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The many benefits of a boy band

The many benefits of a boy band

Lauren Vanden Bosch, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Elliott Adams’, Liam McCarthy’s, Daniel Redmon’s, and Ben Knape’s decision to create a band with one another has turned out to be one of the most valuable choices of their high school career. The band was started...

Photography, plain and simple.

Chris Bruinsma, Guest Writer

September 22, 2017

It has been said that the first 10,000 shots are a photographer's worst; fortunately for all of you, I hit 10,000 last year. My name is Chris Bruinsma, and please enjoy these images which will be shared on Thursdays every other week. 9/7/2017 w/the Olympus Pen-f...

Music: the solution to helping you concentrate

Halsey Smith, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

Arriving home after a long day at school with your backpack full to the brim and lots to do on your schedule stresses everyone out. Many students at East love to unwind while doing homework and studying by listening to music. It is proved that listening to music can help you focus, just like the saying Mozart makes you smarter. According to The Guardian.com, listening to music can actually eliminate other distractions, ...

13 Reasons Why Creates a Dangerous Image of Suicide

Aiden Rosario, Guest Writer

May 5, 2017

If you are like most high school students with access to the internet, you have probably watched Netflix’s hit show 13 Reasons Why. The show follows the story of high school student Clay Jensen as he struggles to understand and cope with the recent suicide of his friend Hannah Baker. Hannah, having left no note, leaves behind a series of tapes that divulge the events in her life that pushed her to commit suicide. 13 Reasons ...

East Sophomore Drew Johnston’s take on Grease

Alexi Adamopoulos, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

    Coming up just this weekend is the highly anticipated re enactment of the popular play and movie, Grease. Drama regular Drew Johnston, ‘19, elaborated on his role in the play and also the influence that Mrs. Steers has had on the play. “I play the role of Roger, the clown of the Burger Palace Boys. Most days we only rehearse from 3 to 6, but in the weeks leading up to the show, we usually go f...

East Grand Rapids Drama Department Presents “Grease”

Hannah Stuursma, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

The East Grand Rapids High School Drama department is nearing the end of their show lineup for the 2016-2017 year.  Past shows this season have included 24 hour theater, A Christmas Carol, Theater by the Numbers, Parfumerie, Much Ado About Nothing, and the Variety show.   The department will end the year with a bang with the well known “Grease”.  A well anticipated show will begin on Thursday April, 26 at 7:30 ...