Obama makes speech to high school graduates

Mike Kelly, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2011

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  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

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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

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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...

NOPE assembly drives home a crucial message

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

May 16, 2011

Filed under News, Student Life

This past Monday, May 9, students were left speechless as they exited the auditorium in silence. The students of East Lake High School did not expect this assembly to be so shocking and depressing. To be honest, most kids looked...

2011 Cheerleading Worlds

Taylor Rowland, Staff Writer

May 10, 2011

Filed under News, Top Stories

On April 30th in Orlando, Florida hundreds of teams gathered in the Milkhouse at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex for the biggest and most prestigious cheerleading competition of the year, the 2011 World Cheerleading Championships....

Tornadoes devastate south.

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

April 29, 2011

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Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are still continuing to make their way across the South, hitting a total of five states. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, stated that it received 137...

Gas prices continue to rise

Jimmy Skaaland, Staff Writer

April 22, 2011

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Spring is here and the closer we get to summer the more there is to look forward to, but gas prices aren’t one of them.  A gallon of gas costs an average of $3.84 in the United States which is  almost a dollar more than it...

The wedding of the century

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

April 22, 2011

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In the past months leading up to the Royal Wedding everyone has been anticipating the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton.             Finally, the most anticipated wedding of the ages is set to take place...

Exam schedule released to students

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

April 20, 2011

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With the end of the year approaching just as quickly as it began, students have more to look forward to than just summer vacation. Final exams are one of the downsides to ending the year and especially with seniors graduating...

The new Yogurt Spot

Kaila Schlimm, Staff Writer

April 6, 2011

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new yogurt shop has opened in the East Lake area and people of all ages are flocking to the store everyday. Located right next to Target in the Boot Ranch shopping center, The Yogurt Spot is the new place where kids go to hang...

U.S. presence diminishes in Libya

Julia Ceraolo, Copy Editor

April 2, 2011

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Since the Talon’s March issue came off the presses March 21, the Talon’s summarizing report on Libya has become old news. President Obama authorized U.S. military action in the debilitated nation as a major part of a broader...

Life outside Planet Earth

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

March 25, 2011

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For many years, people have questioned whether other forms of life exist in out universe; if we’re not alone. While many people feel differently about the subject, whether there is or isn’t such a thing as aliens, most scientists...

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