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Stella’s raises the bar

Cora Bennett, Features Editor

November 4, 2019

Stella’s Bar and Grill has been around since 1936. Stella’s first started as “Francois & Sullivan,” the original building started off as a single room in the home of a couple and their four children. When they rea...

Ybay reviews: ‘poor sequel, decent movie’

Madie Ybay, Co-Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

You read this right, this a review about “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” and not about “Joker.” I went to watch “Maleficent” instead of “Joker.” This was because when my mother and I went to watch the first “...

New Dunkin Donuts doesn’t meet expectations

Cora Bennett, Features Editor

September 23, 2019

East graduate Bryce Bares opened Dunkin Donuts on the corner of Harlan Drive and Galvin Road South September 4, where the old Fantasy’s Gas station used to be. Getting there is kind of difficult when you are coming ...

Companies create streaming platforms

Madison Ybay, Co-Editor in Chief

September 23, 2019

Netflix is a popular streaming service that has many shows and movies for people to binge-watch over and over again on their devices. “As the streaming wars begin, more and more companies will be joining the rac...

Memes being used online

May 17, 2019

I am fairly sure by now that at one point in everybody’s life, they have at least seen, heard, or talked about a meme. According to Econsultancy, the average person spends about two hours on social media a day. On social m...

‘This is Where it Ends’ voices important topics

Brooklyn Anderson, Reporter

May 14, 2019

“This is Where it Ends” is a book wrote by Marieke Nijkamp that came out on Jan. 5, 2016 and has been a number one New York Times Bestseller book. This book has opened a lot of eyes to school shootings and what kids go throu...

Spring clothing styles

Hailey Hendry, Co-Editor in Chief

April 22, 2019

With the slow progression from winter to spring, some fashionable clothing trends have made it through the transition at East. East students were asked about their clothing preferences. Using a random number generator, a poll was ...

Ybay reviews: ‘Captain Marvel’ empowers women

Madie Ybay, Features Editor

April 22, 2019

If you are even thinking about watching this movie, you should - at least for Goose the cat. By far, the most important character in “Captain Marvel” would be the cat. Yes, the cat. Goose is the best character to be on scre...

Focus and get rewards

Hailey Hendry, Co-Editor in Chief

March 14, 2019

Sitting in class, listening to the lecture of the teacher when the portable computer in everyone’s pocket steals the attention away from the task at hand. Students take their phones with them everywhere and use them in class. Howeve...

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