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HAWKEYEWITNESS: Inauguration up close and personal

HAWK<b>EYE</b>WITNESS: Inauguration up close and personal

By admin
January 28
Filed under Feature

Editor's Note: Freshman Kendra Potoshnik traveled to Washington D.C. to attend President Obama's second inauguration last week. Prior to leaving, Potoshnik agreed to serve as a contributing reporter for the Hawkeye and our readers covering the festivities on our behalf. This is her personal account of ...

Mock election favors Obama

Mock election favors Obama

By Alyssa Vallester
November 9
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Some 851 students and teachers registered to vote in the mock elections, which are held every four years for the presidential elections. Humanities teacher Chris Ellinger and his students manned the mock election voting booths in front of the theater on Nov. 6. “Mock elections are an opportunity for stude...

President Obama secures re-election

President Obama secures re-election

By Will Khadivi
November 7
Filed under News

After a long and tiring election season, the victor was officially announced by the major television networks at around 8:15 p.m. PST on election night. President Obama cruised to reelection, beating former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and winning all but two of the states that he carried in 2008. “...

The truth about “Obamacare”

The truth about “Obamacare”

By Will Khadivi
November 7
Filed under Health

One of the most notable and decisive accomplishments of President Barack Obama’s first term was healthcare reform, officially known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act it is known to many as “Obamacare”. The actual law, passed by Congress, signed by the President, and upheld by...

Reasons why President Obama deserves a second term

Reasons why President Obama deserves a second term

By Will Khadivi
October 10
Filed under Op/Ed

This election is a choice on whether our nation should continue moving forward or go back to the failed policies of conservatives like George W. Bush. That may seem like a slogan from the Democratic National Convention, but it is entirely true. President Barack Obama deserves a second term. It was...

President Obama presents plan to Congress aimed at helping economy

By Will Khadivi
October 24
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

President Barack Obama laid out a new plan to spur job growth in a struggling economy where the unemployment rate currently stands at 9.1 percent during a September 8 speech to Congress. The bill is called the American Jobs Act and is aimed at helping bolster the economy. The $447 billion plan includes...

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