Category: POLITICS & ACTIVISM

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Photo by Austin-American Statesman Staff

Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas release a statement announcing their plans to challenge landmark gay marriage case, causing people to worry about the future

A questionable statement On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the United States Supreme Court officially closed the Kim Davis case, a case involving a woman who refused to issue marriage licenses to LGBTQ+ couples. Although Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito agreed not to hear the case, […]

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump, shown in a reflection, participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the last debate between the two candidates before the election on November 3. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

MSD students react to the upcoming election

With the United States presidential election coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 3, many students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have formed opinions on which candidate they support. While some endorse current President Donald Trump and others back former Vice President Joseph “Joe” Biden, some […]

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Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history.

[Multimedia] Stop teaching American exceptionalism in schools, teach history

Out of our 11 years of attending public school classes, including years of United States and world history courses, it was not until the seventh grade that we had finally learned about America’s brutal treatment of the indigenous people.  For those who have grown up […]

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What is on the Nov. 3rd election ballot?

What is on the Nov. 3rd election ballot?

In just a couple weeks, the 2020 general election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Parkland residents will have the opportunity to vote for the Parkland Mayor, Parkland city commissioners, President of the United States and much more.  National Government First on the ballot […]

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Some show their political views by using yard signs like this one that clearly voice their support for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

MSD students express their varying opinions on Joe Biden as the Democratic Candidate

Throughout this election season, former Vice President Joe Biden has proven to be quite a controversial presidential candidate. From the announcement of his campaign to the most recent presidential debate, voters have had varying opinions on whether or not Biden is a good candidate. One […]

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The upcoming Mayoral election and what it means for MSD students

The upcoming Mayoral election and what it means for MSD students

Parkland Mayoral candidates Rich Walker (left) and Stacy Kagan (right) prepare to face off in November 3, 2020 election. Photos courtesy of Rich Walker and Stacy Kagan official campaigns

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Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony announced that two additional deputies have been fired as a result of the agency's internal affairs investigation into the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland at BSO headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on June 26, 2019. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Broward County August Primary Recap: Black candidates sweep county-wide elections

In a year consumed by Coronavirus, racial justice protests and an impending presidential election, voters across Broward County turned out to vote in this year’s Aug. 18 primary election. With changing demographics and racial politics, Black candidates swept the ballot across Broward, with all five […]

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The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

[Multimedia] The Life and Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on stage after declaring victory in the South Carolina presidential primary on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images/TNS)

Presidential candidate Joe Biden breaks presidential campaign fundraising records

In the final months leading up to the election, Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, has amassed a record-breaking $364 million in campaign funds. Biden is the only nominee to ever obtain such a large sum of money in a one-month period. Biden’s $364 million has […]

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The term "ACAB" has sparked wide-spread debate over whether or not the phrase is anti-police or simply a critique of the institution.  Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski.

[Opinion] Saying ACAB is justified

This editorial is the opinion of the individual author and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Eagle Eye Editorial Board. As Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets, new mantras have been created and widely popularized through social media. Among these slogans […]

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