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Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 22, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the world watched Paris's Notre Dame cathedral burn. As the centuries-old church was engulfed in flames, crumbling until partial collapse, political leaders from around the world reached out to share their condolences and pledge support in the reconstruction effort. Few, though, were as im...

Bridge For Peace 2019: Una noche internacional

Bridge For Peace 2019: Una noche internacional

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

March 8, 2019

Después de meses recaudando fondos y preparando para uno de los eventos escolares más esperados del año, el jueves 7 de marzo se realizó el evento Bridge For Peace. Con objetivo de apoyar una causa internacional, este evento anual es una celebración de diversidad con comida, música y entretenimiento...

Model United Nations Team Revisits the Swamp, Stronger Than Ever

Model United Nations Team Revisits the Swamp, Stronger Than Ever

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Instead of staying home over the weekend, Gables' Model United Nations (MUN) team began their competition season with a bang. Gables MUN team took on GatorMUN, the annual conference hosted by the University of Florida’s MUN team. An annual tradition, the conference offers over 20 committee options...

News at a Glance: Nov 25- Dec 1

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Read below to see what happened this week: Local News: On Saturday, Nov.24, the University of Florida (UF) football team beat the Florida State University (FSU) football team 41-14. This victory came as a surprise to many because this was their first win in five years against FSU, their main ri...

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

September 8, 2018

Emirates Flight 203 departing from Dubai arrived at JFK on Sep. 5 with a group of passengers who complained of fever, vomiting and coughing. The airport was notified about 30 minutes before landing that an estimated 106 passengers were complaining about experiencing these flu-like symptoms. By the...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas and rubber bullets from security forces and violent attacks from counter-protesters. The protests...

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 3, 2018

Geraint Thomas made history on July 29 when, after crushing the difficult final stages of the race, he rode triumphantly into Paris and became the first Welsh rider to win the Tour de France. The 32-year-old has helped his teammates secure victories since his Tour de France debut in 2007, but the 2018 ...

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

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

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

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...

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Today almost 63% of sexual assault cases involving women are not reported to authorities. To encourage women to stand up against sexual assault, Tarana Burke initiated the Me Too movement in 2006. The idea sparked when she was working with a couple of high school girls who were revealing their past experiences...

Tragedies: April 2 – 8

Tragedies: April 2 – 8

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

Domestic Affairs Four dead and more injured in St. Louis boiler explosion At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 3, an explosion at Loy-Lange Box Company left four dead and more injured.  The blast spewed debris through several buildings, leaving one person initially killed, and sending a large piece ...

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Fred Swaniker, 18 years old, wishes to revolutionize Africa with the most powerful tool known to mankind: education. He became headmaster at a school in Botswana opened by his mom. Since then, he has graduated from Stanford Business School and founded the African Leadership Academy, a residential school...

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