Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Left: Sour grape, a potent hybrid effective for stress reduction. Right: Dirty Hairy, a sativa-dominant hybrid that is effective for migraine and depression relief

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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American Airlines Arena heats up

American Airlines Arena heats up

As I headed to the American Airlines Arena for a Miami Heat game, skyscrapers filled the sky and people danced on the side of the Intercontinental Hotel. Everything seemed to fit perfectly around this dome. Parking was no issue at American Airlines Arena; cheap parking lots can be found surrounding the arena as long as you are willing to walk. […]

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Review: Cream specializes in ice cream sandwiches

Review: Cream specializes in ice cream sandwiches

Cream, a brand new ice cream shop, has opened, specializing in ice cream sandwiches. There are two store locations in Florida, one in Aventura and the newest addition in Weston that opened on Saturday, Jan. 28. A shop will also be opening up in Pembroke Pines soon. I went to the new location in Weston, excited to see and to […]

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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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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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MSD students share their opinions on astrology

MSD students share their opinions on astrology

Could it be possible that the position of the planets, the Sun and the Moon could determine the strongest and weakest traits of someones personality? Astrology is based upon the projection of these three astronomical entities at the moment of birth. The word zodiac comes from the Greek meaning “circle of animals.” The 12 Zodiac signs include the following: Cancer, […]

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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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The king v. his airness

The king v. his airness

Considering that this is one of – if not the – most controversial arguments in the sports world today, it’s fairly likely that my opinion will not be taken well. Since and even well before his third and final retirement from the National Basketball Association in 2003, Michael Jordan – “His Airness” has far and away been considered the greatest […]

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MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

According to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, among undergraduate students at college, 23.1 percent of females experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. Starring Elizabeth Bennet and Taylor Dearden, “Sweet/Vicious” follows one of these victims, Jules Thomas (Bennett), and her fellow classmate Ophelia Mayer (Dearden) as they become vigilantes of sorts to try to bring […]

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Students were able to nominate other students and teachers for the Soaring Oscars. Photo found on eaglevoting.weebly.com

Students cast their votes for Soaring Oscars

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s annual Soaring Oscars gives students an opportunity to recognize fellow students and faculty members for their extraordinary traits. The Soaring Oscars include a variety of over 20 different categories- some of which teachers can be nominated for- ranging from groups based on appearance to groups based on potential future endeavors. “I think that the Soaring […]

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