Tag: Lewis Mizen

Kneeling is a flawed protest that needs to go

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* America, in its current form, is a country divided. Since President Donald Trump’s victory in one of the most hotly contested elections in history, there has been no shortage of controversies to plague the country. The NFL has found itself at the center of one of […]

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Political memes are taking over Twitter

Political memes are taking over Twitter

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Grumpy cat. Success kid. The world’s most interesting man. What do these all have in common? They are all part of the online phenomenon that has encompassed the internet for the past 20 years: memes. Originally coined by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in his 1976 book, […]

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“Women of Steel” compete for Miss Universe crown

“Women of Steel” compete for Miss Universe crown

The 66th annual Miss Universe Pageant took place in Las Vegas on Nov. 26, with almost 100 women from around the globe coming together to compete for the much-coveted crown. With the venue being the AXIS theater, located at Planet Hollywood casino-resort, the event was featured on Fox News from 7 to 10 p.m.. Steve Harvey, the host of Family […]

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New desks improve learning environment

New desks improve learning environment

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Due to a growing need for classroom desks, Assistant Principal Jeff Morford headed the effort to bring in new desks. Since the school does not order its desks personally, nor can the orders be personalized, they rely on the county to procure standard orders of new […]

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Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

Tropical storm Philippe unexpectedly rips through Florida

As Florida recovers from the onslaught of hurricanes that have hit the state over the course of this hurricane season, a tropical storm made landfall over the weekend. Winds were first felt on Sat. Oct. 28, but the rain and winds dirt down by Sunday morning. Because of the storm’s speed, there had been very little time for preparation between its formation and […]

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Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

Parkland Library Round Table fosters creativity in student writers

The Round Table, a meeting place for the knights of Camelot in mythology, symbolizes the gathering of ideas and thoughts. The Parkland Library applied this symbol to writing. The Parkland Library’s Writers Round Table, scheduled every month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., serves to aid English students in a variety of ways. Whether it be with college essay revisions […]

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[Brief] Astronomy Club off to a stellar start

[Brief] Astronomy Club off to a stellar start

Thursday, Oct. 10 marked the first Astronomy club meeting of the year to be led0..1 by its two newly elected presidents, Lewis Mizen and Richard Doan. The duo discussed their plans for the year, involving fundraisers, field trips and general activities. The meeting opened with discussion of fundraisers, such as their Chipotle fundraiser in November and their dog wash fundraiser […]

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[Brief] Hurricane Irma forces schedule change

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, and the loss of over a week of school because of it, the Broward County School Board came to a decision in order to alleviate the pressure on students and teachers alike. A unanimous vote by the board on Oct. 3 approved the conversion of two early release days, Oct. 19 and Oct. 22, […]

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Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

Catalonia hurtles towards independence after referendum

The city of Barcelona was brought to a standstill over recent days as the Catalonian public clashed with the Spanish police following the controversial independence vote last Sunday, Oct. 1. Massive crowds converged in the city centre to vent their anger at what they perceived as an unjust use of violence by police in order to prevent the public from […]

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Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

Egyptian crackdown on LGBT community sparks outrage

A massive blow was delivered to the LGBT community over the weekend when the Egyptian government arrested 22 people on the charges “debauchery” and “promoting sexual deviancy”: mere pretenses engaging in homosexual activity. The crackdown began after a Mashrou’ Leila concert whose lead singer, Hamed Sinno, an openly gay advocate for equal rights. At some point in the duration of […]

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