Ryan Shimony

Ohio State players warm up before a game against Penn State in a nearly empty Beaver Stadium in University Park, Pennsylvania, on October 31, 2020. (Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch/TNS)

[Opinion] Fans are the face of sporting events

On March 12, 2020, the NBA postponed the season until July 30 due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the United States. It all began when Utah Jazz stars Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell tested positive for COVID-19, they were among the first […]

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After stepping into the position in tough times, principal Michelle Kefford has done a terrific job over the past three years. Photo by Rayne Welser

Principal Michelle Kefford makes Top 4 Principals To Watch In 2021

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Principal Michelle Kefford has accomplished many things during her short time at the school. Recently, Kefford made the Four Principals to Watch List, published by K-12 Dive on Jan. 13.  “I was not aware that this list or story […]

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With online learning, ESOL students at MSD have found school to be more difficult. Graphic by Julia Landy

ESOL students face challenges with online learning

Throughout an individual’s life, it is common to move to new places. While some may move merely down the street, others move to entirely different countries. After their move, many will need to learn a new language. Instances like this accounts for the necessity of […]

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[Multimedia] How to ace your classes from a valedictorian

[Multimedia] How to ace your classes from a valedictorian

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These students, although attending school in person, take the same test formats as online students.

Teachers create alternative testing formats to quiz students in online school

Since the start of the 2020-2021 school year, both teachers and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have had to endure much trial and error before getting into a relatively normal rhythm. Virtual learning has been a completely new experience for everyone, and has […]

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Overflow. With not enough space for social distancing in every classroom, many students end up in overflow rooms like the gym. Photo by Rayne Welser

[Multimedia] Day in the life of a student attending school in person

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With people attending football games during this time, there are many potential health risks. A good way to determine whether or not you should attend a NFL game is making a list of pros and cons.

[Opinion] Fans should be allowed to attend NFL Games

Throughout the past seven months, the question of allowing fans to attend football games has been in the air. Fans across the country worried about the possibility of not being able to watch their favorite teams due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the National Football […]

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Checking watches has become a common occurrence as students and teachers are constantly running against the clock with only 5 minutes between classes. Graphic by Makayla Jesionowski

[Opinion] Five minutes between class periods is not long enough for students or teachers

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, schools across the globe have shifted to virtual learning to start the 2020-2021 school year. In an effort to maintain social distancing and comply with CDC guidelines, students are completing schoolwork through sites like Canvas and meeting on video […]

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