Tag: South Florida

Church By the Glades prepares a background with #ParklandStrong after the massacre on Feb. 14. Photo by Christy Ma

Church By the Glades invites Columbine survivor to inspire and give hope to MSD community

On Feb. 20, 2018, Church By the Glades on Lakeview Drive welcomed a survivor and national speaker from Columbine to speak on the tragedies that have occurred across the country and the most recent one that hit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day. Crystal Miller, the special guest of the night, was a junior at Columbine High School […]

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Art Basel comes to Miami

For one week, South Beach in Miami is the center of pop culture. What is described as a multicultural event, Art Basel is the epitome of the fashion and art world of Miami. The event was held from Dec. 7 through Dec. 10 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Although Art Basel was first created in 1970 by Ernst Beyeler, […]

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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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New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

“IT” is the new horror film taking box offices by storm, and it has quickly become the highest grossing horror film of all time on a domestic basis, not accounting for inflation. On Sept. 8, its first weekend in theaters, it made over $123 million.  Based on Stephen King’s original novel of the same name, the story and its main […]

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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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Predicted path of Hurricane Irma towards Florida by abc News

MSD prepares for Hurricane Irma

As Florida faces what could potentially be the storm of the century, students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are rushing to prepare themselves for the worst case scenario. With the United States still reeling from the devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey, Americans face a new natural disaster in the form of a second Atlantic hurricane, dubbed […]

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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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Fire trucks lining up in front of Marjory Stonemason Douglas on May 24th, 2016

School evacuated after reported gas leak

After the last bell rang to dismiss students from school on Tuesday, May 24, things began to get a little strange at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. “I didn’t even notice it until the announcement came on after school telling us to leave,” Guidance Secretary Amy Pena said. “When I walked outside and noticed that the smell was so strong, I was […]

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