The Echoes

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...

Can’t change who they are

Tiana Rosas, Feature Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

With the United States now under the Trump administration, his potential Cabinet members have caused concern for several groups of people. One of those concerned groups is the people in the LGBT community which perceives Trump to be agains...

Student immigrants in pursuit of the American Dream

Karen Orona, In-Depth Editor

February 3, 2017

Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

“It was morning and my mom woke me up. I didn’t know what was going on.      “She was screaming at me to put some clothes on. I heard two guys rattling the door outside.”      “Then my dad came into the room I...

What’s in a Name?

Krista Holzworth, Feature Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

You’re born with it, you’re stuck with it, and it could even shape your future. Your name. says a child’s name could affect his/her self-esteem, grades in school, and even professional success. Urban Dictionary provi...

Graduation rate makes dramatic increase

Alfonzo Lopez, News Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Long known for the success of its sports teams, activities and musical programs, Scottsbluff High added yet another accomplishment to its storied history. Four years ago the school’s graduation rate was one of the lowest numb...

A late bloomer

Kierra Schmidt, Sports Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the modern age of sports, most athletes become successful by beginning to compete at a young age. Junior Devin Buderus, however, is an exception to the rule, Buderus didn’t start playing basketball until sixth grade when s...

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