A Commercialized Christmas

Ryan Ash, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The holiday season was once a time of family values. Thanksgiving and Christmas used to be about getting together with family, eating some warm food and just having a good time with each other. Today, large corporations have successfully...

Why Standardized Tests Are a Poor Measure Intelligence

Cierra Veizer, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Chances are you’ve taken a standardized test. Whether it be the ISAT, PSAT, SAT or ACT, almost all of us have been affected by them. Standardized test scores can be impacted by many things such as unfamiliarity with testing...

Pitch the Plastic

Kate Lickert, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With more and more plastic entering our oceans, maybe we should change the name of fishing to plasticing. According to a CNN news story, nearly eight million tons of plastic waste makes its way into oceans and other waterways...

Mr. EHS Moves Forward

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

What’s misogynistic, outdated and school-sponsored? Not Mr. EHS! At least, not anymore. Mr. EHS, a pageant that showcases dancing, singing, video making and other strange talents, has entertained EHS students and faculty...

College Applications Aren’t as Scary as You Think

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s Thanksgiving Break. You’re at your distant cousins house and everyone is telling you how much you’ve grown. But then, they roll out with the same question after greetings have ended: Where are you going to college? Then...

Who Really Saved Our Economy?

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The economy is in a good place. With unemployment low and jobs in reasonably good supply, there’s only one question left. Who dunnit? President Donald Trump thinks he deserves the credit. “At a campaign rally in North...

How Capitalist Hollywood Has Ruined Films

Anna Farrar, News Editor

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Summer 2018 had some of the highest selling movies of the year, including highly-anticipated blockbusters, such as “Ocean’s 8,” “The Incredibles 2,” “Solo” and “Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom.” What do all of...

Serena Williams, Sexism and the U.S. Open

Anna Farrar, News Editor

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

On Sept. 8, the 2018 U.S. Open proved a historical matchup against Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka and American Serena Williams. While Williams was vying for her 24th Grand Slam win, Osaka defeated her in the final round. The...

EHS Needs Hallway Etiquette

Ryan Ash, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, every student at EHS has been exasperated at the abysmal state of our hallways. From minor annoyances to major blockages we’ve seen it all. Due to a small minority of students with the...

Please Tip Your Servers

Cierra Veizer, Sports Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

You’re sitting in a restaurant and have just finished your meal. Your server has been hard-working, respectful, punctual and attentive, but you decide to walk out without leaving a tip. Growing up, I was told that tipping...

Stop the Social Media Stress

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

October 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A flattering pose. A trendy filter. A clever caption. How long does it take you to achieve this perfection before you hit post on your Instagram photo? Social media has become a huge part of daily life. According to MarketingTech,...

Why I Don’t Say the Pledge of Allegiance

Jacqueline Glenn, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Students pause briefly for the mandated moment of silence when prompted by the crackling loudspeaker. They simultaneously rise from their cookie-cutter molds of desks and chairs, placing their hands over their hearts and then...

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