The Hawkeye

Armagedoom

Armagedoom

By Nazia Khan

December 11, 2012

As the date Dec. 21, 2012 draws nearer, people around the world are becoming very weary of the troubled times that are predicted to come. How did this devastating prediction come to be? What should we be expecting? What evidence is there that it will or will not happen? These are just a few questions...

Behind the curtain with Jocelyn Leggett

Behind the curtain with Jocelyn Leggett

By Nazia Khan

November 2, 2012

Some people may have a difficult time deciding what they are going to do after they graduate from high school, while others may figure it out in college. For those who know their journey after high school know exactly how they want to achieve that goal in life. On the other hand, there are those who...

Ivy Herold

Photo courtesy of Ivy Herold

By Nazia Khan

June 13, 2012

With the dinger sounding and the aroma of fresh cupcakes, Ivy Herold isn’t far from the oven. Although most of her activates are fun hobbies; acting, singing, and being a pro at theater sports, are just a few that Ivy Herold is known for. She had quickly found her niche this year; baking. With her...

Ruby Room offers free prom dresses for low-income teens

By Nazia Khan

April 30, 2012

As the end of the school year draws nearer, mostly upperclassmen girls struggle to pick the perfect prom dress. It can get quite expensive, according to the website PromGirl.net  as the dresses can range anywhere from $200 to $1300. Fortunately, for some girls, the Ruby Room is here to help. Located...

All male administration overlooks female students

By Nazia Khan

November 15, 2011

This year, the start of the school year also meant the hiring of a new male administrator. Last year we said “Farewell and good luck” to Erin Murphy, who was an assistant principal, as she left to take the principal position at Alderwood Middle School. This has left MTHS with an all-male administration...

Limiting communication between staff and students

By Nazia Khan

November 15, 2011

Some teachers add their students as friends on Facebook because of the convenience of contacting current and previous students. However, there was recently a new law enacted in Missouri concerning this practice. This law has appropriately been nicknamed the “Facebook Law,” although the official...

City of MLT teaches students about finances

By Nazia Khan

November 14, 2011

Mountlake Terrace City Manager John Caulfield came to MTHS to talk about the city’s finances on Oct. 13. Caulfield spoke about how property tax dollars are accumulated and spent. Students who attended the presentation learned how restricted city revenues are and how they can be used. According to...

Insomnia, sleep deprivation affects Terrace student

By Nazia Khan

April 21, 2011

  According to Insomnia Statistics, approximately 55 percent of people suffer from insomnia, which is a condition in which people have trouble falling asleep every night and  cannot stay asleep for long periods of time. They also tend to wake up frequently during the night, and even after a...

Tasty alcohol attracts teens

By Nazia Khan

April 13, 2011

All students in High school and middle school are obviously too young to drink, but the availability of these dangerous drugs are too inviting to stay away. How can most kids resist when companies are adding alcohol into energy drinks even though, high school kids are more likely to drink them? The new...

Have a dry story to tell about your spring break

By Nazia Khan

April 13, 2011

All students in high school and middle school are obviously too young to drink, but the availability of these dangerous drugs are often too inviting to stay away. How can most kids resist when companies are adding alcohol into energy drinks even though high school kids are more likely to drink them? The...

Junk food diet; Reality or harmful fad?

By Nazia Khan

April 13, 2011

The fact about maintaining a balanced diet and exercising for at least 60 minutes every day is stressed, but can eating junk food, a “food group” that is known to make people gain weight, actually make you lose weight? Well there is a way. It’s called the “Twinkie Diet”. Mark Haub a professor...

Stem Cells: The building blocks of life

By Nazia Khan

January 19, 2011

Stem cells are the cells in the body that can change into another type of cell if there is a low count or a need of it. According to stemcells.nih.gov, stem cells are used to repair damage caused to the body for example, if the red blood cell count was dropping, then some of the stem cells would change...

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