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Editorial: Why arguments against gun control are flawed

Editorial: Why arguments against gun control are flawed

By Hawkeye Editorial Board

November 4, 2014


Filed under Featured Stories, 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...

It’s time to recognize other religions in America

It’s time to recognize other religions in America

By Clohey Horton, Hawkeye Staff

November 4, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

In the United States, Christianity is the most popular religion by far. With 78.4 percent of Americans being Christian, it is the leading religion in our country. I find this astounding. There are hundreds of other religions and yet Christianity is practiced by over half of our country. Why is...

ASB office serves as a great place for students to get connected

ASB office serves as a great place for students to get connected

By Kim Stewart, Athletic Director/Activities Coordinator

September 16, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Hello Terrace High! If you are a new student – Welcome! If you are a returning student we’re glad you’re back. I would also be remiss if I didn’t send a shout out to the Class of 2015 as you enter your last year of public school. The Hawkeye has graciously allowed me a little space in, without a...

Letter to the Editor: PASS has potential but too often misused

Letter to the Editor: PASS has potential but too often misused

By Kyla Yates and Lauren Lee

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Promoting Academic Student Success. MTHS’s advisory is called PASS. A student at MTHS whom we interviewed says that “PASS is relatively effective but would be more effective if some changes were made.” So what are these changes? How should MTHS go about making these changes? What are the ways that...

Letter to the Editor: Faith and science are not the same

By Elizabeth Jurgensen, Guest Columnist

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

President Barack Obama said, “I believe there’s a difference between science and faith. That doesn’t make faith any less important than science. It just means they’re two different things.” As stated by President Obama, there isn’t an order of science and faith. They are, however, two completel...

Counselor reassignments made too abruptly for returning students

Counselor reassignments made too abruptly for returning students

By Hawkeye Editorial Board

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Recently, counselors assignments were shifted so that many students were placed under advisement of a different counselor. For example, Counselor Evan Hatch will advise all of the incoming freshman class instead of a portion of the entire student body. These changes are understandable, as counselors for spe...

New vending choices aren’t too bad

New vending choices aren’t too bad

By Hawkeye Editorial Board

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Starting this year, the vending machines will be filled with healthier snack options. There are set limits now on how much sodium and calories can be in one snack or drink. Many snacks students usually buy at school will not be available in the vending machines or at the student store. While some students ...

Getting involved at Terrace

Getting involved at Terrace

By Alisha Clingan, ASB Public Relations Officer

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

This time of the year is so bittersweet. We have to say goodbye to summer, wake up early, and do homework. Although; we do get to start off fresh, make new friends, and we get to look forward to what this school year holds. High school has so much more to offer than just the same old boring classes and...

Principals Corner: Hawks take care of each other

Principals Corner: Hawks take care of each other

By Greg Schwab, Principal

September 5, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

September is here and so is the beginning of a new school year. This is such an exciting time as we reconnect with the members of our school community. Usually my beginning of the year article is about the importance of getting involved and making the most of your school year—not that this isn’t im...

Letter from the Editor: How to be a savvy consumer of news

Letter from the Editor: How to be a savvy consumer of news

September 4, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Another year of high school brings challenges to every group, grade and age. Freshmen are trying to find their footing in this seemingly enormous labyrinth. Seniors are already pulling their hair out over horrible things such as the SAT, ACT and dozens of college applications. Everyone, everywhere...

Looking back on my American high school experience

Looking back on my American high school experience

By Erick Yanzon

June 11, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

I have to say that the past four years have been a real roller coaster ride. As clichéd as it sounds, it definitely had its ups and downs. I cannot even imagine how quickly time has passed. I still remember being “that new kid” like it was just yesterday, and now there’s only a few days left ...

Pro/con: The debate over gun control

By Will Khadivi

May 14, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Time to enact common sense gun control solutions Hadiya Pendleton was an honor student at Chicago’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School. Early last year, Hadiya and a group of friends were hanging out in a city park after school. All of a sudden, a man ran towar...

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