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Gender: not so easily defined

Gender: not so easily defined

By Stephi Smith, Copy Editor
March 17, 2015
Filed under Feature

It was in the shower when freshman Flynn Thomas thought, “What if I was a boy?” He described it as “just another random thought among the millions of others.” However, the more he thought about it, the more he realized that it would make him happy to be male rather than female. “Then...

The road to recovery

The road to recovery

By Irvin Zhang and Hawkeye staff
November 5, 2014
Filed under Sports

For injured athletes, the difficult road to recovery all goes back to a single moment: the endless rush of doubts, the uncertainty, and the negativity.  And from that moment, they are forced to take the first step to a journey filled with hardships. It was Feb. 10, 2012, current volleyball co-captain...

Current homecoming traditions make Terrace safer and more inclusive

Current homecoming traditions make Terrace safer and more inclusive

By Kim "Stew" Stewart, Athletics director/activities coordinator
November 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

In the summer of 1995 I made one of the best decisions in my life (I know you all weren’t even born yet) – I accepted the job of the Activities/Athletic Director at MTHS. I went from teaching five full-time health classes, to a world you can’t describe in a short article. As I sat at the...

Editorial: Stop blaming violent acts on video games

Editorial: Stop blaming violent acts on video games

By Ian Moffet, Hawkeye staff
November 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Guns, blood, gore, fighting and profanity are what you will see in many of the video games of today. Due to this, a debate has been sparked on whether these video games, with their violent nature and explicit debauchery, directly affect the user in a violent manner. In the wake of many shootings...

Hawks keep making history

Hawks keep making history

By Joshua Morrison, Hawkeye staff
November 5, 2014
Filed under Featured Stories, Sports

Just last season, the Hawks football team finished with an average 5-5 record. Fast forward one season and the Hawks sit at a spectacular 7-1, behind only the 7-1 Meadowdale Mavericks in the Wesco 3A South standings. Only Meadowdale and Lake Stevens share the same record with the Hawks out of the entire...

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye editorial
November 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

In the wake of the horrific shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School, many took to social media to share opinions regarding gun control and school shootings. While it’s easy to regurgitate ubiquitous fallacies about gun control, doing so doesn’t solve anything. Here are five arguments against...

A happy homecoming for Hawks

A happy homecoming for Hawks

By Alisha Clingan, ASB public relations officer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Op/Ed

Homecoming week came and went in a flash. Some may be sad that it’s over while others are relieved. Overall it was a positive and enjoyable experience for everyone. From ASB’s standpoint we thought it went really well as far as the coronation ceremony, assembly, and dance. After homecoming, ASB...

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

Initiative strives to shrink class sizes

By Edwin Olivera
November 5, 2014
Filed under News, School News

Initiative 1351 (I-1351) is a measure to decrease classroom sizes in Washington by 2018 and is currently on the ballot for people to vote on Nov. 4. Washington has the fourth largest class sizes in the country. According to the Washington Secretary of State (SoS) website, a high school general education...

Karen Higgins is a true Renaissance woman

Karen Higgins is a true Renaissance woman

By Joshua Morrison, Hawkeye Staff
November 5, 2014
Filed under Feature

In “The Book of the Courtier,” Baldassare Castiglione describes the ideal courtier to be athletic, have knowledge of the fine arts and humanities, and have a warrior spirit. The guidelines he set eventually became what is known as the “Renaissance Man.” Unfortunately, it has been quite some...

Joanna Pudil: Ground zero witness

Joanna Pudil: Ground zero witness

By Paxtyn Merten, News Editor
November 5, 2014
Filed under Feature

As people covered in ash ran past her yelling out for medical attention, her husband said, “Don’t you dare,” on the other end of the line. An active social worker who found herself at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Joanna Pudil saw no choice but to stay at the scene of the terrorist...

Alumnus Martin Hester: From athlete to amazing artist

Alumnus Martin Hester: From athlete to amazing artist

By Emily Anderson, Hawkeye Staff
November 4, 2014
Filed under Feature

It’s been 25 years since he stood in the Hawk Dome on the three point line, with sun in his eyes and took the shot. He is now known as the Seattle Chalk Guy, but in 1989 he was Martin Hester, number 32. At Terrace you could see Hester on the basketball court, the football field and even at Alfy’s...

From Red Robin to the Hollywood Tavern

From Red Robin to the Hollywood Tavern

By Stephi Smith, Hawkeye Staff
November 4, 2014
Filed under Feature

Since he graduated with the class of 1990, MTHS alumnus Josh Henderson has been living out his dream in Seattle as a restaurateur. Henderson founded multiple businesses in the food industry, including Skillet Group, Huxley Wallace Collective and Hollywood Tavern. He created Skillet in 2007, a chain...

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