Tag: Youth

Younger political leaders tend to be more representative of issues that dis­pro­por­tion­ate­ly affect the youth such as climate change, LGBTQ+ rights and student debt. Graphic by Melodie Vo

[Editorial] Younger politicians are a better representation of the youth

As hate crimes rise, glaciers melt and civil unrest becomes near unavoidable, it’s time that the youth of our country get the political representation they need to solve the issues that affect them. The only way for a political system to be entirely representative of […]

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A protester holds up their homemade sign made out of cardboard at the "Fund Our Future" rally in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, Jan.13.

2020 legislative session allocates $500 million to increase teacher salaries across Florida

With the conclusion of the two-month 2020 legislative session in the Florida state Capitol, the legislature finalized a $92 billion state budget. Within the budget, Florida lawmakers reached an agreement to allocate more than $500 million to increase starting teacher salaries for the 2020-2021 school […]

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[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

[Opinion] Netflix has negative impacts on teenagers during quarantine

To pass the time as a good samaritan in Broward County while still being under a stay-at-home order, Netflix has become a vital part of life in quarantine.  Since the global lockdown, Netflix has released an array of youth-targeted entertainment ranging from teen comedies to […]

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This is Juliana Anzai, a foreign exchange student at MSD from Brazil.

Exchanged

The Rotary Youth Exchange Program is a study-abroad opportunity for adolescents to spend up to a full year as an international student.  The teens involved in this program can go almost anywhere in the world to study.  Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas students do not even […]

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