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Students should speak up about spirit

Students should speak up about spirit

By Nina Otebele, Hawkeye Staff

May 23, 2019

Like many schools, every few months MTHS has a week dedicated to showing school spirit. Spirit weeks are a great way to have students show school spirit, whether it’s to hype kids up for homecoming or get everyone ready for the next spirit assembly. For a while now, I have wondered who plans spiri...

Midterm exams only lead to unneeded stress

Midterm exams only lead to unneeded stress

By Nina Otebele, Hawkeye Staff

April 10, 2019

November is a glorious month to enjoy family, turkeys, the leaves changing color; the spring season arrives in April along with, of course, midterm exams. In case you didn’t know, a midterm exam is a test given towards the end of the quarter or middle of the semester. Personally, I have a mixed opini...

Immigration: Is It really a big deal?

Immigration: Is It really a big deal?

By Nina Otebele, Hawkeye Staff

April 10, 2019

Our society tends to portray immigration in a negative light. We hear all the time on the news and from our own president about how dangerous undocumented immigrants are and how we need to build a wall to keep them out. The fact that all this is happening is ridiculous. There isn’t a reason to fear ...

Words like bullets

By Sierra Clark, Graphics Editor

March 27, 2019

On Dec. 7, 2018, at Lake Brantley High School (LBHS) in Altamonte Spring, Florida., students were at lunch when the intercom announced a “Code Red” drill, simulating an active shooter lockdown. The only issue: there was no indication of it being a drill, sending students into a panicked frenzy. Acco...

Life as a visually impaired student

Life as a visually impaired student

By Ritika Khanal, Hawkeye Staff

March 27, 2019

Imagine one day, you wake up to find the world has been stripped of all color and shape. All you are left with is the light of day, the darkness of night and the outline of a person if they are standing right in front of you. If you can imagine this, then you are imagining how I see the world every d...

Coming back stronger than ever

By Matthew Hipolito, Copy Editor

March 27, 2019

Hi, Terrace. It’s been awhile. The hiatus we’ve been on has been one of the longest in The Hawkeye’s 34-volume history. During that time, news has been made and forgotten, and much of it is news we failed to cover. But rest assured we have not been doing nothing. Quite the contrary—we have ...

You can only go up from here

By Ben Eyman

March 27, 2019

I often carry my phone all around my house while I do everything. Recently, I was working on starting a load of laundry and during this particular time I was watching Christopher Nolan’s 2005 drama Batman Begins. It follows the upbringing of Bruce Wayne and is a pretty powerful movie. As I watched ...

To student journalists: The future is in your hands

To student journalists: The future is in your hands

By Annika Prom, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018

With as much crushing anguish and genuine happiness it brought to me, I managed to keep it a secret from my family for months leading up to an email I received during spring break. I opened my phone notifications and grazed over the subject line, too shocked to fully process that I would represent ...

Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

By Theresa Van, Hawkeye Staff

November 20, 2018

The holiday season is coming around the corner and everyone knows what that means: holiday shopping, and the perfect opportunity to get presents for your loved ones for Christmas. And what better time to do that than on Black Friday? But how should you shop on Black Friday? The traditional answer ...

Being eco-friendly is not as deadly

Being eco-friendly is not as deadly

By Ritika Khanal, Hawkeye Staff

October 19, 2018

According to the U.S. National Park Service, 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown away nationally every single day and eventually find their way into our oceans, harming all sorts of sea life. With these statistics in mind, the cities of Seattle; Edmonds; Berkeley, Calif. and Miami Beach, Fla.; j...

Alcohol is no excuse for assault

By Samantha Svikel, Op-Ed Editor

October 19, 2018

“I like beer,” said then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate confirmation hearing. “Do you like beer, Senator [Whitehouse], or not? What do you like to drink?” I’m sure Senator Whitehouse enjoys beer, but is this necessarily the best defense after being accused of sexual...

School needs more affordable parking

School needs more affordable parking

By Erin Martino, Staff

October 19, 2018

MTHS students with a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance have the option to park in the student lot for the school year. However, each student must pay $50 for this privilege. As a sophomore, I can acquire a parking spot this year, but I question the process behind the fee. The parking...

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