Author: Delaney Walker

Dislike buttons are not beneficial towards social media users. Photo by Brianna

Social media should not include a dislike button option

Social media is full of posts and opinions. From graduation photos to posts memorializing those who have passed away, social media has been a platform for users to express opinions and ideas. Whether it is through photos, videos or text, a user’s inner thoughts and […]

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Erika is sitting outside of the art class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Photo by Sam Grizelj.

February’s Artist of the Month: Erika Wilczek

Sophomore Erika Wilczek has been creating art for as long as she can remember. She enjoys art in many forms, starting from coloring books at a young age.  Wilczek has been involved in the ceramics class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School since ninth grade, […]

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High school students are sleep deprived

High school students are sleep deprived

 Throughout high school, students struggle to balance assignments, extracurriculars and clubs, while also preparing themselves for young adulthood. Since all of these extra activities take hours of work and energy, students are required to put in the effort on a daily basis to stay on […]

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Sophomore Andres Barraza poses for a portrait photo. Photo by Sam Grizelj

January’s Athlete of the Month: Andres Barraza

Andres Barraza, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, is a dedicated golf player. Barraza was born in Monterrey, Mexico and moved to Florida at six years old. He first began playing golf with his dad as a weekend activity, but ended up continuing […]

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[Review] Singer Nova Miller releases ‘Do it to Myself’

18-year-old Swedish pop singer-songwriter, Nova Miller, recently released a new single “Do it to Myself.” The single recognizes toxic behavior while show-casing Nova’s retro-pop sound. She is determined to become an anti-emo disrupter in the pop world today. The music may be perceived as dark […]

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Students are constantly being blocked from websites throughout the school computers. Photo by Ariana  Perez

Schools should only be able to block certain websites

A school’s job is to educate students and keep them protected throughout the duration of the school day. Many schools, including Broward County schools, block certain websites that may include inappropriate or harmful content for these reasons.  At most points during the school day, teachers […]

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City of Parkland hosts Family Fun Fest at Pine Trails Park

City of Parkland hosts Family Fun Fest at Pine Trails Park

From Friday Jan.10 to Sunday Jan. 12, a carnival took place at Pine Trails Park and offered a variety of rides, treats, and activities.  Wristbands were on pre-sale beginning on Thursday, Jan. 2 at 10:00 a.m. at the P-REC and the Tennis Center at Quigley […]

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Students are constantly viewing colleges on social media sites. Photo by Maria Vera

[Opinion] Colleges should be able to use social media accounts to influence admission decisions

Social media, including Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, requires mature and responsible users in order to make smart decisions and act with respectable behavior. All users need to be fully aware that whatever is posted is seen by everyone forever, whether the post is deleted or […]

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The auditorium was decorated for the holidays with lights and garlands. Photo by Delaney Walker

MSD Concert, Symphonic and Wind Symphony bands host their annual Winter Concert

On Thursday, Dec. 12, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Symphonic and Wind Symphony concert bands had their annual winter concert.  The holiday concert took place at 7 p.m. in the John Rusnak auditorium with an entry fee of $10 per person. Throughout the show, three […]

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Senior Jameson Cohen is playing his trumpet during the Jazz band concert on Thursday.

MSD Jazz Band performs at winter concert

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Jazz Bands 1 and 2 had their first winter concert of the year on Thursday, Dec. 5. The concert took place in the school’s auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and attendees had to pay an entry fee of […]

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