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Let’s Talk About the Men at the Met

The biggest tragedy of the 2022 Met Gala was the rather boring outfits worn by the men that attended fashion’s biggest night. It has become normalized for women to wear heavy, ornate dresses and their male companions to wear a plain black suit. However, many men decided to switch it up this year and wear something other than the dreaded black garment. For some, this was a successful break from the norm, but for others,…

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Top Five Best Activities in Michigan to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

The final weeks of school have left students impatient. The warm weather taunts us as we constantly itch for summer to approach and, little by little, it has. Yet the days drag on, and the minutes linger, and it feels as though we are far from close to June 8. Many wish to sleep in, spend time outside, or simply relax after a long school year. But what is summer without having fun? Michigan is…

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A Final Farewell

After twelve long years of schooling, from kindergarten to now, the Forest Hills Eastern class of 2022 has grown and changed tremendously. In the school years since kindergarten, we have seen each other grow and mature, we have fought and we have forgiven, and we have learned and we have changed. For some of us, we have known each other since kindergarten, when we were a measly five years old, and for others, like myself,…

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National Honor Society’s 2021-2022 Year: A Recap

The National Honor Society (NHS), a nationwide organization that works to unite high-achieving high school students, has chapters all over the country. Focusing on the commitments to scholarship, leadership, service, and character, NHS organizes volunteering opportunities, community fundraisers, and charity events, and is exemplified by its students who all demonstrate high potential. At Eastern, NHS is headed by facilitators Ms. Thompson and Mrs. Barnes, as well as its executive board.  Each year, NHS pledges to…

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We Will Miss You, Ms. Thompson!

Among all the teachers at Eastern, Ms. Thompson is one of the most unique and revered. As Director of the middle school, concert, and symphony orchestras at FHE, and also a facilitator of the National Honor Society, she has had her hands full as an integral staff member at the school. However, Ms. Thompson is moving on from Eastern this year and entering the next stage in her career as a musician and music educator. …

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Fast Fashion: The Trendy Enemy

Fast fashion, defined as the clothing industry’s method of producing cheap, trendy clothing quickly, is an increasingly prominent global phenomenon. While many consumers have turned a blind eye to this issue, they should consider giving it a second glance. Not only do major fast-fashion corporations such as Zara, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Guess, and Gap treat many of their workers in an inhumane manner, but their mass-production mantra also brings significant damage to the planet. While…

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Students’ Most Productive Procrastination

As everyone knows, high school students often struggle with procrastination and distraction – often choosing to spend their time doing useless activities and endlessly scrolling through social media. Rather than finish homework now and waste time later, it is often so much easier to push back work, waste time, or simply do nothing. Though this may be a problem, two of the most popular ways that students procrastinate work, especially during school hours, are playing…

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Keeping Up With the Kardashians at the Met

Though many view this particular family as “controversial,” one cannot deny that they are currently the most fashionably influential family in the pop culture scene. The Kardashians continue to influence fashion trends worldwide and are constantly watched to see what their next outrageous fashion statement will be. This is especially true on fashion’s biggest night: the Met Gala. Kim Kardashian was the first member of the family to make an appearance at the gala, as…

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The Whimsical World of Wes Anderson

It is always a relief to lay back on the couch, reach for the TV remote, and search for the perfect film to watch after a long and laborious day. So often, people desire to be entertained and free themselves from their boredom. They can fulfill this longing by simply pressing a couple of buttons and turning a few dials. Cinema is the modern escape from reality. It is a life-giver to a variety of…

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The New Cultural Phenomenon: Anay Fits

Fashion icons often travel the world, showcasing their styles and superior articles of clothing. Little known to many, Eastern has recently acquired its very own model and social media influencer – Anay D. Moitra (’22), also known by his social media handle as @anayfits.  Anay, known for his successful half-court shot at the Hawk Team assembly on Wednesday, doubles not only as a star basketball player but as a fashion connoisseur and enthusiast as well.…

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