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Students are feeling down while being isolated

How are students feeling about the school year being cut short?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in the United States, students all across the nation are now being forced to stay isolated indoors and remain socially distant. As a result, schools have cut the physical school year short, converting to online schooling to allow students […]

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MSD Spoken Word Club president Anna Bayuk presents her poem during the Zoom competition. Photo courtesy of Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network

MSD spoken word club competes in competition online during social distancing

On March 29, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Spoken Word club competed in Louder Than A Bomb, an ongoing festival dedicated to slam-style poetry. Unfortunately, this year they had to compete through Zoom, an online video meeting platform, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They competed […]

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The "Joker" movie cover.

[Review] ‘Joker’ gives an inside look of living with mental illness

Rough language, brutal violence and bad vibes are all reasons as to why the Joker is rated R.  Mental health is a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well being. Fleck, who is otherwise known as the Joker, is introduced with a […]

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MSD Drama students practice performing for the show "Yo Vikings!" in spring of 2018.

“Song of Parkland” sheds light on importance of arts

“Song of Parkland,” is shining a spotlight on those recovering from a tragedy and inspiring the nation by showing how a group of young people can come out strong from a tragedy. This moving documentary includes original songs written by the students about their experience, […]

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[Brief] Women’s varsity lacrosse team plays in their first game of the season

On Feb. 21, the women’s varsity lacrosse team competed in their first game of the season at home. The game started at 6 p.m. and the weather was sunny and hot. The team won the game with a score of 15-14 against Saint John Paul […]

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Women’s healthcare is being stripped down slowly by the government

Women’s healthcare is being stripped down slowly by the government

Recently, men in the government have been trying to make permanent decisions about women’s healthcare in America, and it’s not settling with women. Birth control, abortions, gynecologist appointments, tampons and pads: a list of items that could be in jeopardy. Now, while most women can […]

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Junior Hannah Levine switches to online school in pursuit of figure skating

Junior Hannah Levine switches to online school in pursuit of figure skating

Days of gliding on the ice, turning and jumping, help her to forget every worry in her life. For junior and ice skater Hannah Levine, the ice is her best friend, helping to comfort her and give her the unique experiences of feeling free and […]

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Demonstrators opposed to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh protest inside the Hart building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.,  on Sept. 27, 2018. Photo courtesy of Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Brett Kavanaugh should not have been confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Although President Trump and other Republican leaders are satisfied with Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice, he is not the right choice to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court nor is he the right choice for the future of the United States. A […]

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony Pictures)

Review: “Into the Spider-Verse” brings the comic books to life

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse shows many different faces, or rather masks, of the friendly neighborhood superhero. Released in theaters on December 14, the animated film appeals to new and old fans of Marvel comics and films. In this multiverse story, many comic book characters meet […]

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Junior Lauren Starnes shows off her winter attire during Winter Spirit Week

Students show their school spirit and excitement for winter break

On Wed. Dec. 12, winter spirit week began with the theme “Warm Up Wednesday.” Students dressed up in ugly holiday sweaters to show their school spirit. Activities at lunch time included musical chairs and a dance circle where anyone could gather around and show off […]

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