesame Credit app is now used to track the social credit score of Chinese citizens.

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer January 14, 2019

The People's Republic of China has steadily been moving towards a totalitarian state, forcing the hand of Western allies on its path to a full indoctrination of the largest population on the planet. United...

The two largest economic powers in the world  have proposed tariffs that could escalate into a trade war.

China and the U.S. Engage in a War on Tariffs

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer April 8, 2018

For some time, the United States and China have been the world's largest economies and central to the overall flow of goods and capital around the world. As such, the move by China to place tariffs on...

The Wish app is one of many apps that uses overseas importation from countries like China.

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer November 25, 2017

As the holiday season begins to come around the corner, people desperately scour malls, stores and the internet for the best bargains available. Websites like Amazon and Ebay have moved one stepped further...

Trumps call with Taiwans president is very concerning since Taiwan is considered China under the One-China policy.

Trump’s Trouble Travels to Taiwan

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer December 12, 2016

On Dec. 3, Donald Trump accepted a call from Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, congratulating him on his presidency. The call between the President and the President-elect drew a large amount of attention...

In news this week: Chibok girls found, Egyptair flight goes down in the Mediterranean, desegregation ruling in Mississippi and Sanders versus the DNC.

Recap: May 16 – 22

Sophie Feinberg, Editor May 22, 2016

International Affairs First missing Chibok girl found after 2 years as Boko Haram prisoner "When Amina Ali Nkeki was kidnapped by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago,...

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