Tag: response to coronavirus

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis address the public during a press conference at the Pembroke Pines coronavirus testing site. Photo courtesy of David Santiago of the Miami Herald

Parkland residents are ordered to ‘Shelter in Place’

On Thursday, March 26, beginning at 12:01 a.m., Parkland residents were ordered to “Shelter in Place.” This action was in efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and keep all residents safe and healthy. There were many guidelines previously in place, such as maintaining […]

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks during the Coronavirus Task Force press briefing on the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, on Monday, March 30, 2020 in the Rose Garden at the White House, in Washington, D.C. (Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)

[Opinion] President Trump severely mishandled a reporter’s important question

On Mar. 20, President Trump held a coronavirus press conference where he lashed out at NBC reporter Peter Alexander over a question concerning what he would tell the Americans who feel scared right now.  “I say that you’re a terrible reporter, that’s what I say. […]

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As a result of COVID-19, national testing such as the SAT and ACT have been canceled. Graphic by Brianna Jesionowski

SATs and ACTs canceled through May due to virus fears

For many juniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Test (ACT) are important exams in their high school careers. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the April 4 ACT and CollegeBoard‘s May 2 SAT were canceled. “Initially I was […]

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