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Miss Wissink rehearses with East select Eclipse choir.

VG: Miss Wissink: The backbone of the music department

Vanessa Garcia Thomas, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

The Lincoln East vocal music department is one of East’s biggest and most impressive departments. The Nebraska Music Education Association has deemed the East music department as an exemplary music program....

Lincoln Easts Feminist club gathers products at their feminine hygiene drive at Hyvee.

Feminist Club aims to spread awareness

Anika Keese, Staff Writer, Editor October 3, 2022

Lincoln East’s Feminist Club began during the 2021-2022 school year and hit the ground running. The club has had a surplus of members since its origin. Last year, the club’s most known project was...

A paired mentor and mentee reading a book during their meeting.

The TeamMates Mentoring program inspires youth through unique relationships

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer October 3, 2022

Started in 1991 by University of Nebraska Head Football Coach Tom Osborne and his wife, Nancy, the TeamMates Mentoring program arose in Lincoln, Nebraska with the hope to empower youth who may be in need...

Lily Lautenschlager is a senior at East. She was diagnosed with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. She is involved in any activities around the school like Student Council, tennis, and yearbook.

Lily Lautenschlager spreads awareness about her disability to many around her

Cady Blackstock, Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2022

If you haven’t heard her name, you’ve probably seen Lily Lautenschlager and her service dog, Kahoot around the school. Lily is a senior at East and was diagnosed at birth with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome. KTS...

Many jeans that were an old fashion trend are becoming popular once again. Fits that are inclusive to all body types and comfortable are sold in many stores.

Fashion trends making a comeback

Peyton Svehla, Writer May 13, 2022

From mom jeans and biker shorts to vans and converse, old fashion trends are coming back in style. Popular wardrobe essentials that were iconic in the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s are making their...

The seven juniors graduating early on May 25th 2022.

Seven juniors closing the yearbook early

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer, Editor April 28, 2022

This year the class of 2022 will be walking the stage to claim their diplomas. Along with 561 other seniors, there will be seven juniors throwing their caps and gowns, saying goodbye to their high school...

As Easter 2022 comes to an end, learn more about they why behind some of your favorite Easter Traditions.

Easter traditions stem from many different places

Emery Erickson, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

Easter is a holiday that is celebrated by Christians that represents the resurrection three days after the death of their Lord, Jesus Christ. It is one of the oldest and most important holidays of the...

Prom 2022 official poster.

East committee plans this year’s prom

Brisa Odenthal, Editor April 18, 2022

Prom season is almost upon us and the prom planning committee here at East has been hard at work to make sure things go smoothly. Made up of the junior class representatives – President Cooper Penkava,...

A recap of the Oscars: a night of drama and outstanding winners

A recap of the Oscars: a night of drama and outstanding winners

Anika Keese, Staff Writer, Editor April 6, 2022

The awaited Oscars came once again on Sunday, March 27th 2022. This year’s Oscars was filled with entertainment and shock value alike, all while celebrating the most talented actors and actresses. From...

We Are Sparta members pose after January 11th meeting at East High School.

We Are Sparta, Who are they?

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer, Editor April 4, 2022

East has several clubs and activities for students but one that many students have not been informed on is ‘We are Sparta.’ This group was originally created for student athletes with the goals of...

Civilians evacuated across the remnants of a destroyed bridge in Irpin, a northwest suburb of Kyiv, Ukraine, this month.

Beat by beat: Ukraine

Devon Beechley, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

On February 24, 2022 Russian troops crossed the border between Ukraine and Russia on an order from Russian president Valdimier Putin. Heavy sanctions enacted on February 27th by western powers began to...

Members of the Archery Team at the NASP Regional tournament that was held in North Platte this year. Left to Right: Head Coach Kendle, Gabrielle Stoner, Reagan Richters, Taylor Alfred, Ben Kendle, and Zoe Hoffmeyer.

The Lincoln East Archery Team is exemplifying skill, talent, and camaraderie

Ava Bartels, Editor April 1, 2022

Every Monday from November to March, the 30 Lincoln East Archery Club members meet at Prairie Bowmen Archery Club to collectively improve their craft. Their practices last from 4p.m. until 6p.m., and many...

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