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Coach Stewart talks about his experience as the new track and field coach. Photo by Samantha Goldblum

Coach Gabriel Stewart becomes the new track and field coach

New track and field coach Gabriel Stewart lives by the phrase, “intentionally using sports to significantly impact and transform lives.” In the face of track season cancellation and pressure from players on the basketball and football teams, new track and field coach Gabriel Stewart decided to take on the head coaching job for the team. Last year the track coaches […]

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Cryptocurrency makes national headlines as Bitcoin value soars to record highs

Cryptocurrency is a word many in the modern age have heard, but it is understood by only a few. In 2009, the first decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created by someone under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto, but his actual identity is currently unknown. Since then, after many years of highs and lows, Bitcoin gained a record value of $19,340 in […]

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Junior Lorenzo Prado discusses his experience from Feb. 14 as a suspect for the shooter. Photo by Daniel Williams

Junior Lorenzo Prado is falsely identified as a suspect in shooting

When the fire alarm went off for the second time at around 2:20 on Feb.14, Junior Lorenzo Prado was in the auditorium sound booth working on lighting for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Drama’s upcoming musical production, “Yo Vikings.” Because it was so close to the end of the school day, he decided to finish fixing the lighting equipment, confident […]

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Review: Rise Biscuits and Donuts offers flavorful alternatives to the typical biscuit

Full of unique and delicious food combinations, Rise Biscuits Donuts serves both breakfast and lunch at their 15 different locations. First opening their shop in Durham, N.C., the franchise expanded their reach to 14 new locations found throughout the southeast, including one  at The Walk in Coral Springs. Rise Biscuits Donuts resembles a fast food shop similar to Dunkin Donuts. […]

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Plower withdrew from school after the Valentine's Day tragedy.

Senior Kelly Plaur protects her teacher from gunfire

On Feb. 14, 2018, in the face of unimaginable danger, many students and teachers emerged as heroes to their community. While bullets flew into her classroom, senior Kelly Plaur acted on her instincts to help her peers. She had no idea these instincts would cause her peers to deem her a hero. Plaur was sitting in Ivy Schamis’s Holocaust history […]

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Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

Trivia game “HQ” grows in popularity on the app store

With over 2 million applications available for Apple and Android users, developers struggle to gain popularity for their apps among the ever-popular apps such as Facebook, Candy Crush and Spotify. But every now and then, a new app stands out among the millions available. Most recently, HQ, a new free trivia game released in August 2017 on iOS and on […]

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Students get tattoos to honor the 17 victims

Students get tattoos to honor the 17 victims

After the tragedy on Feb. 14, some Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and teachers needed a meaningful way to remember this day and those they lost. A peaceful and artistic way they could remember their friends and teachers was to get a tattoo. Students created their own tattoo designs and even designed some for their friends in remembrance of […]

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Psychology teacher shares her story from Feb. 14. Photo by Einav Cohen

Psychology teacher Ronit Reoven provides first aid to injured students

In fourth period on Feb. 14, AP Psychology teacher Ronit Reoven was giving a lesson on renowned psychologist Sigmund Freud and the psychosexual stages of development. Reoven looked at the clock to see how much time she had left to teach; it was a few minutes past 2:15. Two or so minutes later, the class heard deafening booms coming from […]

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Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

Memorial at Pine Trails Park is removed and preserved

After the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, memorials were placed in honor of the 17 lives lost at the school in front of the school and at Pine Trails Park. The love and mementos left at these sights were growing each day. On Thursday, March 15, the day after the one month anniversary of the tragedy, the city […]

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Juniors Charlie Rothkopf and Victoria Proietto reunite after working together on Feb. 14 to save another student. Photo by Anna Dittman

Juniors Charlie Rothkopf and Victoria Proietto wrap student’s wound during shooting

In times of tragedy, stories of heroism arise. During the horrifying act that took place on Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, juniors Charlie Rothkopf and Victoria Proietto took the initiative to help sophomore Ashley Baez who was suffering from a bullet wound.. As students of math teacher Nancy Lazar’s fourth period class, the two were located in […]

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