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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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The Virginia Elections results are a warning sign for what is to come if the Democrats remain split.

Democrats’ Virginia Election Debacle: Who is to Blame?

Emmanuelle Desmet, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The Democratic Party is currently in crisis mode due to Republican businessman, Glenn Youngkin, gubernatorial election win over Democratic candidate and former governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe. This...

Marcus Dixon is seen here posing with former representative Donna Shalala (left), and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (right). (courtesy of Marcus Dixon)

Gables Alumnus Marcus Dixon Becomes Director of the Florida Democratic Party

Sofia Cruz, News Editor March 5, 2021

For Marcus Dixon, the busy day-to-day of Coral Gables Senior High has rapidly transformed into the fast-paced world of politics and election campaigns. Having just been named the newest Executive Director...

Florida’s contrasts highlight the variation of political opinions that differ throughout different areas of the state.

Florida’s Polarizing Political Makeup

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer November 27, 2020

While accepting the presidential nomination, Biden promised to be a president for all citizens - both those who voted for him and those who did not. One of the states that did not swing towards Biden was...

Kamala spoke at the Democratic National Convention to accept her nomination.

Kamala Harris: Ready to Lead as the VP Nominee

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer September 5, 2020

For the third time in history, a female has been put on the ticket of a major political party in the United States for the vice presidency; for the first time in history, that woman is one of color. Kamala...

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders compete for Democratic nomination

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders compete for Democratic nomination

Laura Hernandez, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Recently, several Democratic candidates have dropped out of the race, leaving Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as the only contenders for their parties’ nomination. The Super Tuesday primaries proved that...

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

Aya Hamza, Insight Editor October 11, 2019

Since the seventh grade, my father and I have watched every presidential debate together, supplemented by all the Saturday Night Live parodies, of course. Growing up as an Iraqi-American, I have always...

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Alex Anton, highlights contributor April 2, 2019

Throughout the last few years, there has been a clear democratic rise in Florida. Perhaps the peak of such an initiative was when Real Clear Politics polls predicted Andrew Gillum to beat the Republican...

Americans watched from their homes as the polls closed to see who would represent them in government for at least the next two years.

A Blue and Red Congress

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer November 8, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections have reflected the importance of voting more than ever before. Rick Scott won Florida’s Senate seat by only 0.4% of the vote, and it was not the only close call this cycle....

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