Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

MSD Speech and Debate Students Place at First Debate Tournament

MSD Speech and Debate Students Place at First Debate Tournament

The first after school tournament, AST, for Broward County Schools Speech and Debate took place Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019. These monthly tournaments occur at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, FL, and are an opportunity for freshmen to gain early experiences in speech and debate. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s speech and debate program aims to prepare their freshmen at […]

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Angelina Breyer, Amanda Manausa, Jeremy Wechsler and Nico Fraser accept the official invitation to be in London's New Year's Parade. Photo by Kelly Ferber

Eagle Regiment invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Parade

On Monday, Sept. 16, the Eagle Regiment was formally invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Eve Parade, and possibly the New Year’s Day Parade as well, in London, England for the year 2021. The marching band and color guard members entered the school excitedly as they awaited their special visitors. They had previously been informed of their invitation but […]

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Tik Tok, the app used to post the threatening video, has become increasingly popular amongst teens.

Christopher Columbus High School student arrested after posting threatening video

On Friday, Sept. 13, a student at Christopher Columbus High School was arrested after posting a video on the social media app Tik Tok, implicating threats to three other South Florida high schools. The video depicts the 16-year-old pointing to the names of La Salle High School, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The song “All […]

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Men’s varsity golf team defeats St. Thomas High School

On Sept. 10, The MSD Men’s Varsity Golf team won against St.Thomas High School. The match started at 3:30 p.m. “The game went really well today.” freshman Dylan Marrone said. “We beat St. Thomas 158 to 168 in some windy conditions on a tough golf course. I shot 39 today and this has been my lowest score all season so […]

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Men’s varsity golf team wins against Pompano Beach High School

On Sept. 5, The MSD Men‘s varsity golf team played their second match of the season in Pompano. They had a total of 156 strokes which won them the match against Pompano Beach High School.  “They are doing a really good job working on the basics and then working on making themselves better, things from putting to driving is a […]

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Thais Guerra, Samantha Goldblum, Mackenzie Quinn 

Photo illustration by Brianna Jesionowski

Retro trends are making a comeback

Over the past five years, trends from the 80s and 90s have been making a return. It all began with chokers, a simple accessory that skyrocketed. From there it was jeans, jackets and shirts. To create the look, mom jeans and overalls are paired with simple graphic or plain tees. The outfits are tied together with statement belts or flannels. […]

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Mental plays a large role in the lives of students. (Photo by Dara Rosen)

School is playing a role in the mental health of students

On July 1, a bill in Oregon was put into effect, allowing students to take off up to five mental health days every three months. This has sparked conversation among parents, students and educators alike, concerning not only the efficacy of policies like this one, but also whether or not these types of policies should exist at all, based on […]

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MSD Women’s varsity golf team wins first match of the season

On Wednesday Sept. 4, at 3:30 p.m. the MSD Women’s Varsity Golf team competed in their first match of the season. The original season opener was scheduled to be against Deerfield Beach High School but was canceled due to Hurricane Dorian. The team played in a tri against Pompano Beach High School and Cypress Bay High School at the Fort […]

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Artist Ian Witlen working on exhibit model for the opening at the Coral Springs Museum of Art on Sept. 26. 
Photo Courtesy of Ian Witlen Photography

“Anguish in the Aftermath: Examining a Mass Shooting” to open Sept. 26 at the Coral Springs Museum of Art

A work in progress project, “Anguish in the Aftermath: Examining a Mass Shooting,” by internationally published photographer, Ian Witlen, is to be open to the public on Sept. 26 at 6 pm through Nov. 16 at the Coral Springs Museum of Art. The exhibition comprises of 51 “30 by 40” portraits and individual audios for each photo. Those who come […]

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Why non-black people should not say the n-word

Why non-black people should not say the n-word

Why the n-word should not be used by non-black people and how it continues to affect minorities. The usage of the n-word has been a debate since the creation of political correctness. Despite the dark and oppressive history attached to the n-word, the black community has managed to reclaim the slur and use it as a term of endearment.  In […]

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