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Road closures for construction inconveniences the MTHS community

Road closures for construction inconveniences the MTHS community

By Jonah Paulsene, Hawkeye Staff

September 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Multiple roads have been closed off for construction in the Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace area since the summer of 2018 began. These roads may be closed completely, used as an alternating single lane or closed down for certain sections of time during the day. These simultaneous road closures have caused...

Why students should be grateful of education

By Samantha Svikel, Op/Ed Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Every year of high school I’ve heard students complain about school, homework and socializing with others. I understand that school sometimes can be overwhelming and tiring, especially if you’re taking multiple AP classes and involved in clubs. The average student sleeps seven to seven and a half...

Taking off on a new flight

By Benjamin Eyman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2018


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

Hello, Mountlake Terrace! My name is Benjamin Eyman, and I am one of the co-Editors-in-Chief for the 2018-2019 school year. Along with my partner, Annika Prom, we have lots of plans for this upcoming school year. But, before we start next year, we have this school year to finish. We have had a lot happen...

Here’s to a great year and an even better 2018-2019

By Andy Nguyen, ASB Public Relations Officer

June 18, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Hey Hawks! The year is finally coming to an end and there’s a lot of stuff that has happened since I last talked to you, and I just want to update you guys. During the month of May, there were a lot of people taking their AP tests and people taking their SBA tests. I’m glad that AP and SBA testing...

Upset by violence threat

Upset by violence threat

By Samantha Svikel, Op/Ed Editor

June 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

June 7, 2018 I woke up, brushed my teeth, threw on random clothes and waited for Jake to come pick me up. It was a normal day, we walked into school together laughing and making fun of each other. Deep down I was hoping that today would have been the normal day out of the week that didn’t include any...

Silencing the stigma around mental illness

By Marianne Nacanaynay, OP-ED Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s time to have a greater conversation not just on how to take care of your mental health or on improving mental health education, but on the stigma itself. Despite having an entire month dedicated to talking about mental health, stigma pervades worldwide. ...

The importance of representation in media

By Ben Savell, Hawkeye Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

Nhung Lam This past year has been a time of dramatic social change. With movements like #MeToo and HeForShe starting after the exposure of movie producer Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator, increased awareness has been placed on the rights of female, colored, and LGBTQ communities. But what could accelerate this ...

It’s up to us to ensure a healthy planet

By Vivian Nowka-Keane, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Op/Ed

Climate change is often mistaken as synonymous with global warming. In reality, global warming is a small portion of what climate change encompasses. While there are political disputes on climate change legitimacy, scientists have delved into research on the causes, effects and potential solutions. Cl...

Why We’re Silent

By Autumn Sanders, Hawkeye Contributor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Op/Ed

The Day of Silence. The day where thousands of members of the LGBTQ+ community and their allies come together in solace to represent the lost voices of our very own community. As Day of Silence starts, the pink triangles are passed out, pinned to our shirts and silencing our tongues. These pink triangl...

Meet your new ASB PR Officer

By Andy Nguyen, ASB Public Relations Officer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, PR Column

What’s up, Hawks! My name is Andy Nguyen and I am your new Big 6 Public Relations Officer. Let me tell you a little about myself. I am currently a MTHS Junior. I love talking to people and I’ve always wanted to make a change. I love watching movies like The Matrix and Back to The Future. You can...

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

Gun Violence is not Synonymous with Mental Illness

By Meghan Park, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed

With the talk of gun control heating up after the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many people have targeted mental illness as the main problem. However, talk of mental illness, especially talk of people being “insane” or “crazy” should not overshadow gun control awareness. Regardle...

Individual Choice is Critical

By Samantha Svikel, Hawkeye Staff

March 20, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Pro/Con

I grew up in a small city called Hastings, Minnesota. Every other block had a church, all different sects like Catholic, Lutheran and others, everyone did the same routine. Sundays were for the church service and Wednesdays were for Bible study.  My friends and I went to the same church so we would ...

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