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DIVE-ing Into Diversity and Inclusion

Sisters Audrey (left) and Emily (right) working hard on building their website and establishing contact with similar organizations.

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer

August 10, 2020

Miami is best known for its diverse population; however, the subject of racial and cultural identity are often left out of the school curriculum. For this reason, former CavsConnect Editor in Chief and Gables Alumna Emily Simon, had the idea to create Diversity and Inclusion in a Virtual Environment. DIVE i...

Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 12 Years Gets Released

Tony Brown stands as a free man for the first time in 12 years, on October 2016.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

On Oct. 16, Andre Gonzalez (commonly known as Tony Brown), was freed from jail. Brown was convicted 12 years ago for a shooting that murdered one person and critically injured another. This incident occurred near a North Miami-Dade nightclub twelve years ago and has since been forgotten. The young journalists...

Tuition No More! NYU Medical School Eliminates Tuition

Money matters! NYU announces free tuition for medical school students.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

August 26, 2018

Student loan debt has long been an ugly reality for many students, especially for those graduating from medical school. The average student loan debt for medical students prior to specialization hovers around $190,000. With a financial burden of that size on many students backs, many of them have been forced to pursue jobs in the medical field solely fo...

Feminine Products: A “Luxury” Now Free in Federal Prisons

Federal prisons must now provide free feminine products to incarcerated women.

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

Women around the world know the extreme necessity of feminine sanitary products when the time of the month hits. Such products have imposed taxes on them making it more expensive and out of reach for women of lower income and women who come from underdeveloped countries. Incarcerated women also face...

Fourth of July Places to Be!

Make the best out of this Fourth of July by going to one of the many patriotic events going on this year.

Mariam Ahumada, Lifestyle Editor

July 4, 2016

Food, parades, fireworks - an American tradition! The fourth of July is a celebration of freedom, liberty and American patriotism and no place does it quite like Miami. But with so many places to go, deciding where to join in on all the festivities can be difficult. Luckily, here you have the four...

Cheap Ways to Become a Yogi

Beginning Yoga is not as difficult-or expensive as you may think.

Daniela Quijano, Managing Editor

February 29, 2016

Yoga can sometimes be expensive and intimidating. With the right places, you are sure to find cheap and motivating ways to inspire yourself to become a "yogi" yourself. Free Classes Bayfront Park: Every Monday and Wednesday, at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9 a.m., Bayfront Park offers free yoga. Rina Yoga: The first class at Rina Yoga is free. It is a great ...

Free Practice ACT

Get ready for the ACT!

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

August 27, 2014

A MESSAGE FROM CAP: JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Stanley Kaplan SAT/ACT Prep is hosting a FREE practice ACT on Tuesday, Sept. 30th at 2:30pm in room 3106. Please sign up on the door of the CAP Office in the Main Office by Monday morning, Sept. 29th. All you need to being is a pencil and the test will be ...

Free Practice SAT

Get ready for the SAT!

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

August 27, 2014

A MESSAGE FROM CAP: JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Stanley Kaplan SAT/ACT Prep is hosting a FREE practice SAT on Thursday, Sept. 4th at 2:30pm in room 3106. Please sign up on the door of the CAP Office in the Main Office by Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 2nd. All you need to being is a pencil and the test will be p...

Spotify Vs. Pandora

Spotify Vs. Pandora

Jose Balcazar, Editor

August 4, 2014

Spotify and Pandora, music streaming programs, both offer great services to individuals nationwide. Although both have proven to be specially popular among teenagers, many people are unsure which one is better. The following provides an overview in the history and services of each. Spotify: Launched in October 2008 Mus...

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