Bring Sewing Back

Isabella Lopez

March 4, 2020

You are walking on the first floor of East High School, when you hear the chugging of machines growing louder and louder as you get closer to room 1047. Now, you are curious about what is going on in that class because it’s...

The Chicken Sandwich Debate

March 4, 2020

Popeyes: Closest location: 4140 Merle Hay RD., Des Moines, IA 50310 Cost: Original chicken sandwich-$3.99 Calories: 699 calories. 380 (54 percent) calories come from fat. What comes on it? Two pickles, your choice...

Social Media Obsession

Fabiana Centeno, Jesus Martinez and Carolina Mendoza

February 12, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/user-385845221/social-media-obession

Crisis at the Border

Ena Marie Guerra Caballero

December 18, 2019

  As one of the first-born generations here in the United States for my family, Immigration is a big deal to us, especially for children. The whole issue with children in these camps that are held in 15 different locations is ...

Stop saying the N word

Alea Hoof

December 18, 2019

It’s 10:38 in the morning. I’m walking to class minding my business as usual. I hear someone say, “Aye n*gga!” I turn around and look behind me to see who may have said it. I see a group of kids. None of them were black....

WNBA VS NBA

Alea Hoof

December 18, 2019

‘Why can’t you dunk? You’re like six-foot dude.’ ‘Girls are slow.’ ‘If women could play in the NBA it would be a waste of money to watch.’ ‘Why do they shoot like that?’ ‘You’re trash, I bet you can’t...

Global Warming: problems and solutions

Gia Gwyin

December 18, 2019

What is global warming? According to the EPA it’s a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth’s atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons,...

Teachers of Color

Teachers of Color

December 18, 2019

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Not “Hispanic” Enough

December 18, 2019

African American history should be taught in schools.

Aiom Makier

December 18, 2019

African American history should be a focus in school LBGTQ History is being taught in our neighboring state, Illinois, over African American history. LGBTQ History is an important part of American History, but so is Africa...

Saying Goodbye

Elise Dowler

May 21, 2019

I’ve always been told that the end of high school is bittersweet. Sweet because it means we’ve survived high school, but bitter because, after the excitement of prom and graduation parties, the life that we’ve known drastically...

Goodbye East High (Senior Letter)

Bri Riney

May 21, 2019

Dear East High School, This letter goes out to all the teachers and friends that I have made and lost through these four years. I want to give a sincere thank you. Thank you for helping me feel like I belong somewhere even ...

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