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The Academy releases 2020 Academy Award nominations

The Academy releases 2020 Academy Award nominations

2019 was an innovative and exciting year for filmmaking. It saw prominence with dark, character-driven movies like “Joker” and “The Irishman.” It saw jaw-dropping performances from actors like Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in “Marriage Story” and Joaquin Phoenix in “Joker.” It also saw the […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis waves to members of the Florida Legislature during a joint session of lawmakers, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Tallahassee.

Ron DeSantis proposes mandatory civics test for graduating seniors

On Dec. 16 2019, during a press conference in Naples, Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida announced his new plan to issue a mandatory civics test for all Floridian high school seniors to take. While it is unclear how this new test will be implemented […]

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President Donald Trump speaks to the press after video calling members of the Armed Forces on Christmas Eve. Photo By Richard Graulich

President Trump’s impeachment updates

On Dec. 18, 2019 the House of Representatives voted on two articles of impeachment that claim President Donald Trump abused his power and obstructed congress. Regardless of political affiliations, this is a historic event in American history as President Trump is the third President to […]

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Take a Hike. Junior Anna Crean and her peers from her Adventure Trek Tour walk through a fireld of tall grass in Trinity National Forest. Photo courtesy of Anna Crean

MSD student and staff participation in outdoor activities creates healthier lifestyles

It seems although Generation Z is often labeled as a tech-savvy group preoccupied with phones and laptops, certain individuals look to nature and outdoor activities as a way of escaping a technology-obsessed society.  Recreational activities such as kayaking, hiking, camping and fishing are often outlets […]

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MSD should be taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint

Nicknamed “Mother of the Everglades,” Marjory Stoneman Douglas dedicated her life to protecting the environment. As a school that was named after her, the inhabitants of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School should make more of an effort to be environmentally sustainable, which starts with reducing […]

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Editorial cartoon by Leah Ronkin

Green New Deal aims to address climate change through sweeping reform

Climate change is a common topic of discussion in current politics. Democratic presidential hopefuls have all laid out the ways they plan on tackling it. The president has tweeted about it. The science is clear: climate change is a ticking time bomb, and if we […]

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Editorial cartoon by Leah Ronkin

Climate change is a real, serious issue that needs to be addressed

Climate change is a discussion that is pushed aside by older generations and is seen as an issue that the world has more time to resolve. However, the harsh reality is that climate change is real, and we have a limited amount of time to […]

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courtesy of Farmlore Films

‘The Biggest Little Farm’ documentary demonstrates need for ethical and sustainable farming

The documentary entitled “The Biggest Little Farm,” was released to the public in theaters and festivals across the United States on May 10, 2019. The film follows a couple, John and Molly Chester, and their rescue dog, Todd, originally residing in Santa Monica, for an […]

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Super Sellers. Local businesses set up tents to sell their products at the Parkland Farmer’s Market on scheduled Sundays from November to April. Photo by Einav Cohen

Local, sustainable companies and farms increase in popularity in Parkland

People are always looking for the next new diet that will lead to weight loss or provide incredible health benefits. Diets and lifestyles gain popularity in waves, with many hopping on the trend that is prominent in the media. Recently, there has been a significant […]

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Making an Impact. Co-president of Save What’s Left, Daniel Bishop, empties recycling cans from classrooms into the recycling dumpster at MSD on Thursday, Nov. 14. Save What’s Left collects recycling every second and fourth Thursday after school. “Save What’s Left is an organization that puts the environment first in a world that is constantly trying to destroy it,” Bishop said. “Recycling allows our school to do its part in the work that must be done to better the environment.” Photo by Brianna Jesionowski

Save What’s Left focuses on saving the environment

With a new sponsor, new members and a new attitude, the Save What’s Left club at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is looking to make the campus a more eco-friendly place.  After being less active for the past few years, Save What’s Left is welcoming […]

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