Phtot by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS

Representation in Hollywood affects how we view ourselves

Representation in Hollywood movies is far more than cast statistics, it impacts the viewers as movies and television shows have a dramatic effect on how consumers view many aspects of their lives. Ideas and expectations come from experiences, and people virtually experience media constantly. “Stories affect how we live our lives, how we see other people, how we think about […]

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Senior Mei-Ling Ho-Shing moves to the beat during the Jamaican performance at the Dec. 11 multicultural show. Photo by Nyan Clarke

MSD students express their cultures through dance

*This story was co-written by Einav Cohen and Thais Guerra In the sea of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it can often be difficult to stand out. Each and every student comes from a unique identity to be cultivated. In an effort to not only showcase those identities, but also reconnect with their heritage, many students participate in […]

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Picture was taken the first year the school was opened in 1992.

MSD’s campus changes since inaugural year

Before cell phones were a necessity and teachers would text students all the homework and class information, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had a very different look and feel than it does now. 1.  Smaller student body In MSD’s inaugural year there were 2,000 less students than there are currently. The 1200 and 1300 buildings were not built yet because […]

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