Author: Jacob Brown

Many modern artists implement the popular technique of music sampling in their songs

Many modern artists implement the popular technique of music sampling in their songs

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Music sampling, the act of borrowing portions of other, typically older songs to be implemented into a new song, has become popularized throughout the modern age of music. Though continuously evolving, sampling can be identified in songs anywhere from rap to alternative. The history of sampling […]

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American Airlines Arena heats up

American Airlines Arena heats up

As I headed to the American Airlines Arena for a Miami Heat game, skyscrapers filled the sky and people danced on the side of the Intercontinental Hotel. Everything seemed to fit perfectly around this dome. Parking was no issue at American Airlines Arena; cheap parking lots can be found surrounding the arena as long as you are willing to walk. […]

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Review: Lefty’s makes your day go right

Review: Lefty’s makes your day go right

Lefty’s is located on Coral Ridge Drive in the Heron Lakes Plaza and maintains a sports bar atmosphere. Walking into Lefty’s tavern and grill can either be hectic or calm depending on the day. The restaurant is rather large and has three different sections; the far right contains the bar and high tops, the middle section is for booths and […]

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The king v. his airness

The king v. his airness

Considering that this is one of – if not the – most controversial arguments in the sports world today, it’s fairly likely that my opinion will not be taken well. Since and even well before his third and final retirement from the National Basketball Association in 2003, Michael Jordan – “His Airness” has far and away been considered the greatest […]

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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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[Brief] JV Football defeats Coral Glades

The Stoneman Douglas junior varsity football team dominated Coral Glades High School on Sept. 21. The final score was 37-7, Douglas scored five touchdowns and converted on 2 extra points pushing their record to 2-1 on the season. After the first touchdown scored by Alex Rodriguez on a 2-yard run, Blake Smith ran the ball 25 yards for a touchdown. The third […]

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[Brief] JV Football team beats Cypress Bay

The Junior Varsity Men’s Football team faced off against Cypress Bay on Sept. 14. The final score was 24-12, giving Douglas the victory, and the JV team their first win of the season after a loss a bye their previous two weeks. “We played really well, we played through all four quarters and never stopped pushing for the win,” sophomore linebacker Robert […]

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[Brief] Men’s golf team defeats three opponents in Sept. 13 match

On Sept. 13, the men’s golf team won their match against St. Thomas, Cypress Bay and Archbishop McCarthy in a nine-hole competition with an overall score of 159. Par for the course was 71. “Honestly, I think we played great. Maybe if we had Leon at full strength, we could have done better,” sophomore Nathan Lewis said. Senior Blake Leon, […]

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