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The Florida House recently passed a bill restricting abortion to 15 weeks, consequently creating controversy over bodily autonomy and womens rights.

Abortion is a Human Right, Even if the Florida House Does Not Agree

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, OverFlow Editor April 11, 2022

Women's rights have come a long way, yet society still chooses to not grant people the right to make decisions about their own bodies. Recently, the Florida House passed a bill stating abortion is not...

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...

The wide variety of Coral Gables Senior High instagram accounts.

Gables-Themed Accounts: Are They Getting Out of Hand?

Ava Cosgrove, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

Imagine this: you are scrolling through Instagram as usual and all of a sudden your notifications start blowing up. Surprise! You’ve been featured on @cgshcaughtyousleeping. A little while later, the...

As of now, plans for the stadium on the grounds of Coral Gables Senior High have not been approved.

How Would the New University of Miami Stadium Impact Gables?

Maia Berthier, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 16, 2021

Everyone knows that having a community is critical to your development as a person. Growing up, I lacked a sense of self that no institution, friends, or organization could provide. As many teens are,...

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team traveled over an hour away to get game time after this debacle.

GMAC Referee Strike: What are the Implications?

Andres Rodriguez, Staff Writer November 25, 2021

With high school basketball season around the corner, several Miami-Dade County referees have gone on strike. After a series of disagreements between high school basketball officials and the Greater Miami...

The Virginia Elections results are a warning sign for what is to come if the Democrats remain split.

Democrats’ Virginia Election Debacle: Who is to Blame?

Emmanuelle Desmet, Staff Writer November 20, 2021

The Democratic Party is currently in crisis mode due to Republican businessman, Glenn Youngkin, gubernatorial election win over Democratic candidate and former governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe. This...

Matt Gaetz, a United States Representative from Florida, is often known as one of Trumps most loyal advocates. Question is, is he becoming more like Trump rather than for Trump with these sex scandals?

Matt Gaetz: Floridian Representative Caught in Scandal

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

As the noise from the Trump era begins to fade, a new scandal from one of Trump’s most loyal defenders, Florida Representative Matt Gaetz, has recently broken headlines. The 38 year old lawyer ran to...

Mr. Potato Head has now been rebranded to just Potato head following controversy on the gender labels of the popular American toy.

The Latest Cancel Culture Controversy: A Nation Divided Over a Potato

Michael Evelyn, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Over the course of the COVID-19 quarantine, many brands and objects experienced the new phenomena of “cancel culture”, being deemed to be racist, homophobic or sexist. Everyday consumer items like...

It is about time that intersectionality amongst feminists becomes the new normal.

International Women’s Day: The Importance of Intersectionalism

Lauren Gregorio and Abigail Felan March 17, 2021

March 8 is a day designated to commemorate all women who have shattered gender barriers. More importantly, it re-emphasizes that women having the same opportunities as their male counterparts is not as...

As Biden reopens immigrant facilities in Texas and Florida, many ethical questions are raised regarding his campaign promises.

Biden’s Migrant Facilities: Same Cruelty, Different Administration?

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer March 15, 2021

With just over a month in office, President Biden has already had to be held accountable for his immigration-related decisions that differ from his campaign trail promises. Recently, he ordered the reopening...

This extra cost to feminine products has been dubbed the Pink Tax as it deters women from having easy access to feminine hygiene products.

The Pink Tax: Why are Feminine Products More Expensive?

Alejandra De llano, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

The pink tax is defined as expanding a product's value based on gender, typically this rise in price is specific towards products marketed for women. Although the pink tax is not an official tax, it can...

Many students at Gables have a heavy workload from a variety of rigorous courses and this online setting, that has never been experienced before, is affecting all of us.

CollegeBoard Makes Unjust Decisions for AP Testing

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

From start to finish, standardized testing is always the biggest focus in a student’s academic career. These tests are consistently seen as a way to measure our learning, academic ability and capabilities...

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