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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...

Animal testing is abuse

Animal testing is abuse

By Erin Hyatt

May 8, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

The laboratory is dark. You are huddled in the corner of your cold, steel cage, and your tortured body is engulfed with the constant sensation of pain and desperation. The toxic chemicals that have repeatedly been poured over your right eye have finally claimed your eyesight, and you are now partially...

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

Pro/con: Should school administrators monitor and block social media sites?

By Brie Benvenuti

February 18, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] When you think of the topic of social media, what comes to mind? Is it positive, negative or even useful? Many schools have rules as to what students can look up online. With that in play, at least 40 school districts have put restrictive po...

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

Graduation stoles ‘stolen’ from seniors

By Alyssa Vallester

February 12, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

As the long-awaited graduation ceremony approaches and equally the fourth fiscal year of high school comes to an end, MTHS seniors look back to reflect upon their challenges and achievements obtained. The garments worn at the ceremony affirms these milestones by physically representing academic achievement an...

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

Black history month is more than just slavery’s legacy

By Beza Ayele

February 10, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

What comes into your mind when you hear Black History Month? Martin Luther King Jr.? Rosa Parks? People related with the dark past of slavery? Shouldn’t it be called “Black Slavery History Month” because that is always the main focus? If Black History Month usually goes as a reminder of slavery we shoul...

Aaron Castleton: February ASB column

Aaron Castleton: February ASB column

By Contributor

February 9, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

Hello Mountlake Terrace, it's that time of year again, and love is in the air. And not just romance, but kindness for everyone. This week we are trying raise school spirit and have some of the best dress up days ever! Starting on Monday we have "wear your crush" in where you will find every single st...

‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

‘Good Luck Charlie’ takes a different approach in the media world

By Erin Hyatt

February 7, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

When you live in a society consumed by the media, it goes without saying that new and unprecedented topics are constantly being introduced to the younger generation, and few have left audiences in mutual agreement. In years past, outlets such as the Internet and television have cleverly danced around more controversial subjects – the “elephants in the ...

Five ways to help survive finals week

Five ways to help survive finals week

By Jannon Roque

January 12, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed

                      The week before finals week and the week of finals, is a very stressful time for students and teachers. With students not only having to adjust to a new schedule a week later, they also are ...

Do you have an accent?

Do you have an accent?

By Nick Fiorillo

December 26, 2013


Filed under Op/Ed

The New York Times thinks it can guess your area of origination based solely on the way you speak. In a quiz published on the New York Times website on Dec. 21, readers were invited to answer a series of questions regarding their pronunciation of certain words and their terminology for regional terms....

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