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Texting and Driving: Put it Down to Arrive Alive

Starting on January 1, texting while driving became illegal in Florida, a law passed by the Florida Legislature.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

In this day and age, technology is an integral part of our daily lives. Almost everyone is entirely reliant on their devices, constantly feeling the need to check to make sure they are up to date with news and social media. Text messages, emails and phone calls are very tempting to check while drivi...

Should Parents Add Bulletproof Backpacks to Their Shopping Lists?

As the school year quickly approached, parents have added over-priced bulletproof backpacks to their long list of school supplies in light of the recent national tragedies involving gun violence in educational institutions.

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

After a numerous amount of deadly shootings, students tremble in fear of another bloody massacre and United States' school grounds have confronted at least 58 gunfire incidents in 2019. Industries nationwide have taken advantage of these atrocious acts to make a profit through the selling of bulletproof ...

Leeway for the Freeway

The Florida driver's test is often criticized for being too easy.

Natalia Rodriguez

December 6, 2016

Miami has long been infamous for being home to what many people deem to be the worst drivers. However valid this claim may be, there is no doubt that one of the factors that contributes to the claim is the difficulty of the test drivers must take in order to get their license. The exam has been criticized...

Cavaliers Defeat Columbus in 21-14 Thriller

Our Cavaliers kick off the game and are ready to stop the return.

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., our Cavalier football team had a chance for revenge when they faced off, once again, against the Columbus Explorers. After our defeat, everyone knew that the Cavaliers were ready to crush the Explorers. Our football team showed that they were ready for this rematch...

Cavalier Nation Takes Down the Killian Cougars

Cavalier Nation Takes Down the Killian Cougars

Hannah Cordes, Sara Saliamonas, August Field, and Cameryn Padron

September 18, 2016

Friday, Sep. 16, the Cavalier football team took on the Killian Cougars and came out victorious. The Cavaliers conquered the Cougars with a whopping score of 36-6. The Cavaliers controlled the field the whole game and despite a few bumps in the road they came out on top. "This game was super hectic compared to the other games, especially with all the injuries. All of the other past games the most we would ...

Athlete of the Week: Anthony Puntonet & Kristopher Moll

Kristopher Moll and Anthony Puntonet were key players in the win over Carol City.

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

September 5, 2016

Thursday, Aug. 25, senior Kristopher Moll and junior Anthony Puntonet led the Cavalier football team to victory over the Carol City Chiefs with a score of 16-13. Moll had a total of 20 tackles taking down the Chiefs, while Puntonet had eight tackles and two interceptions, one of which led to the team's...

DUI: Not Worth the Ride

Both Texas and Florida have the highest death rates due to DUI.

Yeileny Lopez, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016

Almost every one has been faced the temptation to drink alcohol while out partying. This can lead to poor decision making, like drinking and driving. Most people fail to acknowledge the consequences of driving under the influence (DUI) and end up ruining their lives and the lives of others over their...

Irrational Fear or Basic Instinct? Rise in Shootings Across Globe

The rise of mass shootings in the world is alarming because it puts many people's lives at risk.

Bhargavi Pochi, Editor

February 26, 2015

In the course of a few months, the number of mass shootings has significantly increased. On Jan. 7, Charlie Hebdo Headquarters was attacked in Paris, and 20 cartoonists were shot dead. A few months later, three islamic students who attended UNC were killed by their neighbor, an islamophobic man. Shortly...

Biking in the 305

Biking programs like this are started by Bike305 and its partners such as Mack Cycle.

Nico Viglucci, Staff Writer

October 11, 2014

Miami is famous for many things except bike safety. In fact, the lack of bike lanes, safe crossing areas and an opposition to bikers on the road have made Miami one of the least bike-friendly major cities in the country. The state of Florida as a whole leads the country with statistics for biker deaths,...

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

Social media platforms are places where people can showcase their best moments--but it is becoming increasingly apparent that their worst moments can come to light in breaches of privacy that are occurring more frequently.

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Within the first two weeks of Mr. Nelson's IB Psychology class, students learn about experiments and ethical guidelines. One such guideline is the right to confidentiality. Psychologists understand the importance of the opinions of people who don't want their information released to the world. But...

Coral Gables’ Ally Week Aims to Raise Awareness for LGTB Bullying

Coral Gables' Ally Week Aims to Raise Awareness for LGTB Bullying

Camilo Bacca, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Last week CGHS celebrated Ally Week, an event aimed at raising awareness towards anti-LGBT language, bullying and harassment.  As part of there event, the school's GSA club gave students the opportunity to sign name tags identifying themselves as "Allies;" anyone at the school can be an ally, including...

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