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Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

Men’s swim team takes on BCAA Championship

The Broward County Athletics Association (BCAA) held its first swimming and diving championship on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Plantation Aquatic Center. High schools from all over Broward County such as Cypress Bay High School, Nova High School, Coral Glades High School and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were represented at the swim meet for preliminaries at 9 a.m. and […]

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From left to right there is the large Thai boba tea, spicy kimchi beef ramen and octopus skewers that I had for lunch. Photo by Christy Ma

Review: Fyr & Ice brings spice to Coral Springs

As one of the only places in Broward County that sells authentic Hong Kong egg waffles, Fyr & Ice exceeded my expectations and gave me a night to remember through savory and delicious ramen followed by sweet boba tea and crisp egg waffles. When I walked into Fyr & Ice, which is situated on West Sample Road, I was immediately […]

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Two jasmine milk teas with boba in lightbulb bottles give a creative look to the desserts at Taiwan Ice. Photo by Christy Ma

Review: Taiwan Ice pops in Coral Springs with boba tea

  Teens in South Florida are discovering East Asian desserts like shaved ice and boba tea, and a restaurant named Taiwan Ice opened over the summer in Coral Springs on North University Drive specializing in these delicacies. When I first entered the store, I was surprised by the trendy and minimalistic interior design and Korean pop music playing. The clean […]

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Hunger around the world is a prevalent issue around the world. The DECA chapter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School decided to reach out to the less fortunate in the community by organizing an event that served food, with social hierarchy in mind. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet was held in the MSD cafeteria on Feb. 10, 2017 from 3-5 p.m “Two […]

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Protesters gather at the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo courtesy of anonymous protester and contributor

U.S. businesses retaliate against recent executive orders

President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban all refugees Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 has caused an uproar not only on social media and news outlets, but also from CEOs of big name corporations such as Apple, Starbucks and Facebook. In an effort to reduce terrorism and enforce national security, Trump signed an executive order that bans entry of immigrants from […]

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Chinese New Year welcomes the year of the rooster

Chinese New Year welcomes the year of the rooster

For many Asian-Americans, Chinese New Year is synonymous for red pocket money, feasts and dragon dancing, but celebrating the tradition has been widely accepted as far back as 14th century B.C. and new traditions have developed over time since. Chinese New Year was traditionally based on the ancient Chinese calendar and would be celebrated between the middle of the 12th […]

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Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

Marjory’s Garden unites clubs, teachers and students

With the clearing of the land by the 900 building, teachers and students have come together to start a new garden for future educational purposes. “We had a meeting last year in Save What’s Left, an environmental club, where Mrs. Orilio introduced a big plan for the land that was left after taking down the portables,” junior Casey Chin said. […]

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Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

Homecoming court brings surprises and emotions

As spirit week comes to an end, Marjory Stoneman Douglas held its packed Homecoming game at Cumber Stadium Friday evening. One of the most highly anticipated events is the announcement of the Homecoming court nominations and winners at the stadium. “I’m expecting Kevin Trejos and Suzanna Barna to win Homecoming prince and princess,” junior Kevin Woei said before the game. […]

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