Micosukee Tribe protests potential land loss

Activists grouped together, in a prayer walk, as a from of protest to alleged confistaction of land which is home to  Micosuke tribe.

Melanie Nuñez, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

On December 7, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida initiated a prayer walk in Ochopee to shine a light on the possible complications faced by owners of private land in Big Cypress National Preserve as a result of restoration plans put into action by the Western Everglade Restoration Project (...

Straight Pride Parade: Bigotry in Our Own Backyard

Protesters attending the Straight Pride Parade to oppose the participants' views, in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, 2019, a "Straight Pride Parade" was held in the streets of Boston. This parade was created because a certain group of heterosexuals felt as if they were "not accepted" and straight people need to take back their place as the most common or "normal" sexuality. This state of mind comes from...

Teachers Protest Education System in California

California teachers go on strike for better salaries, resources, and smaller class sizes.

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

As the Los Angeles education funding plummeted, teachers and staff grew restless at the lack of funding for necessary resources in schools. This week, more than 30,000 teachers and their supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to strike for educational justice. The strike begun on Monday Jan. 14...

France’s Fuel Crisis

Yellow Vest protesters gather in Paris.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

At the root of any democracy is the right of the people to protest against their government and advocate for their interests. Many times, these protests are organized by an opposing political party or an interest group with the goal of rallying support for their cause. In a separate category stand the...

Inspirational Athletes Protest Gun Violence

Miami Heat guard, Dwyane Wade, visits Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

The movement promoting national gun control laws is one that has been gaining a lot of momentum in America lately. Horrific mass shootings have prompted reactions from all types of people and have induced walkouts and protests in high schools across the country. Though it is natural to expect political...

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Gables students attend the Washington D.C. March for Our Lives event.

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

The March for Our lives was a massive protest against gun violence that took place in Washington D.C. and over 800 other cities around the world on Mar. 24, 2018. It was announced by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting just four days after the tragedy, with the goal of pressuring the...

Colleges Stand With Student Activists

Students protesting in front of the Ralph Moore Building.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018

In the aftermath of the Parkland school massacre, students all over the United States walked out of their classes in order to exercise their right to peacefully protest. Various schools warned the students that if they participated in the walkout, they were in danger of having disciplinary action on...

How Effective is Propaganda?

Seniors Ari Alcalay, Julene Valmana and Deylis Perez discuss propaganda in class.

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

To many, propaganda is only classified by political cartoons or commercials about dogs in the pound or women empowerment. However, propaganda is really information that may be biased and used to promote a specific point of view. Photographs that go viral on social media leave an impact on the person...

The Umbrella Revolution-A Fight for Freedom

The Umbrella Revolution-A Fight for Freedom

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The People's Republic of China is notorious for its rich culture, communist and socialist beliefs, and large population. From the Tiananmen Square Protests in 1989 to the Beijing Olympics in 2008, China has become a significant part of world history. But today, something profound is happening: college...

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