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“Joker”: A Source of Controversy On and Off the Silver Screen

Even before hitting theatres, the

Natalie Abrahantes, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

In the weeks leading up to its release, “Joker”, written and directed by Todd Phillips  has opened doors to floods of criticism due to its glamorization of mass killings. Warner Bros., the studio behind the gruesome film finds itself in a crisis after family members of the victims in the Aurora, Co...

Brady United- Hope for Change!

Kisa Shapiro presents her End Family Fire project to students at Coral Gables High School in Sep. 2019.

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

Working across Congress, courts and communities, the group Brady Against Gun Violence, headed by Sarah Brady, has traveled around the country to inform students about the terrifying dangers of unsecured guns. Brady visited Coral Gables Senior High School on Friday, September 6th, as one of the few ...

Why Video Games Are Not To Blame

The popularity of video games calls into question whether or not they are causing violence.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 17, 2019

In the wake of the latest shooting in Dayton, Ohio - one of the seventeen deadly mass shootings this year - Americans are trying to find a cause for the epidemic of violence. However, many people are quick to point fingers at the rise of video games in America's youth, a conclusion that multiple studies...

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...

Inspirational Athletes Protest Gun Violence

Miami Heat guard, Dwyane Wade, visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

The movement promoting national gun control laws is one that has been gaining a lot of momentum in America lately. Horrific mass shootings have prompted reactions from all types of people and have induced walkouts and protests in high schools across the country. Though it is natural to expect political...

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Gables students attend the Washington D.C. March for Our Lives event.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

The March for Our lives was a massive protest against gun violence that took place in Washington D.C. and over 800 other cities around the world on Mar. 24, 2018. It was announced by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting just four days after the tragedy, with the goal of pressuring the...

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...

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