Skip to content

Category: Features

Exam Season: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The winter break is not the only thing coming around the corner; exams have crept up on many students along with the promise of a well-deserved break. Whether you are a seasoned exam taker or an anxious freshman, many of us still struggle with the process of studying. Looking back at their binders full of content, some students get easily overwhelmed. Every teacher repeats: “Even fifteen minutes a night is enough!” but even that can…

Leave a Comment

Helping More Than Muscles

Tucked behind the locker rooms in the main gym is the athletic training room, where Hunter Steigman, FHE’s athletic trainer, has resided for the past two years. Whether it’s a sprained ankle, a bad knee, or a sore back, Hunter helps athletes stay as healthy as possible. Hunter also welcomes individuals who simply want to do their stretches and workouts in the athletic training room or those who simply want to talk to him. “I…

Leave a Comment

What is My Singing Monsters?

Imagine this: it’s 2016 and you just opened one of your favorite games – My Singing Monsters. You open it and it reveals a whole world of monsters who create music, and you work hard to make yours the best. Over the years, the game My Singing Monsters has dwindled in interest, and many people have stopped playing. It’s likely been a few years since you last played that incredible game, and after stumbling across…

Leave a Comment

Eastern Entertainment: Christmas Movies

The turkeys have been consumed and the amber leaves have fallen off of the trees, symbolizing the arrival of Christmastime! Christmas in chilly Michigan automatically calls for the drinking of peppermint hot cocoa on the couch while watching a Christmas movie. There are many types of Christmas movies, each with its own certain quirks that make it perfect for the season. The genre’s four main categories can be broken down into cheesy romances, comedies, and…

Leave a Comment

Tips and Tricks on How to Thrift

Over the past couple of years, going thrifting with friends has become a trend among teenagers. Searching through rows of donated clothes and finding a diamond in the rough is sort of like treasure hunting, but for clothes. Many people find thrifting exciting because when you go, you never know what you could find. Maybe it’s a cute jacket or a pair of worn but well mary janes, but whatever you find you are sure…

Leave a Comment

How Soon Is Too Soon?

When November rolls around each year, a great debate begins before the spooky decorations are taken down. Is it too early to start listening to holiday music? Some people swear that holiday music is perfectly acceptable as soon as November 1st. Others argue that even thinking about the holidays, especially the music before Thanksgiving is “just wrong.” And then there is the kind of people who refuse to listen to it until December. Then there…

Leave a Comment

Trick or … Treat?

Over the years, many high school students have witnessed first-hand the frights of October 31st. Halloween has always been a night filled with ghouls and goblins, but over the past few years, it seems as if more and more houses leave off their lights and set up empty bowls that say “take one” as if to shoo away trick-or-treaters. This night has always been a fun holiday to hang out with friends and earn well-deserved…

Leave a Comment

Resident Evil 7 – The Scariest Resident Evil

Since it’s that spooky time of the year, I decided to play a game from one of the scariest franchises: Resident Evil. I specifically chose Resident Evil 7 (RE7), as many people consider it the scariest of the series. I played on the normal difficulty; however, I would recommend playing on easy to people who are new to survival-horror games. Gameplay: Resident Evil 5 and 6 were criticized for focusing too much on action rather…

Leave a Comment

The World’s Best Place to Shop

What store is a huge warehouse full of free samples and low prices? Costco! Costco is known for its wide variety of bulk items and cheap prices. Costco has everything you could need from playsets to sheds, lobster to flowers, tires to clothes, toilet paper to baked goods, and so much more.  Arguably the best part of Costco is the FREE samples; Costco gives free samples of various products to anyone who wants one. These…

Leave a Comment

Bluey for All

Shouts of “Mum…Dad…Bingo…Bluey” emerge from the screen, blanketed in a thick Australian accent. Bluey is an Emmy-winning children’s TV show that is taking the world by storm. It’s relatable tales, hilarious characters, and Australian references make it enjoyable for adults, teens, and children alike to watch. Bluey currently has 3 seasons and 141 combined episodes, each being roughly 7 minutes long. The show can be streamed on Disney+ or watched live on Disney Junior. The…

2 Comments