Hollywood continues to make movies about terminal illness

Hollywood continues to make movies about terminal illness

Star-crossed lovers are meant to break every viewer’s heart; terminal romance films are some of the best at depicting this concept. The real question is are these movies representing terminal illnesses correctly or are they misinforming viewers? Teenage patients spend most of their time either in a hospital, getting treatments or in their homes, resting. Patients are constantly under watch. […]

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Warner Bros.)

‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ is perfect for all ages

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”, released on Feb. 8, runs for around two hours. Directed by Mike Mitchell. The film starts with the attack of the Lego Duplo, which are larger blocks for younger kids. The once hopeful land of the Legos becomes “Apocalypseburg,” a drab and depressing land of destruction. Terrified that the world will end, Emmett […]

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Dante Albidone, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Brodeur, Eden Cupid, Ethan Hwang, and Blake Talabis in The Umbrella Academy (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix/TNS)

Review: Netflix Original “The Umbrella Academy” brings Gerard Way’s comic to life

“The Umbrella Academy” was released on Feb. 15, based on Gerard Way’s comic of the same title that was released 12 years ago. The show was created by Netflix, and features a total of ten episodes in its first season. This show is not like many other superhero shows; the viewer does not get a backstory on how the main […]

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MSD students face daily mental health struggles and learn ways to overcome them. Graphic by Darian Williams

MSD supports mental health with Mind-Body Club

AP World History teacher Diane Wolk-Rogers along with MSD parent and licensed mental health counselor Ellen Fox-Snider founded the Mind-Body Club in Fall of 2018. On Jan. 9, the first cohort graduated with 13 students. The course is a six-week program, meeting every Wednesday for an hour after school where students learn methods such as meditation, mindfulness, biofeedback, nutrition and the […]

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Backtrack Vocals lead singers belt out a song at a benefit concert for the family of Carmen Schentrup on April 22. Photo by Nikhita Nookala.

[Photo Gallery] Friends of Carmen Schentrup hold benefit concert raising money for ALS research

On April 22 at 7:30 p.m., the friends, family and community who loved Carmen Schentrup gathered at Mary Help of Christians Church to attend a benefit concert held in her memory. Because Carmen was the founding president of the A Capella Club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, her friends decided to invite the New York-based a capella group “Backtrack […]

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Senior Angelique Meneses and juniors Ethan Rocha and Drew Schwartz get ready to present the final donation total at Dance Marathon on April 2_. Photo by Rebecca Schneid.

[Photo Gallery] Dance Marathon event at MSD raises over $66,000

On Saturday, April 21 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its first Miracle Network Dance Marathon. The event took place from 12 to 5 p.m. in the gym on campus. Participants either paid $10 at the door or pre-registered with a team and paid $15 which included a free shirt; participants had a fundraising goal of $100 each. A Miracle […]

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Celebrities protest harassment at Golden Globes

Celebrities protest harassment at Golden Globes

On Jan. 7, 2018, celebrities attending the Golden Globes Awards Ceremony wore black  for victims of sexual harassment following recent allegations against many people in high power positions in Hollywood and across America. Participants in this show of support included both male and female Hollywood insiders. There was little discussion about who was wearing what, and no one was in […]

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Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

Review: Black Mirror examines the future of technology

The series “Black Mirror” is an excellent examination of modern societal issues and the future of technology. Created and written by Charlie Brooker, the show’s first episode aired on British television channel 4 on Dec. 4, 2011. The show’s satirical and suspenseful nature was inspired by shows like “The Twilight Zone,” created by Emmy Award-winner Rod Serling. “The Twilight Zone” […]

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[Brief] Men’s Varsity Hockey beats Cypress Bay

On Sunday, Nov. 12th, the Men’s Varsity Hockey Team played against Cypress Bay High School at 2:30 p.m. at the Florida Panther’s IceDen. The MSD Eagles defeated the Cypress Bay Lightning with a final score of 4-1. Joey Zenobi (5) had the most goals this game scoring 2 goals to put the Eagles ahead. Ross Zoutte (97) scored a goal […]

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Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

Senior Emily Mox commits to playing lacrosse at Slippery Rock University

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Emily Mox may have a love for lacrosse today, but in her childhood, she participated in two sports: soccer and lacrosse. As she matured, Mox realized she had to choose between the sports. “When I started middle school, I made a decision that I needed to […]

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