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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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First Days

by Brayden Barger and Nicco Morello Students returning to Lakota East for the first day of the 2019-2020 school year were able to participate in a variety of a...

Malnourished Education

story by Rebecca Breland | art by Selena Chen *denotes name change As the last day of school arrives and students leave the building for the last time until A...
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Thunderhawk takes D.C.

story by caroline bumgarner | photography by abby bammerlin Every year on the day after election day, East government teacher Tisha Grote encourages her studen...
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One Vote Can Change America

story by Rachel Anderson | photography fair use This essay was submitted to the Voice of Democracy Patriotic audio essay competition under the "Why My Vote Mat...
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The Science Fair

story by Hannah Myers | photography fair use Many students have passions that they dream to fulfill. Whether it is in music, sports, or science, hard work is p...
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Taking Initiatives

story Abbie Westendorf | photography fair use According to CNN there has been at least one school shooting every week of 2018. With this in mind, Lakota has ta...
Juniors Megan Kanya (L) and Yvonne Huynh (R) dress in Lakota East attire during the last day of Spirit Week!

East Prom Spirit Week

Photos by Leo Rolfert In order to gear up for Prom on April 21, East students participated in a spirit day for each of the five days leading up to the "Timeles...
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