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Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

The series “Black Mirror” is an excellent examination of modern societal issues and the future of technology. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, the show’s first episode aired on British television channel 4 on Dec. 4, 2011. The show’s satirical and suspenseful nature was inspired by shows like “The Twilight Zone,” created by Emmy Award-winner Rod Serling. “The Twilight Zone” […]

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Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

Marjory’s Garden fundraises with dog wash

On Sunday, Dec. 10, Marjory’s Garden hosted a dog wash at Barkland Dog Park in Parkland from noon to 4 p.m. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and staff from A La Mode Canine, a grooming company who donated their time to clip the dog’s nails, volunteered at the fundraiser. The cost was $10 for a wash, $10 for […]

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[Brief] Lady Eagles junior varsity basketball plays in the second game of the season

On Tuesday, Dec. 6 the Lady Eagles junior varsity basketball team played in their second game of the season. The team took on Coral Springs High School in a game ending with a score of 45-25 in favor of Coral Springs. Leading the team, Kristina Longley (34) scored eight points. Right behind her, Chelsea Watts (24) scored a total of […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity basketball plays first home game against Coral Glades High School

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the men’s varsity basketball team played their first game of the season against rival Coral Glades High School. The final score was 76-71, MSD’s way of ultimately protecting the nest. “It was a harder game than we thought it would be but I think we all played as a team and did well,” junior Preston Sasser […]

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MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

MSD project gives wasted food at lunch to food shelters

From an observation of noticing her friends throwing out their perfectly fine snacks everyday at lunch last year, sophomore Sari Kaufman developed a project in which uneaten food is saved and brought to local shelters that feed hungry families. With a little help from debate teacher Jesus Caro, Kaufman was able to organize a plan that helps people in need. […]

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Homecoming dance was worth the wait

A hurricane, two spirit weeks and many home games later, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School finally enjoyed its annual homecoming dance. The event took place on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale. After a disappointing loss at the homecoming game against Plantation High School on Friday, students had a chance to let loose for […]

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Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

Senior Jaclyn McKenna commits to Mississippi State University for softball

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Senior Jaclyn McKenna crosses the country each summer and fall in pursuit of one thing: softball. Beginning at 7 years old, McKenna immersed herself in the sport. She eventually joined the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School varsity softball team as a left fielder and catcher in […]

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Student assists those in need during Irma

Student assists those in need during Irma

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* During the week of Sept. 11, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Justin Fuchs helped his community to combat the impacts of Hurricane Irma. Fuchs visited houses of his family and friends to help prepare. He tried to ensure that there would be minimal damage to […]

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Student evacuates three times

Student evacuates three times

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* When it was announced that sunny South Florida would be hit head on, houses were shuttered and highways were flooded with cars full of evacuating families. Marjory Stoneman Douglas families were concerned with Irma’s impending effect on the area and many evacuated. One of these families […]

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Student provides free shutter service

Student provides free shutter service

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Preparing for Hurricane Irma became a major hassle for many people in South Florida as store lines were out the door and gas stations were selling out within the hour. Marjory Stoneman Douglas junior Cameron Kasky saw the impending hurricane as an opportunity to help out […]

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