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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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Florida Teen Reads encourages students to explore new books

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* Florida Teen Reads (FTR) is a list of 15 books constructed annually by a committee of media specialists. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Media Specialist Diana Haneski participates in the committee that selects these books. “FTR is a statewide reading promotion or incentive to read for […]

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MSD students adjust to new A/B block schedule

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Nov. 16, 2016, 80 percent of teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School voted to implement the 4X4 A/B block schedule for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. This year, students and staff get their first glimpse of the new schedule’s impact on the school. […]

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Politics and pop culture collide with turbulent political scene

Politics and pop culture collide with turbulent political scene

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* American popular culture often reflects the political situation in the country at the time. In the 1960s, there was a staggering amount of musical soundscapes to the Vietnam War from famous artists, including Bob Marley. In the 1940s, the gospel, “We Shall Overcome,” was modernized to […]

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Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X grab the attention of consumers

*This story was originally published in the first quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* On Sept.12, Apple announced the next generation of iPhones at their annual Keynote event, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. These two phones have been the talk of the smartphone community for months, with speculations about the iPhone X, specifically its design, taking center stage. Now […]

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