Well, would you look at that! Two years at the Echo went faster than I thought, and now I am writing my “senior goodbye.” Continue reading Video editor calls it a wrap on Echo
First big moment I remember from journalism was when Maren DeMargel and I won the 2021 MIPA (Missouri Interscholastic Press Association) Superior and 2021 MIPA Honorable Mention for our story about buses… buses. Continue reading Most amazing print editor says, ‘Goodbye’
As the second half of this abnormal school year comes to a close, the anticipation for one iconic event increases: prom. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdotes: The search for the ‘perfect’ prom dress, two years later
If you all are familiar with the concept of a collab, that’s what this is. The senior editors of the Echo are back this time with the “In’s and Out’s of 2022.” Continue reading Editors determine what’s ‘in’ and what’s ‘out’
The latest and fifth installment of the iconic, comedic and meta slasher franchise “Scream” hit theaters on Jan. 14, and I’m definitely answering the phone for this movie. Continue reading Parks’ Perspective: Is ‘Scream’ ‘favorite scary movie’-worthy?
Students and teachers alike hope for a snow day tomorrow, Feb 2. The National Weather Service has predicted six-10 inches of snow from midnight tonight to noon Feb. 3.
Students and teachers have various superstitions or traditions about the best way to will a snow day into existence. Continue reading Students (and teachers) spill: ‘How to have a snow day?’
I downloaded Instagram in fifth grade. My mom was wary when I begged her for it. I convinced her because I was into nail art at the time, and that was pretty big on the internet in 2012. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdotes: How social media can be detrimental to body image and self love
“Riverdale” returned for its sixth season with a 5 episode special event on Nov. 16, but with a different town name. However, the town’s name is not the only thing that has changed. Continue reading Review: ‘Riverdale’ returns with 5-episode special event and new name
Winter calls for many things: watching cheesy Hallmark movies, listening to Mariah Carey on repeat and baking cookies. Possibly, vegan cookies. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdotes: Can classic winter cookies be made vegan?
To commemorate and celebrate October, many enjoy Halloween or fall themed films. These films range from horror slasher to fluffy hallmark fall romance. It can be overwhelming trying to sit down and pick one, so fret no more: I have thoroughly examined what Halloween themed movie to watch based on the zodiac signs. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdotes: What Halloween movie to watch based on your zodiac sign
“I love the coffee shop so much! I go almost every day to visit my friend, Alex,” senior Camille Herrman said over email. Continue reading Students spill: Coffee shop edition
With the world we currently live in, there aren’t many constants we can rely on, but one we can is daily horoscopes that correspond with one’s zodiac sign. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdote: Students discuss accuracy of astrology
Average box-mix brownies take around an hour from when the package is opened to a fresh baked good.
Alvin Zhou’s, producer at Tasty New York, 100-hour brownies don’t follow this standard time period in any sense, as in total it takes over four days to complete. Continue reading Ava’s Anecdotes: Columnist asks ‘Are these brownies worth the 100-hour time commitment?’
“Hubie Halloween,” Netflix’s latest star-studded project, features Adam Sandler and almost the entire “Saturday Night Live” alumni in spooky New England. While not a typical Halloween movie, it is a typical Adam Sandler movie. Continue reading Parks Perspective: ‘Hubie Halloween’ does not inspire
Jackson Parks Junior Editor As Coronavirus continues to change social norms, it will also take a toll on Hollywood. With … Continue reading Parks Perspective: Movie-making in Time of Coronavirus
Montero Lamar Hill, known in the music industry as Lil Nas X, recently made Grammy history as the first black openly gay artist nominated in top categories and winning two awards. Continue reading Stisser’s Scoop: Lil Nas X inspires change within industry