The East Vision

News
Students get involved with the community through politics
Eli Huey, Staff Writer • November 2, 2022

With local elections just around the corner, students at East are doing their part to get their preferred candidates into office. “Local elections, I would say, have the most impact on our lives as residents of Michigan,” Nathan Rose ‘23 said. The...

School renovation options show promise for the future of East
Eli Huey, Staff Writer • November 2, 2022

A big change could be on the horizon for EGRHS. Larger classrooms, better lab spaces, and more social areas for students...

Future of abortion legality falls into the hands of Michigan voters
Nathan Rose '23, Guest Writer • October 3, 2022

In the Dobbs v. Jackson ruling, the Supreme Court determined that a woman's right to privacy would not extend to abortion. ...

Girls Golf: small but mighty
Kellan Hudson, Rory Edleman • September 9, 2022

Girl’s golf has only just begun their season, but they have been working vigorously as they prepare for their matches against...

Field Hockey attempts to live up to previous years success
Ben Richards, Tucker White, and Eli Assaf September 9, 2022

After Girls Field Hockey ended last fall with a loss against Cranbrook in the semi-finals of the state tournament, the team...

Opinion
The toxic culture around college admissions
Kellan Hudson, Staff Writer • November 2, 2022

Throughout the school year, it is common to see students post on social media about where they will be attending college. For some people, this is a fun...

Understanding Risk vs. Reward and ‘Towing’ the Line in the Slot
Tom Caprara, Managing Editor • March 30, 2022

We’ve all been there. You overslept, you’re late coming back from lunch, or had an afternoon appointment. You can’t...

How To Defy Unrealistic Beauty Standards
Noor Duoibes, Opinion Editor • March 30, 2022

What the hell does it mean to be hot? After my four years at East Grand Rapids High School, this question still remains unanswered....

Head-to-Head: Eliminating the SAT
Olivia Borgula and Tucker White March 30, 2022

Pro: Eliminating the SAT will further inequality At the height of the pandemic, when universities gradually released new...

Don’t Be Afraid To Try Something New
George Samra, Editor-in-Chief • March 30, 2022

Too often students get pigeon-holed into a certain group, clique, or “cult” from the moment they walk into high school....

Entertainment
Listeners are obsessed with Taylor Swifts new release ‘Midnights’
Owen Schuster, Graphic Designer • November 2, 2022

We have a “Question...?” Have you listened to Taylor Swift’s 12th studio album “Midnights?” Released Oct. 21, “Midnights” has already...

Summer Music Festivals Are Around the Corner
Luci Perez-Simons, Staff Writer • March 30, 2022

With summertime being just around the corner, concerts and the excitement of being in the environment of concerts is back: whether they are big...

“The Batman” Review: Should You See It?
Michael Colombo, Staff Writer • March 30, 2022

Spider-Man No Way Home set the bar for comic book movies high only three months ago, and Matt Reeves’ highly anticipated “The Batman” was...

Reese Dupin Expresses Her Artistic Side Within the Community
Isabelle Ranger, Staff Writer • March 30, 2022

From drawing on napkins to canvas, Reese Dupin ‘22  was introduced into the world of art and design by her grandfather and mother.  “Since...

It’s almost that time of the year; time to brew the stew
Sports
It’s almost that time of the year; time to brew the stew
Delaney Myers and VV LaMange, Staff Writers • November 3, 2022

As fall sports are coming to a close, East Grand Rapids’ winter sports teams are anticipating their upcoming seasons. The...

Charlie Seufert overcomes obstacles on his way to golf greatness
Ben Ruppert, Staff Writer • November 3, 2022

Having eight heart procedures since elementary school is not easy; But having multiple heart...

Anna Olsen: Rower by day, Drum Major by night
Sarah Lincolnhol, Staff Writer • November 3, 2022

Next time you find yourself at a Friday night football game scan the band to find Anna Olsen...

Athletes go crazy for Grant Newton’s media talent
Vivian LaMange ‘24, Staff Writer • October 3, 2022

Gn_media the account you've seen all over your instagram. Whether it's for the game day edits,...

Girls Golf: small but mighty
Kellan Hudson, Rory Edleman • September 9, 2022

Girl’s golf has only just begun their season, but they have been working vigorously as they...

Girls Crew begins fall season
Sarah Lincolnhol and Luci Perez-Simons September 9, 2022

Girls’ crew season has yet to begin, but the energy is high as preparation for upcoming regattas...

Focus
Mapes’ strong heart and iron will
Luci Perez-Simons and Liam VanderLaan, Focus Editor and Lead Editor • November 2, 2022

Christine Mapes has a story unlike no other teacher at East Grand Rapids. She currently teaches History classes, most notably...

Billy Bear Hug Foundation continues to give comfort
Sam Williams, Staff Writer • November 2, 2022

At the young age of 24, Billy Wondergem, a cancer researcher had discovered a rare gene that...

Reese Dupin Expresses Her Artistic Side Within the Community
Isabelle Ranger, Staff Writer • March 30, 2022

From drawing on napkins to canvas, Reese Dupin ‘22  was introduced into the world of art...

Community Dives Into Helping the Environment
Linnea Dever March 30, 2022

While Earth Day may not be for another month, April is coming up as a month focused on a wide...