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  • Most Catastrophic Events in the History of The United States

    Most Catastrophic Events in the History of The United States

    Kristi Harris, Hard News Editor

    November 2, 2017

    A devastating tragedy started late Friday night on  August 25th. Hurricane Harvey was predicted to hit near Corpus Christi as a category 4 with 130 mph winds. Starting out as a tropical storm Thursday morning, it turned into the strongest hurricane to hit the United States. Harvey made landfall on the coa...

    Pembroke Pines, Florida is hit with strong winds on September 10, 2017

    Michele Eve Sandberg

  • Letter From the Editor

    Letter From the Editor

    Meya Smith, Editor-in-Chief

    November 2, 2017

    Welcome to the new school year Leopards! The journalism staff is excited to introduce you to an impressive bunch of new reporters, bringing you fresh and unique perspectives on events all around the world. This year, some of our impressive veteran journalists have the honor of holding a few of our e...

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  • SL,UT  Walk of No Shame

    SL,UT Walk of No Shame

    Meya Smith, Editor-in-Chief

    November 2, 2017

    Women are people. Do not ask “what if she were your mother, daughter, sister etc.,” realize that she, the woman you are sexually harassing, is a person and deserves respect.  Rape culture is extremely present in today’s society. Our own president has been demeaning towards women. Remember, “ Yo...

    A collage of posters at the walk

    Meya Smith

  • The Struggles of Womanhood

    The Struggles of Womanhood

    Aliya Lewis, Opinion Writer

    November 2, 2017

    Why is it socially acceptable for girls with a “skinny”, “thin” or all around smaller body frame to wear different types of clothing, but when a girl with a “thicker”, “curvier”, “plus sized” or generally larger body shape wears the same type of clothing, she is looked down upon and sha...

    Women's Strike for Peace-And Equality, Women's Strike for Equality, Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, August 26, 1970. (Photo by Eugene Gordon/The New York Historical Society/Getty Images)

    Collection of the New-York Historical Society

  • The Awakening of Colin Kaepernick

    The Awakening of Colin Kaepernick

    Nick Session, Opinion Writer

    November 2, 2017

    Colin Kaepernick, a former American football Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, is currently a free agent, allegedly for his actions during the National Anthem. His protest began August 14th, 2016, at a preseason game when he sat down during the national anthem.The first time he sat during th...

  • How East is More Fair Than the President

    How East is More Fair Than the President

    Kayla Lien, Opinion Editor

    November 2, 2017

    We usually think of East High School as diverse compared to the whole of the state of Utah. We have a wide range of races and ethnicities, an overall tolerance for different religions, and we’re a leading school in the state when it comes to sexuality acceptance. Let’s take a closer look at the students...

  • The Holy War

    The Holy War

    Mason Thomas, Sports Editor

    November 2, 2017

    One of the biggest rivalries in College Football is between University of Utah and Brigham Young University, or rather, as the fans know it, the “Holy War”. Although these teams have been playing since 1896, at first it wasn’t considered a big rivalry because Utah always shut out the Cougars by ...

  • Dinosaurs Laid Blue Eggs-and That’s a Big Deal

    Dinosaurs Laid Blue Eggs-and That’s a Big Deal

    Casey Hansen, Hard News Writer

    November 2, 2017

    Paleontologists from Germany went to a dig site in China to investigate a fossil nest that belonged to a species of oviraptor called Heyuannia Huangi, a feathered species that lived in the Late Cretaceous. When the paleontologists got to the site, they found out that the eggs that had been laid in the ...

    Pigmented eggs found in Germany

    Tzu-Tuei Yang

  • The Student Newspaper of East High School

    The Student Newspaper of East High School

    Htoo Htoo, Student Life Writer

    October 27, 2017

    Have you ever wondered what happened in the world of Journalism? Nicole Wilson, the journalism teacher at East High defines journalism as, “the production and subsequent distribution of various pieces of news.”  Ms. Wilson started teaching the course at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. J...

  • The Rivalry Continues Between the Bulls and Celtics

    The Rivalry Continues Between the Bulls and Celtics

    May 22, 2017

    The Boston  Celtics and the Chicago Bulls have always been an intense rivalry since Michael  Jordan and Larry Bird started to play against each other in 1984-1992. Whenever they meet in the regular season there always is trash talking being exchanged between the players on the court.   Be...

News

Utah Nurse Gets Arrested for Doing her Job

Kesha Palmer, Hard News Writer

November 8, 2017No Comments

Alex Wubbels a nurse at the University of Utah hospital was arrested for doing her job. Detective Jeff Payne shoved nurse Wubbels into an unmarked car because she wouldn’...

Discovery of Uromys Vika Rat

Ayla Mayo, Hard News Writer

November 6, 2017No Comments

After seven years of looking for a huge “tree-dwelling rat,” mammalogist Tyrone Larvey and his team finally found the huge rodent called ‘Uromys Vika’ falling out of a tree. &...

Destructive Damage in Florida Keys

Destructive Damage in Florida Keys

November 6, 2017

Most Catastrophic Events in the History of The United States

Most Catastrophic Events in the History of The United States

November 2, 2017

Disaster Strikes

November 2, 2017

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Opinion

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Meya Smith, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017No Comments

Welcome to the new school year Leopards! The journalism staff is excited to introduce you to an impressive bunch of new reporters, bringing you fresh and unique perspectives on events all around the world....

SL,UT  Walk of No Shame

SL,UT Walk of No Shame

Meya Smith, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 20171 Comment

Women are people. Do not ask “what if she were your mother, daughter, sister etc.,” realize that she, the woman you are sexually harassing, is a person and deserves respect.  Rape culture is extr...

  • The Struggles of Womanhood November 2, 2017
  • The Awakening of Colin Kaepernick November 2, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Thursday, February 23

    Girl's Basketball

    East 43 - Judge 45

  • Friday, February 17

    Boy's Basketball

    East 52 - Box Elder 40

Local

The Buzz of the Beehive: The Art of Soccer

The Buzz of the Beehive: The Art of Soccer

Emma Flood, Arts and Entertainment

May 22, 201733 Comments

Although there is no precise date of when the world’s most popular sport began, historians believe that a form of the ball game has been played for at least the past 3,000 years. Soccer (also known as “football” or...

The Buzz of the Beehive: Summer Activities

Emma Flood, Arts and Entertainment

May 22, 20174 Comments

Concerts Modest Mouse is an American rock band that formed in 1992. They have been nominated for the Best Alternative Music Album at the 2005 Grammys and will be playing June 5th at The Complex. Julianne and Derek Hough are a brother and sister from Utah that you may know from Dancing With...

Odds of the Next Big Wasatch Earthquake

Odds of the Next Big Wasatch Earthquake

Neil Porras

May 21, 201719 Comments

New warnings for Utahn's to prepare for a major earthquake. We have all heard the dire predictions of the earthquake that is set to hit the Wasatch fault line. It’s not much of "if, but when." Geologist scientists are now sa...

  • Utah Woman Drowns After Saving her 2 Dogs May 15, 2017
  • Journey to Gamestop May 15, 2017
  • The Causes and Effects of Homelessness March 1, 2017

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