• The Liberal Fear of Race

    The Liberal Fear of Race

    El'ad Nichols-Kaufman, Contributor

    November 21, 2017

    When Donald Trump won the presidential election, people across the political left scurried to figure out what had happened. In the months after the election, a consensus was reached, the white working class was to blame. Following this, many of the leading liberal political activists published editorials...

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  • A Review: SHS’s The Little Mermaid

    A Review: SHS’s The Little Mermaid

    Zoe Bardon, Writer

    November 18, 2017

    The Shortridge Theatre Department pulled off an amazing performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid. As the 2017-18 musical, this show was perfect in showcasing the many talents of the Shortridge scholars, and it was clear that the cast built upon their musical knowledge that they gained in last yea...

    Flounder, Ariel, Sebastian, & the Sea Creatures

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  • These Busy Scholars at Shortridge

    These Busy Scholars at Shortridge

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    November 16, 2017

    In the first semester of the 2017-2018 school year at Shortridge High, students are already doing plenty of good work for themselves and their community. Working together at many levels; from inspiration to taking initiative, the following groups of students are to be watched out for as they impact their...

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  • Editorial Review: Shortridge Scholars Present at the KVML VonnegutFest

    Editorial Review: Shortridge Scholars Present at the KVML VonnegutFest

    Al Hoffmann, Staff Advisor

    November 10, 2017

    Last night, seven Shortridge scholars shared written work inspired by Kurt Vonnegut at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library's opening evening of VonnegutFest, joined by Armenian writer and translator Diana Hambardzumyan, who presented her work translating Vonnegut's Bluebeard. Scholars from each gra...

    Top row: Mary Jo Easley, Corbin Katner, Donna Johnson, Tylyn Johnson; Bottom row: Hannah Richner, Cece Goff, Lucy Pickett

  • An Approach to the Natural Sciences

    An Approach to the Natural Sciences

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    November 8, 2017

    The natural sciences are not just about being stuck in the laboratory or collecting samples in a random field somewhere. They are about studying the world outside, or occasionally inside, of the human race as it continue to explore and learn about the universe, from the puniest particle to the greatest...

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Local

Retelling SHS Stories: Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade

Retelling SHS Stories: Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade

Zoe Bardon, Republisher

November 20, 2017No Comments

On this day in 1969... Shortridge Daily Echo -- November 20, 1969 By: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Reviewed by Kris Lawson, English 111g This book is shattering. I cannot praise it too much. Vonnegut makes evident his genius once aga...

A Review: SHS’s The Little Mermaid

A Review: SHS’s The Little Mermaid

Zoe Bardon, Writer

November 18, 2017No Comments

The Shortridge Theatre Department pulled off an amazing performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid. As the 2017-18 musical, this show was perfect in showcasing the many talents of the Shortridge scholars, and it was clea...

Retelling SHS Stories: Customers, Duties, Homework Find Cashier in a Dilemma

Retelling SHS Stories: Customers, Duties, Homework Find Cashier in a Dilemma

Zoe Bardon, Republisher

November 14, 2017No Comments

On this day in 1969... Shortridge Daily Echo - November 14, 1969 Customers, Duties, Homework Find Cashier in Dilemma By: Lynn Hansen 5:00 p.m. I arrive at work and discover that one cashier is in the hospital and an...

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Global

An Approach to the Natural Sciences

An Approach to the Natural Sciences

Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

November 8, 2017No Comments

The natural sciences are not just about being stuck in the laboratory or collecting samples in a random field somewhere. They are about studying the world outside, or occasionally inside, of the human race as it continue...

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Sports

JV Lady Blue Devils Dominate University High School

Marv Sugars, Sports Writer

September 8, 2017No Comments

  The JV lady Blue Devils defeated University High School in the first two games of the match. Led by the electric serves of Jenna Clay and Chelsea Roberts, the Blue Devils overwhelmed the opponents...

Blue Devils Blaze through the Crimson Knights in Season Opener

August 24, 2017

Blue Devils Route Rockets 36-6

August 14, 2017

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