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Creepy clowns cause credible concern

Creepy clowns cause credible concern

Recently, on social media platforms such as Twitter, there has been spreading awareness of “creepy clown” sightings in South Florida. These clowns, who have made online threats to local high schools (many in Palm Beach County), have now extended their threats to include Marjory Stoneman Douglas; while there is little evidence to prove that this is a substantiated concern, these sinister yet […]

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Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

Hillary Clinton rallies support in Coral Springs

After hours of waiting in line, enduring the sweltering heat of the South Florida sun, enthusiastic fans of Hillary Clinton entered the Coral Springs Gymnasium dripping in passion (and for some, sweat). The Sept. 30 rally in support of the Democratic presidential candidate started on time, with doors opening around  1:30. It lasted nearly four hours. The venue was packed […]

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The Silent Epidemic – Open Discussion About Suicide Needed at MSD

Nowdays it can seem like every other time the news comes on, or one is scrolling through the Twitter-verse, that more terrible news comes on saying that there has been another mass shooting, or that a cop has been shot. As these event repeat themselves, people start to become desensitized and begin repeating the same ritual: initial shock and outrage, followed by […]

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Students dive into DECA

Students dive into DECA

DECA is an organization that is divided into four categories including business management, finance, marketing hospitality and tourism. This class/club prepares emerging leaders for their future professions. The program improves professional skills by providing experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Quickbooks. DECA also teaches students about the stock market and how to invest in companies. Sophomore Jessica Rosenstack, is a […]

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Binge watching vs. watching on Air

Binge watching vs. watching on Air

Binge watching television shows has been a recent trend due to the very popular streaming websites such as Netflix and Hulu. A Netflix survey has defined binge watching as watching between two to six episodes in one sitting. This has put cable companies in competition with not only each other, but also with other streaming databases. Teenagers and adults often binge […]

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Club members promoting Best Buddies

Best Buddies club creates inclusive environment

Best Buddies club provides a unique service opportunity that gives students the chance to create one-on-one relationships with other students living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It is an international nonprofit organization that is devoted to building inclusion, integrated employment and leadership development for people with IDD. “The goal of our club this year is to spread the message of […]

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Long waits for lunches

In the past few years, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has seen a substantial increase in students. However, some issues have begun to arise as a result. The lunch line is a particular topic of concern. Students that buy school lunches are faced with a tremendously long line to purchase their meal. This is a trend seen around the nation; […]

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Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

Student Government Hosts Spirited “Game Night”

  Setting up a poker table, roulette, three blackjack tables, loud music and concessions, Douglas’s student government succeeded in bringing a cafeteria filled fellow students together in celebration of school spirit this past Thursday night. “Our Game Night event is meant mainly to get our students as school-spirited as possible,” Event Committee Chair Lexi Angel said. “WIth the game and dance this […]

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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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[Brief] JV Football team beats Cypress Bay

The Junior Varsity Men’s Football team faced off against Cypress Bay on Sept. 14. The final score was 24-12, giving Douglas the victory, and the JV team their first win of the season after a loss a bye their previous two weeks. “We played really well, we played through all four quarters and never stopped pushing for the win,” sophomore linebacker Robert […]

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