Staffer Julia Poe finds herself surprised by a trashy teen novel.
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Blogs editor Taylor Bell shares her frustration over not being able to travel.
Staffer Susannah Mitchell talks about her struggles with writer’s block and gives tips to help solve it.
I don’t usually review books. Which, for me, is unusual in itself. I love to read, I scarf books down like they’re a Chipotle burrito. But recently, I read a book called “Lunchmeat and Life Lessons” that I just have to talk about.
Senior and Gift Giver Extraordinaire Zoe Brian gives you some ideas for presents during the upcoming holiday season.
I lived in Mobile, AL until I was eight years old. After three years spent in Savannah, GA, and two years spent in Bluffton, SC, my family moved to Kansas. Describing the move from the South to the Midwest as culturally shocking is an understatement. I grew up living in a world where homosexuals are unacceptable, abortion is not an option, and forgetting to make the potato salad is fatal. But I was shaped in a world where open-mindedness is key, opinions differ, and food is simply food
My favorite season is a little different than what you’d expect. It’s not summer, spring, fall or winter. My favorite season is football season.
Bikes take abuse. I just happen to be especially rough on mine. My first bike’s final condition after wrecking it, crashing it and wiping out numerous times was as follows: Front fork bent up to the handlebars, one missing pedal, too many dents to count, an eighteen speed gear system [...]
New to East? Think you’ve got it all figured out? Well, you don’t. We don’t either, but we at least know more than you. The last three years here have taught us a few things about how to not just survive, but thrive, in these halls. Trust us, and follow these bread crumbs of wisdom on the path to a great career at East.
With high school coming to an end, Becca Brownlee dishes out some lessons that she learned during her time at Shawnee Mission East and explains how difficult it will be to let go.
Nick May shares his fears coming true: his parents using text speak. “My mom’s lack of electronical ability doesn’t just involve computers, however. Despite me trying to teach her, I doubt she could play a movie if she was home alone, and she still claims that the TV is broken if she turns the television on but forgets to turn on the cable box. “
Staffer Vanessa Daves wants to know where the common decency goes to when everybody tries to leave the junior lot.