Author: adittman

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones. Photo Courtesy of HBO.

The legacy of Game of Thrones lives on in its final season

On April 14, HBO released the highly anticipated first episode of the final season of the “Game of Thrones” series, drawing excited fans to their screens at 9 p.m eastern standard time. The amount of viewers sky rocketed to 17.4 million across all platforms to witness the beginning of the end of the beloved show. GOT began as a series […]

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For Feis. Coach Aaron Feis watches a Varsity football team game from the sidelines. The guardian program was named after Feis, who died after rushing to aide students and teachers as a shooting unfolded on Feb. 14, 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photo courtesy of Sean Simpson

The Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program allows certified employees to carry concealed firearms on school campuses

Aaron Feis was not only a football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but an alumnus as well. MSD was his home, and the staff here were his friends. He cared about the students and always looked out for them. The safety of the school, and the students within its walls, was one of his main priorities. The effectiveness […]

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Seniors Kaylee Neswek, Emily Hollander, and Emily Melamed are appointed as presidents of NAHS.

NAHS Welcomes Three Presidents to Club

On Wednesday, Aug. 29, the National Art Honor Society held its first meeting since previous art teacher Lauren Rosa headed the club. In their first meeting, NAHS held an election for all officer positions, including the position of president. With a turn of events, NAHS welcomed three new presidents to its ranks. Seniors Kaylee Nezwek, Emily Hollander and Emily Melamed […]

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Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

Review: Grandson’s song “Thoughts and Prayers” depicts a chilling message on mass shootings

When alternative musician and rapper Jordan Benjamin, known as Grandson, heard of the tragedy that struck Parkland on Feb. 14, 2018, he knew there would be a great change made by the students of the community. Inspired by the students’ courage and determined to call out the faults of politicians, Grandson wrote “Thoughts and Prayers.” Performing the song in collaboration […]

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Junior Samantha Grady returns to school. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

Junior Samantha Grady continues physical and emotional recovery

Junior Samantha Grady continues her physical and emotional recovery since the events of Feb. 14. Grady was wounded in the chest from a ricocheted bullet and grazed in the back. Her stay at the hospital lasted only a few hours since her wounds were not life-threatening. “I only have scars now, but it itches like crazy, and sometimes when people […]

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Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, memorials were placed in honor of the 17 lives lost at the school in front of the school and at Pine Trails Park. The love and mementos left at these sights were growing each day. On Thursday, March 15, the day after the one month anniversary of the tragedy, the city […]

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Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

Review: “End of the F***ing World” creates unique approach to teenage struggles

The UK television series, “End of the F***ing World,” exclusively released in October 2017 on Channel 4, made its way to Netflix on Jan. 5, starting out the new year with a binge-worthy series for young adults. The series is based on the graphic novel written and illustrated by Charles Forsman, following the story of two 17 year olds James […]

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Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

Review: “Coco” captures the colorful traditions of Mexico

On Nov. 22, Disney-Pixar released their latest film “Coco,” a fun and emotional movie that would be enjoyed by the whole family. Directed by Lee Unkrich, the movie has reached $453.6 million in the box office and was rated a 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In “Coco,” young Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) is an aspiring musician in a family in which […]

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MSD dominates district competition

MSD dominates district competition

  On Thursday, Dec. 7 through Saturday, Dec. 9, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama competed against 19 other schools in the Education of Theatre Association district festival held here at MSD. The drama thespians performed their pieces in front of a board of 43 judges from different backgrounds in the theatre community, ranging from actors to educators. Thursday and […]

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Students create memories for global youth

Students create memories for global youth

The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization founded in 2004 by Ben Schumaker, who originally volunteered at orphanages in poor countries. With the program, art teachers and students make portraits for children in different areas of the world who have encountered misfortunes such as abuse, neglect, poverty and violence. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has participated in the initiative for […]

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