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...

Buzzfeed—Strange, Time-Wasting Site No One Can Avoid

Lily Grieve, A&E Editor

March 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

It’s biased and addicting. It rules YouTube, plagues Facebook feeds and dominates the online quiz scene. Worst of all, it’s my guilty pleasure. Buzzfeed was established in 2006, but I did not discover it until 2015. A few...

‘Abstract’ Captures All Dimensions of Design

Erin Morrisey, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

In late January, Netflix released a docuseries called “Abstract: The Art of Design.” For 45 minutes, it covers a different designer; from Christoph Niemann (the man who illustrates covers for the New Yorker) to Bjarke Ingels (the...

Civil Rights Documentary Moves Beyond the Book

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Author and civil rights activist James Baldwin was inspired in 1979 to write a book memorializing the lives of his friends and civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X and Medgar Evers. Unfortunately, Baldwin...

The Final Countdown

Erin Morrisey, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The countdown has begun: seniors scrawl their university names on notebooks and hang their graduation robes in the corners of their closets while sophomores anxiously anticipate their rise to upperclassmen status. Teachers attempt...

Future Music Majors Put in Hard Work

Hannah Willmore, Views Editor

March 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s one thing to be entering college for only academics: applying to many universities, filling out scholarships and awaiting acceptance. But for students with a music major, the process can be much more complex. I applied...

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