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Outside Coffee Co. Deserves a Standing Ovation.

In the last few months, a little something new appeared on Instagram, pictures of friends sipping coffee inside clear bubbles bedazzled in lights? An exquisite and charming environment to enjoy coffee and converse with friends, has caught the attention of many in the Grand Rapids area. Sure there are dozens of coffee shops around town, with excellent coffee and aesthetics, but Outside Coffee Co., is the first-of-its-kind in Grand Rapids. Located on Wealthy Street, this coffee…

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Holidays Around the World

Everyone knows about Santa Claus and the overall commercialization of Christmas as a time of gift giving with family and friends, but, in the month of December, many different religions and cultures celebrate something besides Christmas. Here is a guide to the holidays around the world in December 2018. A lit menorah on the last day of Hanukkah. Hanukkah This year from December 2 to December 10 is Hanukkah, a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the…

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Gabi Sleeman- The “Hippie of FHE”

Gabi Sleeman is a senior here at FHE. She has been involved in varsity sideline cheer for the past four years, but she is involved in many more interesting activities outside of the classroom. “I have been apart of sideline cheer for the past four years, I feed the homeless every Thursday with my aunt Downtown, and I volunteer at the Humane Society a few times a week.” Gabi’s ambition to give back is inspiring…

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What Eastern Is Thankful For

Thanksgiving has passed us, and the holiday seasons are just around the corner. The Hawk Herald went around Eastern to see what the Hawks are thankful for this holiday season.  Alex Zheng (‘19)- My rights as an American. Stephanie Tolly (‘21) – That I grew an inch! Elijah Valeros (‘20)- My car, wait, change that to Kelsey! Harrison Centner (‘20)- The schools positivity & Hundred Grand candy bars. Madison Mossner (‘19)- Lucy Dobson and Quizlet.…

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Emma Falk- On and Off the Basketball Court

Emma Falk, a spirited sophomore at Eastern, is a part of the varsity girls’ basketball team. This is her fifth year playing the sport. This season she looks forward to play on varsity with the seniors, grow the basketball program, improve her skills, and most importantly win. “I love basketball and the new coach this year is going to be good for our team and program.”  Emma also enjoys playing point guard. Emma Falk (’21)…

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Recreational Weed is Legal. Know the Facts.

On November 6, 2018, Proposal One, proposing the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan passed. Michigan has now become the 10th state to legalize marijuana and the first in the Midwest,  and voters, students, and Michigan residents have much to say about it. On Thursday, December 6th, the use of recreational marijuana is no longer illegal; however, no dispensaries will open until official licensing is completed. The State Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs must develop rules…

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E! People’s Choice Awards 2018

Earlier this week, The E! People’s Choice Awards were handed out to celebrities and the like. Here is a recap of the People’s Choice Awards!! Movie of 2018: “Avengers: Infinity War” Comedy Movie of 2018: “The Spy Who Dumped Me” Action Movie of 2018: “Avengers: Infinity War” Drama Movie of 2018: “Fifty Shades Freed” Family Movie of 2018: “Incredibles 2” Male Movie Star of 2018: Chadwick Boseman, “Black Panther” Female Movie Star of 2018: Scarlett…

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving, an American holiday,  is a time to celebrate our family and friends and all we are thankful for with a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The American holiday originated almost 500 years ago,  in 1621, when the Wampanoag Native Americans and Pilgrims from the newly founded Plymouth Plantation, shared a meal together. Today, a traditional Thanksgiving dinner includes a turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and pie for dessert. However, some families like…

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