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Gen Z’s Duty: How to Be Civically Engaged

To devote ourselves to the future, Gen Z should make a commitment to civic engagement.

Abigail Felan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

For many people, the word “politics” drives them to look the other way or say that they prefer to not get involved. In reality, politics should not be something people avoid. With everything occurring in the United States, such as the presidential election and various protests, it is easy to pass...

2020 Democratic National Convention: COVID-19 Edition

Joe Biden delivering his acceptance speech on day 4 of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Noa Belehssen, Staff Writer

August 26, 2020

For the first time ever the 2020 Democratic National Convention was held virtually. Over the course of  four days, it gave the audience a clear understanding of the Democratic Party's objectives. The delegates casted their vote in a live roll call and its is now confirmed which Democrats will be running...

Dismissal of Science During COVID-19: Disastrous Impacts

Politicians and health officials are continuously arguing on what pre-cautions are efficient in helping stop the spread of this virus. This is ultimately leads to misinformation being given out to the American people.

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer

August 15, 2020

Over the past few months, millions of Americans have witnessed the detrimental effects of Coronavirus on everyday lives with many experiencing the loss of jobs alongside the possibility of contracting this deadly virus. As this pandemic worsens in the United States, residents are scrambling to find guidance...

The Blue and Red Approach to Reopening Schools

As Covid-19 cases continue to grow, as does the arguments between Democrats and Republicans who differ when deciding what possible solutions look like.

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

The United States has become the epicenter of Coronavirus with over 4.8 million confirmed cases. Thus, state governments around the country struggle to get re-opening guidelines right as there seems to be no universal national plan in place. With the upcoming school year well on its way, governors n...

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...

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