Category: FEATURE

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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How to make a mask out of everyday materials

How to make a mask out of everyday materials

If you don’t have symptoms of the coronavirus, should you wear a mask? It’s now required in most parts of the United States, including here in South Florida, that people wear a mask, bandana or another substitute to cover the mouth while in public places. […]

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Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

MSD students share their opinions on online learning

With COVID-19 shutting down schools across the nation, educational institutions have taken precautionary measures by transitioning to online learning. Amongst these schools is Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where teachers and students now educate and learn from the comfort of their homes.  The switch from […]

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June’s Artist of the Month: Nicole Meoni

June’s Artist of the Month: Nicole Meoni

Nicole Meoni, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, considers herself a very happy, artistic and hard-working student. She loves to practice various art pieces, such as paintings and drawings, in her free time. Meoni first discovered her love for art in elementary school […]

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Many kids have turned to playing video games in order to combat the boredom of quarantine. Photo by Julianne LoFurno

How families are keeping elementary-aged kids entertained during COVID-19

Quarantine has brought up various new challenges that many people must learn to face. From not being able to attend school or work and not seeing any friends or extended family, the most difficult obstacle people must overcome is boredom. Even though this issue affects […]

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The official YouTube channel of Advanced Placement offering students video reviews for any AP class.

How to have aced the online Advanced Placement exams for the 2020 school year

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing a transition to online school, there have been several changes to end-of-course exams in the United States. While most classes will not have a final or EOC, Advanced Placement exams have continued onward with a few changes. The traditional format […]

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MSD Seniors are given opportunities to celebrate their success

MSD Seniors are given opportunities to celebrate their success

Although the Class of 2020 is dealing with the loss of their senior year and are adapting to this change, they’re finding many ways to celebrate and acknowledge their achievements for all their hard work. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many events for seniors […]

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Seniors Leni Steinhardt and Brianna Fisher hang out from a safe distance to each other

Students find ways to hang out with friends while staying six feet apart

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing many friends and family to stay socially distant from one another, there has been a surge in ideas for how people can interact in person while staying safe.  Maintaining social distance measures—avoiding physical contact and keeping at least six feet […]

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Brothers Josh and Adam Buchwald have created Promise to Humanity to encourage others to continue social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSD students create websites and Instagram accounts during the COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic isolating many individuals across the world, some have taken the time to create websites and Instagram accounts during quarantine. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have been involved with this act of community awareness and work in groups of two or […]

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While in quarantine, students have begun to miss aspects of their normal routine, such as sports.

MSD students are eager to make plans after quarantine

While in quarantine, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been unable to participate in their usual activities, whether it be hanging out with friends or going out to restaurants. Many students are eager to return to their daily routine as they begin to […]

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