Author: Rebecca Schneid

Protest for Change. Seniors Sarah Chadwick  and Kirsten McConnell and alumna Tyra Hemans protest in front of the Alabama State Courthouse for common sense gun laws. Photo courtesy of Emilee McGovern

March For Our Lives student organizers embark on two-month bus tour to engage with youth voters and activists

At the March For Our Lives on March 24, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas student Cameron Kasky welcomed the 800,000 protesters in Washington, D.C. and the millions watching at home to “the revolution.” Over 800 cities across the country were ablaze with the fiery anger of hundreds of thousands of protesters who claimed they were tired of gun violence in America.  […]

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A group of MSD drama students practice "Shine," written by Sawyer Garrity and Andrea Pena. Photo courtesy of Kali Clougherty

Student songwriters turn to music for healing with their song “Shine”

After the tragedy on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many students found their voice in speaking out politically for stricter laws in order to protect our schools. Junior Sawyer Garrity and sophomore Andrea Pena found their voice in a different way: through music. “We both felt so helpless,” Garrity said. “I remember texting her that Saturday that […]

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Photo by Kevin Trejos

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos vists MSD

On Wed. March 7, Secretary of the Department of Education Betsy DeVos visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to speak to survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting. She arrived at the school at 8:45 a.m. with a small SUV motorcade. She immediately went to the front office to meet with Principal Ty Thompson, Assistant Principal Denise Reed, guidance counselors and […]

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The gun department in a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Arlington, Va., on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Corporations respond to Never Again movement

Since the conception of the #NeverAgain movement by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students after the atrocious shooting on Feb. 14, many have been fighting to boycott the National Rifle Association. The Never Again movement has been working toward common sense gun reforms in the United States to prevent school shootings like the one in Parkland. In response to the […]

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Recent allegations raise questions about rape culture in American society

Recent allegations raise questions about rape culture in American society

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* When the New York Times came out with an explosive news story on Thursday, Oct. 5 describing multiple sexual harassment allegations against powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, America went into a frenzy. This story, which was 10 months in the making, described eight settlements Weinstein made […]

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Politics and pop culture collide with turbulent political scene

Politics and pop culture collide with turbulent political scene

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* American popular culture often reflects the political situation in the country at the time. In the 1960s, there was a staggering amount of musical soundscapes to the Vietnam War from famous artists, including Bob Marley. In the 1940s, the gospel, “We Shall Overcome,” was modernized to […]

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JV football dominates against Coral Glades

JV football dominates against Coral Glades

On Wed., Oct. 4, the junior varsity football team played their second game of the season, and crushed Coral Glades High with a score of 0-47. With 14 first downs and 7 touchdowns, the team feels that their hard work and practice is paying off. “I’m definitely seeing everyone improve,” captain and quarterback Brady Siren (10) said. “The freshman are […]

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(Photo Gallery) JV football team clinches win to start season

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the junior varsity football team played their first game of the season against Coral Springs, beating the Colts by a score of 14-6. The Eagles entered the game strong, garnering their first touchdown on the third play of the game with a 45-yard run by wide receiver and co-captain Christian Higgins (14). “We are really excited […]

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Guidance switches 270 students’ schedules

Guidance switches 270 students’ schedules

This past Friday, Sept. 1, and today, Sept. 5, 270 students were sent down to guidance to receive schedule changes. The students subject to the schedule and class changes were of all grade levels. Though, a disproportionate amount of the students, according to Guidance Director Terrance Sullivan, were in 9th and 10th grade, as Geometry and Algebra classes were the most […]

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(Photo Gallery) Solar eclipse captivates the nation

(Photo Gallery) Solar eclipse captivates the nation

On Monday, Aug. 20, 2017, North America observed a complete solar eclipse. In this celestial occurrence, the moon blocked all or part of the sun from the view of Earth as it passed between the two. A total solar eclipse is normally seen about once a year in some parts of the world, but it hasn’t been viewed in the […]

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