• Arts & Culture

    LGBTQ Art in 2017

    In 2017 there has been a rise in appraisal for art made by the LGBTQ community. Something that was once shunned in the past has been taken into the spotlight. As a group that has received a lot of hatred and criticism their artwork vibrantly expresses frustration and hardship faced in the LGBTQ community. Here are a few accomplishments for LGBTQ artists in the year of 2017. David Hockney, an 80 year old British gay man had his art displayed at Tate Modern in Britain in 2017. Through his art he paints and portrays retrospective works showing his full and vibrant life. From paintings of naked men in swimming pools…

  • Sports

    ECHHS wrestling team gains popularity

    Wrestling is one of the more unique sports that there are at East Chapel Hill High School. It incorporates several different techniques and fighting styles, even aspects of jiu jitsu. It is about halfway through the wrestling season and the ECHHS Wrestling team has had their greatest number of wrestlers in years. The team consists mostly of younger students with only two juniors and seniors. The team currently has 10 wrestlers on the team that fill 9/14 of the weight classes. Because of the boost in numbers the team has been able to compete in a more rigorous conference. The tougher competition has allowed for the team to improve overall.…