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Letter to the Editor: Upcoming spirit week needs rethinking

By Elise Hedge, senior
February 6
Filed under Op/Ed

Editor's Note: This letter was submitted prior to ASB's decision made on Friday to change next week's spirit days. This letter was part of the testimony given to ASB during its Friday morning meeting. For more information about the change in spirit days, click here. It has been made clear that there will be a "Battle of The Sexes" spirit week at our school and I have some very serious co...

My unforgettable summer: experiencing D.C. through the eyes of the press

My unforgettable summer: experiencing D.C. through the eyes of the press

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief
December 7
Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

In my backpack lays a small, peach-colored booklet. Bound just by its two staples, the booklet I carry with me daily contains 50 epithets written by one of the most innovative and influential media moguls in history: USA TODAY Al Neuharth. Through the 2014 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference,...

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
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
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...

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye editorial
November 5
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
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...

What do you want to be?

What do you want to be?

By Greg Schwab, Principal
November 4
Filed under Op/Ed

When I was in grade school, I wanted be a fireman. When I was in middle school, I took this personality inventory and my score suggested that I should be a park ranger. When I went to college at the University of Oregon, I changed my major about four times, eventually getting my Bachelor’s Degree in...

Editorial: Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Editorial: Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye Editorial Board
November 4
Filed under Featured Stories, 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...

It’s time to recognize other religions in America

It’s time to recognize other religions in America

By Clohey Horton, Hawkeye Staff
November 4
Filed under Op/Ed

In the United States, Christianity is the most popular religion by far. With 78.4 percent of Americans being Christian, it is the leading religion in our country. I find this astounding. There are hundreds of other religions and yet Christianity is practiced by over half of our country. Why is...

ASB office serves as a great place for students to get connected

ASB office serves as a great place for students to get connected

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/Activities Coordinator
September 16
Filed under Op/Ed

Hello Terrace High! If you are a new student – Welcome! If you are a returning student we’re glad you’re back. I would also be remiss if I didn’t send a shout out to the Class of 2015 as you enter your last year of public school. The Hawkeye has graciously allowed me a little space in, without a...

Letter to the Editor: PASS has potential but too often misused

Letter to the Editor: PASS has potential but too often misused

By Kyla Yates and Lauren Lee
September 5
Filed under Op/Ed

Promoting Academic Student Success. MTHS’s advisory is called PASS. A student at MTHS whom we interviewed says that “PASS is relatively effective but would be more effective if some changes were made.” So what are these changes? How should MTHS go about making these changes? What are the ways that...

Letter to the Editor: Faith and science are not the same

By Elizabeth Jurgensen, Guest Columnist
September 5
Filed under Op/Ed

President Barack Obama said, “I believe there’s a difference between science and faith. That doesn’t make faith any less important than science. It just means they’re two different things.” As stated by President Obama, there isn’t an order of science and faith. They are, however, two completel...

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