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James Charles’ Sister Scandal

James Charles’ Sister Scandal

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

James Charles, after being notorious for his “professionalism” throughout his YouTube career by limiting his involvement in the beauty community’s constant drama, has been drowning in “tea” that was exposed in the past week. It all began with the release of Tati Westbrook’s confession video...

Maximum Security Doesn’t “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maximum Security Doesn’t  “Secure” the Kentucky Derby Win

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

This past Friday, May 4, the 145th annual running of the Kentucky derby took place. There were 20 contenders in the competition and each participant raced around the track for a total distance of 1.25 miles, as was done in the previous years. However, this year there was a discrepancy relating to the...

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

For the past few months, Venezuelans have been on edge about the state of their government. Juan Guaidó, an opposition leader to Maduro’s communist regime, previously claimed the title as interim president of Venezuela while Maduro was still in power. Since then, he has called upon his Venezuelan...

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...

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Trump’s Tweet Incites Violence against Ilhan Omar

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

On Mar. 23, Ilhan Omar gave a speech to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) discouraging Islamophobia. Within this speech, she referred to the 9/11 terrorist attacks as an event where “some people" (a small part of the Muslim faith) "did something" (this terrorist attack). However, her...

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

March 8, 2019

Beginning with the #timesup movement, believing survivors of sexual assault has been of the utmost importance to prevent these events from occurring again. Recently, a documentary called “Leaving Neverland” was released which discussed the charges of molestation of young boys by Michael Jackson ...

The Unnecessary National Emergency

The Unnecessary National Emergency

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 15, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency because of the influx of immigrants crossing the border between the United States and Mexico. Before this, he signed a spending bill that included funding for the border wall, but the money that was budgeted was lower than what...

Should Conversion Therapy be Legal?

Should Conversion Therapy be Legal?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Conversion therapy, a method of indoctrinating a person in hopes of changing their sexual orientation, is an outdated practice that has recently been called into question. A Tampa judge partially blocked a ban that was previously on it because of a lawsuit that was filed by a Christian legal advocacy...

Salt Bae Leaves Venezuelans Salty

Salt Bae Leaves Venezuelans Salty

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

  Salt Bae was an internet sensation; the video of him seasoning meat turned him into an instantly recognizable meme. Nusret Gökçe (his real name) is a chef from Turkey, who after being forgotten by the Internet, began to focus on his own chain of restaurants in cities like Ankara, New ...

Sixty-Eight Years Strong – What Gables Has to Offer

Sixty-Eight Years Strong – What Gables Has to Offer

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

September 17, 2018

Coral Gables Senior High is one of the oldest high schools in Miami and has been an icon of Coral Gables since it opened its doors in 1950.  Recently, in order to revitalize the historic school's appearance, renovation plans were drafted to completely demolish and reconstruct two of the oldest buildings o...

Did Serena Williams Lose the Grand Slam Because of Sexist Penalties?

Did Serena Williams Lose the Grand Slam Because of Sexist Penalties?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Saturday, Sep. 8, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka faced off for the Grand Slam Final of the U.S. Open Singles Match. Osaka won in straight sets, 6-2 6-4, and gained her first Grand Slam singles win. During the game, Williams was given three warnings, one for receiving a signal from her coach in the stands...

Cal 3 Goes To the Next Degree

Cal 3 Goes To the Next Degree

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018

Over the past year, California residents have had a distinct way of dealing with the lack of representation within their state and their motivation to become independent from the United States. In 2017, the "Yes California" campaign aimed to gain as many ballot signatures as possible in order for California...

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