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Top of the flow chart

Top of the flow chart

Shannon Pierson, Feature & Opinion Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, From our print issue, Showcase

After combing through hundreds of candidates, we have shaved the list down to ten voluminous characters for the SMCHS Flow Chart. Renowned for their well-maintained manes and picturesque flows, these barber-istas know how to do their do's with remarkable expertise.   10. Ryan Heppy "The journey to realizing...

A pizza the OC

A pizza the OC

Kiera Makowecki, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, From our print issue

Below is a list of some of the best pizza places in town. View full screen A Pizza the OC by Kiera Makowecki on Exposure...

Chicago culture

Chicago culture

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

I arrived in a new city on March 6, 2015. The buildings were unlike anything I had ever experienced. Different styles of architecture could be seen from any vantage point. I immediately appreciated the diversity of the city. It was cold, but the sky was clear and the sun was shining brightly; apparently...

Breaking social norms

Breaking social norms

Anna Cannon, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A social norm is a rule that dictates how a person should act in a given group or society. Social norms can be as simple as shaking hands with someone when you meet them or stopping your car at a red light. Social norms can be understood as a group custom or habit. Most of the time they are subconscious...

Say Hi to Dolly

Say Hi to Dolly

Perla Shaheen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, From our print issue, Showcase

After seven years in theatre, you’d think she’d be tired of all the work; think again. Now heading into her ninth musical, she still has her passion for performing. However this time, it’s her last hoorah. Senior Andrea Martinez has chosen to embrace her last semester of high school theatre....

Dazzle your date

Dazzle your date

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, From our print issue

There’s that one girl, she sits next to you in Ms. Blanc’s algebra one class, and you find yourself staring at her more than the board. There’s that one guy, he won’t stop staring at you in Ms. Blanc’s math class, and you don’t know if it’s because there is something on your fac...

Taken out

Taken out

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It is official, the Hunger Games are underway at SMCHS. While the Hunger Games are fought with bow and arrows, axes, and lethal berries, this game is purely battled with water guns -- but don't doubt against their lethal ability. Senior Assassins began on Feb. 9 with 139 senior tributes, and over 50 have already felt the overwhelming power of the water gun. The first s...

It’s black and blue

It’s black and blue

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The science behind the dress that broke the internet.

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SMCHS Crossword (answers)

SMCHS Crossword (answers)

February 26, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Here are the answers to the most recent The Eagle Eye issue’s crossword puzzle: Comment below on how well you did!...

Be-YOU-tiful

Be-YOU-tiful

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

February 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is the week of Winter Formal, and your stress levels are through the roof.  Not only are you trying to manage your grades, but now you have to complete all the must-dos for the upcoming dance that you should have done weeks ago. The list is absurd: Hopefully you have checked a few of these items off of the long list of pre-formal necessit...

Jack the Genie

Jack the Genie

Ethan Crocker, Staff Writer

February 14, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When SMCHS students think of senior Jack Jennison, they think of the ASB president whose musical speech left them laughing and voting for the one-of-a-kind man. They also may think of the massive offensive lineman whose blocks helped the football team break school records. They may think of the ball...

Running out of ValenTIME?

Running out of ValenTIME?

Shannon Pierson, Feature & Opinion Editor

February 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

1. Jewelry: Alex and Andi & Dogeared   Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but they certainly are not your wallet's. Affordable jewelry alternatives (that don't make you look like a cheapskate) are awaiting at department stores like Nordstrom's, Macy's and Bloomingdale's. Alex and Ani ...