Category: FEATURE

Graphic by Brianna Fisher

Rapid technology growth reshapes and redefines society’s standards of privacy

The screen on the mobile device reads “Current Location: Boca Raton, Florida, since 11:30 p.m. 42% battery.” The parents of the speeding blue dot reaching 70 mph on their digital map are awaiting its arrival. Simultaneously, the blue dot, or better yet, their disgruntled teenager, […]

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Photo illustration by Leah Ronkin

MSD students struggle with body image, eating disorders

While looking in a mirror, it is easy for people to tear apart their self-esteem as thoughts of what they wish their body looked like clouds their head. With every meal, their mind envisions a pound of fat gained or an additional crease on their […]

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Photo by Briana Jesionowski

MSD students continue to adjust to life two years after deadly shooting

Two years after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students find themselves in different stages of healing, growth and progression. Following the shooting, the lives of MSD students were altered drastically. Some threw themselves into gun reform activism, while others simply focused on […]

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Here is Wints' fractured portrait piece, she used graphite pencils for. Photo courtesy of Jaedyn Wint.

March’s Artist of the Month: Jaedyn Wint

Senior Jaedyn Wint has been involved in the art program for all four years of her high school experience. This year, she is a student in the AP 2D studio art class, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Throughout the class, students get to create […]

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March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

Hunter Frybergh, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a trombone player for six years. He was born in Coral Springs, Florida, moved to Long Island, New York for six months and then returned to live in Parkland, Florida. After his move […]

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MSD Brain Brawl Team wins championship to cap off undefeated run

MSD Brain Brawl Team wins championship to cap off undefeated run

Each year, the National Honor Society at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School recruits six outstanding students to take part in the Broward county Brain Brawl, a scholastic trivia competition. The 2020 MSD Brain Brawl team was comprised of seniors Nick Cimino, Brian Guida, Katie Hebert, […]

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February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

February’s Athlete of the Month: Samantha Diaz

Samantha Diaz, a senior and athlete on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s softball team, the Lady Eagles, has been selected as February’s Athlete of the Month. Diaz was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida and moved to Parkland, Florida when she was four-years-old.  At five-years-old, Diaz […]

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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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MSD seniors reflect on their time in high school

MSD seniors reflect on their time in high school

If asked to reflect on high school, any student would be flooded with memories and experiences that most likely span a full wheel of emotions. What first comes to the mind for a student can quite frequently be described as their most vivid, clear interpretation […]

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MSD Speech and Debate competes at Harvard

MSD Speech and Debate competes at Harvard

On Friday, Feb 13. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a delegation of over 30 students to Cambridge, Mass. to compete in the 46th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament. This tournament oversees the top debaters from the nation to compete against one another. In Congress, […]

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