Instagram’s New Update: Likes Cannot Buy Happiness

In various select countries, Instagram has already begun removing likes on posts.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

For as long as social media has existed, it has been a popularity contest that warrants deep social comparison and division. In particular, Instagram is infamous for its "likes" system, which allows individuals to double-tap on a post they find appealing and in return the one who posts receives a “like”...

Why So Satisfying?

One of the most common materials used in

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

January 25, 2019

It is no secret that teenagers live on their phones. From memes to Instagram and Snapchat accounts, there is no shortage of interesting things to spend hours looking at on your phone. One of the most popular type of accounts across all social media platforms are the "So Satisfying" accounts. These accounts...

Coral Gables Sues Facebook and Instagram for Information on Critic

The false post spread by the anonymous Gables critic.

Dilan Denham, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017

In May, an anonymous Gables critic posted a video of a girl getting beaten up and stomped on by another girl while three security guards watched without intervening.  Shortly after, an investigation was underway to find out what happened. The anonymous accounts, called "Coral Gables Residents Who Car...

Inside Coral Gables’ Legal Battle Against Social Media Giants

The City of Coral Gables is pursuing legal action against Facebook and Instagram for accounts they claim cause damage to the city's reputation.

Natalia Torres, News Editor

August 7, 2017

In May of 2017, several accounts sprung up on social media criticizing the City of Coral Gables for various things, among them the use of private security guards. Upset by the damaging posts, Deputy City Attorney Miriam Ramos sent two cease and desist letters to Facebook and Instagram, threatening to...

How to Instagram Your Prom Night

Round up your whole group and head over to the Wynwood Walls for some nice pre-prom pictures.

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Prom is coming quick and one thing many people forget about are their pre-prom pictures. With all the running around to book a makeup appointment and trying to buy a corsage, it can be easy to forget about why you are doing everything: for the pictures! But fear not! Here is a list of some hot spots...

Instagram Overload

Some people use Instagram so much that you practically drown in notifications.

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

When swiping down on your Instagram feed you'll see the occasional "#tbt" or how someone's day at the beach went. However, everyone has that one person that posts too many pictures that you frankly don't care about seeing. One might ask "what defines too many posts?" Well, the answer is simple: say you're...

Achieving the Ultimate Aesthetic

There are many different themes that anyone can relate to.

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Nowadays, people on instagram are usually concerned with one thing: how their "feed" looks. An "Instagram feed" is basically how their pictures look together on their account page. Due to increasing popularity with "aesthetically pleasing feeds" many people strive to post photos that are similar to...

Humans of New York: Syrian Refugee Series

The cover of the HONY book show the pictures of people who have been interviewed.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015

Our Rating: A+ The popular Instagram page Humans of New York, known to fans as HONY, continues to impress its followers through their amazing posts. This page is dedicated to showing glimpses of the lives of people of New York. Their social media posts are composed of a photo of the person that is...

Want to Be Part of the Next Pep Rally?

Join the spirited cavaliers on stage at the next pep rally!

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

September 26, 2014

Want to go on stage at the next Pep Rally? Submit your most creative version of the Alma Mater on Instagram (by tagging @cavsconnect) by Tuesday! One winner will be chosen from each grade level!

A Guide to Twitter and Instagram Etiquette

There is a certain etiquette that we should all follow when using Twitter and Instagram.

Annie Farrell, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014

Currently, one cannot escape from being drawn into the ginormous and glamorous vortex of social media. It is unavoidable, and our days are constantly filled with glimpses into others' lives. On account of our "private lives" being constantly put up for display under public scrutiny, it is necessary...

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

Natalia Clement and Albany Muria

February 28, 2014

From the full-fledged filtered picture to the “#nofilter”, selfies have become the ‘epidemic’ of this generation. Throughout your day, there are high chances you’ll run into someone taking a selfie.  Although it is looked down upon by society, we all still take them at one point or another....

CAF&DM Journalism Week Contest

CAF&DM Journalism Week Contest

February 19, 2014

The Communication Arts, Film, and Digital Media Academy will be hosting an Instagram contest during journalism week (Feb. 19 - 21). In order to participate in the contest, students must take a picture on the following days that corresponds with the theme. Once the picture is taken, they must post...

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