Author: Gillian Marton

MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

MSD alumni Anthony Rizzo wins World Series with Chicago Cubs

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 print edition of The Eagle Eye.* Anthony Rizzo, the current first basemen for the Chicago Cubs, is hometown hero of Parkland and Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni. After proving himself as a talented player on the MSD baseball team, Rizzo was the 2007 sixth round draft pick at age 17. He was […]

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Follow up song to Ring Chase released on May 23.  The new single is called "Rings Rings"

TNS drops “Rings Rings” on SoundCloud

With the baseball team coming off of a states win- the first ever Marjory Stoneman Douglas baseball state victory- school enthusiasm is running high. Apart from the pep rally, which took place on May 22 to welcome the boys back to the nest, TNS has released a second song, “Rings Rings,” to honor and celebrate the state win. “Everyone is […]

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They call it a “Ring Chase;” Students release song to support baseball team

They call it a “Ring Chase;” Students release song to support baseball team

“Ring Chase,” a motivating hip-hop and rap song produced by Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors Demetri Fortaleza, Gordon Jupiter and Joey Bullion, was made to encourage the baseball team while moving into states. “I hope that this song will actually help us win states and put our school on the map,” senior Demetri Fortaleza said. “No one really gives our school […]

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Shakespeare’s legacy at Douglas

Shakespeare’s legacy at Douglas

  In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s legacy, Marjory Stoneman Douglas drama students displayed their gifted acting skills while performing a rendition of Romeo and Juliet On April 28 and April 29.  The show, almost completely student driven, was directed by Junior Dylan Baierlein and Senior Bradley Thornton, who also acted as Tybalt and Romeo respectively. Unlike many […]

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David Bowie Throughout The Years

David Bowie Throughout The Years

David Bowie: an infamous English songwriter, producer, actor and fashion icon who pioneered an innovative style of work. The beloved artist lived a life of success and served as an inspiration for many until his death on Jan. 10, 2016. Bowie’s career began as a young 15-year-old boy who maintained a strong passion for music. After creating a band with […]

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Canine Companions host DogFest Walk ‘n Roll

Canine Companions host DogFest Walk ‘n Roll

Canine Companions is a non-profit organization that aims to better the lives of people with disabilities by providing them with trained service dogs. Being the largest non-profit provider for assistance dogs, Canine Companions maintains a meticulous course of action to ensure that each dog is highly trained, making them suitable to assist and form a lasting relationship with their owner. […]

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“The Martian” Review

“The Martian” Review

A science fiction and fantasy based film, “The Martian” is directed by Ridley Scott and features actor Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney. After being deployed into space by NASA, Watney and his crew experience an intense storm while studying Mars. As the crew attempts to make their way to safety, a flying object stabs Watney, causing him to lose […]

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Samantha’s Library promotes literacy among children

Samantha’s Library, a sanctioned non-profit organization created by junior Samantha Schneid, works to increase literacy rates among children by raising money in order to buy and collect books. “Right now we’re in our initial stages of the organization” Schneid said.  “Our immediate goal right now is to raise money to donate books to children who don’t have access to them […]

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“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

“The Seed” Coffee Shop Sprouts in Boca Raton

The Seed, Boca’s first speciality coffee shop and juice bar, embodies a hipster and inviting aesthetic which can be perceived by its cozy and uplifting space.   The craft coffee shop, located on 199 West Palmetto Park Road, is tucked into a small, seemingly- neglected shopping center easily passed at first glance.    The menu offers a variety of coffees, […]

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Throwing Music Back A Decade

Throwing Music Back A Decade

This year includes the ten year anniversary of many people’s favorite childhood songs. These include “Hips Don’t Lie,” “How to Save a Life,” “Gold Digger,” “Candy Shop” and “Pon de Replay.” “Hips Don’t Lie,” by Colombian sing-songwriter Shakira, was written in 2005 and features rapper Wyclef Jean. The upbeat salsa and reggaeton song got many up and dancing during its time […]

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