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[Opinion] Teachers and school staff need to have higher priority for the COVID-19 vaccine

[Opinion] Teachers and school staff need to have higher priority for the COVID-19 vaccine

As of now, the only Florida residents permitted to receive a COVID-19 vaccine are healthcare workers, senior citizens aged 65 or older and long-term care facility staff and residents. The state is not currently allocating vaccines to any other essential professions such as public transport […]

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[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

[Multimedia] Looking back on 2020

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Amendment to Broward County Public Schools attendance policy requiring cameras on during class draws mixed reactions from students

Amendment to Broward County Public Schools attendance policy requiring cameras on during class draws mixed reactions from students

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Broward County School Board revised and ratified a change to Policy 5.5 of their attendance guidelines. This change now requires that students turn their cameras on during online class to be marked present for attendance, effective Dec. 2. This new […]

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[Review] “The Mandalorian” season 2 does not let up

[Review] “The Mandalorian” season 2 does not let up

If the first season of Lucasfilm’s “The Mandalorian” was about the formation of a connection between a faceless bounty hunter and a little green goblin, then the second explores the lengths that faceless bounty hunter will go to protect his little green goblin. Just in […]

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[Opinion] The two-party system is ruinous to the future of American politics

Did you know that the two-party system we have today has been in place since the 1850s? That’s right, the Democratic and Republican parties have been vying for the hearts of the American people for the last 170 years, and that’s a very unsettling prospect. […]

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Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Melissa Falkowski wins Teacher of the Year

Every year, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gives the Teacher of the Year award to a teacher who excels in their field. This year, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, MSD administration chose Melissa Falkowski, newspaper advisor and Creative Writing teacher, to receive this award. Falkowski has […]

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Best podcasts to listen to about pop culture. Graphic by Travis Newbery

[Opinion List] Best podcasts to listen to about pop culture

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Protestors from Parkland and Coral Springs embark on a solidarity walk, making their way to Coral Springs City Hall as nearby drivers honk in support. Photo by Ashley Ferrer

[Multimedia] Black Lives Matter movement gains support in South Florida

Reporting by Ashley Ferrer, Mackenzie Quinn, Ryan Servaites, Ivy Lam, Anisah Steele, Travis Newbery and Haley Jackson

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Graphic by Travis Newbery

[Opinion List] Best things to buy to help make your day more productive

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As the world population is stuck at home due to COVID-19, many are finding entertainment through live-streaming and esports. Photo by Fenthon Aristhomene

Esports and live-stream viewership grow as people are stuck at home

Naturally, being stuck at home with little to no work or school, one would want to find some entertainment. As the COVID-19-induced quarantine rages on, many are finding that entertainment within live-streaming services, particularly esports. Esports are professional competitive matches and leagues for video games. […]

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