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The East Vision

Shannon Ors Senior Column

Shannon Ors, Web Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

It was the year of Angry Birds, iPads, and The Black Eyed Peas. A single scoop of ice cream at Jersey Junction cost $1.90 and Wizards of Waverly Place was on TV. What a time to be a fifth grader. I have never been one to wallow...

Niki Ezeh Senior Column

Niki Ezeh, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

My first ever game on the girls varsity basketball team was against Catholic Central, and we lost by about 40. That was the first taste I got of playing on a varsity sport at East. As the season went on, I watched my closest friends...

Liz Schumar Senior Column

Liz Schumar, Focus Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

My past four years at EGR have been full of highs and lows like everyone else. I have loved my experience at East, but it is a competitive environment. Grades matter a lot. Almost everyone is on a sports team. Competition can...

Keaton Smith Senior Column

Keaton Smith, Managing Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

The most influential aspect of my high school career was introduced to me in an basic photography class freshman year that taught me the foundation of how to take great photos. Junior year, I became the photographer for the East...

Keagan Haulenbeek Senior Column

Keagan Haulenbeek, Editor In-Chief

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

When I hear people talk about how they can’t wait to get out of East Grand Rapids, the one thing that pops into my mind is: why? My years here at the high school have been the best of my life. Yes, I will have better years...

James Lykins Senior Column

James Lykins, Sports Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

I am used to confrontation. I have debated various political topics in the newspaper, We the People, and even with my hockey teammates and coaches. I’m used to being called “Liberal,” “Democrat, “Obama” and even “Hillary...

Jack Theut Senior Column

Jack Theut, Business Manager

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

As I sit here reflecting on my past four years here at EGR high school, I realize that my opinion on EGRHS differs from others. I often hear many of my peers talking about how they’re going to miss this place so much or how...

Hanna Sanford Senior Column

Hanna Sanford, News Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

Be Elle Woods When I was in third grade, I watched a truly life changing film. I spent months plotting how I could live out that movie in my own life. There was only one thing of which I was certain: I was going to become Elle...

Grace Ruppert Senior Column

Grace Ruppert, Focus Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

People have always asked me if I like being a twin and I always respond, “I guess. I mean, I don’t know any different.” But honestly, I love being a twin. And I’m terrified about going to college without him because...

Auden Elliott Senior Column

Auden Elliott, News Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

My high school career has been defined mainly by one thing. In fact, most of my life has revolved around this one thing. The week after school got out my junior year, I started training for a marathon, working on speed and...

Annie Meyer-Rasmussen Senior Column

Annie Meyer-Rasmussen, Opinion Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Showcase

The struggle between immortalizing a moment and letting it fade away is constant. Whether it’s taking a video at a concert or writing down a memory, there’s a lot of pressure to stay in the present. On Jan. 7, 2014, however,...

School use to be so elementary

Shannon Ors, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

Filed under Columns

It was the year of Angry Birds, iPads, and The Black Eyed Peas. A single scoop of ice cream at Jersey Junction cost $1.90 and Wizards of Waverly Place was on TV. What a time to be a fifth grader. I have never been one to wa...