The Leopard

  • We Want Gun Reform

    We Want Gun Reform

    Meya Smith, Editor-In-Chief

    May 29, 2018

    Seventeen lives lost in the Parkland, Florida shooting within six minutes and twenty seconds on February 14, 2018. Fifty-eight lives lost in the Las Vegas shooting within ten minutes on October 1, 2018.   Twenty-six lives lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting within five minutes on ...

    Students attend the National School Walkout at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 20, 2018. April 20, 2018 marks the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre.

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  • End of Year Luau

    End of Year Luau

    Meya Smith, Editor-in-Chief

    May 29, 2018

    As the school year comes to a close, many students will revel in the thoughts of the freedoms of summer. However, the fun school-time activities do not end. June 1, East High coordinators and members of student senate have put together a luau. There will be free pineapple Dole Whip and spam musubi, whic...

    poster made by student senate

    Meya Smith

  • Syria


    Rosine Nibishaka, Opinion Writer

    May 11, 2018

    On April 4th, 2017, there was an attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, that killed about 78 people who were seeking safety in basements. 43 of those people showed  signs of being exposure to chlorine and sarin gas which are highly toxic chemicals. These are the chemicals that were supposedly used by Bashar ...

    Syria disobeys a law of war and uses chemical weapons.

  • Don’t Tell Me Just to Suck It Up

    Don’t Tell Me Just to Suck It Up

    Kayla Lien, Opinion Editor

    May 11, 2018

    Talking about mental illness is hard in a society that likes to sweep it under the rug. Those who do speak out about it are often ostracized from society, judged for talking about an issue that is detrimental to this country’s success. At least 1 in 5 American adults suffer from a mental illness in...

  • Rewilding Carnivores

    Rewilding Carnivores

    Casey Hansen, Hard News Writer

    May 7, 2018

    In 1926, Yellowstone's wolf population downsized by hundreds due to excessive hunting. Over the many years of hardly any wolf activity, Yellowstone had a drastic change in its environment. As a result of having no wolves to help regulate the elk and deer population, the number of these large herbivore...

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  • Seeing Different View

    Seeing Different View

    Htoo Htoo, Student Life

    May 1, 2018

    The two forms of art taught at East High by East teachers are, visual and performing. Visual arts consists of art that utilizes paint, canvas or various materials to create physical or static art objects. Performing Arts include artists who use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other obje...

  • The Undeserved Deportation

    The Undeserved Deportation

    Sofia Cannon, Opinion Writer

    April 18, 2018

    Opposed to a staple of Donald Trump’s campaign speeches, immigrants are not the leading cause of crimes in the United States. Why do many people, including the president of the United States, have this thought? Referring to the Democratic party, Donald Trump once stated, “They want to have illegal im...

    Nick Ut

  • A Six Letter Word and It’s Underestimated Power

    A Six Letter Word and It’s Underestimated Power

    Aliya Lewis, Opinion Writer

    April 18, 2018

    As an African American, the “n-word” evokes feelings of oppression, disrespect, and an appearance of an overall racist mentality from the speaker. For countless years, my ancestors were oppressed as slaves, having this word spat in their faces by their oppressors who saw them as objects or lowly...

Mental Health and Dropping out of High School

Mental Health and Dropping out of High School

October 16, 2018

Welcome to Jurassic World

Welcome to Jurassic World

October 16, 2018

Endangered Elephants

Endangered Elephants

May 11, 2018

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Racial Divides in East High School
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