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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...

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...

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