Lakota East

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Life in Color: Jiji Mills

story by Mia Hilkowitz | photography by Ava Huelskamp It is fourth period at Liberty Junior High School and dozens of sweaty, awkward eighth-graders fill the g...
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On the Rise

story by Mason Wise | photography by Andrew Marshall The Boys Wrestling team gathers inside the East wrestling room to prepare for their Monday practice. Howev...
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You Are My Sunshine

story by Ava Huelskamp | photo by Cassandra Mueller Ellie Leisten plops her books down on her desk and gets ready to begin her nightly math homework or binge o...
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Mind Over Matter

story by Ava Huelskamp | photography by Cassandra Mueller He takes a deep breath as he guides the closed-eyed students in his Honors Biology class through a mi...
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Orange Out for Dragonfly

story by Hannah Fuller | photography by Riley Higgins As the buzzer for the 2020 East versus West basketball game sounded in the East gymnasium, the scoreboard...
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#ITISREAL

Story by Rachel Anderson | Photography by Ekra Khalid East senior Keeley Goldberg smiles as she sees bright green wristbands adorn the wrists of her classmates...
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The American Divide

story by Ianni Acapulco | photography by Riley Higgins | photo illustration by Alexandra Fernholz The room fills with the soft symphony of careless noise: the ...
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34 With the Score

story by Drew Bachman | photography by Riley Higgins Everyone in the gym knew he was going to get the ball. With 11 seconds left and the game on the line, ever...
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Put a Pin In It

story by Jake Ratliff | photography by Andrew Marshall The East wrestling team walks out onto the mats of Mason High School as one of the ten schools at the 20...
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Solar Strides

story by Eliza Bush | photography by Cassandra Mueller As she’s walking to her fourth period Advanced Placement (AP) Literature class, she rounds the corner an...
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Adjusting to Change

story and photography by Ekra Khalid From checking out books to loaning out Chromebooks; from typing on the desktops, to using green screens and Ipads to shoot...
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