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UEFA Euro 2020: Drawing Up a Thriller

UEFA Euro 2020: Drawing Up a Thriller

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League 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 a...

Oktoberfest? Yes! In Miami!

Oktoberfest? Yes! In Miami!

Eric Jimenez and Jesse Zambrano

November 1, 2017

Our Rating: A+ Oktoberfest is the world's largest beer and travelling funfair festival, with large quantities of beer, traditional and non-traditional foods, folk music, and everything needed to have a good time. Typically held in Munich, Germany it is a 3-week event with an attendance of more than 6 m...

Merkel Kinda Sorta Won Again

Merkel Kinda Sorta Won Again

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

This week, Angela Merkel was re-elected for the fourth time as Chancellor of Germany, a position she has held since 2005, following Gerhard Schröder, who held the seat from 1998 to 2005. However, she won the election by the smallest margin in German history since 1945, with only 33 percent of the vote....

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...

Winter Break 2017: Cavs Go Places

Winter Break 2017: Cavs Go Places

Emily Simon, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Winter break is a time when every student looks forward to making great memories, regardless of where they happen. Many students stay at home and go out with friends to local hot spots to turn the time off into a "stay-cation," while others have the opportunity to explore other parts of the country and the...

Burqa Ban in Germany

Burqa Ban in Germany

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a nationwide ban on full-face veils, which are mainly worn by Muslim women, on Dec. 6. Previously opposing the burqa ban, Merkel now believes that the movement is essential in order to stop the development of what she calls "parallel societies." Back in Sept.,...

From BER to MIA

From BER to MIA

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

Being the new kid on the block can be tough, but for Felix Knibbe it's been a smooth ride. Knibbe is a sophomore in the DEH program here at Gables and a transfer student from Germany who came to Miami to get a better understanding of the culture and way of life here. Being a part of this new community,...

Putting College on Hold

Putting College on Hold

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

After 12 years of school, graduating IB senior Susana Rudin has decided its finally time for a break. After graduation, Rudin has decided to take a gap year and travel to Germany, in hope that she will grow from the experience. Q: What are your plans for the gap year? A: During my gap year I wi...

Romy Schwarz – Honorary Cavalier

Romy Schwarz – Honorary Cavalier

Natalia Clement, Editor

December 6, 2014

Miami is home to a plethora of people with diverse backgrounds and cultures, which makes adapting easy for most visitors. The task becomes harder for people like sophomore exchange student Romy Schwarz, who traded her life in southwest Germany for a completely new experience in South Florida. Through...

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