Tag: covid

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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MSD dancers continue dancing at their studios with safety guidelines set in place.

[Multimedia] MSD dancers adapt their rehearsals and competitions to COVID-19 safety measures

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Seniors from the Hospitality Entrepreneurship class at MSD have started their own company. Photo courtesy of Annie Pretner

Seniors from MSD Hospitality Entrepreneurship class create ‘Smile Senders’ company

Every year, seniors in the Hospitality 4 class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School start their own company. These seniors are part of the Junior Achievement Fellows program, which holds a competition with various schools given the task of creating and carrying out their own […]

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On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and staff at MSD had difficulty with their WiFi due to internet connection issues at school. Photo by Matthew Rosenthal

MSD internet connectivity issues interfere with first period classes

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced a problem with the school’s WiFi, and this has not been the first time. At 6:45 a.m., around the time teachers started to arrive at school, the WiFi was not working. […]

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Metaphorical figure questions mental health and stability of circumstances

The stressors of COVID-19 and online learning actively affect the mental state of students and teachers

Are you okay? Take a moment to think: have you been okay? Ever since the hurricane of 2020 hit the nation, it has become harder and harder to answer “yes” amidst the wind and rain. As society and school as we know it transitions into […]

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Broward County Public Schools waives finals and Florida Department of Education cancels end-of-course exams

Broward County Public Schools waives finals and Florida Department of Education cancels end-of-course exams

Due to the coronavirus crisis, Broward County Public Schools has entirely transitioned to online classes to complete the fourth quarter. The district has acknowledged the difficulties associated with this transition for teachers and students alike and thus has altered its standards for the 2019-2020 school […]

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MSD seniors Seth and Jason Klein shave off their hair while in quarantine to try out a new look. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

People try new hairstyles during quarantine

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people are staying isolated at home. All this extra free time has led to people trying new things with their appearances. Experimenting with clothing, makeup and even new body workouts are ways to pass time. One […]

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