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Protests against police brutality continue in Seattle

Organizers and leaders of Tuesday's protest share goals and safety information before the march.

By Raymond Smith, Hawkeye Staff

June 4, 2020

Protests against police brutality and systemic racism erupted across the Seattle area over the past weekend. Cities in all 50 states have seen similar protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an African-American man killed by a police officer who knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes. Pr...

March news update

March news update

By Ben Hawkins, Alex Park, Hunter Michaelson, Casey Carpenter, and Fateh Sial

March 5, 2020

International Caribbean rocked by massive earthquake A 7.7 magnitude earthquake hit the Caribbean at approximately 2 p.m. local time on Jan. 28, with an epicenter near the southern tip of Cuba. Tsunami warnings were sent out to the surrounding area affected by the shaking, which included southern ...

Coronavirus spreads fears of pandemic

Coronavirus spreads fears of pandemic

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff

March 1, 2020

Concerns over the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 forced the closure of Bothell High School late last month following heightened concerns raised over the mysterious illness. “It’s not a question of if but rather a question of when and how many people in this country will have severe illness,” Dr...

Democratic primaries heat up

Democratic primaries heat up

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

February 29, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont currently leads all candidates in the Democratic presidential primary race with 45 earned delegates following his victories in Nevada and New Hampshire. Sanders lost narrowly to former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg in the controversial Iowa Caucuses, where officia...

The Endangered Species Act faces extinction

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2020

In August the Trump administration announced significant changes to the ways in which the Endangered Species Act is applied. These modifications were derided by environmentalists as a considerable weakening of the nation’s most critical conservation law. Environmental groups also allege that these ch...

December news update

By Theresa Van, Casey Carpenter, Natalie Doty, Nolan DeGarlais, and Nathaniel Reyes

December 20, 2019

International Nationalists triumph in British election The United Kingdom held a general election on Thursday, Dec. 12, two-and-a-half years after the country’s previous election in 2017. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the vote at the end of October in an attempt to secure a parliamentary major...

NYPD sued for racial discrimination

By Ben Hawkins, Hawkeye Staff

December 18, 2019

A lawsuit against the New York City Police Department has been filed by four black and Hispanic officers for actions taken between 2011 and 2015. Several officers came forward about their experiences within the department and with their commander, Constantin Tsachas. According to the filing, the officers ...

November news update

By Casey Carpenter, Damaris Ibrahim, Nolan DeGarlais, Jonah Paulsene, and Natalie Doty

November 30, 2019

National California pushes back start times California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a law made to benefit the sleep of students. By 2022, the school day  can begin no earlier than 8 a.m. for middle schools and 8:30 a.m. for high schools. Other states around the country are starting to pick up...

Local election results disrupt status quo

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

November 29, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Washington State General Election was held. The most important effect for the Edmonds School District was the election of three School Board members. Carin Chase and Gary Noble both won re-election, and Nancy Katims was elected to the position vacated by board president Diana White....

Chileans demand justice, transparency

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff

November 28, 2019

The Chilean government’s decision to hike public transportation fares triggered massive protests in the capital city of Santiago on Oct. 14. Protests have continued over the past several weeks due to the rising cost of living, income inequality, privatization of previously government-operated businesses ...

AP deadlines change, educators split

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

November 2, 2019

The deadline to sign up for Advanced Placement exams has been pushed back by the College Board for this school year. The ordering deadline for AP exams to avoid a late fee was previously set in March, but has been pushed forward to November 15. All students nationwide must have their exams ordered b...

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