The Hawk Eye

Baby steps, long strides

Baby steps, long strides

Jacy Marmaduke, Editor in Chief

April 20, 2011

Teacher keeps youthful flare as career winds down

Teacher keeps youthful flare as career winds down

Luke Starnes, Sports Editor

February 23, 2011

Every morning before school, physics teacher Jim Stockton waits patiently in line at the local Whataburger. Nearly every time he orders, it's a Whataburger with cheese, no onions, extra tomatoes and a little extra mustard. Even though jalapeño peppers affect him a little more than they used to, he still...

Former peace corps volunteer changes focus to classroom

Former peace corps volunteer changes focus to classroom

Madelyn Albracht, entertainment editor

November 20, 2010

The alarm was set early, the coffee on auto-brew. Waking up near dawn to give a student before-school tutorials is just another part of the job. But starting out the day being stood up by a student did not come in the description. It's days like these that Government teacher Travis Fitzgerald pulls out...

Baking is more than recipes for aspiring chef

Baking is more than recipes for aspiring chef

Lana Monkhouse, Staff Writer

September 28, 2010

Things started off smoothly. The room smelled of rasberry filling and freshly baked chocolate cake as she smeared homemade frosting on the layered creation and sang along to her favorite Taylor Swift tune. But a moment later, as heat from the overhead lamps filled the small room, she hurried to finish...

Cambodian genocide survivor learns to cope with memories of terror

Cambodian genocide survivor learns to cope with memories of terror

Alicia Tan, Photo Editor

April 20, 2010

It was 1975. The cities of Cambodia were empty. The rice fields were filled with workers, sweat gleaming on their skin. The heat triggered sore throats and thirst as they worked with weapons pointed at them. They had to do the job right—or else. Each night, Sodany Lam slept away from her siblings...

Muslim girls express faith through hijabs, face judgment for beliefs in western world

Muslim girls express faith through hijabs, face judgment for beliefs in western world

Jacy Marmaduke, Editor in Chief

November 20, 2009

It must be the sun that is stifling her. Bullets of light pierce through the fabric of her baggy sweatpants and long-sleeved jacket. The 96 degree heat piles up on her dark clothes, and the perspiration is just starting to form beneath her scarf. Her six-year-old sister, Mena, skips ahead of her, limbs...