Tag: Stoneman Douglas High School

Vials containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are ready to be used at the Center for Health Education, Medicine and Dentistry in Lakewood, New Jersey, on Dec. 28, 2020. CHEMED has received 800 doses of this vaccine and started inoculating healthcare workers on Dec. 23. Photo courtesy of Gustavo Martínez Contreras

[Opinion] Are the COVID-19 vaccines trustable?

Throughout the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a large impact on people all over the world. The virus has prevented some from working, seeing family and friends and carrying out day-to-day activities such as going to school. After being worked on and researched […]

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On Feb. 12, MSD will host "A Day of Service and Love" activates on campus. Photo by Rain Valladares

MSD hosts ‘A Day of Service and Love’ for the third anniversary of Feb. 14, 2018

On the three-year commemoration of the 17 lives lost and those injured on Feb. 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will conduct “A Day of Service and Love” on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021. Staff and students are invited to participate in the activities provided […]

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[Editorial] Schools should teach mandatory life skills like taxes and home economics

[Editorial] Schools should teach mandatory life skills like taxes and home economics

Imagine you have finally completed your high school career and after four years, the only things you have learned is that America has a lifelong tendency of racism, that y=mx+b and that Shakespeare used a lot of figurative language. Unfortunately, for students across the United […]

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Throughout time, racism against Asians has become normalized in American society. Graphic by Ivy Lam

[Editorial] Asians continue to be subjected to racism in American society

Throughout the course of history, many assumptions and stereotypes have been established and continually reinforced for certain ethnicities. In America, racism against Asians has become normalized, even if we haven’t acknowledged it just yet. While seemingly harmless comments about our skin tone have been made, […]

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[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

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Senior Gabriel Ammirata plays on the marimba for the Eagle Regiment marching band with social distancing guidelines. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Ammirata

Senior Gabriel Ammirata reminisces about his journey with music

Gabriel Ammirata, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since elementary school. Growing up in Coral Springs, he was originally zoned for Coral Glades High School but moved to Parkland going into his freshman year where he continued his musical […]

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Senior Jasmine Gola enjoys online learning as it gives her more flexibility throughout the day. Photo by Gabriel Uchoa

A Day in the Life of an online school student: Jasmine Gola

Instead of having to wake up hours in advance, students enrolled in virtual school are able to roll out of bed and open their laptops minutes before the start of class. Students participating in at-home remote learning no longer experience walking across campus from class […]

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A sterling career. Senior Offensive Lineman Mike Mclaughlin (75) on the sidelines of an Eagles football game vs Coral Glades this season. Photo by Kelsie Yon

Senior Michael Mclaughlin heads to the University of Miami to continue his football career

In January 2021, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Michael Mclaughlin will continue his football career at the University of Miami. Throughout his time with the Eagles’ varsity and junior varsity football teams, Mclaughlin wore #75 and was positioned at offensive tackle.  Mclaughlin’s football career […]

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What's up. Stacks of money sit behind an upwards slanting arrow, but what is increasing? Although support for the Raise the Wage Act led to its approval in the House of Representatives, uncertainty lies in whether it reliably results in financial growth or financial instability. Graphic by Melodie Vo.

[Opinion] Increasing the minimum wage is part of the solution to reducing poverty

For families of higher incomes, it can be hard to imagine life in poverty. With the COVID-19 pandemic remaining as a hazard to people’s economic status and physical health, understanding how poverty occurs and how to mitigate it becomes all the more pressing.  One of […]

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[Multimedia] COVID-19 impacts the entertainment industry

[Multimedia] COVID-19 impacts the entertainment industry

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