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Australian Fires: What Is Happening?

About 12 million acres of land has burned due to the fires.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

In September 2019, Australia experienced a set of deadly fires in New South Wales and Queensland, which soon began to spread all throughout the continent and continue to do so.  These tragic fires have caused the death of 480 million animals, the death of 25 people, burned over 2,000 homes and damaged 12 million acres of land. To make matters worse, the quality of air is very poor due to the smoke and fire. ...

Gables Hosts its First-Ever International College Fair

A cavalier student converses with a representative from IE University during the on-campus college fair Oct. 11.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

October 13, 2019

The international spirit of Coral Gables Senior High came to life during both lunch periods on Friday, Oct. 11, with the first-ever International College fair, located in the school gym. The event was put on by the gables Parent Teacher Student Association along with College Assistance Program advisor...

IB Acronyms: What do they all mean?

The IB program comes with many new terms and requirements that can be confusing to students new to the program.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

September 23, 2019

Whether you are a Pre-IB student or an experienced upperclassman in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, the many acronyms and terms that are unique to the curriculum can be confusing. Hearing teachers, classmates and counselors refer to all of these IB buzz words can be overwhelming when y...

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

Trump's Camp David peace deals were cancelled, and fortunately so as they were poorly managed and organized, offering greater risk than reward.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

The Camp David Deal - a secretive deal completely separate from the 1978 Camp David Accords - was created to take American troops out of Afghanistan. It would also give the Taliban land. This was the United States' intention up until a Taliban car bomb killed an American soldier, which further encouraged...

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

Harrison Barnes pridefully celebrates after an emphatic dunk against Turkey.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sets up a global basketball tournament called the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The tournament is held on a four year cycle. However, it has been five years since the last tournament was held in order to reset the cycle so that it does not coincide with the...

G7 Summit in Biarritz: Can Talks Truly Save The World?

Seven of the world's major powers convened this August to discuss the most pressing issues that face our planet.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The 2019 G7 summit, an annual conference where seven of the world's major powers convene and discuss economics, politics and the overall status of the world, was held in Biarritz, France on Aug. 24 through Aug. 26. This year’s edition has become even more significant as tensions in the Middle East...

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Estimates to the amount of money raised for the reconstruction of Notre Dame extend up to $1 billion.

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

Estudiantes de Gables muestran su orgullo por sus culturas en el desfile de moda.

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

Gables students pose for a picture in front of the UF sign before conference, as per tradition.

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

Illness breaks out on Emirates 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

The goal of the week-long protest was to bring safety and security to the roads of Bangladesh.

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...

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