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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...

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

By Brie Benvenuti
February 18
Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] When you think of the topic of social media, what comes to mind? Is it positive, negative or even useful? Many schools have rules as to what students can look up online. With that in play, at least 40 school districts have put restrictive po...

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

By Alyssa Vallester
February 12
Filed under Op/Ed

As the long-awaited graduation ceremony approaches and equally the fourth fiscal year of high school comes to an end, MTHS seniors look back to reflect upon their challenges and achievements obtained. The garments worn at the ceremony affirms these milestones by physically representing academic achievement an...

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

By Beza Ayele
February 10
Filed under Op/Ed

What comes into your mind when you hear Black History Month? Martin Luther King Jr.? Rosa Parks? People related with the dark past of slavery? Shouldn’t it be called “Black Slavery History Month” because that is always the main focus? If Black History Month usually goes as a reminder of slavery we shoul...

‘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 ...

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...

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