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New football coach helps Eagles take flight

Let’s face it, in any movie set in a small town, the main focus is always the high school football team. Movies such as Friday Night Lights and…

Homecoming game breaks losing streak, school record

Senior slot-back Bryon Collins helped the East Meck football team dominate against the Garinger Wildcats, and broke the school record for most yards run in one game. Collins…

Collins rushes 272 yards in East Meck loss to Porter Ridge

East Meck’s football team shouldered a tough loss 48-34 in a rain-delayed conference match Monday against Porter Ridge. Eagles slot back Bryon Collins ran 31 times for 272…

Ramsey second at regional cross country meet

East Meck senior Fisher Ramsey went out with a bang finishing second overall at the Western Regional 4A cross country meet last Saturday. Ramsey finished one second shy…

Running back sets East Meck rushing record

Running back Bryon Collins ran 20 times for an East Meck record 294 yards Friday as the Eagles rolled over Garinger 52-6 in their homecoming game. The previous…

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Locked in a crisis with ISIS

Most East Meck students associate the terrorist group ISIS with something as far away as…

Wedding bells ring for gay couples in NC

Almost 20 years ago, every state condemned gay marriage. Health classes skewed away from the…

Engineering team takes first again in Panthers stadium competition

East Mecklenburg High School’s engineering program took first place Thursday at the Carolina Panthers/Duke Energy…

Global Immersion is coming to East Meck

A series of speakers will be coming to East Meck to talk about local and…

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In Our View: Do our police really serve and protect?

Going to school at East has taught us to walk everywhere. We walk from the 300 hall to the 600 hall. We walk from school to the nearby…

No one is right in the Palestine – Israel conflict

It’s not about Islam. It’s not about Judaism. At least, not anymore. Not when death tolls climb into the thousands and when there are children being killed or…

Queen of Arts: Fine arts in the Charlotte area

Whether it be music, paintings, or ballet, everyone likes some form of fine arts. In this blog I will be discussing all of the upcoming dances, concerts, theatre…

Tech Life: A blog on tech and life

Technology is driving our lives so much that today in the Charlotte Observer there was a cartoon, Wumo, that showed a picture of a mother on her knees…

Say nevermore to Ravens’, NFL’s domestic violence record

Every Sunday night from September to February, millions of television screens across the nation are lit by the violent delight that is American football. Countless teens sit in…

Entertainment

Ed Sheeran mesmerizes fans with simplicity

The most spectacular thing about Ed Sheeran isn’t how he interacts with his fans, or the beautiful songs he’s crafted, or…

Monumentour rocks the crowd

The Monumentour concert came to PNC Music Pavilion on July 23, featuring the headlining American rock bands, Fall Out Boy and Paramore…

Bad seed rising seen as not all that bad

Some fans of rock would argue the genre is in decline; that rock has been taken over by people who make…

Boy bands regain popularity at East

Boy bands regain popularity at East

In the 90’s, boy bands ruled the world. The Backstreet Boys, B2K, and Hanson were on top of the charts, with…

Student-directed Civil Rights plays reflect movement

East Meck got to experience a glimpse of the past, recently, to the time of the Civil Right Movement. Not literally,…