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East students celebrate MLK Day at GVSU as we enter Black History Month
News
East students celebrate MLK Day at GVSU as we enter Black History Month
Linnea Dever, Lead Editor • February 2, 2024

Every year, EGR strives to not only commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. but to continue his legacy today at the high school. This year, Jordan Harper, a social studies teacher, as well as Katie Michell and Thomas Kawel, led an initiative to take students...

The United States immigration crisis
Harry Reed, Sports Editor • February 2, 2024

In the midst of a presidential election that carries serious stakes for the country, one of the key points of debate regards...

WeThe People places third at state competition
Lila Marguerite, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

This year's We The People students participated at States in East Lansing on Jan.12. Unfortunately, they placed third, falling...

A period of school violence leaves students grieving
Harry Reed, Sports Editor • December 18, 2023

In 2023, 319 fire-arm-related incidents took place on school grounds. Of those 319 incidents, there have been 219 student...

East students tutor at Mulick Park Elementary
Charlie Seufert, Staff Writer • December 18, 2023

Just a short 1.4 miles away from East Grand Rapids High School sits an elementary school on Rosewood Avenue. This school,...

Opinion
What to look for in the 2024 election
Alan Alagoz, Guest Writer • February 2, 2024

As 2024 kicks off two big headlines crowd around us. The election of November 5th and the controversial situation taking place in the Middle East. This...

Podcasts: the newest form of entertainment
Harry Reed, Sports Editor • February 2, 2024

Long-form content is back. From TikToks to YouTube Shorts, Instagram reels, and anything in between, as social media began...

What to consider when making a college decision
Kellan Hudson, Opinion Editor • February 2, 2024

  It’s that time of year when seniors start to finalize their college commitment decisions and the stress over...

EGRHS prepares students well for life after high school and beyond
Ben Ruppert, Editor-In-Chief • December 18, 2023

As the first semester of the school year comes to an end, seniors have started to look forward to the future. Many East Grand...

How to fight back against seasonal depression
Chloe Custer and Lila Marguerite November 21, 2023

Do you ever notice the slow decline in your physical appearance building up to winter? Perhaps a decline in your mental health?...

Entertainment
“Mean girls” - Is it as fetch as the original?
Kellan Hudson, Opinion Editor • February 2, 2024

Many teenage girls have at some point seen the movie Mean Girls. For those who haven’t seen the original, the early 2000s comedy takes place...

Box office hit “Wonka” is pure imagination
Linnea Dever, Lead Editor • February 2, 2024

There’s no doubt that I went into the theaters excited to see Timothee Chalamet jump into the role of Willy Wonka, but did I know what to...

“Anyone but you” or “Any movie but this movie?” - Luci and Sarah’s hot take on the new rom-com
Sarah Lincolnhol and Luci Perez-Simons February 2, 2024

After watching the Anyone But You movie, we could only think of “any movie but this one.” Anyone But You truly fell short of the high expectations...

Pirating sports and movies
Brogan Bernard, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

Since the beginning of the 1920s America has been known to be a rather passionate country when it comes to sports. Some of us become so emotionally...

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Pioneers gain momentum as they skate into the playoffs
Sports
Pioneers gain momentum as they skate into the playoffs
Ben Ruppert, Editor-In-Chief • February 2, 2024

The Pioneers are rolling. As winter sports are in full swing in late January, the hockey team is looking for a big second...

Victory in blue: Michigan claims National Title
Rory Edleman, Opinion Editor • February 2, 2024

Just a few miles down 96 you can find the 2023 National Football Champions; The Michigan Wolverines....

AM pump club
Addysan Buck, Entertainment Editor • February 2, 2024

With the hope of getting more students up and active, Jake Babb is proposing the idea to the...

Michigan expands playing competition
Ben Ruppert, Editor-In-Chief • February 2, 2024

The state of Michigan has always been a great high school sports state. There is usually a...

Girls swim finishes strong securing their 26th championship
VV LaMange, Sports Editor • December 18, 2023

Undoubtedly, the girl’s swim and dive team at East has an impressive reputation. From the...

The Pioneers’ hot start shows promising path back to Plymouth
Sam Williams, Managing Editor • December 18, 2023

It's the most wonderful time of the year, otherwise known as, hockey season. EGR hockey, known...

Focus
Exploring the dangers of impaired driving
February 2, 2024

Around the world, people are taught about the dangers of impaired driving, so why does it continue to happen? First off,...

The BRAINS behind Barstool Sports strategic branding
Sam Williams, Managing Editor • February 2, 2024

Barstool Sports continues to change the game of marketing and the sports industry. The company...

Collegiate geographical trends; how many students go the distance?
Sam Williams, Managing Editor • December 18, 2023

As commitment season approaches faster than some seniors would like, students going to college...

‘Dubi’: a story of an EGR legend
Charlie Seufert, Staff Writer • December 18, 2023

As a student opens the door to the library, they encounter an environment filled with students...