‘Logan’ Leaves One Last Impression

Nara Markowitz, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

In 2000, Hugh Jackman experienced a career-making opportunity when he landed the role of Wolverine in the first X-Men movie ever. Now, 17 years later, Jackman has decided to retire his character-- but not without a final bang. With...

Edwardsville Offers More Than Teens See

Lily Grieve, A&E Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With third quarter almost behind us and spring break ahead, Edwardsville youths are looking outside—past the warmth of their beds—to trade the winter blues for spring fever. However, after the first few weeks of nice weather,...

Planet Fitness? Try Planet Flirtation

Kerrington Holland, Sports Editor

February 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear Diary, After my vigorous eight-hour day at school full of dreadfully difficult tests and much anticipated droning on from most of my teachers, I went home and got ready for the best part of my day. First I had to shower...

Fiery Females Take (Older) Film

Nara Markowitz, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Art is meant to inspire, movie characters are supposed to remain relevant, and literature often reflects the struggles of a time period. While all of these things are true, movies that display strong female characters are lacking...

Decisions, Decisions: How to Choose the Right College for You

Jane Thompson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

When you begin the college search process, the bountiful options given to you can be daunting. Location, class size, student-to-professor ratio and cost are just a few things to take into account when choosing the right school...

Seven Years of Being a Falcons Fan Pays Off

Hannah Willmore, Views Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Some people watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Others watch it for the halftime show. But this year more than ever, I am watching it for the game. In sixth grade, I decided I wanted to play fantasy football with my dad....

Trump Makes First Address To Nation

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump, the oldest president to be inaugurated, is the first man to hold the office without any prior military or legislative experience. On Jan. 20, the title was passed from the first-ever black president to...

The Golden Globes Fall Below Expectations, ‘La La Land’ Cleans Up

Hannah Willmore, Views Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Three things describe the 2017 Golden Globes: poor political jokes, Meryl Streep and “La La Land.” Jimmy Fallon kicked off this year’s show with a musical opening performed with many popular actors including Rami Malek,...

Disastrous Disease Infects EHS Seniors

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As high schoolers enter the most intense months of winter after holiday break, many students find themselves among a chorus of sneezes and sniffles as they walk down the hallway. These minor colds and illnesses make school...

Don’t Miss Out on Memories

Kerrington Holland, Sports Editor

January 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The thrill of yearbook day makes everyone start to feel sentimental and excited as another school year comes to an end. But those who wait until the last minute to order their own book of memories might be kissing their chance...

Think Before You Trust

Morgan Goebel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

“Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President, Releases Statement” received nearly 1 million likes, shares and comments on Facebook since it was published in October 2016 on Ending the Fed. Although the...

Learn How to Not Celebrate Christmas

Nara Markowitz, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Colorful lights strung upon houses and ornament-covered trees framing windows. It’s clear to see that Christmas is coming, but what do you do if you don’t celebrate Christmas? As a child who was raised never having celebrated...

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