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The allure of the ocean

By Rachel Davis, Op-Ed Editor September 14, 2021

Something that can always lift my spirits no matter the day is a trip to the Seattle Aquarium. I love to watch all of the different fish being swept away by the flowing waters, the octopus hiding away...

Feeling heard and being heard

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief September 14, 2021

I’ll never forget the excitement coursing through me this last year as I sat and listened to “Avatar: The Last Airbender” on Netflix using audio description. A majority of the time, when movies or...

COVID-19 continues to rampage through Snohomish county; we should reopen schools anyways

By Jakob Nacanaynay, Hawkeye Staff March 19, 2021

Governor Jay Inslee issued an emergency proclamation that all schools in Washington must offer an in-person option for all students K-12 starting mid-April. The bombshell announcement, announced On March...

How Gregor Mendel changed my life

How Gregor Mendel changed my life

By Nico Francois, Co-Editor-In-Chief and Graphics Editor November 17, 2020

Almost every day when I was young, I would examine a lock of my frizzy blonde hair and ask myself something along the lines of, “Why do I look the way I do?” I frequently questioned why my natural...

A most unusual start

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 16, 2020

Normally, the start of a school year would be a flurry of activity, with freshmen figuring out how to navigate the transition between middle and high school,and others learning their new schedules, room...

Celebrating the healing power of music

Celebrating the healing power of music

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 10, 2020

I recently marked my 10th year of attending the Wintergrass Youth Academy at the Hyatt Hotel in Bellevue. The academy is part of the Wintergrass Festival, which is an annual bluegrass festival. Bluegrass...

Unfounded fears fuel hatred with the coronavirus

Unfounded fears fuel hatred with the coronavirus

By Cecilia Negash and Phuong Lam March 10, 2020

A newly identified coronavirus, originating from Wuhan in the Hubei province of China, has been spreading across China and many other nations. This virus, COVID-19, is an infectious disease that had yet...

Hope is on the horizon

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2020

Sitting down at my desk after getting home from school each day, I often immediately open up a tab, navigate to the school’s calendar and then search for the next school break. Mentally tracking how...

Reading the change you want to see in the world

By Ritika Khanal, Co-Editor-In-Chief December 26, 2019

From the minute I had each letter of the braille alphabet under my fingers, I wanted a book. Not merely a picture book or a short story, but a “big kid” book. So, I started out with the seven books...

Editorial: On chromebooks, personal matters matter

By Hawkeye Editorial Board December 26, 2019

On Dec. 2, 2019, the Edmonds School District Technology Director Cynthia Nelson sent out an email to all ESD students and staff announcing the termination of personal accounts on District-issued Chromebooks....

Happy holidays from Walden Pond

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief December 24, 2019

December has always appeared to me as a month of sharp dichotomies. Its most common image is that of holiday festivities and the familiar Christmas trees, delicately wrapped presents and peaceful blankets...

The spirit of Christmas

By Casey Carpenter, Hawkeye Staff December 21, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Every year on December 25, going back as far as the year 273, Christmas is celebrated by nations and diverse groups of people across the world. Christmas is...

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