The Hawk Eye

Change Jar: Dress code

Change Jar: Dress code

Caryn Corliss, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Students are always eager to crack into their closets and find an outfit that sets them apart or keeps them in tow with the latest hits in the fashion world. With a set of tighter regulations and enforcements, some students feel restrained this school year. We...

Traditional exams cause unnecessary stress

Traditional exams cause unnecessary stress

Shivani Bhatnagar, Feature Editor

April 19, 2013

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]TAKS. STAAR. EOC. UIL. GPA. PSAT. ACT. SAT. AP. TOEFL. GRE. CLEP. Never-ending jumbles of letters and acronyms seem to make up and ultimately determine our current lives as students and future lives as well. We spend years devoted to these exams, living...

Social networking produces generation of cowards

Hadeel Abusaud, Opinion Editor

April 19, 2013

I have never been in an argument with someone face-to-face. All of my trivial fights in middle school were about my friend taking me off their “Top Friends,” taking my profile song or stealing my profile background via MySpace messaging. All of my equivalently frivolous high school problems have...

Price tag of education should not limit ambition

Deanna Moon, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2013

As each new class of students enters the search for the perfect college, many factors are taken into consideration. Whether it is seeking a solid foundation for a career or the traditional college atmosphere, students everywhere are trying to find the best schools for their futures, and better yet, their...

Friday Night Fluorescents: Prep classes sacrifice time for success

Chae Park, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

Since sophomore year, all I wanted to do was go to at least one football game on a Friday night. I don’t know much about football and I am certainly not the most school-spirited, but what I wanted was to spend the night like everyone else, away from pencils, calculators and binders, away from studying. Instead,...

Value of marriage ‘altared’ by society

Madeline Cannon, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

In America a couple gets divorced every 13 seconds, according to the United States Census Bureau. Additionally, 41 percent of first marriages end in divorce, 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce and 73 percent of third marriages end in divorce. These statistics by themselves are terrible to...

Off ‘Pointe’: Dance curriculum lacks necessary consideration

Ariana Campbell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2013

In our generation, people are using the arts as a creative outlet and to express themselves. This artistic boom has led to the rising popularity of performance shows such as Glee, The Voice, American Idol and The Sing Off. Dance shows have also received high ratings, including So You Think You Can Dance,...

Gamers examine first-person shooters

David Chambers and Sam Boyd

April 19, 2013

BIOSHOCK: INFINITE by David Chambers, web editor There isn’t much I can say that hasn’t already been celebrated by this first-person shooter adventurer. Read no more past this sentence if you want a cut and dry answer: play it. Breaking from its previous two canonical installments, Bioshock: Infini...