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CAVMUN II: Electric Boogaloo

The middle school award winning delegates stand onstage with their chairs.

Alexander Yagoda, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2019

On Saturday, Dec. 7, middle school students from Miami Lakes Middle School, Aventura Waterways Preparatory Academy, Archimedean Middle Conservatory and Doral Academy Preparatory School came to Coral Gables Senior High for the second annual Gables-hosted Model United Nations conference: CAVMUN II. After...

The face of modern activism

16-year-old, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg captures world attention.

Austin Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

At the New York Climate Action Summit, 16 year old Greta Thunberg delivered a powerful message to world leaders, saying “how dare you” to those who expect young people to be the hope for the future of the climate, rather than lifting a finger to do anything themselves. She demanded change and immedia...

Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall: Teen Voices being Heard

The the Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall helped teenagers and politically involved organizations and individuals discuss broad issues together.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

On Oct. 26, an event known as the Miami-Dade Youth Town Hall was presented for the first time in the Coral Gables Congregational Church. It was proudly hosted by one our Coral Gables juniors, Aya Hamza, President of the Miami-Dade Teen Democrats, along with senior Daniella Berrospi and Janet Hernandez. M...

Donald Trump: The Presidential Impeachment of a Criminal in Office

President Trump is being investigated for asking a foreign government to interfere in the election.

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Impeachment rumors have swirled the Donald Trump's presidency since inauguration day, first because of Russian interference in the 2016 election, then for his private businesses and now for allegations of colluding with Ukraine to win the 2020 election. While this is still a developing story, there is already enough disturbing evidence...

Trump Moves to Ban Flavored Electronic Cigarettes

The executive action will ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes, which are typically marketed at teens, within the United States.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

As a result of recent vaping-related deaths, President Trump explained that he is considering taking executive action to reduce access to vaping devices in the United States. The Trump administration plans to implement a ban outlawing selling electronic cigarettes that could be put in place as soon as...

Daniel Pedreira: Gables Alumnus Publishes Second Book

Gables alumnus Daniel Pedreira publishes his second book, telling the story of diplomat Guillermo Belt Ramírez.

Ana Capiro, Spanish Editor

September 11, 2019

On Sept. 9, 2019, Coral Gables High School class of 2002 graduate Daniel Pedreira presented his much anticipated second book, "An Instrument of Peace: The Full-Circled Life of Ambassador Guillermo Belt Ramírez", at Books & Books in the Gables. The room, filled with friends, family, colleagues, p...

This Week at a Glance: August 19-28

Hurricane Dorian is forecast to make landfall in Florida on Tuesday

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

National News Title X is a national program that provides birth control and reproductive care to low-income citizens in America. It is vital to those who can't afford contraceptives, and over 4 million people rely on the program annually. However, the Trump administration aims to take away the ri...

The year of the woman starts now

The year of the woman starts now

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

An unexpected rush of female dominance has swept across the nation, implementing itself in all fields - from politics to Hollywood to businesses. The common trend of 2018 was a record number of women holding positions of power, which is now referred to as the “pink wave.” At least 110 female officials h...

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

As the government shutdown stretches on, many of the departments are stopping operations or even temporarily closing.

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

After almost three weeks of a partial government shutdown, low-wage government workers have had to handle their lives without a steady income. The length of this shutdown has made it difficult for families with one sole provider to pay for food, bills or even rent. The numbers are not completely clear,...

Partial Government Shutdown Continues over Funding for Border Wall

Partial Government Shutdown Continues over Funding for Border Wall

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

December 26, 2018

Federal employees across the nation can expect to work without pay or remain home after the end of winter vacation, as the government remains partially shut down. With no end in sight to the disagreement about the budget for a potential border wall on the Mexico-United States frontier.  Government workers...

Enemy of the People?

A free press has become the staple of American democracy.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

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

On November 6th, U.S citizens had the opportunity to cast their ballots and be heard.

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

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?...

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