Category: COVID-19

Vials containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are ready to be used at the Center for Health Education, Medicine and Dentistry in Lakewood, New Jersey, on Dec. 28, 2020. CHEMED has received 800 doses of this vaccine and started inoculating healthcare workers on Dec. 23. Photo courtesy of Gustavo Martínez Contreras

[Opinion] Are the COVID-19 vaccines trustable?

Throughout the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a large impact on people all over the world. The virus has prevented some from working, seeing family and friends and carrying out day-to-day activities such as going to school. After being worked on and researched […]

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Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic transforms the travel industry with new restrictions

Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic transforms the travel industry with new restrictions

From deadly viruses, to racial equality movements, the world seemingly turned upside down in 2020, with many deeming the year as a rough chapter in future history books. Specifically, the ongoing pandemic has altered people’s lives in many different ways, including the way in which […]

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Halloween is being disrupted by COVID-19. Graphic by Hannah Kang

[Opinion] Halloween should be canceled

With Halloween coming up soon and the COVID-19 pandemic in full force, there is simply no reason that children should be allowed to go out and celebrate Halloween as done in past years.  Throughout our lives, Halloween has evolved from little kids dressing up and […]

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Illustration by Julia Landy

[Opinion] Students and teachers are safer learning at home

After nearly two months of online school, we finally have the option to return to in-person learning. That should be a good thing, right? Face-to-face instruction from teachers, hanging out with your friends and simply getting “back to normal.” What could be so bad about […]

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Senior Gabriela Montes displays the number of masks and cards donated by the South Florida chapter of Ma(s)king a Difference. Montes founded the chapter. Portrait by Fenthon Aristhomene

Senior Gabriela Montes establishes new Florida chapter of Ma(s)king A Difference; donates masks to locals in need

Standing by while her local hospitals and community members experienced a scarcity of masks was not an option for one senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Eager to provide aid for her community, Gabriela Montes took the opportunity to open a Florida chapter of […]

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Coordinators and helpers stand around their front banner displaying the event title and information

The Eagle Regiment hosts their 31st annual Pops N’ Pies event

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment hosted their annual Pops N’ Pies event on Friday, Oct. 9 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center. The Eagle Regiment hosts this event every year, as it is the first performance of […]

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[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

[Multimedia] MSD prepares to welcome students participating in e-learning on campus

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Volunteers check in a student athlete at a voluntary conditioning session. Student athletes must be submit to a health screening before entering the campus for conditioning. Photo by Destiny Cazaeu

MSD fall sports teams begin voluntary conditioning; official practices to start Monday

Football was one of the two MSD sports to begin voluntary conditioning once the school year began. On Sep. 21, both the Marjory Stoneman Douglas varsity football team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams held their first voluntary conditioning session of the season. […]

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MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

MSD students consider alternative Halloween activities

Now that fall is approaching, the question has been raised by kids and parents alike: is trick-or-treating canceled this year? The current answer isn’t a clear yes or no, because it’s truly up to how comfortable someone is going door-to-door and possibly coming in contact […]

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Teachers must learn to balance both teaching from home and taking care of their children. Graphic by Julia Landy

Teachers balance online instruction and taking care of their own children at home

As a way to stay socially distant during the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts worldwide, including Broward County Public Schools, have switched to remote online learning to start the 2020-21 school year. This school year is different as students and teachers will be learning primarily using […]

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