The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School


On Jan. 6, 2023 a first grader brought his mother’s handgun to school and shot his teacher in the middle of instructions. This situation poses questions of who is at fault and what should be done.

Student’s React to Six-Year-Old Shooting Teacher

Marina Astorga and Avril Donner Jan 13, 2023

Most six-year-olds are expected to do tasks like build small structures from Legos, begin learning the alphabet or even make sandcastles. Many would not expect a toddler to sneak a gun into a school and...

As the school year quickly approached, parents have added over-priced bulletproof backpacks to their long list of school supplies in light of the recent national tragedies involving gun violence in educational institutions.

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer Aug 25, 2019

After a numerous amount of deadly shootings, students tremble in fear of another bloody massacre and United States' school grounds have confronted at least 58 gunfire incidents in 2019. Industries nationwide...

In a controversial issue that has divided legislators, educators and students alike, the population contemplates the possibility of armed teachers and staff on school grounds.

Arming Teachers Is the Opposite of a Real Solution

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer Aug 11, 2019

Schools should be considered welcoming environments where students can learn safely and peacefully. However, since the beginning of 2019, there have been more than 57 school shootings in the United States,...

A couple mourns the fallen victims of the  El Paso shooting.

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer Aug 8, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, just minutes after 10:30 A.M., a 21-year-old male walked into a Walmart in El Paso, Texas and began to open fire on civilians. With the number of fatalities recently being updated...

Students at CGHS protesting from tighter gun control during the 2017-2018 school year.

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer Sep 2, 2018

On Aug. 26, 2018, Jacksonville's Gaming tournament turned into one of the most devastating days of the participants' lives. The players were competing for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to...

Debates over the Second Amendment oftentimes become misconstrued and intertwined with political opinion rather than fact.

A Brief Lesson on the Second Amendment

Natalia Torres, News Editor Apr 19, 2018

"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." These 27 words have been the subject of a legal quagmire...

Students protesting in front of the Ralph Moore Building.

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer Mar 3, 2018

In the aftermath of the Parkland school massacre, students all over the United States walked out of their classes in order to exercise their right to peacefully protest. Various schools warned the students...

It is a popular dispute, leading as a national trend, to worry about gun safety. Many wonder if it would be better to give teachers firearms to defend students in an emergency, or if to just let them teach.

Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer Feb 28, 2018

Since the shocking news of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, Coral Gables Senior High, along with other public schools in Miami, has dedicated its time to implementing a stricter code of conduct...

This week: bombing in Libya, El Chapo recaptured, Obama on gun control and Chipotle receives subpoena.

Recap: January 4 – 10

Sophie Feinberg, Editor Jan 10, 2016

International Affairs Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran, foreign minister says "Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran, the Kingdom’s foreign minister announced on Sunday, deciding "enough is enough"...

The issue of gun control in our country and around the world has been a heated subject of debate.

Gun Control: There’s no in Between

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer Nov 21, 2015

It seems that the world is slowly being taken over by mass shootings, leaving several people dead, injured or even missing in some cases. The controversial debate on gun control within our country and...

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