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News at a Glance: Nov 25- Dec 1

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, International & Domestic, News

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...

Gables Hosts Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Gables Hosts Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Monday, Nov. 26 brought this year’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools Basketball Competition to Coral Gables Senior High. The event was sponsored by the Special Olympics Organization and united over 20 Miami-Dade County middle and elementary schools for one eventful day. For the past several years, the competition has taken place in our gymnasium and it h...

A Blue and Red Congress

A Blue and Red Congress

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

The 2018 midterm elections have reflected the importance of voting more than ever before. Rick Scott won Florida’s Senate seat by only 0.4% of the vote, and it was not the only close call this cycle. Democrats took back the majority in the House of Representatives, but the Republicans gained at le...

A Catastrophic Start to October

A Catastrophic Start to October

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

With hurricane season coming to a close in the Eastern Atlantic region, Floridians did not expect storms in October, so they were surprised when Hurricane Michael intensified overnight to category four, causing catastrophic damage to Florida's Panhandle. With no time to spare, residents worked tirelessly...

Nobel Peace Prize Recipients Fight Against Sexual Violence

Nobel Peace Prize Recipients Fight Against Sexual Violence

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was presented to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad on Oct. 5 by Berit Reiss-Andersen. The honor is given annually to people who have worked to promote peace globally and have made a lasting impact on communities and countries. Both of the awardees have been working to end crimes...

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation: The Final Decision of the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation: The Final Decision of the Supreme Court

Melanie Estrada, Staff Witer

October 11, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

After a long and tumultuous confirmation process, Congress voted Brett Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court on Oct. 6. As President Donald Trump's pick, his conservative views will shift the ideology of the highest court in the nation for decades to come. The Republican majority in the Senate aided in...

Kavanaugh and Ford Testify Before the Senate

Kavanaugh and Ford Testify Before the Senate

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

After weeks of anticipation, Thursday, Sept. 27 brought forth two emotionally charged testimonies to determine the future of the United States Supreme Court. With millions of eyes on them, nominee Brett Kavanaugh vigorously defended himself from probes into his past and allegations of sexual assault...

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Transit Bus Takes a Turn for the Worse

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Community, News

On Sunday Sept.16, in Miami's Little Haiti, residents' typical morning routine descended into chaos when a Miami-Dade metro bus collided with a Ford Ranger and crashed into a clothing store located at Northwest 2nd Avenue and Northwest 54th street. As a result, authorities closed off both lanes until...

An Alternative Approach to your Typical UPS Truck

An Alternative Approach to your Typical UPS Truck

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under News

The United Postal Service (UPS) has become one of the largest worldwide delivery systems over the past century, making millions of deliveries every day. Since 2016, they have worked alongside a vehicle manufacturer, Arrival, to re-innovate their trucks completely by incorporating additional safety...

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

September 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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...

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 2, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News (highlights)

On Aug. 26, 2018, Jacksonville's Gaming tournament turned into one of the most devastating days of the participants' lives. The players were competing for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas, where they would have had the chance to play for glamorous prizes in Sin City's famous Madden...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

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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