Category: FEATURE

Senior Ariana Ortega directs charity for Venezuelan aid

Senior Ariana Ortega directs charity for Venezuelan aid

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* This year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s DECA chapter has undertaken the “Voices for Venezuela” initiative as one of its four chapter projects of the year. Voices for Venezuela is a […]

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Electronic cigarette usage escalates among teens

Electronic cigarette usage escalates among teens

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* *Names indicated were changed to protect students’ anonymity Although teen cigarette use has seen more than a 15 percent decrease since 2000 according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

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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 […]

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Sophomore Angelina Brier was one of 185 musicians that performed with the Great American Marching Band in the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Photo courtesy of Theresa Brier.

Sophomore Angelina Brier participates in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Marching down Sixth Avenue, sophomore Angelina Brier performed the clarinet with the Macy’s Great American Marching Band during the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. “I first found out about the band when I saw them in TV at Thanksgiving in 2016,” […]

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MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

MSD dance marathon Shines Light on Senior Angelique Meneses

Since she was 3 years old, dancing was a passion for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Angelique Meneses. With her equal enthusiasm for spirit and helping others, she took the opportunity to apply to be the MSD dance marathon morale chair. Morale chair is […]

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MSD senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

MSD senior David Hogg goes viral on Youtube

In Redondo Beach, Calif., Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg and his friend Thomas decided to spend their summer afternoon at Topaz Jetty, a local beach buzzing with visitors. Their excursion took an unexpected turn, ultimately going viral, when Thomas, who was a […]

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MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

From an observation of noticing her friends throwing out their perfectly fine snacks everyday at lunch last year, sophomore Sari Kaufman developed a project in which uneaten food is saved and brought to local shelters that feed hungry families. With a little help from debate […]

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Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

Senior Alexandra Greenwald receives scholarship to University of Iowa for gymnastics

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Alexandra Greenwald is a level 10 gymnast who competes for American Twisters Gymnastics. Since she was 3 years old, Greenwald has committed blood, sweat and tears to gymnastics, practicing for four […]

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Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Jaclyn McKenna crosses the country each summer and fall in pursuit of one thing: softball. Beginning at 7 years old, McKenna immersed herself in the sport. She eventually joined the […]

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Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

Senior Allison Kerce prepares to play for Cornell’s softball team

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Since she was 8 years old and playing for the Coral Springs Panthers, senior Allison Kerce has embodied the essence of leadership on and off the softball field. “[Softball] gave me […]

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