The Overlook Journal

  • From Parkland to T-D with Love
    News, Opinion

    From Parkland to T-D with Love

    By: Mila Mabhongo, Staff Reporter

    April 7, 2018

    On the afternoon of February 14, 2018, a 19 year-old ex-student walked onto the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, committed one of the world’s deadliest school massacres. He opened fire on students and faculty, killing 17 people and sending 14 more to the hospital...

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  • Gun Law Debate: The Edge of the Coin
    News

    Gun Law Debate: The Edge of the Coin

    By: Liam Gorbutt, Staff Reporter

    April 7, 2018

    In light of the recent increase in school shootings in America, most recently in Parkland, Florida where 17 students were shot and killed by a lone student gunman, a new cycle of debate, protest and discussion has erupted considering the laws and ethics in gun ownership. Generally, this issue concerns...

  • The March That Never Was
    Opinion

    The March That Never Was

    By: Grace Kretzmer, Staff Reporter

    April 5, 2018

    On March 14, the majority of Thornton-Donovan School’s student body met outside to protest gun violence and honor the 17 students who lost their lives in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. “The walkout showed that students at T-D have a fighting spirit, and they deserve further outli...

  • Shootings and Students: Remembering 2018’s Tragic Events
    News

    Shootings and Students: Remembering 2018’s Tragic Events

    By: Timothy Goldsmith, Staff Reporter

    April 3, 2018

    In the brief time since the start of 2018, 20 people have been tragically killed and 30 have been wounded in over 17 shootings. Sadly, too many of these shootings have been on the grounds of schools. This article will be split up into several sections, deadly shootings or shootings with wounded students...

  • Gun Violence: A Teen’s Voice Is Heard
    Opinion

    Gun Violence: A Teen’s Voice Is Heard

    By: Quincy A. Campbell, Editor and Chief

    March 26, 2018

    "Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced" -James Baldwin   On March 14, Thornton-Donovan joined millions of high school students from around the world partook in a historical 17 minute walk out in memory of the seventeen students who were killed...

  • Justice League: Movie Review
    Blogs, Entertainment, First Person POV

    Justice League: Movie Review

    By: Xavier Rogers, Staff Reporter

    February 2, 2018

    Released on November 17th, 2017, Justice League was directed by Zack Snyder, the director of the previous DC blockbuster Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Joss Whedon, the director  of 2012’s The Avengers. The film finally brings together Batman, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Superman, the Flash, and A...

From Parkland to T-D with Love
Gun Law Debate: The Edge of the Coin
  • Shootings and Students: Remembering 2018’s Tragic Events April 3, 2018
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Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

November 14, 2016

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

November 10, 2016

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From Parkland to T-D with Love
The March That Never Was

The March That Never Was

April 5, 2018

Under the Tuscan Sun! Student Recalls Journey to Italy

Under the Tuscan Sun! Student Recalls Journey to Italy

March 26, 2018

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The student news site of Thornton-Donovan School