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‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

By Erin Hyatt
February 7
Filed under Op/Ed

When you live in a society consumed by the media, it goes without saying that new and unprecedented topics are constantly being introduced to the younger generation, and few have left audiences in mutual agreement. In years past, outlets such as the Internet and television have cleverly danced around more controversial subjects – the “elephants in the ...

Five ways to help survive finals week

Five ways to help survive finals week

By Jannon Roque
January 12
Filed under Op/Ed

                      The week before finals week and the week of finals, is a very stressful time for students and teachers. With students not only having to adjust to a new schedule a week later, they also are ...

Do you have an accent?

Do you have an accent?

By Nick Fiorillo
December 26
Filed under Op/Ed

The New York Times thinks it can guess your area of origination based solely on the way you speak. In a quiz published on the New York Times website on Dec. 21, readers were invited to answer a series of questions regarding their pronunciation of certain words and their terminology for regional terms....

PSAT/PLAN test shouldn’t be forced on students

PSAT/PLAN test shouldn’t be forced on students

By Editorial Board
October 17
Filed under Op/Ed

While both the PLAN and PSAT tests are very helpful in preparing students for the future, District officials should not have made these tests required for all juniors and sophomores. The testing on Oct. 16 took up more than half of the school day. And like numerous other testing days, the second half...

Dress code unfairly punishes female students

Dress code unfairly punishes female students

By Stephanie Garcia
October 9
Filed under Op/Ed

People express themselves through the way they dress just as they do through their speech. However, schools all over the country claim that dress codes are necessary to promote safety, prevent gang activity and “disruption to the educational process.” While those are very respectable points on wh...

Another mass shooting, still nothing being done to prevent it

Another mass shooting, still nothing being done to prevent it

By Conner Worman
October 2
Filed under Op/Ed

It’s that time of year again. No not the season of giving thanks, or dressing up in costumes for candy, the time of year where America experiences another firearm tragedy. Yes just two weeks ago the Washington Navy Yard in Washington DC was the victim of a mass shooting by suspected gunman Aaron Alexis...

The Staff Diaries: Andrea Collins

The Staff Diaries: Andrea Collins

By Jannon Roque
September 25
Filed under Op/Ed

In this first edition of our new weekly staff profile, the Staff Diaries, we ask Spanish teacher Andrea Collins about her life, both professional and personal. When you were a child, what job did you want to have when you grew up?    Early childhood it was animal science/veterinary medicine. Middle sch...

Do’s and Don’ts of Picture Day

Do’s and Don’ts of Picture Day

By Beza Ayele
September 5
Filed under Op/Ed

It’s that time of the school year again, where you find yourselves captured in front of flashing cameras and bright lights. And no, we’re not talking about your screaming paparazzi begging for your signature. We’re talking about Picture Day. Picture Day is a day dreaded or loved by most students. Always struggling with the always un-answe...

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

VIDEO: Hawks’ first day of school

By Denait Medhane
September 4
Filed under Op/Ed

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcmWQlIRsvU Some staff and students were asked on their back to school experience for the year 2013-2014.

Cuplin’s journey in Japan continues

Cuplin’s journey in Japan continues

By Nick Fiorillo
June 18
Filed under Feature, Op/Ed, recent

Living in Sapporo, Japan, Hawkeye staff writer Stephen Cuplin is in month four of his year long exchange student program. Cuplin is currently in the process of changing host families, after unexpected circumstances arose. In his latest blog entry on June 17, Cuplin wrote the following: Things are stil...

Spencer Froelick voices his opinion about his experience as a Hawk

Spencer Froelick voices his opinion about his experience as a Hawk

By Spencer Froelick
June 12
Filed under Op/Ed

It was a day much like today—a day exactly nine months ago, blanketed with a picturesque blue sky that failed to betray the sad ugly truth that summer had finally been vanquished—that I stood rather uncertainly before Mountlake Terrace High, wondering what would await me inside. Upon entrance,...

Violence – Rated M for mature

Violence – Rated M for mature

By Conner Worman
May 17
Filed under Op/Ed

The United States has been gripped by a wave of violence that has caused the American people to panic. The Boston bombers, Adam Lanza, the violent crimes that rock the nation seem to be popping up everywhere. All these senseless crimes must have a point of origin though, right? But it can’t be...

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