[Brief] Men’s varsity volleyball team takes on Taravella High School in doubleheader

At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, the men’s varsity volleyball team took on Taravella High School at home in the gym. This was the start of a double header where the second game would start at 6:00 p.m. In the first game, the team played three sets. With a score resulting in 3-0, the Eagles fell short of another […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity tennis team ends regular season with win over J.P. Taravella High School

On April 8, the men’s varsity tennis team challenged J.P Taravella High School on their home court for the last regular season match of the year. The team won overall in matches ending in an 8-0 victory. “I’m very proud of the work our team did this season and I’m excited to keep this energy at districts,” senior Matthew Shank […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity volleyball team defeats American Heritage High School

At 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, the men’s varsity volleyball team took on the Stallions at American Heritage High School. The team played four sets. With a score resulting in 3-1, the Eagles finally got the victory they had been waiting for. “We slipped and gave over a ton of points that we shouldn’t have but at least we […]

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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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Principal Hall presents graduating class with cords for upcoming graduation. Photo by Kaleela Rosenthal

The graduating class of 2019 attends their cord ceremony

*This story was co-written by Tara Gaines & Kaleela Rosenthal On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 9:30 a.m, the senior class cord ceremony took place in the auditorium. Inside, students were greeted with their parents and the MSD Jazz Band. Throughout the ceremony, Principal Teresa Hall presented different cords to the MSD class of 2019. Students would then walk across […]

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[Brief] Men’s varsity volleyball team falls to Monarch High School

At 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, the men’s varsity volleyball team took on the Monarch High School Knights in their gym. The team played four sets. With a final score 3-1, the Eagles were defeated by the Knights. “We played our best, down two players in two of the games, but we need to be more consistent to go […]

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[Brief] Men’s junior varsity baseball team wins doubleheader against Coral Glades High School

On April 6, the men’s junior varsity baseball team went up against Coral Glades High School in a double header. The final score of the first game was 10-0. The Eagles took an early lead and they were able to hold that lead for the rest of the game. The Eagles offense remained hot all game. Coral Glades did not […]

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Max Schacter, the father of Alex Schacter, asks a question during the third day of meetings of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 in Sunrise, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel/TNS)

MSDHS Safety Commission releases preliminary report with legislative recommendations

On Jan. 2, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Safety Commission released a preliminary report of the commission’s finding in their investigation into the Feb. 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The commission was formed as part of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by former Gov. […]

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For Feis. Coach Aaron Feis watches a Varsity football team game from the sidelines. The guardian program was named after Feis, who died after rushing to aide students and teachers as a shooting unfolded on Feb. 14, 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photo courtesy of Sean Simpson

The Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program allows certified employees to carry concealed firearms on school campuses

Aaron Feis was not only a football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but an alumnus as well. MSD was his home, and the staff here were his friends. He cared about the students and always looked out for them. The safety of the school, and the students within its walls, was one of his main priorities. The effectiveness […]

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Television depictions of mass shootings can have harmful effects

Television depictions of mass shootings can have harmful effects

School shootings are a frequently depicted topic on television, often dramatizing the terror and hardships students and faculty face during a real shooting. While these episodes seem more plentiful now than ever, due to the increased rates of actual school shootings, violence on campus has been ingrained in popular culture for decades. Since the shooting at Columbine High School on […]

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