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New Spanish Club at East

New Spanish Club at East

January 11, 2018


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Here, we take a look at the new spanish club at EMS.

Conflict in Catalonia

Conflict in Catalonia

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

January 11, 2018


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As eighth graders here at East are learning about the Revolutionary War, it is easy to think of revolutions as a thing of the past. No one is currently outraged about taxes on tea and paper or angry and frightened because of ¨Redcoats¨ inhabiting their towns and homes. However, this certainly does no...

Net Neutrality: Why You Should Care

Net Neutrality: Why You Should Care

Caroline Sheerin, EMS Press Staff

January 11, 2018


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Over the past few months, the topic of Net Neutrality has been widely talked about by almost everyone in the media. It is very understandable why people are worried about the threat by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to get rid of net neutrality. Getting rid of net neutrality would change ...

Trump’s first year in office

Trump’s first year in office

Mallory Swope, EMS Press Staff

January 10, 2018


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As President Donald Trump’s first year in office draws to a close, it’s time to review what has happened in the first year under his leadership. But first, let’s look at some statistics from former president Barack Obama’s first year to use as a comparison. Within Obama’s first 100 days, he si...

Russia Banned From Winter Olympics

Russia Banned From Winter Olympics

Amelia Naperala and Sophia Simon

January 10, 2018


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The 2018 Olympics will be different than previous Olympics. Russia’s flag won’t wave at the opening ceremony, their anthem won’t play, Russian officials won’t be there, and they won’t receive any medals. Russia is banned from the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. The ban is because Russia is ac...

The American Education System

The American Education System

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

January 9, 2018


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Every day here at East, students are bound to hear (or say) words things like “School sucks,” “This is pointless,” and “I don’t want to be here.” However, it is time to consider if these feelings are a result of a broken education system and failing schools, or if it just boils down to you...

A Friendly Visitor from Another Solar System

A Friendly Visitor from Another Solar System

Lauren Stallman, EMS Press Staff

December 18, 2017


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A new and friendly visitor has come to say hello. A strange elongated asteroid has entered our solar system. It was named Oumuamua which holds the Hawaiian meaning of “a messenger from afar arriving first.” Scientists have been struggling to put this puzzle together ever since it was discover...

The Truth is Still Hidden

The Truth is Still Hidden

Mia Moeggenberg, EMS Press Staff

December 15, 2017


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Citizens grow more and more sceptical as information of potential Russian involvement in the presidential election comes to light. The ongoing case on Michael Flynn has now ended with him pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. Now everything is in question. If Flynn went to such great lengths to hide...

The Events Surrounding Roy Moore

The Events Surrounding Roy Moore

George Parvel, EMS Press Staff

December 7, 2017


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Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy S. Moore got himself into some hot water recently, with no way to swim out. As of Wednesday, November 15, a total of nine women have claimed that Moore has engaged in sexual acts -- consensual and non-consensual -- when they were underage.. All of these allegations are se...

Teen’s Anxiety is on the Rise

Teen’s Anxiety is on the Rise

Lily Jenkins, EMS Press Staff

December 4, 2017


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“During that moment, it feels like everything but the thing you’re worried about doesn’t matter and you’re just focused on that one thing, and all you can do is wait until it’s over.” That was an eighth grader’s description of her panic attacks, one of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety is th...

Dietitians

Dietitians

Caroline Sheerin, EMS Press Staff

November 16, 2017


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Shockingly, two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, according to a report in the medical journal JAMA. Obesity is defined as someone with a body mass index of 30 or more. For example, a person who is 5’ 5” and weighs 170 is overweight. That same person is considered obese if her weight ...

Male Covergirl

Male Covergirl

Elzaya Williams, EMS Press Staff

October 26, 2017


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Last year, the makeup brand CoverGirl made a huge leap forward in makeup equality. They introduced their first male ambassador. James Charles, an 18-year-old makeup artist from Bethlehem, New York helped promote CoverGirl’s So Lashy mascara, at the age of 17 after he had only been doing makeup for ...

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