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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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FHE Theatre: “I Hate Shakespeare”

Every fall the students of FHE put on a fall play. These plays range from tragedies, to full-blown comedic geniuses. This year was no exception, parodying the works of the great William Shakespeare. The “I Hate Shakespeare” play allowed for students and adults alike to transcend into their former trauma, high school and college English class. Many recall Shakespeare simply as a jumble of old-English words that make no sense to the average mind, but…

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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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Spooky Season Movies! Here Are A Few FHE Peers Have To Suggest!

With Halloween right around the corner, we all could use a favorite Halloweenish movie. Looking for the perfect Halloween or “spooky” movie, The Hawk Herald has some tips: Lucy Dobson (’19)– Coraline Lilia Moore (’19)– The Nightmare Before Christmas  Claire Dylenski (’21)– Halloween Town  Carson Smith (’22)– Halloween  Bella Arnold (’22)– Hocus Pocus  Anastasia Anthony (‘21)- Goosebumps Jessica Armstrong (‘19)– The Nightmare Before Christmas  Isabel Nowak (’19)– Coraline  Komal Patel (‘22)-Halloween Town Hannah Bhaskaran (‘22)- The…

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Is “Piano Man” FHE’s School Song?

If you’ve stayed until the last song of school dances or was a part of a play or musical here at Eastern, you probably know that Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” is played at every play, musical, and dance. Why? When did one of Billy Joel’s hits become the “thing” that brings Eastern students together? This was Joel’s first signature hit, debuting on the Piano Man album in November 1973. (A link to the song is…

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10 DIY Halloween Costumes!

Halloween is just around the corner!   Like many people, maybe you haven’t even thought about a costume to wear. If you don’t already have a costume, here are some last-minute DIY costumes. For this costume you will need a green sweater, pipe cleaner,  and a flower headband. Then twist the pipe cleaner through the sweater.  Grab a white t-shirt, red paint, a sharpie, small cereal boxes, and plastic knives. Start with writing “cereal killer” on…

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Lil Naan: Did he leave his rapping days in middle school?

Nanda Murali, an ex-aspiring rapper, may be officially done with his rap career. Nanda, aka Lil Naan, has been making rap music for his loyal followers on SoundCloud since December of last year. His first piece was a collaboration with Eastern alumni Yangster. Nanda said that it was “just for fun” and that he “didn’t realize it would blow up.” The surge in popularity within his grade at Eastern was totally unexpected by Nanda. “I…

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