The Hawkeye

The political spectrum

By Isaac Otis, Sam Johnson, Stephi Smith, and Ian Moffet

June 13, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

With the 2016 presidential election coming into full swing and political tensions reaching a fevered pitch, it’s not surprising that many students are attempting to find their own political identities. So, where do MTHS students’ political ideologies line up? Between March 14 and 18, the Hawkey...

Trump to cut taxes, eliminate Obamacare

By Sam Johnson, Hawkeye staff

June 13, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

As a businessman who has thrown his hat into the presidential race, Donald Trump is now leading the Republican primaries with more delegates than the other two Republican remaining candidates combined. Because Trump is likely to get the Republican nomination, it is important to look at his positions on maj...

Clinton favors cheap healthcare, education

By Max Tracy, Lifestyle Editor

June 13, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

When it comes to political experience, Sec. Hillary Clinton outmatches every candidate. From her time in the White House as first lady for eight years, to her role as a New York senator and then her tenure as Secretary of State, she has been in the so called ‘system’ for decades in many differen...

The often confusing, skewed nature of the electoral college

By Matthew Hipolito, Hawkeye staff

June 13, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

The upcoming election is a point of much contention among Americans, much like any, especially elections like that of 2000 when it took a Supreme Court ruling to ultimately determine who won the White House. “There are a number of elections where the person who won the popular vote didn’t win t...

What it means to be an independant

By AsiaLee Donnelly, Hawkeye staff

June 13, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

As the presidential election date draws near, the big topic of conversation is which candidates will win their party’s nominations: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders for the Democrats? Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or John Kasich for the Republicans? However, there is another party of sorts that has little ...

The future of Muslim Americans

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye staff

April 18, 2016

Filed under Feature, Special Edition

In the past five years, there has been an average of 150.8 hate crimes toward Muslim Americans yearly, according to FBI statistics from California State University professor Brian Levin. This equates to almost more than 12 attacks per month. These numbers appear to be rising as recent statistics ...

Bringing enthusiasm into education: Adam Bazant

By Paxtyn Merten, Editor-in-Cheif

March 7, 2016

Filed under Feature, Staff Profiles

Imagine you are in Rome, standing nearby as a man reads out of his Rick Steves’ Italy Travel guide and attempts to describe the significance of a monument to his family while pointing at the wrong one. You intervene and point out that he’s actually looking at a different monument, but before he can get...

Bringing black lives matter to terrace

By Annika Prom, Hawkeye staff

February 2, 2016

Filed under Feature

Senior Nabressa Lilly is heartbroken each time she hears of the unjust death of another African-American individual on the news. “Every time that happens, two lives are lost,” she said. By this, Lilly means one life of the deceased victim, who is murdered and one life of the killer, who lacks pe...

Teenagers’ Attachment to Music

By Sierra Clark, Hawkeye staff

February 2, 2016

Filed under Feature, Music

Every day students walk through the halls with their headphones plugged into their ears. Many listen to their music whenever they can during lunch, PASS, independent work time and any other possible break. It’s a growing phenomenon that seems to affect teenagers in particular. In a different light, howeve...

“This is my home”

By Ben Eyman, Hawkeye staff

February 2, 2016

Filed under Feature, Sports, Staff Profiles

You can almost hear her hard work ethic and determination in her voice when the team huddles around her. It is the definition of how she has been able to galvanize and give a resurgence to the women’s basketball program at MTHS. Both MTHS and the sport of basketball have always been “big passion...

Snow dazed

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Hawkeye staff

January 6, 2016

Filed under Feature

The dazzling red and green lights and nostalgic tunes bring us back to what is sometimes described as the most wonderful time of the year. The smell of trees and the tingling of your nose from the low temperatures bring joy because of holidays and family time, but also something more--snow days. Days o...

Idolizing to acheiving

By Irvin Zhang and Ben Eyman

November 18, 2015

Filed under Feature, Featured Stories, Sports

As a young boy, he sits in the stands and watches his dad, a man he admires, pace back and forth on the dark green tennis court, with sweat dripping down from his forehead as he fights to win every match. He eyes his every move in pure spectacle and awe. Fast forward and that young boy is now in th...

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