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CAVMUN II: Electric Boogaloo

CAVMUN II: Electric Boogaloo

Alexander Yagoda, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2019

On Saturday, Dec. 7, middle school students from Miami Lakes Middle School, Aventura Waterways Preparatory Academy, Archimedean Middle Conservatory and Doral Academy Preparatory School came to Coral Gables Senior High for the second annual Gables-hosted Model United Nations conference: CAVMUN II. After...

Blizzard Hong Kong

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 of Warcraft". The game has been so successful, it pioneered the way forward for another major breakthrough...

Cavalier Bowling Takes on the Annual Youth Fair Tournament

Cavalier Bowling Takes on the Annual Youth Fair Tournament

Alexander Yagoda, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

Another year, another bowling tournament. The 2019 Coral Gables Cavalier Bowling team got the ball rolling early with a dedication to hard work and practice to compete in this year's bowling league. The team worked hard to be successful and stayed true to that goal, with both the girls' and boys' teams...

Social Cues Gets the Message

Social Cues Gets the Message

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2019

Album: “Social Cues” Artist: Cage the Elephant Genre: Alternative Rock Release Date: April 19, 2019 Our Rating: A Cage the Elephant is back in business baby! After a Grammy-winning half-flop with their 2015 album "Tell Me I'm Pretty," CTE has busted back onto the music scene with an album that is,...

Avengers: Endgame – A Global Cinematic Phenomenon

Avengers: Endgame – A Global Cinematic Phenomenon

Daniel Toll and Alexander Yagoda

April 28, 2019

Release Date: April 26, 2019 Directors: Joe and Anthony Russo Starring: Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) Our Rating: A+ "Part of the journey is the end". For the A...

Pioneering Culinary Creations: Pop-Tarts

Pioneering Culinary Creations: Pop-Tarts

Natalia Rodriguez and Alexander Yagoda

April 4, 2019

Pop-Tarts have long held an uncontested niche in American snack and breakfast markets as the sole toaster pastry to have stood the test of time. Why Pop-Tarts, specifically, though? Toaster Strudels have been considered just as good in some respects, but no one would recognize it in a lineup. This is...

Google Stadia: A Game Changer?

Google Stadia: A Game Changer?

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2019

In its short but rich history, Google has always been the first and best at what it does. Be it browsers or search engines, the tech giant has always been a step ahead with a superior product. However, with the recent explosion of video gaming as a commercial enterprise, including an expected one billion dollars in the esports industry over the next year, many companies not usually associated with gaming have tried jumping on t...

The 61st GRAMMY Awards: A Review

The 61st GRAMMY Awards: A Review

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2019

In an age when reaction videos and the media constantly call out other media sources for doing such a great job of distributing news, reviewing the culmination of critical reviews of musical content is well within the boundary of reputable modern journalism. That being said, the way each category will be ...

Glass: a Split in Quality

Glass: a Split in Quality

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2019

Release Date: January 18, 2019 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy (Kevin Wendell Crumb [among others]), Anya Taylor-Joy (Casey Cooke), Bruce Willis (David Dunn), Sarah Paulson (Ellie Staple), Samuel L. Jackson (Elijah Price) Our Rating: C- If M. Night Shyamalan could be descr...

Very Nice: Vice

Very Nice: Vice

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2019

Release Date: Dec. 25, 2018 Director: Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale (Dick Cheney), Sam Rockwell (George W. Bush), Steve Carell (Donald Rumsfeld), Amy Adams (Lynne Cheney) Our Rating: A When it comes to explaining complicated things to people who don't understand them, Adam McKay, director of "Vice," m...

Super Smash Bros: The Ultimate Iteration

Super Smash Bros: The Ultimate Iteration

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2018

Title: Super Smash Bros: Ultimate Genre: Fighting, Action, Platforming ESRB: E 10+ Developer: Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo Switch Release Date: December 7, 2018 Our Rating: A+ Well, Reggie, you did it again. A masterpiece. Truly the best version of Smash that has come out, "Ultimate" brings togethe...

Long NASA to the Moon

Long NASA to the Moon

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018

United States President Donald Trump has made it no secret that his administration has a great admiration for advanced levels of space technology, as best seen in the announcement of the "Space Force," the new upcoming branch of the U.S. Military aimed at patrolling and controlling- you guessed it- space,...

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