Author: kelly cooke

Aisha Walker with Kroger Health gives a self-administered nasal swab to a patient on May 9, 2020, at CitySquare in Dallas. Kroger Health is offering a free COVID-19 testing site in Dallas, at CitySquare, with plans to perform over 1,000 tests at the site weekly. Photo courtesy of Juan Figueroa/Staff Photographer / TNS

How coronavirus testing is conducted and what it’s like to be tested

In recent months, the coronavirus pandemic has spread across the world, resulting in 4.93 million confirmed cases globally. In the United States alone, there have been over 1.56 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. Testing for the virus has been developed and the current process has […]

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More people will begin wearing masks when going out due to this newly issued order. Some people have chosen to create their own masks out of fabric around the house or buy masks from online Photo taken by Brianna Fisher.

Coral Springs issues order for residents to start using face masks in public

Due to the spread of COVID-19, regulations and procedures are constantly changing.  As more tests come in positive, more changes have been made by the authorities.  The City of Coral Springs is under a “Safer at Home” order, which “requires residents to shelter in place […]

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Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Teachers experience interruptions during online Zoom meetings

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, schools all around the United States have been ordered to close their doors. Although students can no longer physically attend school, they still must continue their education by participating in online schooling. Many educators are relying on Zoom as their […]

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The shelves that once held toilet paper and paper towels at the Costco on Coral Ridge Drive were completely empty on March 12 at 8 p.m. due to customers panic buying these products.  Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Panic buying leaves stores’ shelves empty

By the time the coronavirus disease had made its way to the United States it had already been deemed a pandemic by the World Health Organization. As of April 5, there are more than 9,400 reported deaths according to a CNN COVID-19 update. With uncertainty […]

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All Lucky' Markets in Florida are now closing down. Photo by Kelly Cooke.

Lucky’s Markets to close all around Florida

Lucky’s Market is a food supermarket known for selling organic fruits and vegetables. On Jan. 21, 2020, it was announced that by Feb. 12, 2020, 32 of their stores in Florida will be closed. Many people are confused as to why these stores will be […]

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Should cell phones be allowed in a school environment?

Should cell phones be allowed in a school environment?

Cell phones have been around since the 1970s and have advanced in many different aspects. Artificial Intelligence assistants, touchscreens, advanced displays and professional-quality cameras are just a few common examples of the technology we use on our phones today.  79% of the teenage population in […]

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Sophomore Hayden Redshaw and junior Chloe Rogers holding their posters representing individuals who have been negatively affected by drug and alcohol abuse.

Students and staff participate in Red Ribbon Week at MSD

On Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Friday, Nov. 15, the students and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School participated in Red Ribbon Week to remind students to live a safe, healthy and drug-free life.  The peer counseling students informed their peers about how dangerous drugs […]

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