Are School Dances Worth It?

Devin Johnson, Staffer

September 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The lights are dimmed. The music is cranked. There’s dancing, groups of friends on the floor, and a night chock full of memories.   Every high school movie claims it’s the most important night of your high school...

It’s Hurricane Harvey, Not Hurricane Trump

Josh Perry, News Editor

September 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Most people are aware of the phenomenon known as the “butterfly effect.” Simply put, seemingly inconsequential actions have unexpected, sometimes monumental effects–like a twister resulting from a butterfly’s wing flap. This...

Out of this World or Potential Reality?

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Somewhere out in the cold, dark stretch of space, there are planets where life exists.   It's an astronomer's dream – or, possibly, reality. For centuries common people and scientists alike have pondered, and so I...

A Literal Doll’s House: Your Phone Screen

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

August 31, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It runs rampant in music videos: a woman barely dressed.  It is evident in films: a woman visible only for her lack of clothes.  It even permeates television: a woman known for her body alone.   But is this bad?  Are...

Donald Trump: A Disappointing Time in Office

Sam Lance, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Eight months. A lot can happen in eight months. You could get an interesting new job, get a solid ACT score or even invite a new life into the world. Since Inauguration Day back on Jan. 20, Donald Trump has been running our...

Jack Vuagniaux, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The final week.  If you haven’t heard that statement at least five times, you don’t know a senior.  Graduating high school is a huge milestone. So, before the seniors part from high school and gain adult responsibilities,...

’13 Reasons Why’ Doesn’t Provide Right Reasons

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Since the Netflix original series“13 Reasons Why” was released to the world on March 31, 2017, hundreds of thousands of people have viewed the series (but we may never know the exact number because Netflix is not forthcoming...

Mother May I Never Say Goodbye

Kerrington Holland, Sports Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Hi Mom! Long time, no see. You are currently downstairs, preparing dinner for our family while simultaneously supporting me through my last stressful week of finals. You texted me every morning this week to remind me...

Alternative Music Facing a Decline in Originality

Hannah Willmore, Views Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Since the 90s, alternative music has taken over the mainstream. Pop punk and other subgenres have emerged, creating what I find to be the best quality music. Today, many bands that once started as hard-hitting pop punk groups...

EPA’s ‘Big Day’ is Big Problem

Jade Weber, News Editor

May 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Our Big Day Today,” read the subject line of an email sent to Environmental Protection Agency employees by a top aide to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Those four words were referring to March 28, when President Dona...

Senioritis: The Epidemic Taking Over Future Graduates

April 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It has taken over.  As the plague once spread across Europe, senioritis has spread across the halls of EHS. Day by day, the senior’s ability to focus and work outside of class diminishes until there is nothing left but procrastination...

Prom: Not a Big Deal

Kerrington Holland, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every spring, teens across the nation come out of winter hibernation of not shaving their legs and only wearing sweatpants to become magical princes and princesses for one night. Each prince and princess stresses over the idea...

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