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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. When Emma is…

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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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Parking is a Privilege

Thirty-five dollars – That is the cost for a student to park on the campus of Forest Hills Eastern. Students recently have become outraged at the latest crack down on parking permits. If one does not have the parking permit, one may walk out to the car and find a new addition of a fifty dollar ticket, blowing in the breeze, and awaiting students’ arrival while perched atop the windshield. Realistically, anyone who has been…

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Hate Crime, a New Norm?

Almost 400 years ago, a group of men and women from England traveled to America, to escape religious persecution. Human beings fleeing their homeland to find freedom for their beliefs is nothing new, it is seen repeatedly through history. Again, sadly, now, we need to ask,  has America become a place where people are persecuted for their beliefs?   Two Saturday mornings ago, a shooter opened fire in a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Eleven…

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A Star Is Born- The Tearjerker No One Was Expecting

Walking into this movie, the tears were already flowing.  It is a story of fame, broken love, and trial. Bring. Your. Tissues. Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a seasoned musician. He looks like he has it all, the looks, the money, the fame. Behind the scenes, he is an avid drinker and drug abuser. After a concert, there was heavy traffic so he stopped at a bar where he discovered- and falls in love with- the…

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The Costume Scandal

Leading up to Halloween week, FHE students were repeatedly told NOT to wear costumes to school on Halloween. We were told on ETV, over our emails, and even on our website, FHE Administration put out reminders to not wear costumes. During sixth hour on Halloween Eve,  the public address came on and stated,  “FHE Staff and Students were now allowed to wear costumes!” It was a shock to everyone, including the teachers. With one night to…

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