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Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

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.

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 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 have taken advantage of these atrocious acts to make a profit through the selling of bulletproof ...

Arming Teachers Is the Opposite of a Real Solution

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.

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

August 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, ending the lives of more than 10 people and injuring more than 35 people. The government is...

Will the El Paso Shooting Be the Last Straw?

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

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

August 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 to 22, national disappointment in the American system has increased as well. This is just another ...

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

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

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 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 Las Vegas, where they would have had the chance to play for glamorous prizes in Sin City's famous Madden...

A Brief Lesson on the Second Amendment

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

Natalia Torres, News Editor

April 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 since before their ratification.  In light of recent mass shootings and technological advancem...

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Students protesting in front of the Ralph Moore Building.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 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 that if they participated in the walkout, they were in danger of having disciplinary action on...

Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns?

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.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 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 for students- along with a change in uniform policies and the time teachers release children f...

Recap: January 4 – 10

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

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 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" with the Islamic Republic, according to a source with knowledge of the Saudi government's thinking." B...

Gun Control: There’s no in Between

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

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

November 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 around the world continues. Some feel gun control limits violence and should be increased, but the amount...

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