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Bringing awareness to people with food allergies

By Netania Rivera, Hawkeye staff
January 8, 2016
Filed under Health, Op/Ed

The next time you walk into a bakery or grocery store, challenge yourself. Flip the tables, scrounge the candy aisles and bakery counters until you find one item that is completely safe for those with food allergies. I’ll give you a hint: it’s not easy. According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), ...

Setting my future in stone: a life-changing week in Washington D.C.

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed

I toss my 20 pound red suitcase onto one of the two beds in my hotel room - the one that seems to be undisturbed by my still-anonymous roommate. I throw my wrinkled travel clothes into a pile, already soiling the room with my light blue t-shirt and black leggings. However, there is no time to worry about...

The busiest time of the year

By Irvin Zhang, ASB Public Relations Officer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

The month of October has been a hectic one. I’ll start with a bunch of “thank you’s” to the people who dedicated and sacrificed their time in order to make sure that Homecoming, the chaotic event that it is, was successful. Thank you to the people who stayed after school for hours on end in orde...

Leave a legacy

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Drector/Activities Coordinator
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

It’s almost the end of the first quarter and seniors are starting their “well that’s the last time I ever do that” statements. Your thirteen years of public education are almost over. You have come full circle, from being made to take a nap in kindergarten to [trying] to stay awake in 5th ...

Be nice.

By Greg Schwab, Principal
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

Recently, we have been dealing with a number of instances of students using social media platforms to engage in some really negative behavior directed at other students. Sadly this is nothing new, but it sure seems like it is time for a reminder about how we treat one another not only in person, but...

The LGBT community should not have to ask for Respect

By Sarah Schank, Op/ED Co-Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

On June 9, 2015 Caitlyn Jenner officially transitioned to being a woman from her previous identity, Bruce Jenner. This was a significant event for the LGBT community because it provided a substantial amount of recognition for LGBT people from the general public. And when speaking at a Human Rights Ca...

Why the anti-vaccination movement is more dangerous than you think

By Joey May, Hawkeye Staff
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

As flu season begins and as parents start to go out to get themselves and their children protected against the virulent diseases, it is worth talking about the rise of the anti-vaccination movement and its implications on our lives here at MTHS. Here in Washington state, legislation allows for philosop...

The importance of your voice

By Ian Moffet, Op/Ed Co-Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

In the year 507 B.C.E., the Athenians of ancient Greece introduced political reforms called demokratia, or “rule by the people.” Fast forward to today in the United States. As being one of the world’s largest democracies, we are all about the exchange of different ideas in this country. This is ...

Back to school, back to work

By Irvin Zhang, ASB Public Relations Officer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed

As the school year begins, we are all adjusting to the “back-to-school” scene whether it be a new environment with new people, a new set of classes, a whole new sleep schedule, or a combination of the three. For the class of 2016, with this beginning holds its own bundles of emotions. It’s ou...

Welcome to a new school year

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/Activities Coordinator
September 15, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed

Whoa dude, school is starting already? Whoa dude, be nice! Okay, OK, all right, sure. Yes, school is really starting already. It seems the older I get, the quicker the summers go by. But I digress. That was actually a lead into two new clubs at MTHS. The first is a club started by some average Joe/Jan...

Simple ways to do well in class

By Greg Schwab, MTHS Principal
September 15, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed

What seemed like a long summer break way back in June has now vanished and it has been replaced by the start of yet another school year. As much as I love summer vacation, it gets really lonely around here. I really enjoy this time getting prepared for a new school year, seeing familiar student and s...

Feminism misspelled

By Sarah Schank, Op/Ed Co-Editor
September 15, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed

Meninism, by definition, is “a global organization of men that believe in and support the feminist principles of women’s political, social and economic equality,” according to feminist.com. So why does meninism appear to be a separate, self contradictory movement which opposes feminism in practice? ...

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