The Eagle's Eye

Honors Blog #4: Verdict (As If)

Karina Kosmala, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2015

This week I finished the book, As If, by Blake Morrison. In the previous confessions of Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, they either contradicted their own statements or making the incident seem innocent, which didn't seem to ...

Helter Skelter Blog Post #2

October 10, 2015

So I'm one chapter in and I usually have a rough time reading non-fiction books, but the eeriness of Helter Skelter is entrancing. The book begins with several sources saying they heard what sounded like gunshots on the nigh...

Honors Blog #3

Honors Blog #3

February 27, 2015

Honors Blog #3 (Eating Disorders)

Joanna Leski, Reporter

November 8, 2014   Mayra Hornbacher spends the first half of her book, Wasted, reflecting on her childhood to show that she was actually just like her peers. She was a part of a white middle class famil...

Honors Blog Post #2 (Eating Disorders)

Joanna Leski, Reporter

November 8, 2014

Honors Blog #2 Mayra Hornbacher did not start her anorexic and bulimic habits to an attempt to be “perfect” or “pretty” or even to “fit in.” She began to dev...

Honors Blog Post #3 Balvaneda

November 7, 2014

Yesterday I stumbled upon an article that stated that scientist found a connection between amount of time spent on social media vs. happiness. It stated that people who were the most unhappy spent the most time on social media....

NFL Concussions #3

Alex Mennella, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2014

As I continue reading my book, League of Denial, by Mark Fainaru-Wada & Steve Fainaru,  I came across something that shocked me. As the concussion “crisis” becomes more and more publicized, I had believed the NFL alwa...

Happiness #2

Samantha Caputo, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 2, 2014

This past week, I have been not looking so deep into happiness, but instead, looking at what makes people happy. It’s very hard to narrow down what can make someone happy because everyone is different, but according to Dr....

Teen Rights Blog #2

Yonka Angelova, Reporter

October 31, 2014

A important teen rights case that took place was Hazelwood vs. Kuhlmeier. In a Journalism class at Hazelwood East High School, students were responsible for writing the school newspaper. The newspaper included stories about divorce...

Concussion Update

Alex Mennella, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2014

Continuing in the concussion discussion, I have encountered some interesting new evidence. The book I am currently reading, League of Denial by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru, the stories of such deceased NFL players as Junior...

Honors Blog Post #2

October 31, 2014

Social Media While researching how Social Media is shaping our world. I stumbled upon an article that stated the increase use of social media by married adults correlated to an increase in cheating. So it made me think that only does ...