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Medical marijuana legalization moves ahead slowly as lawmakers debate implementation guidelines

On Nov. 8, Florida voters approved Amendment 2, which went into effect on Jan. 3, 2017. Amendment 2 requires the Florida Department of Health to “set regulations for the issuance of identification cards, qualifications and standards of care givers, and rules for the registration of medical marijuana treatment centers within six months of the effective date.” Prior to Amendment 2 […]

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[Brief] Men’s water polo washes out Plantation High

On March 8, the men’s water polo team played district rival Plantation High in an away game at 6:30 p.m. They won in a runaway victory, with a final 20-2 score. “It was a fairly easy game,” Captian Joey Wong said, “We worked mainly on strategy and passing, rather then trying to score the most goals.” Daniel Rivera (15), Areeb […]

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Charlene Forti (9) scores the first goal of the game.

[Brief] Men’s and Women’s Water Polo both defeat Coral Glades

On March 7, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas men’s and women’s water polo teams faced off against District rival Coral Galdes High School in a match at Ft. Lauderdale High School. The women’s game started at 4:30 p.m. and the men’s followed up with a game an hour later at 5:30 p.m. For the first time this season, both the men’s and women’s teams went […]

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Annual college fair informs students about college opportunities

Annual college fair informs students about college opportunities

On Feb. 10, students and parents were given the opportunity to meet representatives from a variety of colleges, in state, and out of state in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School cafeteria. The college fair took place in the cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Roughly 45 colleges attended the fair to give students information about the positive aspects […]

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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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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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Men’s soccer closing in on another undefeated season

Men’s soccer closing in on another undefeated season

After coming off of a successful season last year, going undefeated with a record of 16-0-4, and making it all the way to the Regional Semifinals before losing to eventual State Champion Boca Raton Community High, then-junior midfielder Felipe Linares said to “Expect great things” from Douglas Soccer. And so far, they haven’t disappointed. Currently ranked 15th in the state and […]

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Sophomore, Sofee Desai, looks stylish while dressing down

Eagles Rest in their Nest

Going to school is a strenuous act in itself, due to getting up in the morning at the crack of dawn being exhausting. Once students are finally out of a warm, cozy bed, the early bird grouchiness comes into place and all they want is to be comfortable again. This results is not wanting to put on stiff jeans or tight […]

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Swimming Team Takes Easy Win Over Monarch

Swimming Team Takes Easy Win Over Monarch

This past Wednesday afternoon, Stoneman Doulgas’s Eagles took on the smaller Monarch Knights team in a District meet at the Deerfield Beach Aquatic Center. Both teams wrapped up their warmups by 4:30 p.m., and immediately huddled together near their respective benches in tight-nit circles. Swimmers from both sides began loudly chanting their team cheers to hype themselves up for the […]

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Swimming Team Faces Challenges As Season Kicks Off

In the 2015-2016 FHSAA swimming season, Stoneman Douglas succeeded in sending 8 girls and 11 boys to Regional competition, placing 3rd in the Boys 200 Yard Medley Relay and 13th for the Girls, and 5th in the Boys Overall Rankings. Trying to improve on their performances last year, the boys and girls teams both aimed to start the season strong. […]

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