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Review: ‘The Fosters’ tackles relateable teen issues

Review: ‘The Fosters’ tackles relateable teen issues

The television show “The Fosters“ is nearing the end of its fourth season on the Freeform network with only four episodes left. The show centers around the lives of a family with five kids, four of which are foster children, and their two mothers. The show aired Jun. 3, 2013 and has received various awards since then. It received its […]

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Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Student dances in Macy’s Day Parade

Not many people get the opportunity that Marjory Stoneman Douglas sophomore Jessica Popkin received this Thanksgiving. Popkin, along with 697 other girls, danced across the television screens of millions. Popkin was given a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform in the 89th annual Macy’s Day Parade. Last year, Popkin’s dance company, Dance Theatre Company (DTC), submitted a videotape of […]

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The tomb of Fidel Castro at the Cemeterio Santa Ifigenia in Santiago de Cuba on December 4, 2016. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS)

Students react to Fidel Castro’s death

Fidel Castro, former dictator of Cuba has recently passed away on Nov. 25, 2016. People all around the world have reacted differently towards this event causing some political unrest. In Cuba a large funeral commenced that paraded his body across the country. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans payed their respects to his body. After one week, his ashes were laid […]

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Promo poster for Married at First Sight. The show is aired on FYI.

Review: Married at First Sight worth the watch

Could you imagine marrying someone you have never met? Meeting your husband or wife at the altar is definitely a way to take a chance with love. Three couples on this season of the show “Married at First Sight” did just that. It is an experiment that surprisingly had many candidates willing to marry a complete stranger. The experts interviewed […]

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First jobs influence students of MSD

First jobs influence students of MSD

Growing up comes with a lot of opportunities, responsibilities and commitments. In the teenage years, one begins to prepare for what people call “the real world.” Getting a job teaches someone how to deal with others, grasp social skills and gain a good work ethic. At many establishments, it’s required that employees are at least 16 years old. This means a lot of […]

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Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Drama takes ‘Horse Girls’ to States

Districts for Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School’s Drama Club took place on Dec. 2 and were a huge success. The dark comedy “Horse Girls” by Jenny Rachel Weiner was  performed by MSD seven drama students, seniors Taylor Fish, Theresa Prather, Melanie Webber and Avery Cooper; junior Sophie Whitney; sophomore Dylan Redshaw and freshman Eve Cohen. They portrayed seven pre-teen girls who love horses and create […]

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Speech and debate program undergoes changes

Speech and debate program undergoes changes

MSD’s speech and debate team is ending one chapter, but beginning a new one. Following the departure of the team’s previous director, the program has only just begun to change. The new teacher, Jesus Caro, is excited for all the future progress to be made. The first change came before the school year even started. The classroom was renovated with a new arrangement […]

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French Club collects donations for hurricane victims in Haiti

French Club collects donations for hurricane victims in Haiti

Throughout the month of October, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas French Club collected donations from students by asking around for contributions in an effort to aid hurricane victims in Haiti. Haiti is one of several French-speaking countries. The Haitian background of French teacher, Geemps St. Julien, had a large impact in motivating the French Club President Raychel Edlesberg and Vice President […]

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Review: Raws Juice creates inviting atmosphere, healthy juices

Review: Raws Juice creates inviting atmosphere, healthy juices

The popular juice bar, Raw Juce, has six locations, including one in Palm Beach, Weston, Aventura, Miami Beach and two in Boca Raton. Healthy vibes radiate from the restaurant beginning with moment one walks through the glass doors. Currently, there are many competitors selling acai bowls, juices, healthy smoothies and a variety of organic and vegan food options. Out of […]

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Review: Sicilian Oven delivers high quality Italian

Review: Sicilian Oven delivers high quality Italian

Sicilian Oven, an Italian restaurant located in Coral Springs, Boca Raton, East Boca, Lighthouse Point and Weston has become a very popular and family-oriented restaurant. The restaurant is locally situated on 10140 W. Sample Road in a dated-looking shopping center. Despite this misleading exterior, this restaurant is one of the best quality Italian restaurants in South Florida. Sicilian Oven offers […]

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