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My Interesting Pinterest Experience

Adriana Sanchez

April 9, 2018

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In today’s blog, I will be sharing my experience of trying out Pinterest crafts and recipes so far. Going into this, I thought my that it would be easy to try new things from Pinterest. So far, I have done four Pinterest test...

Walking out not best way to get attention

Cole Bathje, Broadcast Team

March 19, 2018

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On March 14, about 200 of my classmates walked out of class in protest of gun-related violence in wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. I chose not to, along with a lot of other students at East. Their voices...

Suicide Prevention aftermath

Talia Johnson, Opinions Editor

March 19, 2018

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On March 1, 2018 during second period , Sierra Gregg , class of 2018, presented to the East High student body her capstone project ; a suicide awareness assembly. At the assembly , she brought the Shatter our silence team to sho...

Our generation’s impact

Talia Johnson, Opinions Editor

March 19, 2018

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This morning , there were events organized by local high schools , including East High. Simon Davis , class of 2019, Rachel Alvarado , class of 2018 , Alondra Lavariega , class of 2018, , Indira Gallegos , class of 2019, ...

Something you can’t live without

Rin Neimeyer, Reporter

March 15, 2018

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Everybody has something they can’t live without, whether it’s something really strange or something completely normal. Maybe something one person can’t live without, someone else can. Some people might not be able to live...

Grades don’t tell whole story for student learning

Rin Neimeyer, Reporter

March 13, 2018

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Grades: the percentage and letter that tries to defend your knowledge. It is one of many things that almost every student worries about on a daily basis in any school grade. Every student has one, no matter if you go to a school...

Recycling at East falls short

Talia Johnson, Opinions editor

March 12, 2018

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In almost every hall and classroom, E-Rabs can find a recycling bin right beside a trash can. This is a courtesy of East's Environmental Key Club and Environmental Science students.  “My students were successful in persuading...

Environmental Key Club members volunteer

Ashlee Dickerson, People Editor

March 12, 2018

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The Key Club took a trip to the Rockford Rescue Mission in downtown Rockford on Wednesday, March 7. When we first got there, we had to put on aprons and wash our hands. While we were doing that, the people we were there to...

Favorite Superhero?

Rin Neimeyer, Reporter

March 6, 2018

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Everyone at one point or another will like a superhero. It might not be for very long, but everyone does at some point, whether it's because of a movie they saw or something they read with them in it. They might be a new hero...

Pinterest Tryouts: Phone Holder

Adriana Sanchez, Reporter

February 15, 2018

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In Today's Pinterest testing blog, I will be testing out a Pinterest craft that may or may not be helpful to your everyday life. The craft that I had tested was a phone holder for when you are charging your phone. These are the steps...

Could there be a drinking age for teens?

Talia Johnson, Opinions Editor

February 8, 2018

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In many parts of America, the drinking age is 21. However, I have issues with that limit. If an 18-year-old can be drafted off to a war and die for their country, why can’t that same 18 year old drink? Let’s face it, tee...

Is the media at fault for its inspired crimes over the last 30 years?

Talia Johnson, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2018

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Violence in media has been a hot-button topic since the 1950’s, when horror-inspired comic books began to rise to the public eye. Television, video games, news, movies, and music apparently have played a part in multiple crime...

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