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Painted rocks with messages decorate a makeshift memorial outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, during the two-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting where 17 victims were killed. (Photo courtesy of Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/TNS)

COVID-19 pandemic causes a screeching halt on mass school shootings

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted society in more ways than one. Prime examples include students learning virtually and schools putting a pause on graduations and other life milestones. COVID-19 has also pushed the United States into a period of little-to-no […]

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Throughout time, racism against Asians has become normalized in American society. Graphic by Ivy Lam

[Editorial] Asians continue to be subjected to racism in American society

Throughout the course of history, many assumptions and stereotypes have been established and continually reinforced for certain ethnicities. In America, racism against Asians has become normalized, even if we haven’t acknowledged it just yet. While seemingly harmless comments about our skin tone have been made, […]

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[Editorial] Why people should stay at home this holiday season

[Editorial] Why people should stay at home this holiday season

As the winter holiday season comes into full force, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to influence plans and traditions from previous years. In order to celebrate the holidays while keeping both yourself and others healthy, the Center for Disease Control released a set of guidelines detailing […]

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What's up. Stacks of money sit behind an upwards slanting arrow, but what is increasing? Although support for the Raise the Wage Act led to its approval in the House of Representatives, uncertainty lies in whether it reliably results in financial growth or financial instability. Graphic by Melodie Vo.

[Opinion] Increasing the minimum wage is part of the solution to reducing poverty

For families of higher incomes, it can be hard to imagine life in poverty. With the COVID-19 pandemic remaining as a hazard to people’s economic status and physical health, understanding how poverty occurs and how to mitigate it becomes all the more pressing.  One of […]

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[Opinion] Donald Trump is the least effective president

[Opinion] Donald Trump is the least effective president

Donald Trump’s effectiveness in office is compared to that of past presidents such as Barack Obama. Graphic by Melodie Vo

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Students and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas share their favorite recipes for Thanksgiving. To get some inspiration of meal ideas, check out the link below. Photo courtesy of Adobe Sparks

[Multimedia] The history of Thanksgiving and recipes

 

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Sparsely populated, the Pine Trails Park playground is open to those who follow the park's COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.

Students’ favorite local places change during the COVID-19 pandemic

The breeze refreshes your sun-kissed, warm face. Earbuds bursting with music hang on your ears, curled around a face mask. Your legs pump your bicycle energetically to propel yourself into the cool scenery of grass and trees intermingling after a fresh rain. For many students, […]

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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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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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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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