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Indian Tiktok Ban Does More Harm than Good

The Tiktok ban in India has had a major affect on the social media application, which has lost a major part of its audience. Users load the app on their phones to watch short yet entertaining videos.

Sofia Cruz, News Editor

July 19, 2020

Tiktok, a Chinese social media application launched in 2016, has amassed a great number of users since its rise in popularity. Unfortunately for millions of users, India made the decision to officially ban the app towards the end of June. It came as a result of growing border tensions, as a violent face off involving Chinese troops in the Himalayas left twenty Indian soldiers dead. As a result, many "tiktokers" have been upset with the government's response. This newly enforced ...

Love Around the World

In honor of Valentine's Day, Cavaliers put on accessories and took pictures with their significant other. Students had a great time expressing their love and making unforgettable high school memories.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The most romantic day of the year, Valentine's Day is traditionally a day in which people exchange letters, chocolates and flowers in the United States. However, many other countries celebrate the holiday of love in a distinctly different way. Wales- The Most Romantic Gift Imaginable The Welsh equivalent...

India Denies Abortion to Rape Victim

Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate during an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad on September 13, 2013.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017

Controversy about rape laws rose to the attention of many when a 10-year old girl from India was sexually abused and forced to have the baby. The victim's rapist is known to be her maternal uncle, who had raped her over a course of six or seven months. The parents, aware of their daughter's pregnancy...

Gables Students Around the World

Marina Torras stands with a child from the village.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

Following a year filled with challenging courses and lots of testing, most Coral Gables high students were more than happy to trade their 7 AM classes and endless homework assignments for sandy beaches and a sufficient amount of sleep. While many stayed put in Miami, some traveled thousands of miles...

Recap: March 28 – April 3

EgyptAir hijack, Fidel Castro blasts Obama, shooting at Capitol visitor center and Pavlof erupts in news this week.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 3, 2016

International Affairs EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed "An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up. The passengers and crew...

Earthquakes Across Continents

The aftermath of the earthquake that occurred in India, leaving 9 dead and others homeless.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

On Monday, Jan. 4, India experienced a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that shook devastation all across Manipur state, but India does not stand alone in the aftermath of natural chaos. On Jan. 2, New York and bordering New Jersey woke to a magnitude 2.2 quake. The aftermath of both earthquakes, despite their...

Summer of Spices and Sun: Guneet Moihdeen Takes on India

Guneet Moihdeen taking some time off while traveling

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

August 20, 2015

After a year of hard work and trying to keep up with multiple tasks, every student looks forward to kicking back and relaxing during the summer- that is, every student except junior Guneet Moihdeen. She loves traveling, being active and getting involved. Moihdeen is the Bridge For Peace secretary ...

Recap: June 1- June 7

Recap: June 1- June 7

Daniela Quijano, Editor

June 8, 2015

International Affairs U.N. Climate Deal in Paris The United Nations' climate deal in Paris seeks to find a solution to the climate change crisis. However, it seems that keeping global temperatures from rising two degrees Celsius is not realistic. Some experts proposed new alternatives to the 2C goal...

Recap: May 25-May 31

Recap: May 25-May 31

Daniela Quijano, Editor

June 1, 2015

International Affairs Mob burns teen girl alive A girl in Guatemala was burned alive after she was accused of being involved in the death of a taxi driver earlier this month. The burning of the girl is one of more than 20 killings of the same sort. Singapore airlines jet loses power in a storm ...

Roads Melt in India

Studies show that this will become common for summers to come.

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

May 28, 2015

India, one of the hottest places on the planet, has set a new excruciating limit. The last 10 days (May 18-28, 2015) have reached some of the hottest temperatures ever recorded in the area. On Wednesday, temperatures hit 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit, according to CNN. Change in climate patterns caused by the burning of fossil fuels has warmed ...

Holi, the Festival of Colors

Sophomore friends Libertad Robledo (Left) and Bhargavi Pochi (Right) celebrated Holi and the changing of the seasons with bright colors.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015

Last Friday, March 6, billions of people around the world celebrated the beautiful holiday of Holi, which signifies the victory of good over evil and the plentiful harvests associated with the coming of spring. Holi is a Hindu spring festival, also known as the festival of colors and love, celebrated...

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