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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

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Mental health is much more complex than what is seen in the media, and, though it tries to break the stigma, it might be doing more harm than good.

Mental Health Information and the Media: Do Both Coincide?

Angelina Morffi, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

Social media, over the course of a short period of time, has become a powerful source for learning from others, whether it is through infographics or well-crafted videos. A common discussion seen across...

Faour, center, celebrates with her teammates after a successful Fall Frolics show.

Jana Faour: Dancer and Silver Knight Nominee

Lorena Acevedo, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

At Coral Gables Senior High, students are surrounded by countless opportunities to explore their interests and find their passions. Senior Jana Faour has done just that, finding her niche as part of an...

On Nov. 4, Ms. Flores hosted the monthly mental health meeting where she invited students to talk about their emotions.

Mental Health Coordinator and Alum: Ms. Flores

Melanie Garcia, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

Coral Gables Senior High has welcomed once again an alum who is returning to their alma mater as a staff member. Class of 2005 graduate Diana Flores is the new mental health coordinator at Gables. Visiting...

Naomi Osaka deserves better than the treatment she has been receiving from the tennis world.

Naomi Osaka’s Mental Health Battle: Paving the Way for Future Athletes

Emmanuelle Desmet, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

To say that Naomi Osaka, the current third best women’s tennis player in the world, has had a rocky year would be an understatement. The four-time Grand Slam champion and outspoken social activist sparked...

Our very own Opinion Editor, Lauren Gregorio and fellow Cavalier Alexandra Torres have officially started their project... The LOTUS Mission!

The LOTUS Mission: Life on the UpSide

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

At the start of her junior year, senior Alexandra Torres grew frustrated with the lack of organizations that worked to help teenage survivors of sexual assault. Torres had recently met junior Lauren Gregorio...

Mental health has been a growing concern for years, but with COVID-19 cases on the rise, teenagers are feeling the pressure now more than ever.

The Mental Health Crisis Facing Our Youth

Ana Font, CavsTV Staff March 5, 2021

Life was stressful before the pandemic, but new challenges such as virtual learning, staying safe and coping with sickness have contributed an additional toll. Everyone needs help sometimes - and acknowledging...

PSA: Teen Stress

Alana Fernandez, CavsTV Staff February 27, 2021

What’s supposed to be the best years of our lives have only been an emotional turmoil. With the pressure being put on today’s young generation, it’s no surprise how stress rules their lives. The...

Yoga can be considered a form of meditation because it  is a practice that focuses on the wellness of both the body and the mind.

Meditation as a Study Tactic: Can it be Useful?

Abigail Felan, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

For many students, especially for upperclassmen, school can be very hectic. Students may feel overwhelmed with homework, tests and studying. The pressure of “doing your best” exists within all assignments,...

September is a month to raise awareness about suicide and to help others who have gone through it.

September Suicide Awareness: A Month of Understanding

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Suicide is a common tragedy in today’s society, now more than ever. In 2018, suicide was the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 10 and 30 and the fourth cause for people ages...

How Exercise and Nutrition Impact Your Mental Well Being

Alexis Carrasquillo, CavsTV Staff September 23, 2020

Exercise and nutrition are essential to our well-being. There are many ways that exercise is able to reduce anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders as well as keep our body healthy. Nutrition...

PSA: Teen Mental Health

Alana Fernandez, CavsTV Staff August 20, 2020

In a school with over 3,000 students, you easily see hundreds of peers in the six minutes during hall passing. You barely pay attention to those around, let alone what they may be going through. Some may...

Senior Marina Tischenkel practicing her triangle pose outdoors

Self-Care During Quarantine: Reducing Stress

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer April 28, 2020

Amidst all of the turmoil of quarantine, it is very important that one takes care of themselves, not just physically but mentally as well. Mental health is just as important and should be a priority. Ever...

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