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From 2014 to 2018

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An ETHS student advocates for school safety at the walkout in March 2018.

An ETHS student advocates for school safety at the walkout in March 2018.

An ETHS student advocates for school safety at the walkout in March 2018.


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2014

August:

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri erupt after the death of an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by a white police officer.

Photo courtesy of The Nation.

2015

January:

Syrian refugee crisis worsens as more countries, specifically in Europe, block immigration from millions fleeing from war in their homeland.

June:

The Supreme Court declares same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

2016

January: 

Photo courtesy of The Torch.

Obama signs an order to help Flint due to its intensifying water crisis as more residents find lead in their water supply.

April:

Students plant cameras to expose safety officer stealing from lockers. #StickyFingers.

June:

Mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida leaves almost 50 killed and 53 others wounded.

November: 

Donald Trump elected as President of the United States.

2017

January:

ETHS approves a resolution aimed at protecting undocumented students.

January:

Trump bans entry for  citizens from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

May:

School board passes policy allowing transgender students to use the locker room that corresponds to the gender they identify with.

September:

Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem to show support for people of color oppressed in the United States.

2018

February:

Black Panther is the highest-grossing solo Superhero movie in the Marvel franchise.

March: 

ETHS students joined the students from Parkland and to protest gun violence and advocate for gun reform.

April: 

Kendrick Lamar’s album DAMN. awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music.

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