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ASB changes spirit week theme to make Terrace inclusive for everyone

By Alisha Clingan, Public Relations Officer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

When the Executive ASB was thinking about creating a spirit week for Valentine’s Day, we wanted to try something new. We wanted a theme that was different from “The Week of Love,” which is a theme that we have had many of the previous years. We wanted a unique assembly that didn’t involve the c...

Letter to the editor: more perspectives should be represented

By Mindy Felber, Sophomore

March 17, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

First off, I would like to thank you for a newspaper that is very well done. I appreciate the different viewpoints, especially on topics and sides that the media, in general, doesn’t really display. I also really enjoy how it seems that your writers are not afraid to express their opinions, no matter how...

Letter to the editor: You don’t need to be a genius to be in STEM

By Nicolas Wolff-Gee, Freshman

March 17, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

A Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) class offers something you can experience almost nowhere else. Students are offered a large number of new opportunities, this gives them a chance to break out of their comfort zone and try something new. It doesn’t matter if a student takes robotic...

Letter to the editor: STEM in the new age

By Ryan Dunne, Sophomore

March 17, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) classes are very powerful and important for our future, and will produce tomorrow’s geniuses. I think that STEM classes teach important skills that everyone should know. The difference between advanced math classes, other advanced science classes ...

Letter to the editor: STEM classes lead the way to a brighter future

By Josh Ignacio, Freshman

March 17, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Technology has been evolving ever since tools were used. Today, we are at the point where we have discovered many things, but the knowledge we have today is just the tip of the iceberg when dealing with the hundreds of thousands of secrets waiting to be discovered. Science, Technology, Engineering, ...

Letter to the Editor: Upcoming spirit week needs rethinking

By Elise Hedge, senior

February 6, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed

Editor's Note: This letter was submitted prior to ASB's decision made on Friday to change next week's spirit days. This letter was part of the testimony given to ASB during its Friday morning meeting. For more information about the change in spirit days, click here. It has been made clear that there will be a "Battle of The Sexes" spirit week at our school and I have some very serious co...

My unforgettable summer: experiencing D.C. through the eyes of the press

My unforgettable summer: experiencing D.C. through the eyes of the press

By Nick Fiorillo, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2014


Filed under Featured Stories, Op/Ed

In my backpack lays a small, peach-colored booklet. Bound just by its two staples, the booklet I carry with me daily contains 50 epithets written by one of the most innovative and influential media moguls in history: USA TODAY Al Neuharth. Through the 2014 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference,...

Current homecoming traditions make Terrace safer and more inclusive

Current homecoming traditions make Terrace safer and more inclusive

By Kim "Stew" Stewart, Athletics director/activities coordinator

November 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

In the summer of 1995 I made one of the best decisions in my life (I know you all weren’t even born yet) – I accepted the job of the Activities/Athletic Director at MTHS. I went from teaching five full-time health classes, to a world you can’t describe in a short article. As I sat at the...

Editorial: Stop blaming violent acts on video games

Editorial: Stop blaming violent acts on video games

By Ian Moffet, Hawkeye staff

November 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Guns, blood, gore, fighting and profanity are what you will see in many of the video games of today. Due to this, a debate has been sparked on whether these video games, with their violent nature and explicit debauchery, directly affect the user in a violent manner. In the wake of many shootings...

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye editorial

November 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

In the wake of the horrific shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School, many took to social media to share opinions regarding gun control and school shootings. While it’s easy to regurgitate ubiquitous fallacies about gun control, doing so doesn’t solve anything. Here are five arguments against...

A happy homecoming for Hawks

A happy homecoming for Hawks

By Alisha Clingan, ASB public relations officer

November 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Homecoming week came and went in a flash. Some may be sad that it’s over while others are relieved. Overall it was a positive and enjoyable experience for everyone. From ASB’s standpoint we thought it went really well as far as the coronation ceremony, assembly, and dance. After homecoming, ASB...

What do you want to be?

What do you want to be?

By Greg Schwab, Principal

November 4, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

When I was in grade school, I wanted be a fireman. When I was in middle school, I took this personality inventory and my score suggested that I should be a park ranger. When I went to college at the University of Oregon, I changed my major about four times, eventually getting my Bachelor’s Degree in...

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