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Students and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas share their favorite recipes for Thanksgiving. To get some inspiration of meal ideas, check out the link below. Photo courtesy of Adobe Sparks

[Multimedia] The history of Thanksgiving and recipes

 

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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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Sarah Leonardi and her husband Ross. Photo courtesy of Sarah Leonardi

[Feature] In the eyes of Sarah Leonardi

Standing with the community, taking time out of the day to make countless phone calls, and knocking on doors is often tiring, but not for Sarah Leonardi, the youngest representative on the Broward County School Board. Leonardi makes it her goal to shape Broward County […]

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[Opinion] Microsoft Teams is more useful than Zoom

[Opinion] Microsoft Teams is more useful than Zoom

Microsoft Teams and Zoom are two popular apps used by teachers and students to carry out eLearning in the midst of COVID-19. Last year, when students were just getting started with eLearning, they used Zoom instead of Teams. This year, students started off using Teams. […]

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Seniors Mark Dorsett (7) and Michael Mclaughlin (75) stand in the Eagles' offensive huddle before a play against the Coral Glades Jaguars. Photo courtesy of Bryan Nguyen

[Multimedia] MSD celebrates the Class of 2021 seniors from the varsity football team

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A College Board statement regarding SAT test cancellations. Photo by Iyah Ibrahim

[Opinion] Florida colleges should opt for test-optional admissions for the Class of 2021 and 2022

Since March, a number of universities across the country have opted for test-optional admissions for only 2021 graduates. Due to complications caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many SAT and ACT dates have been postponed or canceled entirely; even in November, it is hard to […]

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Amy Coney Barrett spoke at Jacksonville University in November 2016 about the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Four years later, Barrett was appointed to the Supreme Court. [Photo provided by Jacksonville University]

[Opinion] The Supreme Court Justice nomination should have made been after the election

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Sept. 18 left an untimely vacancy on the nation’s highest court. With Election Day on Nov. 3, it is not the proper time to have that spot replaced. Instead, the person who fulfills the role of the […]

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Seniors from the Hospitality Entrepreneurship class at MSD have started their own company. Photo courtesy of Annie Pretner

Seniors from MSD Hospitality Entrepreneurship class create ‘Smile Senders’ company

Every year, seniors in the Hospitality 4 class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School start their own company. These seniors are part of the Junior Achievement Fellows program, which holds a competition with various schools given the task of creating and carrying out their own […]

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In order to keep the Halloween spirit alive amidst the pandemic, MSD initiates Halloween From Afar for students and staff. Participants took part in costume contests, spooky bingo and a pumpkin carving contest.

MSD staff and students participate in Halloween From Afar

In light of the current worldwide pandemic, Halloween has seen a shift from tradition. Gone are the days of going door-to-door dressed up as fantasy characters. Instead, Halloween is seeing more of a lowkey celebration in 2020.  To keep the spooky season alive, Marjory Stoneman […]

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On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and staff at MSD had difficulty with their WiFi due to internet connection issues at school. Photo by Matthew Rosenthal

MSD internet connectivity issues interfere with first period classes

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced a problem with the school’s WiFi, and this has not been the first time. At 6:45 a.m., around the time teachers started to arrive at school, the WiFi was not working. […]

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