Hollywood continues to make movies about terminal illness

Hollywood continues to make movies about terminal illness

Star-crossed lovers are meant to break every viewer’s heart; terminal romance films are some of the best at depicting this concept. The real question is are these movies representing terminal illnesses correctly or are they misinforming viewers? Teenage patients spend most of their time either in a hospital, getting treatments or in their homes, resting. Patients are constantly under watch. […]

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Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald is the second installment in a five movie series. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them came out in 2016 which is a part of the Wizarding World by J.K. Rowling. On Oct. 16, fans sat in the theaters to embrace the universe once again. Many recognizable names were casted like Jude Law as Albus […]

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MSD hosts quarterly Lit Lunch to promote reading

MSD hosts quarterly Lit Lunch to promote reading

On Oct. 24, students filed into the media center with one thing bringing them together: reading. Those who have read either “The Hate You Give” by Angie Thomas, “Want” by Cindy Pon, “Letters to the Lost” by Brigid Kemmerer or “My Sister Rosa” by Justine Larbalestier were brought together between first and second lunch to an event called Lit Lunch. […]

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Girls golf team gets second place at districts

On Oct. 17, 2017 Marjory Stoneman Douglas’ girls golf team competed in the district tournament at the Delray Beach Golf Club. Collectively, the team scored 372 points, earning them second place. “The girls golf team played very well.A strong showing from senior Amanda Okulanis and junior Allie Schuller helped propel the team to a qualifying score of 372,” Coach Devin […]

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Dallas Cowboys lock arms and take a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Photo credit to Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Athletes should feel free to kneel during anthem

Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled for the United States national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016, several other NFL players and teams have followed his example. The actions of these football players symbolize a peaceful protest against police brutality in America. The athletes are protesting in a variety of ways, such as locking arms with their […]

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Spirit Week Goes On

As Floridians everywhere stock up on food and water, students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas stock up on spirit. With the news of Hurricane Irma heading for a tentative collision course with South Florida, students are left to trade in their tuxedos for ponchos. Due to recent storm advisories all schools in Broward County will be closed Thursday Sept. 7 and […]

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ICC provides increased requirements

ICC provides increased requirements

In attempt to rule out unnecessary clubs that do not contribute as a positive impact on the school, Student Government has proposed additional rules for each club. The regulations include that each club must participate in a school betterment project each quarter of the school year in order to be recognized as a club on campus. For the first semester, […]

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