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Biden Dominates Super Tuesday

Last night’s elections, dubbed Super Tuesday, included the largest group of states to vote in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination. 1357 delegates were up for grabs in states like California, Texas, Minnesota, and more. The night turned out to be a huge victory for Former Vice President Joe Biden, and a bad loss for the (former) frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders.  The Former Vice President took home wins in Alabama, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, North Carolina,…

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John Morgan Commits to UMich

John Morgan, a Junior, spends his free time being with his friends and family and is also a devoted lacrosse player. John is a stand-out lacrosse player and has recently committed to play for the University of Michigan: a division one school. He began playing lacrosse in the first grade and started travel-lacrosse in third grade. John fell in love with the creativity of the sport and the fact that it seems to combine all…

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Science Olympiad Places at University of Michigan

Science Olympiad is a club advised by Mrs. Geers that competes in science competitions in many different categories, including anatomy, meteorology, chemistry, ecology, forensics, and many others. Teams of two or three compete in different events which are either more hands-on or more test-like. Owen Smolek (‘20) competes in building categories like Gravity Vehicle and believes “You get out of it what you put in, because it’s a lot of testing and hypothesizing and rebuilding.…

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Swirl: the Lowdown

At this point of the year, with winter break at our backs and spring break barely on the horizon, Eastern students find themselves looking for a foothold to help themselves through the depressing winter months – a lighthearted event to provide them with an excuse to break from the melancholic rhythm. Swirl, the Sadie-Hawkins style winter dance, serves that purpose for many students. The dance begins at 7:30 pm in FHE’s Great Hall and lasts…

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Bro’s Doughs: A Sweet New Addition to Knapps Crossings

“A better way to doughnut”—that’s the motto of Bro’s Doughs, a new doughnut shop that recently opened in Knapps Crossings. They offer fun, fresh, mini doughnuts in 50 different classic and signature creations. The shop is run by Brodie (“Bro”) and Meghan Hock, who were both born and raised in Michigan and are excited to bring their treats to the community. Classic doughnuts are $1.25 and creations are $1.50. They also sell packs of 6…

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A Thick Layer of Clouds and S.A.D. Settles Over FHE Students

‘Tis the season. The season of what seems like never-ending work, consistent cloudy skies, and lethargic mood swings that make you want to crawl under a blanket and hibernate. Around this time, feeling sluggish is normal; however, if you find yourself withdrawing socially, and your melancholic slump begins disrupting your school work or everyday life, you may want to consult with your doctor about Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), according to the Mayo…

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Taal Volcano Eruption Aftermath Shakes the Philippines

On January 2nd, Gil family members and friends made the trek to the Filipino holiday city of Tagaytay from all corners of the earth to witness the marriage of my aunt and her new husband. Though only 35 miles away from my grandparent’s house in the capital city, Manila, the drive was painfully slow. As soon as we reached the city limits, the two lanes merged into one, and the usual midday traffic slowed to…

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Donald Trump Has Been Impeached

On Wednesday, December 18, the United States House of Representatives voted twice in favor of impeaching President Donald J. Trump on two Articles of Impeachment: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress. Trump is the third president in american history to be impeached, along with Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. His impeachment comes after he colluded with Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of his political rival, Vice President Joe Biden. President Trump also…

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The U.S. Government Lied to the Public About Vietnam. They Did It Again With Afghanistan.

Eighteen years ago, terrorists attacked the World Trade Center buildings on September 11th. In response, then-President George W. Bush, with the permission of Congress, authorized the use of military force. Ever since the war began on October 7th, 2001, the U.S. Government has lied to the American people regarding the mission, the casualties, and overall effectiveness. The Washington Post has just recently concluded a three-year legal battle pushing for the release of the “Lessons Learned”…

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What Choir Means to You

The Forest Hills Eastern Chorale has had a busy past couple of weeks with performances around the community. They started the holiday season off with a show at Egypt Valley Country Club for their annual holiday party. Next, they sang a couple of pieces with the orchestra last Wednesday. Thursday was the holiday concert with performances from Concert Choir, Chorale, and Eastern Singers. Many alumni and community members came  to this concert not only to…

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