Apple co-founder, former CEO Steve Jobs loses battle with cancer

Dakota Jackson, Web Editor

October 7, 2011

Apple icon, co-founder, and former CEO Steve Jobs passed away on Oct. 5. Jobs had been battling pancreatic cancer since mid-2004. Pancreatic cancer is widely known for its grim prognosis, but Jobs was diagnosed with a less aggressive...

Shop or watch?

Erin Wronka, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2011

             One of America’s favorite pastimes is going to the movies to watch the latest blockbuster, even as the price continues to rise at theaters everywhere. This being said, the competition is steadily ascending...

Hurricanes having too much hype?

Drake Rowland, Staff Writer

September 4, 2011

Every year storms seem to be headed our way. Hurricane Irene seemed to be no exception. Lucky for Floridians, it took a turn for the north, leaving thousands of unlucky people without power and street flooding.            ...

Remembering 9/11

Peter Drulias, Staff Writer

August 31, 2011

Any person of age in the United States who could say they do not remember where they were during the 9/11 attacks is lying. The attacks on the U.S became monumental and something  that will go down in history, something related...

Mock DUI and funeral brings awareness to students before Prom

Matty Fox, Staff Writer

May 27, 2011

It is once again Prom season.  Students are ecstatic for this night all year, especially the seniors due to the fact that it will be their last high school prom forever.  Unfortunately, this excitement can become a problem when...

Starting summer abroad

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

May 27, 2011

Europe Grand Tour guides students all over Europe for two weeks every summer, giving them the opportunity to start summer off right!             Every year, East Lake High School students, along with many others,...

Deadliest twister since 1950 hits Joplin, Missouri

Parker Fox, Staff Writer

May 25, 2011

118 people have been confirmed dead in Joplin, Missouri after a tornado hit the rural town of just 50,000.  Rescue crews continue to search the wrecked town in search of survivors.  The crews have focused in on department stores...

Finally some good news about gas prices

Jordan Patton, Staff Writer

May 20, 2011

We wonder why gas prices are so quick to rise, but so slow to fall. Drivers say they're not seeing a huge change at the gas pump yet. "It still seems pretty high to me," said senior Vinny Mannello. Many wonder why gas prices can...

Amazing jet flight

Tyler Higbee, Staff Writer

May 19, 2011

On May 10,2011 a Swiss man named Yves Rossy, better known as The Rocket Man, used his custom jet pack suit to fly over the Grand Canyon. He did not draw all the attention like most people would have thought. He kept this event...

Obama makes speech to high school graduates

Mike Kelly, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2011

  During a speech President Obama talked to Booker T. Washington High School students Monday about his personal life, telling the Memphis, Tennessee area graduates that education was the key to his own success. "I'm standing...

Plane mystery closer to being solved

Mike Kelly, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2011

Investigators trying to determine why an Air France plane crashed mysteriously two years ago have recovered the complete details of the flight data recorder and the last two hours of cockpit conversation, they announced Monday. French...

Too many donations, too little time

Taylor Rowland, Staff Writer

May 16, 2011

With the multiple twisters that hit the South came a lot of donations from across the country. These twisters devastated the country and killed more than 300 people. Relief officials are now left with the daunting task of sorting...