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A Complete Review of Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’

A Complete Review of Taylor Swift’s 'folklore'

Margaret Holmes

October 13, 2020

Taylor Swift’s 8th album, “folklore”, dropped unexpectedly on July 24th, 2020. The theme in Swift's new album is seclusion. The songs were all written during an isolated quarantine, but that doesn’t mean that the songs are solely about her. In fact, the majority of her songs are written from d...

What’s the best alternative to TikTok?

What's the best alternative to TikTok?

Elizabeth Alexander

October 12, 2020

It’s the quintessential app for teens and adults alike, and it’s been no stranger to controversy in recent weeks. This app, of course, is TikTok. TikTok has gained extreme popularity since its release in 2016, with over 800 million active monthly users. Nearly 100 million of those users are from...

First and Foremost

Graphic by Sydney Lewis

Fadumo Jama, Guest Writer

June 3, 2020

Dear EPHS Students and Staff,       First and foremost, I want to say I’m devastated by the murder of George Floyd. Sadly, this injustice is one that brought attention because it was televised. I want you all to acknowledge that the oppression of black people in this country is often brushed under the ...

How am I?

How am I?

Elisabeth Tossa, Guest Writer

May 29, 2020

      I am not okay. I’m heartbroken, angry, disappointed, frustrated, hopeless, and scared. The first characteristic my peers, teachers, and strangers notice is the color of my skin. Because of something I was born with, I am stereotyped and judged before I can even reveal my true character. I gr...

Is our generation doomed? 

Is our generation doomed? 

Sharon Michael, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

      Snapchat. It has single-handedly taken the destruction of our generation’s inability to communicate to a whole new level.        It’s no surprise that gen z are a bunch of tech-obsessed teens with problems ranging from trust issues to daddy issues. What is surprising is our generatio...

Romance isn’t dead, you’re just lazy

Romance isn’t dead, you’re just lazy

Srihita Raju, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

      We’ve all seen it. All the Tik Toks and Instagram videos filled with black-and-white pictures from the ‘50s. Pictures of couples dancing, writing letters to each other, receiving flowers as gifts, sharing milkshakes and snuggling up at drive-in movies. Teens in the comments all longing to ...

Unpopular Opinions

Unpopular Opinions

Jadan Fix, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

      I don't like ketchup. I think it is actually very gross. I think mustard is way better than ketchup. Ketchup seems to be the number one thing people always seem to use as a side. It honestly just tastes like sugar and vinegar. I will never understand how people use it on mac and cheese, fries...

I Never Expected It Either

Taken from the John Hopkins University Coronavirus Research Center website and depicts the total number of confirmed COVID cases in Minnesota up until 5/11/2020.

Katherine Sun, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

      You never think it’ll happen to you. Until it does. Two months ago, my parents called me while I was sitting in fourth hour. I was confused; knowing my parents, they would never interrupt school or classes unless it was something unthinkably serious.        They were supposed to be driving to...

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