• News

    Republicans pass new tax plan

    Less than a month ago President Donald Trump’s administration celebrated the anniversary of his election victory. On November 2nd, the Republican Party introduced for the first time a new GOP bill, which if put in place, will lower the corporate tax rate by 20-35%. “We’re working to give the American people a giant tax cut for Christmas. We are giving them a  big, beautiful Christmas present in the form of a tremendous tax cut.” said Donald Trump. The plan would lead to the elimination of the majority of business deductions and credits. A few additional changes to the previous plan are the lowering of deductibility of corporate interest expenses, implementation…

  • Sports

    Wildcat 2017 Fall Sports recap

    This year’s ECHHS fall sports concluded recently in a well-rounded way. A major difference between the football team this year and last year is that this year, there was only the junior varsity team. This was due to the multitude of losses in football games last year. However, this did not stop the junior varsity team to play against the following high schools: North Moore, Carrboro, Orange, Hillside, Northwood, Cedar Ridge, Chapel Hill, Northern Durham, and Southern. However, despite lacking a varsity team, many football players still remains positive. In a statement to the ECHO, starting middle linebacker, Grayson Clements, said that East will be prepared for next season. “We’ve…