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Would Reopening Schools in the Fall be a Wise Choice?

The White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from testifying on reopening schools  in front of Capitol Hill lawmakers.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

July 22, 2020

As of July 2020, the state of Florida has surpassed 300,000 COVID-19 cases, quickly becoming the United States' epicenter of the virus. The surge of cases is due to many citizens refusing to wear masks with many also ignoring social distancing rules. The growing amount of individuals who do not believe ...

Ana Font Donates Masks To Those In Need

Ana Font has spent most of her free time creating masks to donate.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

The shortage of masks caused by the coronavirus has left those in need distressed. Many essential shops are not permitting people to step foot in unless they are wearing protective gear, this may be a challenge for those who have not gotten the chance to buy any type of masks. Sophomore Ana Font realized...

Stephanie Duque: Making Masks for Frontline Workers

Stephanie Duque wearing one of her first masks she made.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Sophomore Stephanie Duque has taken it upon herself to make her own masks due to shortages of them around the nation. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Florida, citizens have purchased or taken most surgical masks available in stores and hospitals which inevitably affected those who were not...

COVID-19 Panic Fuels Racist Sentiments

A mixture of fear and ignorance during the Coronavirus pandemic has brewed intense feelings of racism towards Asians.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has generated fear amongst citizens of the world. Unfortunately, much of this fear and uncertainty has been transformed into xenophobic tendencies towards minority groups of immigrants. The brunt of these negative emotions has mainly been absorbed by Asians, particularly the...

What’s Next for Gables’ Performing Arts?

A collection of photos found in the @cghs_cheer and @gablettesdanceteam Instagram pages highlighting their best and fun moments together.

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

Under these unusual circumstances, Gables' performing arts teams have had to tackle some substantial obstacles. Usually, annual Gablette and cheerleading tryouts take place after Spring break. In a coincidental change of plans, this year's cheerleading tryouts were hosted the week before everyone left...

Meat Shortages Predicted Due to Covid-19

Meat shortages are predicted to occur due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As South Dakota and other major meat-producing states struggle to combat Coronavirus, their factories are being forced to shut down due to the high infection rate amongst its workers. This closing has and will create a food shortage of unknown size, euthanize a large amount of livestock and potentially...

Is Virtual Learning Becoming Too Much to Handle?

Online school is now in session for all of the Miami Dade County Students but is it too much?

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

On March 12, the city of Miami declared a state of emergency for its citizens resulting in the closure of all schools and nonessential businesses. Teachers and administrators have been working hard in order to continue teaching the curriculum as if it was still being taught inside the classroom. By ...

Partisan dispute stalls COVID-19 relief bill

Partisan dispute stalls COVID-19 relief bill

Alma Martinez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

In light of the recent outbreak of COVID-19, a virus that directly impacts the human airways and respiratory system, the House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill that would address many consequences of the pandemic. Unemployment benefits and free COVID-19 testing at the core of this bill also m...

Protecting Our COVID-19 Heroes

Schools open up to give meals to families that only have access to food in a school day. Police officers ensure the safety of the community and making sure everyone is taking precaution.

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

As many of us are aware, the Coronavirus pandemic has drastically affected millions of people around the world and the number of infected people is increasing largely on a daily basis. In light of all of the chaos, essential workers have stepped up to the greatest challenge they could have been faced with...

Stimulus Checks Sent Out to Relieve COVID-19 Pressures

The decline in employment and increasing struggles of businesses during quarantine has forced the U.S. government to take action. Stimulus checks have been sent to citizens as a means of aiding them economically.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

To slow the spread of COVID-19, many workers have been sent home and businesses have been shut down. Unfortunately, these precautions have resulted in many workers forced to stay home struggling to cover the costs of living without a job. As a response to the needs of the public, the United States government...

On the Front Lines: a Look into the Fight Against COVID-19

Andre Gutierrez's career as a firefighter and first responder has led him to the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 24, 2020

Andre Gutierrez begins his 12-hour shift in a now-closed community pool house, equipped with his head cap, full gown, gloves, boot covers, and the “luxury” of a 3m respiratory mask to answer the first call of the day.  As the phones begin to ring, the tiny subunit of the St. Petersburg fire ...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Alumni Jennifer Mooney Piedra

Jennifer Mooney Piedra standing next to Magic Johnson. Piedra is an alumna of Coral Gables Senior High School, and is now at Jackson Hospital working to fight COVID-19.

Ariana Alvarez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

The year 1998 was a year to remember for Jennifer Mooney Piedra, Senior Director of Communication and Outreach at Jackson Hospital. That was the year she graduated from Coral Gables Senior High and began the journey that lead her to where she is today. Throughout her high school experience, Piedra...

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