The East Vision

The value of real work

Lauren Vanden Bosch, Web Editor

April 23, 2018

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How many of us students are guilty of shirking household tasks and maybe even employment in favor of devoting more time to studying for tests and doing homework? Probably the majority of us. It seems that in a college preparatory...

America, Fix this broken thing

Katie Michell, Vision Adviser and Teacher

March 5, 2018

Filed under Guest Columns

Fix this. Fix this broken thing in America. I am doing what I can as an educator to help kids be better and do better. I am looking out for their mental health as best I can. I am listening and speaking out to colleagues...

A runner’s perspective

Anna VanderLaan, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

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I speak for my teammates and friends when I say that our heads are spinning. Personally, the past few weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions, specifically sadness, confusion, and frustration. I am deeply sad for my former coach Nick Hopkins, and even more sad for the strong woman or women who came forward.

The teenage guide to cheap healthy food

Erin Rogers, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

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The teenage wallet generally consists of a debit card with next to no money and old wadded gum wrappers. But, somehow we manage to tend to our Qdoba cravings and scrape enough money for a Costco slice of pizza. The places ...

Bring back recess

Emmeline Roney, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

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How long has it been since you watched the sun rise before school? This lack of sun is taking its toll, causing many of us to fall into seasonal depression. Without the necessary dose of Vitamin D, moodiness and sluggishness t...

What Nora knows…about expanding your perspective

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

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Over the holiday break, I traveled to Iceland - which, I must say, is a very interesting place. The people are genuine and the landscape is breathtaking, but what I perhaps noticed the most is the distinctness of its political c...

Creating lasting change in 2018

Emmeline Roney, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

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I understand why so many people detest New Year's. Year after year, people pinpoint the sources of their failures -- be it dietary or academic inadequacy, an abuse of smoking or drinking, or otherwise --  easily remedied as “New ...

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