The Echoes

The resistance starts now…

Karen Orona, In-depth Editor

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On June 9, 2000, I was born to two undocumented immigrants in Boulder County, CO. I was the result, an ‘anchor baby,” a child born to an undocumented mother. Luckily for my family and I, my parents were able to become ...

Trump needs to rethink the DeVos nomination

Echoes Editorial

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When Bo Pelini was fired as Nebraska’s football head coach two years ago, Mike Riley was hired by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst within two weeks. The expectation was Riley would take the program in a new direction… t...

It’s bad & It’s going to get worse

Echoes Editorial

September 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

At 3:25, the dismissal bell rings, and students rush to the parking lot to go about the rest of their day, whether that means sports practice, work, picking up younger siblings. Etc. Unfortunately, these students spend the next...

Breathing Awards

Breathing Awards

September 23, 2016

BLOCKing out the problems

Emily McDaniel, Managing Editor

May 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As this year comes to a close and next fall will sneak up on us in no time at all, it’s time to discuss some changes we will be experiencing next year. Although this year we have experienced some changes already, involving...

Playing on Easy

Matthew Holloway, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When you start most video games, the very first choice you make allows you to choose how hard the game will be. When we are born, however, we don’t get that choice. A black kid living in Haiti is going to have a much harder life than almost anyone in America and a rich white kid in Nebraska is going to have a much easier life than almost anyone in the world.

The UGGly Truth

March 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

One of the several essentials of winter gear items are boots. While there are many different brands of well-made boots, one brand that seems to become increasingly more popular every year are UGGs. Due to the UGG’s trademark...

The Spirit Dilemma

Emily McDaniel, Managing Editor

February 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

The Winter Royalty Spirit Day on Thursday, Jan. 28, saw literally hundreds of students and staff members decked out in school colors in preparation for the All-School Assembly scheduled later in the day. Conspicuously missing...

How Strict is Too Strict?

Emily McDaniel, Managing Editor

January 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most teenagers know the struggle of parents nagging at them to be home by curfew, get their homework done on time, and to clean their rooms. Although this may not seem like any more than just “nagging” to some kids and may...

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