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Ways to stay sane during a stressful season

Emmeline Roney, Copy Editor and Business Manager

December 7, 2017

Filed under Columns

The holiday season often brings along a host of unwelcome guests. Apace with the bliss of winter is a dizzying array of demands - both inside and outside of school. We have rounded the corner into the most stressful season of the...

Want to put an end to sexual assault? #metoo

Anna VanderLaan, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Columns

Unfortunately, sexual assault is not uncommon among women, nor is it an unprecedented issue. However, the recent #metoo movement, which gained popularity among women following sexual allegations filed against Hollywood produce...

What Nora knows…about staying present

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Columns

“Stay present.” The clichéd reminder that many say is the the key to clarity. It’s written on inspirational Instagram posts, viewed as an easily achievable state of mind. But through many attempts, I feel that staying p...

Why veganism sucks

Natalie Regan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Ever since I was little, I never understood why my mother and sister went on diets. I just never was  interested in limiting what I could eat. I don’t know about anyone else, but I love food. I love going to IHOP with my da...

What Nora knows…about finding your voice

Nora Verdier, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With the start of a new school year, there is one specific goal I am trying to work on as a junior: finding my voice. For many, it is an easy task; I am in awe of students who can eagerly contribute to a conversation in class, who...

Shannon Ors Senior Column

Shannon Ors, Web Editor

May 25, 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 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...