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World Wide Web of Love and Lies

World Wide Web of Love and Lies

Yara Pena, Asst. News Editor

April 27, 2016

Online dating has become huge for people who can’t find love in their own area or people who just lack the experience of dating in general. Soon, there will be so many people meeting online that parents will have to tell their children that they first met over the soft glow of a laptop monitor and...

The Art of the Promposal

The Art of the Promposal

Evie Brady, Assistant Perspectives Editor

April 27, 2016

The simple act of asking someone to prom has become one of the biggest trends amongst high school teenagers. The new way to snag a prom date? A promposal, an elaborate invitation way beyond the traditional flowers and a smile. The promposal has been sweeping the nation via social media and, in some cases...

IB Senior Art Show

IB Senior Art Show

Molly Gjervold, Assistant Photo Editor

April 11, 2016

So Much to Do, So Little Time

So Much to Do, So Little Time

Molly Gjervold, Assistant Photo Editor

February 10, 2016

Have you ever wondered what really goes on in the East High TV studio during the morning announcements, or how much preparation the crew has before broadcasting every morning? While Mrs. Brantz and her team do a good job of making it look easy, it's a very detailed process that takes time to get relatively...

Injustice in the Oscars

Injustice in the Oscars

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

February 1, 2016

The Oscars - Hollywood’s biggest night. The night that, as Neil Patrick Harris has said, represents “Hollywood’s best and whitest – sorry, brightest." For two years in a row, the Academy Awards has not had one person of color in its best actor category nominations. After the nomination announcements...

Crazy, Wonderful Holiday Traditions

Crazy, Wonderful Holiday Traditions

Gavin Sheamansmith, Photography Editor

January 4, 2016

In southern Germany, the Bavarian Highlanders fire off hand-held mortars to salute the Christmas holidays. They dress up in straw bales and devil masks to run through the town. The citizens of Greenland enjoy a meal of mattak - raw whale skin and blubber - and kiviak - dead, fermented seal and birds. I...

Deck the Doors

Deck the Doors

Courtney Walston, Senior Editor

December 16, 2015

#TBirdsTheWord

Courtney Walston, Senior Editor

November 2, 2015

Here are this edition's #TBirdsTheWord and #TheTBirdWay photos! EHS Journalism can also be found on both Facebook and Instagram. Check out all things T-Bird on Instagram at @EHSJournalism1 and on Facebook at “East T-Bird Journalism.” Use the hashtag on Instagram or Twitter to be featured! Due to...

Band Camp Brings Strong Finish

Band Camp Brings Strong Finish

Dallas Kroeger, Perspectives editor

October 21, 2015

When people hear the terms "pre-season camp" or "summer practice," their minds tend to naturally jump to football, but the East High Marching Band takes their pre-season and camp just as seriously. In order to be one of the best in the state, the band spends a lot of time, like the football team,...

‘Yearbook Matters’ Gives Yearbook Staff a Head Start

‘Yearbook Matters’ Gives Yearbook Staff a Head Start

Courtney Walston, Senior Editor

September 23, 2015

When the last day of school rolled around, all of the loose ends of the year were tied up for the majority of East High students, but not for the 2015-2016 yearbook staff. The newbies to the world of yearbook as well as the veterans took part in Jostens ‘Yearbook Matters’ camp in early June to...

A Frightening Sequel to a Mild Mannered Series

A Frightening Sequel to a Mild Mannered Series

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2015

The Maze Runner films are another installment of the overwhelming amount of dystopian series for the teenage population, but unlike most of these movies such as the Hunger Games, Divergent, The Giver, the Scorch Trials have a sense of horror and perplexment to them. The beginning of the film is a straight...

Slammed With Advertising

Slammed With Advertising

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2015

  You’ve seen it in virtually every movie, music video, and sports event that has been released within your lifetime. Most people no longer notice the Pepsi can with the logo perfectly placed toward the camera or the low shot showing the logo on the grill of a car. Product placement is so...

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