Author: Jordyn Laudanno

Culinary arts teacher Ashley Kurth shares her story from Feb. 14. Photo by Mallory Muller

Culinary arts teacher Ashley Kurth pulls students fleeing freshmen building into safety

On Valentine’s day, culinary arts teacher Ashley Kurth was cooking with her class in fourth period. They were doing a lab making shrimp scampi and bang bang shrimp. Incidentally, Kurth stood by her classroom door to ensure that her class’ cooking would not set the fire alarm off by accident with the deep frying that was going on. “I just […]

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Life in Color takes over Miami

Life in Color takes over Miami

Life in Color, a festival that features EDM music and rappers, is most known for leaving anyone who attends covered in paint. LIC took place on Sunday, Jan. 14 in the Mana Wynwood Convention Center. The rave’s doors opened at 4 p.m. and closed at 12 a.m. The concert consisted of performers such as Zedd, Jaden Smith, Lil Pump, Snails, […]

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Review: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” does 1995 version justice

Review: “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” does 1995 version justice

On Dec. 20, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” was released as a comedic new adaption of the original 1995 movie, “Jumanji.” Directed by Jake Kasdan, the film received a 77 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. In this bustling movie, four high school students come across an old video game console when they are sent to detention. Spencer Gilpin (Alex Wolff) plays […]

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Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

Review: Poetry book “Milk and Honey” illustrates the struggles of womanhood

“Milk and Honey,” written by Rupi Kaur, has become an instant hit among teenage and adult women. Kaur’s book consists of poems about the struggles of womanhood and her own personal experiences of love and heartbreak. Each page is characterized by a poem with a complementary illustration. Kaur is a Canadian poet, writer and illustrator of Indian descent. The 25 […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity basketball plays first home game against Coral Glades High School

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the men’s varsity basketball team played their first game of the season against rival Coral Glades High School. The final score was 76-71, MSD’s way of ultimately protecting the nest. “It was a harder game than we thought it would be but I think we all played as a team and did well,” junior Preston Sasser […]

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Lil Miquela: real or fake?

Lil Miquela: real or fake?

The “Lil Miquela” controversy has quickly garnered speculation by Instagram users since the page’s creation in 2016, as people dispute whether this icon is a man, a woman or even real. On her Instagram account @lilmiquela, she posts everyday images such as selfies, photos with friends and inspirational quotes. However, her eerie appearance has attracted the attention of a wide […]

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Administration implements new color-coded bathroom pass system

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* In order to prevent students from roaming the school during class time, students now have a colored hall pass on them at all times, each color corresponds to the zone they are supposed to be in. These bathroom passes, which were Assistant Principal Winfred Porter’s idea, […]

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Ringling Bros. circus comes to an end after years of animal cruelty

Ringling Bros. circus comes to an end after years of animal cruelty

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus company is known as the “greatest show on earth.” Five of the seven Ringling brothers merged their show with Barnum and Bailey’s productions in 1919. The original family circus was founded in 1884.   After 146 years of performing the circus, it is questionable as to why the family has decided to put an […]

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Save the whales: SeaWorld’s damage to marine mammals

Save the whales: SeaWorld’s damage to marine mammals

SeaWorld, a marine mammal park, has been open for 52 years. The park is known for it’s marine life and exciting rides. Home to killer whales, beluga whales, dolphins, manatees, sharks and many other aquatic animals, SeaWorld has attracted people from around the world. Back in 2010, the park suffered a very big incident. One of their killer whales, Tilikum, who […]

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First jobs influence students of MSD

First jobs influence students of MSD

Growing up comes with a lot of opportunities, responsibilities and commitments. In the teenage years, one begins to prepare for what people call “the real world.” Getting a job teaches someone how to deal with others, grasp social skills and gain a good work ethic. At many establishments, it’s required that employees are at least 16 years old. This means a lot of […]

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