Tag: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The king v. his airness

The king v. his airness

Considering that this is one of – if not the – most controversial arguments in the sports world today, it’s fairly likely that my opinion will not be taken well. Since and even well before his third and final retirement from the National Basketball Association in 2003, Michael Jordan – “His Airness” has far and away been considered the greatest […]

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MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

MTV’s “Sweet/Vicious” raises awareness about important issues

According to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, among undergraduate students at college, 23.1 percent of females experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation. Starring Elizabeth Bennet and Taylor Dearden, “Sweet/Vicious” follows one of these victims, Jules Thomas (Bennett), and her fellow classmate Ophelia Mayer (Dearden) as they become vigilantes of sorts to try to bring […]

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Students were able to nominate other students and teachers for the Soaring Oscars. Photo found on eaglevoting.weebly.com

Students cast their votes for Soaring Oscars

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s annual Soaring Oscars gives students an opportunity to recognize fellow students and faculty members for their extraordinary traits. The Soaring Oscars include a variety of over 20 different categories- some of which teachers can be nominated for- ranging from groups based on appearance to groups based on potential future endeavors. “I think that the Soaring […]

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Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

The story of a troubled young man or woman reliving a day in their life over and over again to learn a lesson is pretty commonplace in cinema and television, most everyone has seen it on there screen at least once or twice. And yet, the movie “Before I Fall,” based on the novel by author Lauren Oliver, is still […]

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[Brief] Men’s lacrosse team defeats Taravella High

On Feb. 27, the men’s lacrosse team faced off against district opponent J.P. Taravella High School in a home game at 7:00 p.m. The Eagles defeated Taravella’s Trojans in a blowout, winning with a 17-2 score. “I thought we had a great performance against Taravella,” captain Max Buckner said. Goals were scored by Braden Mygatt (16), Max Buckner (33), Adam […]

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Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

Review: “Shameless” tells a unique story

In an age of television that consists of nearly perfect families, the Gallagher’s from Showtime’s “Shameless” are a breath of fresh air for viewers everywhere. The Gallagher’s posses a far from ideal family dynamic that allows for a unique plot line that details their lives as they struggle to make ends meet. “Shameless,” created by Paul Abbot, originally aired in the […]

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Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Oxfam Hunger Banquet sheds light on poverty

Hunger around the world is a prevalent issue around the world. The DECA chapter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School decided to reach out to the less fortunate in the community by organizing an event that served food, with social hierarchy in mind. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet was held in the MSD cafeteria on Feb. 10, 2017 from 3-5 p.m “Two […]

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Eagle Regiment places first in the region

Eagle Regiment places first in the region

*This story was originally printed in the December 2016 issue of the Eagle Eye* During the 2016 band season, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment steadily progressed, obtaining better scores at each competition. For seven months, in preparation for competition season, the band practiced two to four days a week. “Practicing so many days a week is really taxing on […]

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MSD launches MIT Launch club

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 issue of the Eagle Eye* The Launch Club, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), aims to provide materials and support high school launch clubs and help foster entrepreneurial skills and mindsets for members. The club then uses those materials to help create startups that follow MIT’s standards. The club […]

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Students experience dating violence, abuse and trauma

Students experience dating violence, abuse and trauma

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 issue of the Eagle Eye* According to the National Coalition Against Dating Violence, nearly 1.5 million high school students in the United States are physically, sexually or emotionally abused by dating partners every year. 1.5 million. That’s one out of 10 high school students in the entire country. So, statistically speaking, […]

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