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No More Thoughts and Prayers

Twenty-one dead, in a small school in Texas. Young students and teachers who lost their lives during a normal school day. They will never go to middle school, they will never apply for college, and they will never walk at graduation. So...

No One Cares About Environmental Issues, Nor Should You

SOWMYASI KRUTHIVENTY ‘24 April 28, 2022

The audience’s taken-aback expressions and prepared rebuttal at this awkward title soon morph into a long-winded confession about their “environmental sins.” Their minds fill with memories of times they dropped their offending...

AP Season: A Foe to Teenage Mental Health

The first three marking periods of the school year flew by, with the month of May rapidly approaching. Feelings of dread within students deepen each time a teacher mentions the upcoming AP testing. Doubts circulate in their minds,...

An Asian person disturbed with microaggressions.

Stop Asian Hate

STELLA WONG ‘25 and SYLVIA WU ‘25 April 28, 2022

“Ching chong.”  “Do you eat dogs?”   “Do you have the Kung-flu virus?” “Go back to where you came from.” “Are you really American?” On the surface, these statements and questions may not seem...

Edison High School on Instagram.

School Instagram Accounts: Innocent Jokes or Immature Insults?

SOUMYA JOSHI '24 and HEMA VIKRAM '24 April 28, 2022

Social media has become an outlet of creative expression, new connections, and leisure time among our generation. However, it has also presented itself as a place of bullying, insecurity, and FOMO (fear of missing out). The concept...

Are We Really Equal?

Men and women are—supposedly—equal in the workplace. There is no longer a voting barrier, nor a significant wage gap, nor a societal clothing restriction. So on paper, it seems as though men and women live as equals. In regards...

Student‌ ‌Reps:‌ A‌ ‌Step‌ ‌in‌ ‌The‌ ‌Right‌ ‌Direction?

Student‌ ‌Reps:‌ A‌ ‌Step‌ ‌in‌ ‌The‌ ‌Right‌ ‌Direction?

Last edition, the Eagle’s Eye editorial board talked about the lack of representation that teenagers under eighteen have in voting. As if someone heard our pleas, on January 18, 2022, the New Jersey state legislature enacted...

Color guard member in uniform poses with a flag.

Color Guard’s a Sport, But Where’s Our Support?

GABRIELLE DHARMAWAN ‘25 February 14, 2022

Led by teachers Mr. Marcus Henry, Mr. Kai Williams, and Edison High alumni Kayla Wason ‘21 for the 2021-2022 season, the indoor Color guard is seeing a colorful future. But it may not be what everyone believes it to be. Since...

Senioritis can cause a decline in motivation or laziness to do schoolwork

Is Senioritis A Real Issue in EHS?

KIMBERLY HERNANDEZ ’22 February 14, 2022

Waiting for the last day before the deadline of an assignment. Sleeping in your English class. Arriving late to school, nearly on a daily basis.  “Senioritis” is a term used by teachers to express a lack of motivation...

A person uses the menstrual product dispenser in the girls bathroom.

The Quarter Cost to Menstruate

SOUMYA JOSHI ‘24 and TANVI RAVILLA ‘24 February 14, 2022

*Editors' note: The use of the terms female, girl, and woman, refer to any person who menstruates.  Last year, in March, The Eagle’s Eye published an article advocating for the necessity of period product availability at...

Words and phrases representing the issues and effects of microaggressions.

Microaggressions: More Than Just Words

* The following is a guest contribution from members of the Edison High School Black Student Union. Martin Luther King Jr. fought to create a free country for African Americans; he fought for the beginning of equality of races....

Are Advanced Placement (AP) Programs Right For You?

Are Advanced Placement (AP) Programs Right For You?

ADVAY KADAM '23, VANIA KHAN '22, and ROHAN SHAH '23 November 19, 2021

The Advanced Placement (AP) courses and their respective exams administered during May and June are taken by many students across the world each year. As students enroll for these college-level courses, many have unanswered questions...

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