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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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Holiday Choir Concert

story and photography by Marleigh Winterbottom East’s Singing Thunderhawks presented their 10th annual holiday concert at the Princeton Pike Church of God on D...
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The Learning Curve

story by Shiloh Wolfork | photography by Andrew Marshall | infographic by Kelly Johantages The Lakota Local School district recently received an overall B on t...
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Highest Finish

story and photography by rachel anderson Everything grows silent. The cheers from the crowd are far away and it seems as if the starting gun will never fire. T...
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Easy A

column by Regan Denham | art by Alexandra Fernholz There’s pressure to stand out, pressure to be unique in a system designed to make students bland and similar...
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All In Moderation

story by Ianni Acapulco | art by Lillian Elliot East sophomore Aya Darwiche arrives to school early each morning, long before the hectic rush of the school day...
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Spark Candidate Night

story by anna mullins | photography by riley higgins and andrew marshall On a rainy night in late October, they gathered. Community members, parents, students,...
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Hawks for the Cure

story by Josie McKain | photography by Josie McKain and Andrew Marshall In front of a packed-out, pinked-out gymnasium, the East Thunderhawks volleyed for vict...
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