Eleanor Roosevelt High School's Student-Run Newspaper
  • Mall of America Hires Their First Black Santa

    Mall of America Hires Their First Black Santa

    Sabah Rana, Student Life Editor

    December 15, 2016

    For the first year ever, the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota is hosting a black Santa. "It’s no big deal, I’m still Santa, I just happen to be a Santa of color," said Larry Jefferson. "Minority children are always excited to see one of Santa's helpers who looks like them. It gives them... READ MORE »»

    Larry Jefferson, Mall of America's first black Santa, listening to a child's wish list for Christmas.

    Photo from the Star Tribune

  • Student Feature: Darius Foster

    Student Feature: Darius Foster

    Sabah Rana, Student-Life Editor

    November 17, 2016

    ERHS sophomore Darius Foster, known as "LvghtArtist", creates paintings and other art inspired by "the feeling of empowerment, nature, and spirituality" and runs his own store online. Darius has participated in a number of art shows, and works on his own art series like "Natural Galaxy," in which... READ MORE »»

    Piece titled "Who Am I??" by Darius Foster

    Photo courtesy of Darius Foster

  • Reactions to the Election

    Reactions to the Election

    Alia Parker and Sabah Rana

    November 15, 2016

    As the results of the 2016 presidential election were revealed, the state of Maryland, unlike the majority of the country, swung left with 60.5% of the votes going to Hillary Clinton. Upon hearing the results of the election, after which Republican candidate Donald Trump was announced as the president... READ MORE »»

    Map of Maryland, representing party demographics

    Photo courtesy of Daily Kos

News

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominees, Ranked(Opinion)

Megan Leonard, News Editor

Donald Trump currently has a list of 21 people who he has said are the only possible nominees to the Supreme Court. Many of them are capable and qualified conservative justices in U.S. courts, but many also resem...  Read More »

Jan 17

Update: Flint Water Crisis And How To Get Involved

Update: Flint Water Crisis And How To Get Involved

December 21, 2016

Teacher Feature: Ms. Benliza-Ray

Teacher Feature: Ms. Benliza-Ray

December 21, 2016

Cheerleading: A Sport or Not?

December 21, 2016

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Sports

ERHS Wins Wrestling Match on 12/28

On December 21st, the Eleanor Roosevelt High School wrestling team beat the St. Charles High School wrestling team 71-6. The ERHS wrestlers in the weight classes 106, 113,...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

Cheerleading: A Sport or Not?

Zsyrii Ennis, Staff Writer

Cheerleading is a hobby that many teens and young boys and girls participate in. Almost 400,000 individuals are involved in high school cheerleading in the United States. According...  Read More »

Dec 21 • No Comments

Girl’s Basketball Game Against Wise

Sabah Rana, Student Life Editor

Roosevelt's girl's basketball team played against Wise on Friday December 16. Roosevelt's team had to forfeit two games during the 2015-2016 season because of a practice that...  Read More »

Dec 20 • No Comments

ERHS Boy’s Lacrosse Team Prepares for Their Upcoming Season

ERHS Boy’s Lacrosse Team Prepares for Their Upcoming Season

December 12, 2016

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Student Life

How-To Guide: How To Survive RP

How-To Guide: How To Survive RP

Nancy Vu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

For every student in the Science and Technology program, there is one stepping stone waiting for them at the end of the road before he or she is able to graduate: Research...  Read More »

Dec 21 • No Comments

Student Feature: Edmund Obeng

Student Feature: Edmund Obeng

Ratrell Ray, Cartoonist and Staff Writer

Edmund Obeng, a senior, is the president/co-president of four clubs at Eleanor Roosevelt High School: The Junior State of America (JSA), the Future Business Leaders of America...  Read More »

Dec 2 • No Comments

Tips and Tricks on How to Study

Bessie Huang, Staff Writer

Studying, although commonly regarded as unpleasant, is an inevitable effort that high school students must make in order to maximize their chances of attaining a favorabl...  Read More »

Nov 29 • No Comments

Prudent Student: Francis Sowande

November 27, 2016

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Eleanor Roosevelt High School's Student-Run Newspaper
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