5 things Donald Trump wants to change in the first 100 days

5 things Donald Trump wants to change in the first 100 days

Elise Dowler

Education Trump has many plans for education starting with Betsy Devos as secretary of education One plan is to change Common Core. Common Core is  where every state is on the same playing field. As far as education goe...

February 24, 2017No Comments

The weight of one word

The weight of one word

Jeff Hall sat on a hospital bed as his doctor walked in. “You have been diagnosed with Myeloma Cancer,” his doctor said. The minute Hall heard the word cancer his heart sunk, head spinning and his body turned completely...

February 24, 2017No Comments

Des Moines Bleeds Blue

Des Moines Bleeds Blue

December 16, 2016

Officer Anthony Beminio from the DMPD, and officer Justin Martin from the Urbandale police department were shot and killed on Wednesday Nov. 2. Around 1 a.m. the police in Urbandale responded to reports...

East students protest 2016 election results

East students protest 2016 election results

November 10, 2016

Students held up signs in support of their causes. Senior Ehlondra Brazzle led students in multiple chants during the protest. 100s of students gathered outside of East during the w...

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Q & A with the Science Bound seniors

Over the past four years, the Science Bound seniors, also known as the "bonding group", have stuck together through the program and have turned into a team. They came into high school not knowing each other but they slowly...

May 23, 2017No Comments

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Hurdles n’ Hiccups

Hurdles n’ Hiccups

Jordan Williams, Staff

Most known for dealing with serious topics in an upbeat way, Melanie Martinez is an American singer, songwriter, music video director, and photographer, who is able to help direct her own music videos...

February 24, 2017No Comments

The ones left behind

The ones left behind

February 24, 2017

Class Size Matters

February 24, 2017

Dear people that are not black

Dear people that are not black

February 24, 2017

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