Tag: Melodie Vo

Younger political leaders tend to be more representative of issues that dis­pro­por­tion­ate­ly affect the youth such as climate change, LGBTQ+ rights and student debt. Graphic by Melodie Vo

[Editorial] Younger politicians are a better representation of the youth

As hate crimes rise, glaciers melt and civil unrest becomes near unavoidable, it’s time that the youth of our country get the political representation they need to solve the issues that affect them. The only way for a political system to be entirely representative of […]

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Graphic by Melodie Vo

Clubs and after-school activities meet virtually due to COVID-19

The universal appeal of clubs and after-school activities usually consists of service hours, getting involved and socialization. Students tend to load up on extracurriculars to bulk up their college resumes and help them stand out. The 2020-2021 school year is no different; however, the manner […]

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It's the Great Pumpkin. Starbucks now has a limited time offer Great Pumpkin Frappuccino. Photo by Mackenzie Quinn

[Multimedia] Fall foods to try at home

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Broward County Public Schools give students the option to stay-at-home or attend physical school.

[Opinion] Broward County Public Schools should not reopen for face-to-face instruction

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full force, there is no reason why Broward County Public School students should resume face-to-face instruction during the coronavirus pandemic.  After completing an entire month of online school, the Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie was pressured by […]

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Senior Alexis Sealy poses with her homemade mask for her business Instagram page. Photo courtesy of Alexis Sealy.

New mask fashion trends emerge

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Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

Political discussions find their way into the classroom

In the age where political opinions make or break one’s career, many professionals choose to avoid sensitive topics in their workplace as to avoid crossing a forbidden line. In the classroom, however, controversial and political topics are often relevant to what students are learning. Teachers […]

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[Video] High School Nation hosts “Pop-up pep rally” in the courtyard

[Video] High School Nation hosts “Pop-up pep rally” in the courtyard

On Friday, Nov. 1, High School Nation surprised Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with an impromptu pep rally during both A and B lunches.  High School Nation is a company that partners with other businesses in order to encourage school spirit in public schools, as well […]

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Graphic by Darian Williams

MSD students share their personal experiences with discrimination

When grocery shopping, one does not expect to have a personal escort roaming around the store alongside them. However, this was a reality for senior Job Charles. Charles, who is African American, and his friends, a group of primarily minorities, were simply buying Gatorade when […]

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