UEFA Euro 2020: Drawing Up a Thriller

The German and French badges will be a common sight at the 2020 Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) soccer tournament.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Euro is a soccer tournament that takes place every year between 24 of Europe's best national soccer teams. The last edition of this tournament was held in France, where Portugal became the 2019 champion. In 2020, the tournament kicks off again all acro...

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

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

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 Aug. 26. This year’s edition has become even more significant as tensions in the Middle East...

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Estimates to the amount of money raised for the reconstruction of Notre Dame extend up to $1 billion.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 22, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the world watched Paris's Notre Dame cathedral burn. As the centuries-old church was engulfed in flames, crumbling until partial collapse, political leaders from around the world reached out to share their condolences and pledge support in the reconstruction effort. Few, though, were as im...

Notre Dame goes up in Flames

Estimates to the amount of money raised for the reconstruction of Notre Dame extend up to $1 billion.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

April 15 marked a dark day for the history of France- the Notre Dame Cathedral, located in the center of Paris, was engulfed by flames. At 6 p.m. Parisian time, an alarm notified visitors and workers that a fire had begun. The unfortunate disaster cost the church its spire and large chunks of its his...

France’s Fuel Crisis

Yellow Vest protesters gather in Paris.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

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!

Officers of FHS stand next to the display during the club fair.

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

October 9, 2018

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 leads the Tour de France, waving the Welsh Flag.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 3, 2018

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

The French National Team celebrates their World Cup victory.

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 20, 2018

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

French exchange student  Elodie Tardits during her sophomore year.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

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 ...



Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

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

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Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

July 28, 2017

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

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...

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