WikiLeaks Assange Extradited, Sentenced in London

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks took asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London in 2012 to dodge extradition to Sweden. A few days ago, Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks of jail time by British authorities. In 2010,...

Field Day Unifies Locals Schools for First Time

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

May 9, 2019

We may not all operate at the same level or have the same abilities, but we all love to have fun. And EHS’s Unified Field Day, headed by senior Patrick Driscoll and sophomore Zack Gibbs, brought students together to do just...

EHS Student Takes Second at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Junior Scottlynn Ballard rose to the podium in George Washington University’s auditorium, shut her eyes for a moment and glanced up at the anticipating audience and judges at the National Poetry Out Loud Competition. Then the...

Rapper Cardi B Video Resurfaces, Draws Major Attention

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

A video of Cardi B, a 26-year-old rapper, claiming that she used to lure men with the promise of sex, and proceed to drug and rob them, has recently resurfaced. The video, which Cardi did over an Instagram live to an audience...

Interact Club Continues to Send Hope with Letters of Hope

Ryan Ash, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

EHS Interact will host its annual Letters of Hope event next Friday, April 5, during sixth hour in the commons. For a fee, students can skip their last hour of the day to join Interact in sending letters to an African village. “It’s...

Newcomer Beto O’Rourke Joins the Presidential Race

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

With the presidential race beginning, many Democratic candidates have started themselves onto the campaign trail. A large tell for some as to which candidate has the best chance of winning the Democratic nomination is which candidate...

Manafort Sentenced to Over Seven Years in Federal Prison

Joshua Perry, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2019

Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for President Trump has been sentenced to over seven years in federal prison Thursday following his previous sentencing of 47 months a week ago after being convicted on several counts of ...

Poetry Out Loud: EHS Junior Takes Home State Title

Sam Lance, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2019

Junior Scottlyn Ballard placed first at the Illinois state Poetry Out Loud in Springfield on March 8. “It was exhilarating, mostly because I hadn’t bet on hearing my name,” she said. “When they called the runner up...

R. Kelly Emotional in Interview After Criminal Charges

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

March 14, 2019

Robert Kelly, known as R&B singer R. Kelly, returned to jail 24 hours after his initial release on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Chicago police arrested Kelly after hearing he had $161,000 of unpaid child...

Former Campaign Chairman Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in Prison

Joshua Perry, Co-editor-in-chief

March 14, 2019

Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for President Trump has been sentenced to over seven years in federal prison Thursday following his previous sentencing of 47 months a week ago after being convicted on several counts of ...

Jason Henderson To Take Over As New Superintendent

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

March 7, 2019

With superintendent Dr. Lynda Andre’s retirement approaching, Jason Henderson was selected to be the new District 7 superintendent at a board meeting last week. Dr. Andre has served as superintendent for four years, and many ...

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