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A Short Video Revolution: Musical.ly versus TikTok

A Short Video Revolution: Musical.ly versus TikTok

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

August 15, 2019

Musical.ly Release Date: April 2014 Musical.ly Creators: Alex Zhu and Luyu Yang TikTok Release Date: September 2016 TikTok Creators: ByteDance Musical.ly was a popular app from 2014 to 2016 that allowed users to create short videos and upload them online. Many teens and preteens used...

Let’s STOP Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Let’s STOP Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Gossip amongst teenagers and adults regarding the Kardashians is always a popular topic of conversation. This famous Los Angeles family, as some would like to say, are well known for their exotic beauty and lavish lifestyle; however, others don't understand the fame behind this family. Debates on whether...

Cast Your Vote

Cast Your Vote

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 26, 2016

With the Florida Primary behind us, Florida voters are left with feelings of political pressure. Candidates from both parties were making Florida visits, as Florida was a crucial state to win; in this case, the winner takes all the delegates. Having just turned 18, I experienced the polls for the...

Is Social Media Corrupting Society?

Is Social Media Corrupting Society?

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2015

In this day and age, social media has become an integral part in almost everyone's life, either to connect with old friends on Facebook or show off what you are eating on Instagram. However, it seems that social media influences people by "corrupting" them with negative ideas rather than helping...

20 Beautiful Women Challenge

20 Beautiful Women Challenge

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015

If you haven't already witnessed the 20 Beautiful Women Challenge taking place on Instagram, it is essentially a challenge in which a woman takes a "selfie" that she feels beautiful in, uploads it, and tags 20 other women she thinks are beautiful. The 20 other women have to repeat this, hash tagging...

PHHHOTO

PHHHOTO

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

December 27, 2014

Our Rating: B HYPERHYPER released a new app called PHHHOTO. This recently updated app (Dec. 4) lets the user create moving pictures, or GIFs. It requires iOS 7.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The PHHHOTO app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus....

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

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...

Social Media Purges: Are YOU Next?

Social Media Purges: Are YOU Next?

Maria Estrada, Spanish Editor

August 29, 2014

We live in a generation where rapid technological advancement has facilitated globalization and permitted nearly instantaneous correspondence. The invention of the Internet has allowed the predominance of new methods of international communication, especially the flourishing prevalence of social media...

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

Natalia Clement and Albany Muria

February 28, 2014

From the full-fledged filtered picture to the “#nofilter”, selfies have become the ‘epidemic’ of this generation. Throughout your day, there are high chances you’ll run into someone taking a selfie.  Although it is looked down upon by society, we all still take them at one point or another....

Aaaaaaand… CUT!!!

Aaaaaaand… CUT!!!

Julian Martell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

It is no surprise that schools go through a variety of changes in the courses available for students, and Coral Gables Senior High School is no stranger to these new alterations. This year, the school has experienced a loss in the CAF&DM academy. The Film program and Social Media class have been...

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