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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Philipa Soo acting as Alexander and Eliza Hamilton in the Disney Plus version of the Broadway show, “Hamilton”. Photo courtesy of Disney Plus

Four years after its Broadway debut, ‘Hamilton’ is still relevant in pop culture

Rap songs, a history lesson and viral trends galore. “Hamilton” has taken the world by storm. Created by the well-known actor, producer and singer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the musical “Hamilton” originally debuted on Broadway in August 2015. Since then, the show has become a world-wide sensation, […]

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Many colleges opt to allow students whether or not they want to submit their test scores. Graphic by Madison Lenard

Seniors complete their college applications amidst ongoing pandemic

As the 2019-2020 school year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School abruptly shifted to remote learning, the class of 2020 experienced various milestones in unusual ways; either at home or socially distanced. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it seems as if the class of […]

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Senior Brianna Jesionowski completes schoolwork at her organizes a designated study setup. Photo by Makayla Jesionowski

Students adjust workspaces and develop study techniques to aid them with online learning

   Completing the usual workload while sitting at a desk with your teacher helping you. School norms include a variety of books and resources physically accessible and the ability to communicate with your peers in a classroom setting. Now, class begins and you are in […]

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May’s Athlete of the Month: Colby Collins

May’s Athlete of the Month: Colby Collins

Senior Colby Collins is pictured playing for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas men’s varsity baseball team. Photo courtesy Colby Collins

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President Donald Trump has floated the possibility of reopening parts of the economy by May 1. Public health experts have warned that may not be realistic. [ABACA PRESS/ TNS]

[Opinion] It’s too soon for the economy to open in coronavirus pandemic

Amidst the current coronavirus pandemic, the world has come to a screeching halt. With the closure of all non-essential businesses and over 1.5 billion people being told to stay home, the economies of many countries, including the United States, have felt the virus’ adverse effects.  […]

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College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

College Board cancels June SAT in light of coronavirus pandemic

Amid the current coronavirus pandemic, the College Board announced on Tuesday, April 16 that the June SAT will be canceled after previously reporting the cancellation of the May SAT. With over 2,181,043 confirmed cases and 145,457 deaths across 210 countries and territories as of April […]

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Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden takes the stage with his wife, Jill, and sister, Valerie, right, during a campaign rally at the Baldwin Hills Recreation Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

[Opinion] A female vice president might be the key to Biden winning the 2020 election

America has gone through a wide variety of changes over the past century from electing its first female congressman in 1917 to electing the first ever African-American President in 2008.  This nation has evolved into an incredibly progressive country, despite its legislative shortcomings. However, there […]

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Illustration by Ariana Perez

Valentine’s day has been forever changed from a holiday of love to a day of service and mourning

How do we feel two years after the shooting on Feb. 14, 2018?  We all get asked this question, but don’t answer it honestly. We can’t say good because it sounds insensitive, and we can’t say bad because then we will get the looks of […]

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Editorial cartoon by Leah Ronkin

Security changes are only a band-aid on the issue of shootings in schools

While it is easy for someone to look at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and pinpoint the problems that they think need solving, the students and staff at the school have a different perspective on what issues really matter.  Community members and organizations, such as […]

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Graphic by Brianna Fisher

Two years after the March for Our Lives, MSD students have experienced a lack of political efficacy

Two years ago, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School changed forever. After losing 17 eagles, the school community began to channel loss into action.  Teachers and students alike became active. The sadness and confusion of a tragedy spread through the community. Feelings of despair quickly turned […]

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