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The Viking Saga

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Your Feelings are Valid

Eve Slemp
December 1, 2022

It’s okay to not feel okay. A type of abuse that is too frequently overlooked is emotional abuse. We hear about the violence of physical abuse between couples, families, and in the public through various...

The Explosive Nature of “Love Island”

Ruby McMahon
December 1, 2022

The originally British television show, “Love Island” didn’t receive overnight success when it began airing in 2015. However, in the last few years, it has become the model of reality television...

My Great Uncle Participated in a Military Experiment

EVE SLEMP
November 21, 2022

“Can I have your attention?” shouted the general through a loud microphone as he towered over a hundred soldiers under the blazing Nevada sun. My great uncle, Earl Meech, joined the military in...

SAGA SOUNDOFF: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

SAGA SOUNDOFF: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

Critics Are Making it Something It’s Not Opinion of: GINNY BULLER People are trying to pretend it’s something it’s not... “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.” This show received...

At running camp, the boys’ team practice
their routine for the camp lip- sync battle (our team should’ve won).

Will You Take My Picture???

Opinion of: KENNEDY HOLSAPPLE
November 17, 2022

The 90s’ are back, as the decades old trend of disposable cameras rise in popularity in 2022. These nostalgic memory-savers are seen at any function, from concerts to parties to simple weekend hangouts....

Leaders of the NHL

Opinion of: ALEX BROWN
November 15, 2022

While it may be way too early to discern Stanley Cup-bound teams in the NHL this year, there seems to be some standouts already making waves in their conference. The Boston Bruins are typically a consistently...

A Gaggle of Friends go on the Walk of Horror

A Gaggle of Friends go on the Walk of Horror

SATIRE by: EVE SLEMP
November 9, 2022

“I CAN’T DO THIS!” yelled Slim Shady, as our group of five stood in line inside the EL Public Library. During the long weekend in the beginning of October, the police cadets hosted the local thrill:...

JOIN RED CROSS CLUB!

Welcome to The Red Cross Club! The Red Cross Club is a group that provides peers with opportunities to make a difference by addressing the community’s greatest needs and developing leadership skills....

Kennedy Holsapple

It’s Time to Part with Spirit Court’s Two-Gender Binary

Tradition is deeply embedded in ELHS culture and daily life from classes, sports, and even the name “Vikings.” Students, parents, and alumni fight for their right to preserve passed-down values, only...

SAGA SOUNDOFF: Are you a TikTok fan?

RUBY MCMAHON & EVE SLEMP
October 21, 2022

I H8 TikTok Opinion of: Ruby McMahon I downloaded TikTok in the summer of 2019. It was an immediate mistake. I made the download after weeks of my sister’s constant insisting that the content...

Aiden Rodgers

ELHS’ Queer Youth Continue To Feel Unsafe At School: Here’s How You Can Help

Opinion of: Aiden Rodgers
October 20, 2022

When school started to return to some semblance of normality at the beginning of my junior year, I decided it was time to join a club. Being a member of the LGBTQ+ community myself, the Gender Sexuality...

High amounts of
pressure on students
to receive satisfactory
grades can lead
to overwhelming
amounts of stress,
and struggle to
balance school life
with extracurriculars.

Breaking Burnout

IZZY PAGGIOLI
September 27, 2022

Feeling empty and exhausted? Beyond caring and past motivation? These are signs of burnout. The start of a new school year comes with the stress of a sudden switch from a relaxing summer to suddenly...

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