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Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

Want More Sleep? Come to Florida

Want More Sleep? Come to Florida

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

In November and March, everyone seems to hate the biannual act of changing the time by an hour; however, once the clock rewinds, the hour of sleep along with the shorter days seems to make up for it. Recently, Florida's lawmakers passed the "Sunshine Protection Act," which is meant to maintain the daylight saving time permanently. All year long, we would maintain...

West Virginia Teachers Go on Strike!

West Virginia Teachers Go on Strike!

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Starting on Feb. 22 of 2018, teachers across the entire state of West Virginia began a strike that would last for more than a week, resulting in the closing of every public school in the state. All of this was caused by the teacher's simple request for a 5% increase in their pay, which was not received...

Enforcing the Uniform Policy: Useless or Protective?

Enforcing the Uniform Policy: Useless or Protective?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Ever since Coral Gables Senior High first opened its doors in 1950, there has been some form of uniform policy, which has evolved over the years. Whereas students previously were only permitted to wear khaki pants and red, white, or black shirts, our current principal, Mr. Adolfo Costa, expanded the...

Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns?

Should Teachers Be Allowed To Carry Guns?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Since the shocking news of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, Coral Gables Senior High, along with other public schools in Miami, has dedicated its time to implementing a stricter code of conduct for students- along with a change in uniform policies and the time teachers release children f...

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Gables Goes Into Renovation!

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018

For one of the most overcrowded schools in the county, Gables High appears to be practically abandoned– but it seems like that is about to finally change.

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Over-commercialization of the Holidays?

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

If you have ever gone shopping, then you have probably seen a myriad of sections filled with holiday decorations and novelties in stores. During the different seasons, stores bring out their Christmas, Halloween and Valentine's decorations, but one must start wondering if said stores do it for the holiday s...

Ohio Legislation: A Step Backwards

Ohio Legislation: A Step Backwards

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

As society continues to grow at an exponential rate, one in every four women have received an abortion by the age of 45. Worldwide, abortions are known to be a hugely controversial topic due to the vast differences of religious and cultural ideas. Recently, this topic came into the discussion when the pro-life Governor of Ohio, John Kasich, signed a legislation th...

The “Total” Package: Net Neutrality

The “Total” Package: Net Neutrality

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

January 6, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to vote against net neutrality has sparked controversy as many social-media users are resisting the end of their digital rights. Removing net neutrality protections will change how users use the internet and how much they will pay for different...

Early Decision: Worth The Risk?

Early Decision: Worth The Risk?

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

When it comes to applying to colleges, many students spend a lot of hours contemplating where they will go to and how the institution of their choice can have a tremendous impact on the course of their lives. However, those who are certain about where they want to commit have the option of going through...

Elephants: Poaching into Extinction

Elephants: Poaching into Extinction

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2017

Elephants are known for being the maintainers of biodiversity. However, for some, elephants and their ivory tusks are solely seen as the tokens of a great hunting expedition, therefore threatening the lives of many elephants, especially in Africa. Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, African elephants are declared to be close to endangerment. In order to preven...

Gender Neutral Pronoun Two Views

Ruben Escobar and Alexander Sutton

November 13, 2017

  Ruben Escobar: PRONOUNS ARE NO LONGER as simple as “he,” “she” and “they.” The more common use of gender neutral pronouns such as “zie” and “hir,” are meant to more accurately refer to those that do not identify exclusively with a binary pronoun. Neutral pronouns offer much more flexibility in add...

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