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Enemy of the People?

Enemy of the People?

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The latest dispute between President Donald Trump and the media has resulted in the first use of Trump's discretionary power to restrict access to his White House. CNN's Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta has been an outspoken critic of the President and his relationship with the media. Their...

What the Midterms Mean For Us

What the Midterms Mean For Us

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

The low voter turnouts in previous years mixed with the recent political turbulence have finally culminated in what is considered one of the most important elections in recent history - months of campaigning and convincing voters are over. But now with the decisions made, what does that mean for us?...

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...

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Brazil can be considered one of the major powers in Latin America; as home to the majority of the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil also has the largest GDP in the region. Despite its thriving economy, Brazil has high crime rates and corruption, with the impoverished favelas in the cities taking up a large percen...

Political Activity that Extends Beyond a Vote

Political Activity that Extends Beyond a Vote

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under How To, Student Life, Top Stories

We live in a politically turbulent time; from the local to the international level, many citizens have strong opinions about what our politicians are doing. There has been a recent emphasis on conversations surrounding the younger generation and how current politicians' actions and decisions will affect...

Voters determine Florida’s 46th gubernatorial representatives

Voters determine Florida’s 46th gubernatorial representatives

Isabella Villarroel, highlights contributor

September 21, 2018


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

With Florida’s gubernatorial seat up for grabs, politicians throughout the state have competed for the past few weeks in hopes of winning their party’s vote in the primaries. The primary elections are when voters elect someone to represent their party in public office. The general elections take plac...

The Age of Accountability

The Age of Accountability

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

It is fair to say that public officials get held to a higher standard than the average citizen; they are elected or appointed to serve the best interests of the people and should act accordingly. Making the distinction between how a certain action is seen when committed by a public official or a private...

Blue Wave Midterms: Will it Really Happen?

Blue Wave Midterms: Will it Really Happen?

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 12, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

Following the 2016 presidential election, President Trump's approval ratings were significantly below 50% and many people were extremely enthusiastic about the ability to toss out the current Republican Congress and vote in more Democrats for a majority. Over the past two years, this has been called...

Civic Engagement with Will Breslin

Civic Engagement with Will Breslin

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student, Top Stories

High school is a place where many students mature and discover their interests. Every school year brings with it different experiences and social climates that can spawn bright and highly motivated students. This sentiment is clearly displayed in William "Quinto" Breslin's actions. A senior at Coral...

Harvard Model Congress 2018

Harvard Model Congress 2018

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Spotlights, Student

On Feb. 21, 32 Gables students gathered in Terminal D of Miami International Airport, anxious for their trip to begin. Accompanied by Mrs. Landsea and Mr. Nelson, these sophomores, juniors and seniors would be going on an unforgettable trip to experience the "largest congressional simulation conference in...

Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Another Travel Ban: The Trilogy

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News

The Trump administration recently released a new list of eight countries which will have a temporary travel ban. The extended list, which was issued on Sept. 25, includes North Korea, Venezuela, Yemen, Somalia, Iran, Libya, Chad and Syria. Other than those from Venezuela and Somalia, all other people...

Celebrities in Politics: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Celebrities in Politics: Where Do We Draw the Line?

Natalia Torres, News Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Domestic Affairs, Opinion, Top Stories

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOlibbx5sx0 In the current political climate, one cannot turn on the TV to watch an awards show or late night show without being bombarded by political opinions, especially jokes about President Trump.  It is for these reasons that many, especially Republicans,...

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