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France’s Fuel Crisis

France’s Fuel Crisis

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

At the root of any democracy is the right of the people to protest against their government and advocate for their interests. Many times, these protests are organized by an opposing political party or an interest group with the goal of rallying support for their cause. In a separate category stand the...

Fill Out Your App for FHS!

Fill Out Your App for FHS!

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News

The French Honor Society (FHS) is excited to once again be a part of Gables for the 2018-2019 school year. In order to be a member for the year and qualify for induction, please fill out the application below and turn it in with your dues, $15 for new members and $10 for inducted members. Dues cover the c...

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 3, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

Geraint Thomas made history on July 29 when, after crushing the difficult final stages of the race, he rode triumphantly into Paris and became the first Welsh rider to win the Tour de France. The 32-year-old has helped his teammates secure victories since his Tour de France debut in 2007, but the 2018 ...

World Cup 2018 Finalized With French Triumph, Croatian Tears

World Cup 2018 Finalized With French Triumph, Croatian Tears

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 20, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

Life says the odds are against you. Sports say there is always a chance. Entering the World Cup, Croatia was projected to have a mere 3% chance of making it to the Final. On July 15, the Croatian team defied all odds as they played a fast-paced and action-packed game versus the mighty French team. Despite...

Elodie Tardits: 4,400 Miles from Home

Elodie Tardits: 4,400 Miles from Home

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Student

Sophomore Elodie Tardits appears to be your typical well-rounded Gables student. She competes on the successful Cavalier debate team, is a member of the League against Cancer and is involved in the Twenty Little Working Girls volunteer organization outside of school. However, unlike many of the students here, this ...

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Movie & TV Reviews, Reviews, Top Stories

Release Date: July 19, 2017 Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles (Alex), Fionn Whitehead (Tommy), Aneurin Barnard (Gibson) MPAA Rating: PG-13 Our Rating: A+ Mean Girls was a flick. Superbad was a movie. Boyhood was a film. Cars 3 was cinema. Dunkirk is Christo...

The Sky is the Limit: Chris Froome Wins Fourth Tour de France Title

The Sky is the Limit: Chris Froome Wins Fourth Tour de France Title

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 28, 2017


Filed under College/Professional, Sports, Top Stories

On Sunday, July 23, Chris Froome of Team Sky, pedaled his way into the history books by winning his fourth Tour de France title in the last five years. By accomplishing such a remarkable feat, Froome further separates himself from the majority of cyclists and creates a convincing argument as to why he...

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

On the weekend of May 6, France elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. This comes amid some of the lowest approval ratings ever for the current president, François Hollande, which have recently been hovering around four percent. Many cite the dismal approval ratings as his reason for not running...

Recap: May 16 – 22

Recap: May 16 – 22

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 22, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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, she was a mere schoolgirl. On Tuesday night, she apparently wandered out of a forest, asking for help, acc...

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs Syria’s cease-fire frays as Russia resumes airstrikes "Syria’s hard-won truce began to fray Sunday, with Russian warplanes resuming airstrikes on towns and villages in the north and fresh reports of artillery fire across several front lines. The violence came on only the s...

Recap: January 18 – 24

Recap: January 18 – 24

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 24, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs French President declares economic emergency "French President Francois Hollande pledged Monday to redefine France's business model and declared what he called "a state of economic and social emergency," unveiling a 2 billion euro ($2.2 billion) plan to revive hiring and...

2015 Climate Summit

2015 Climate Summit

Daniela Quijano, Manging Editor

January 1, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) took place in Paris from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, where world leaders discussed climate issues and viable solutions. The expected outcome is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C. The first World...

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