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Federal Laws Update Dietary Standards

Federal Laws Update Dietary Standards

New federal laws will cause a change in food choices offered in the cafeteria next year.

 

East Reevaluates Security Policies After Sandy Hook Anniversary

East Reevaluates Security Policies After Sandy Hook Anniversary

East reevaluates security policies in the wake of the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Massacre.

 

Lack of Interest Causes Concern in Programming

Lack of Interest Causes Concern in Programming

The computer programming industry is steadily growing, despite the lackluster state of the U.S. economy. However, not even a third of the existing programming jobs are filled. This lack of interest in programming is obvious in East programming classes, which have very small numbers and hardly any female students.

 

Sophomore’s Uncle Wins Virginia Senate Race

Sophomore’s Uncle Wins Virginia Senate Race

Sophomore Marlaina Kaine’s uncle, Tim Kaine, wins a Virginia senate seat after being governor.

 

Students React to Presidential Election

Students React to Presidential Election

SM East students express opinions on the presidential election.

 

News Briefs: Oct. 22-29

News Briefs: Oct. 22-29

News briefs for the week of Oct. 22

 

Interactive: Presidential Election 2012

Interactive: Presidential Election 2012

Click to find out more about the upcoming election and each candidates’ platform. For best performance we recommend Google Chrome.

 

News Briefs: 9/10

News Briefs: 9/10

Local and national news briefs for issue one of the Harbinger.

 

Obama Campaign is Offering Internships

Obama Campaign is Offering Internships

The Obama Administration is taking an innovative approach to recruiting volunteers through their Fellowship Program. The Fellowship is a volunteer program which reaches out to many age groups ranging from student volunteers all the way to retired individuals.

 

Price vs. Prestige: What’s In A Name?

Price vs. Prestige: What’s In A Name?

Many East students applying to colleges are forced to make the decision between expensive, prestigious universities and schools where scholarships are more readily available. The difference in tuition costs between Kansas University and the Forbes list of the top 10 colleges in the U.S. is an average of $21,772. College recruiters, East seniors and alumni weigh in on how to approach this challenging decision.

 

Tax Tips for Teens

Tax Tips for Teens

Tax season is a stressful time for adults and accountants, characterized by late nights and gulping down unhealthy amounts of coffee while praying the batteries in the calculator can make it just a bit longer. For many employed high schoolers, the April 17 filing deadline set by the Internal Revenue Service will be their first time submitting taxes, and we have some guidance to make it easier.

 

Possible Leggings Ban in SMSD

Possible Leggings Ban in SMSD

School districts nation-wide have begun to ban leggings, yoga pants and other tight-fitting bottoms.