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Staff Ed: high-school, or Clint Eastwood movie?

ECHO Staff

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The Sandy Hook massacre was the most devastating and tragic events of the recent years.  This shooting, that involved the killing of 20 kindergarteners and several faculty members, has recently sparked a debate that is unbearable...

Letter from the Editor- January

Katie Williams, Editor-In-Chief

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In case anyone didn’t know, it is now 2013. New Year’s has come and gone, which means that New Year’s resolutions have come and gone as well. I used to make fun of people who made resolutions, because no one who made them...

Westover’s guide to getting the job for the struggling teen

Morgan Westover, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Everyone knows the teenage struggle – whether it’s finding the perfect outfit for school, getting so-and-so to like you, deciding what the Hades you’re doing after graduation or simply having enough gas to get to school...

Just Listen

Morgan Westover, A&E/Photography Editor

December 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With the recent tragedies that have struck Newtown, Connecticut and our neighbors St. James, it seems appropriate to dedicate a part of the paper to the lives that have been lost. On Dec. 14, a man shot his mother and went...

Letter from the editor: December

Katie Williams, Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Honestly though, I’m never happier than this lovely month between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There’s Christmas lights, Christmas trees, Christmas albums, shopping trips, online...

Be aware, accepting every day

Abbie Darnell, Business Manager

December 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Over the past several years, I have had the privilege of participating in Acceptance Awareness Day. It is a program implemented by Rolla Middle School, and is held on the last Friday in September every year. Speakers from within...

Chalk Talk: December

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

December 21, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I was pretty much trained my entire life to become the master commander of bargain shopping. It runs in the family, I think, and it’s a gene I hope to pass on because it is truly wonderful. I fear one day I might be one that...

Chalk talk: November

Lea Ahrens, Feature Editor

December 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Aside from my twenty-five-year-old car that decides not to function when it’s less than mildly warm and the fact that I have the persistent first-world problem of being too hot with a coat and too cold without, I love this time...

Letter from the editor: November

Katie Williams, Editor-In-Chief

December 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

  Over a month ago, a 14 year old girl from Pakistan named Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban. They shot her because since around the beginning of 2009, Yousafzai had been speaking out against the Taliban...

Electoral system: insufficeint for America

Wilson Bryan, Sports Editor

December 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

I believe many people would agree with me that this country is in serious need of a voting reform. The current system has people lining up to vote like a bunch of barbarians, and forces people to vote on a Tuesday due to some...

Two party system obsolete, ineffective, corrupt

Wilson Bryan, Sports Editor

December 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

With the recent election of Barack Obama, the United States got another glimpse at the chaos that occurs every four years in order to elect a man as president. The process is always very unnecessarily drawn out and particularly...

Is Obama hiding something? Is Trump going too far?

Morgan Westover, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Whenever election time comes around, all candidates – regardless of political standing or office – are extremely scrutinized by citizens or even opponents themselves. But not even two weeks before Election Day, business innovator...

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