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Leah Meshnick

By Leah Meshnick As weird as it may sound, twin discrimination is a real issue. Twins have to go through ...

College admissions boards have the right to utilize face reading technology

Maggie Hassel

By Maggie Hassel Today’s high school students became teenagers right as social media became wildly popular, and thus, have been ...

Women’s sports deserve more recognition

Maggie Hassel

Maggie Hassel Many people can attest to the fact that men’s sports are heavily favored over women’s sports at almost ...

Are parents too involved?

Amelia Verkerk

By Amelia Verkerk There have been countless studies done on how parental involvement is overemphasized when it comes to their ...

SGA Campaign 2014: Candy levels up, legitimacy levels down

Sam Killenberg

Political patronage has a long history in the United States stretching back to the Gilded Age of the 1870s, when ...

Lack of substance in 24-hour news


By Alec Nelson When Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, carrying 239 people, unexpectedly disappeared in early March, the initial flock of ...

Here comes the sun: advantages of solar panels

Mia Colloredo-Mansfeld

By Mia Colloredo-Mansfeld Installing a solar power system at East would not only create a great resource for the AP ...

Start Snitching


By Hannah Schanzer “Hey, you know who made up that never snitch bullsh*t?” rants Poussy, an inmate on the popular ...

East Must Stop Brain Freeze


Zoe Hazerjian Walking outside on a hot summer day in Chapel Hill could be considered torture to outsiders who are ...

Michelle Obama advocates #BringBackOurGirls

The importance of local activism in response to international crises

Kayla Miron

By Kayla Miron “Violence against women is the most pervasive human rights violation in the world,” -Former President Jimmy Carter ...

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The End of a Standard: The Ben Goldstein Story: A Rope of Sand

Ben Goldstein

I don’t have anything left to say. If you’ve read the ECHO thoroughly enough over the course of this past ...

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