The Hawkeye

Why not get involved?

By Greg Schwab, Principal

April 19, 2016

This current political season has been fascinating to watch. I really think we are watching history unfold in our time as we see the Republican and Democratic candidates fight it out to win the nominations for their respective parties. But what does this mean for you here at MTHS? Why is any of this i...

Be educated, be involved, exercise democracy

By Irvin Zheng, ASB Public Relations Officer

April 19, 2016

As Americans, we are so blessed that sometimes we take for granted some of the blessings that we have. For example, the other day, I heard someone say that their vote didn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. Voting is one of the greatest aspects about our government. The fact that the people have a signif...

Embracing civility in political discussions

By Joey May, Hawkeye staff

April 19, 2016

In the midst of one of the most polarizing and venomous election cycles to date, many political discussions are beginning to sound more like personal attacks rather than intelligent discussion over different ideologies and their merits. To be fair, it’s clear that this phenomenon is not limited to de...

Why everyone should care about voting

By Stephi Smith, Executive Editor

April 19, 2016

“I’m just one person, what’s the point?” It’s the age-old excuse to not vote. But this idea of “my one vote doesn’t matter” is a toxin to government in itself. We live in a country that, while it may have its faults, allows its citizens a voice in who runs their government. Businessma...

Making a mess out of politics

By Marianne Macanaynay, Hawkeye staff

April 19, 2016

AP Government teacher George Dremousis makes it a priority to keep himself informed, particularly today with the presidential campaigns of candidates such as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. “I tend to read five newspapers every single day. I try to watch one local news, one nightly newscast ever...

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