Author: Nikhita Nookala

MSD alumna Sonali Argade releases single after hiatus

MSD alumna Sonali Argade releases single after hiatus

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Sonali Argade, better known by her stage name, Sonali, is a singer-songwriter living in New York, but her roots are here in Parkland. As a class of 2012 alumna, Argade got her start at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and graduated from the Clive Davis Institute […]

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MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

MSD sponsors film viewing for mental health awareness

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 2, about 1200 students arrived and filed into the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gymnasium to watch “Listen,” a film that aims to promote suicide prevention and mental health awareness. The showing was a result of Broward County Public Schools’ initiative entitled “Listen—It Only […]

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Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

Review: G-Eazy sends mixed messages on “The Beautiful and Damned”

California rapper and producer G-Eazy debuted his fourth studio album, “The Beautiful & Damned,” on Dec. 15, 2017. The project featured many collaborations with popular artists, including Halsey, Cardi B and Charlie Puth. Peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard U.S. R&B/Hip-Hop chart and No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200, the album has been met with mixed reviews from […]

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Doug Jones, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, greets supporters outside the Bethel Baptist Church on election day, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Brian Cahn/Zuma Press/TNS)

Doug Jones defeats Roy Moore for Alabama Senate seat

On Dec. 12, 2017, Democrat Douglas, or “Doug” Jones was projected to be the winner of the 2017 Alabama special senatorial race by Fox News, the Associated Press and NBC News. His opponent was Republican Roy Moore, who had previously served as a state judge and the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama. The special election was called […]

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Homecoming dance was worth the wait

A hurricane, two spirit weeks and many home games later, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School finally enjoyed its annual homecoming dance. The event took place on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale. After a disappointing loss at the homecoming game against Plantation High School on Friday, students had a chance to let loose for […]

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Student’s home decimated by Irma

Student’s home decimated by Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* In recent months, catastrophic whirlwinds have targeted the East Coast and islands in the Caribbean sea. Storms such as Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria have caused some areas to become virtually uninhabitable. Among those displaced by the string of storms this hurricane season is Jevon Gittens, […]

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Student forced to move after hurricane

Student forced to move after hurricane

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School welcomes new students from around the country through its red gates, and this year is no exception. Senior Matthew White is among the thousands of people who were displaced by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston, Texas and surrounding areas. […]

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State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

State of emergency declared as Richard Spencer takes UF stage

The University of Florida created national headlines this week after it announced that white nationalist Richard Spencer would be speaking on its campus in the Phillips Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 19. The UF President Kent Fuchs has discouraged people from attending this event, trying to minimize chaos. “Second, although I urge you to avoid the Spencer event, […]

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Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

Parkland Dash provides a good time for a good cause

The annual Parkland Dash, a 5K run and 1 mile fun run, took place on Sunday, Oct. 8. The race began at Pine Trails Park at 7 a.m. and wound through Pine Island Road and Nob Hill Road. Every year, the City of Parkland selects a charity for the proceeds to benefit. This year, the city chose the Crohn’s and […]

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More than 350 Bay Area breast cancer survivors form a symbolic human pink ribbon on the field before the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The event was part of the 17th annual Oakland A's Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The A's announced that more than $75,000 was raised. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Why you should double-check before donating

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a month dedicated to fighting the most common cancer detected in women. According to the Mayo Clinic, death rates for breast cancer have been declining in recent years due to increased awareness, earlier detection and more funding for research. While no cure yet exists, breast cancer is treated through surgery and extensive chemotherapy and radiation, […]

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