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Dear Me from 2020…

When the last bell of the school day rang on March 12th of 2020, many students were bracing themselves for what everyone believed would be a few funky days. Kids laughed excitedly, and the hallways were filled with maskless hugging as we bid farewell for the long weekend.  No one could have predicted the turbulent year that was to follow. The long weekend turned into a long spring break, which turned into a prolonged period…

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Top 5 Takeaways from the “Megxit” Tell-All Interview

Over the past weekend, CBS televised Oprah Winfrey’s interview with former royals Harry and Meghan Markle. This two-hour tell-all uncovered everything from Meghan’s untold mental health battle to jaw-dropping concerns over baby Archie’s skin color. While numerous bits and pieces of information was shared during the interview, here are the five most notable takeaways from the groundbreaking conversation: Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s relationship is not what it seems: While these two aren’t exactly friends,…

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FHE Kids’ Food Basket Spirit Week

In honor of National Childhood Hunger Awareness Month, the Kids’ Food Basket Club at FHE is hosting a spirit week. The spirit week will include various events and activities to spread awareness about childhood hunger and poverty. These activities will include shirt selling, bag decorating, and additional spirit days throughout the week. T-shirts will be sold in the great hall and the gym during both lunches Monday through Thursday for $15, and 100% of the…

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Save Infinity Train

In the past decade, animation has seen a rise in a new demographic of viewers: adults. The first animated show to really gain popularity with both a younger and older audience was the hit show on Cartoon Network, Steven Universe. Seeing this new demographic watching their shows, several mainstream networks have picked up shows that tailor to both a young audience as well as Millenials/Gen Z viewers. One arguably underrated show on HBO MAX is…

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Eastern’s Breakup Advice

There are countless romance-related topics I could write about as this “Valentine’s Day” season comes to a close: how to find a significant other, how to confess your feelings to your crush, how to maintain a relationship. Yet, today I want to talk about something a little more rugged—breakups.  I asked Eastern students from all four grades to tell me their best breakup advice. Here are the results:  Freshmen  “Don’t hesitate to break up if…

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Personality Tests

Personality tests have long been a popular trend among many.  Although used mostly for casual entertainment and among friends, some have also been used professionally in designing compatible teams of workers and, in one case, even to assist in medical treatment (not diagnosis). However, personality tests have just as many skeptics as believers. In an effort to dispel some disagreement, I have taken five, recorded my results, and rated their accuracy. Five-Factor Scale This five-factor…

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Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Help Mother Earth

As you likely already know, the Earth is dying and desperately needs our help. If you’re like me, you often find yourself feeling hopeless about the state of our environment. “Save the Earth” is a very open and overwhelming statement, and it can be hard to know where to start. These are five small things you can do right now to make a difference for the planet you walk on. 1. Recycle: This may sound…

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Framing Britney Spears

Over the past year, you have likely seen posts with pop star Britney Spears, followed by the tag #freebritney. Spears has been stuck in a conservatorship since 2008, with her father being in charge of Britney’s estate, finances, and her day-to-day decisions. Now the main question is, “how did Britney get here?” This question was unpacked in a documentary titled Framing Britney Spears, which was released by Hulu on February 5th. The documentary focuses on…

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Quinten Powers: “Eastern’s Musician”

I met freshman Quinten Powers at the start of my senior year, when we were both put into first hour chorale. It didn’t take long for me to observe how he carried himself with an aura that is not usually seen is someone so young—he reminded me of my favorite quote by Jackie Kennedy:  “He was charismatic, magnetic, electric and everybody knew it.”  As I write this, I am reminded of my own freshman self—I…

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Breaking The Ice: Questions for Everyone

With Valentine’s season upon us, we are given an excuse to get to know people better. Whether it’s your significant other, a crush, or even an acquaintance, these questions are for you! These 20 light hearted questions will hopefully get the ball rolling and conversations flowing! What candy do you love enough to eat all the flavors? Where is the best smelling place you’ve been? What would be your perfect crime? What one thing you…

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