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‘City Lights’ prom shines in uptown Charlotte

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Edior In Chief

June 4, 2018

Bright iridescent lights cascaded down students pirouetting to roaring modern tunes. The floor was covered in gaudy gowns with extravagant patterns and glitter from the faces of elegant young women. The East Meck 2018 Prom was in ...

Black Panther, new movie experience

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Usually, when I leave the movie theater, I walk out feeling like I’m in this lethargic daze, as if reality is distant. This was not the case when I saw Black Panther, which left me feeling energized and empowered by its bold messag...

Reel Talk

Story by Andy Fialko, Entertainment Editor

March 22, 2018

At the 90th Academy Awards, Jordan Peele, (yes, from Key and Peele), made history as the first ever African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, for his comedic horror-thriller Get Out. But, beyond just break...

“Shrek the Musical” soon to open at East

Story by Isaac Naylor, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Last year, we marched alongside with Dorothy to Emerald City in The Wiz, but this year, we are taking a trip down to the swamps of Far Far Away in this year’s musical: Shrek the Musical. Shrek will run from Feb. 8-10 and...

Fans are dying for Game of Thrones

Story by Andy Fialko, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2017

In the seven seasons since Game of Thrones premiered on HBO in 2011, there has been one consistency: a lot of people die. In the seven seasons since Game of Thrones premiered on HBO in 2011, there has been one consistency: a...

Sheeran’s new album deserves undivided attention

Story by Noor Hannosh, Editor in Chief

March 27, 2017

After a year long social media hiatus, music artist Ed Sheeran made a dramatic chart-topping return with the release of his new album, Divide. Sheeran delighted fans when he tweeted a cryptic blue rectangle and changing his...

East Meck Putting on ‘The Wiz’

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Last year, the Eagles lost their blues and cut Footloose. This year, they should prepare to ease on down the road with the East Meck performance of The Wiz. The Wiz will run from February 23rd to the 25th. It is directed b...

TV (or not TV): Luke Cage series a dream for comic book fans

Story by Andy Fialko, Staff Writer

October 17, 2016

It’s been a couple weeks since the release of Netflix’s latest original series, Luke Cage, and if you haven’t seen it already, you’re missing out. The newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings the return...