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Feminist Fight Club; Introduction

Feminist Fight Club; Introduction

Sarosh Ismail, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Growing up, my mom would tell me about how when she lived in Pakistan she could barely get an education, let alone a job. Growing up in America has provided me with so many more opportunities than she got, and she tells me that if there’s anything I want, then I should fight for it.  I want to tr...

News is not a narrative

News is not a narrative

Yasmin Haq, Editor-In-Chief

September 2, 2019

The Amazon forest burning, Kashmir under siege, the Rohingya genocide and Sudan. There’s so much happening in the world -- so much to be covered and so much to be educated on. The world is on fire, yet the headlines of our mainstream news channels appear void of meaningful information.  Switching on ...

Who Cares?

Who Cares?

Kate Haas, Managing Editor

August 27, 2019

I am the kind of person who needs to have a plan. Even if my whole plan for a free afternoon is to paint my nails and finish reading a book, I need to have one. So once the spring semester of my sophomore year came around, I started to make a plan for my future.  I’m already accepted to Louisiana Tech for...

Hawk Eye seniors reflect on their time on staff

Hawk Eye seniors reflect on their time on staff

May 24, 2019

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor Trying to reflect on my four years in high school has been a challenge for me. I didn’t know whether to focus on the academic aspect, the friendship aspect or even my three years in newspaper. But sitting in the Hebron halls, watching past teachers walk by, I realized it all ...

Staff Editorial: Unhealthy attitudes toward class rank divide students

Staff Editorial: Unhealthy attitudes toward class rank divide students

Staff

April 25, 2019

On April 16, principal Scot Finch announced that the 2019 graduating class would resume being called with the top 10% in rank order. Despite this announcement, seniors are still divided on whether they are in support of or against this decision. The continued debate after the decision was finalized high...

Tuning in with Leila: Where’s the spirit?

Tuning in with Leila: Where’s the spirit?

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Khalid released his third album “Free Spirit” on April 5. After his debut with “American Teen,” my hopes for this album were set higher than they should have been. Once again, another album I had been waiting for had flopped. All 17 of his songs had made it to Apple Music’s Top 100, but ...

Rija Hates Everything: 12 years or less

Rija Hates Everything: 12 years or less

Rija Waqar, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Humans have evolved into addressing personal threats fairly quickly, but the majority of us haven't properly addressed a very serious threat: climate change. I think that climate change is not being taken as seriously as other worldly issues because most of the people around me and on the interne...

Staff Editorial: Too much independence leads to deceitful generation to be formed

Staff Editorial: Too much independence leads to deceitful generation to be formed

Staff

April 11, 2019

Although a common occurrence, college admissions scandals have received more publicity in the past few months due to its celebrity connections. This issue has brought up the question on who is actually to blame for this scandal: the adults or the kids. But rather than pointing fingers at individuals...

Preview of what’s to come for Tame Impala’s fourth album

Preview of what’s to come for Tame Impala’s fourth album

Sydney Shinkle, Reporter

April 10, 2019

Tame Impala, one of my all-time favorite bands and one well-known for its psychedelic, alternative sound, appeared on Saturday Night Live on March 30 to debut its song “Patience” and perform its new, unreleased song “Borderline,” both of which are to appear on their next album. The album is ...

Wandering Waris: Hawaii

Wandering Waris: Hawaii

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019

Two years ago, somewhere in Colorado, was when the group of my current closest friends formed. Since then, our families made it a sort of tradition to spend our longer breaks travelling and they have honestly been the best trips I’ve been on, the most recent being Hawaii. The planning for this winte...

North Texas Teen Book Festival

North Texas Teen Book Festival

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

April 4, 2019

As a self-proclaimed nerd, going to NTTBF (North Texas Teen Book Festival)  on March 23 was almost required. I’ve been going to NTTBF every year since eighth grade, and every year it’s a pleasure. The two great purposes this convention has is for me to explore new books to put on my wish list an...

Tuning in with Leila: Bury this album

Tuning in with Leila: Bury this album

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

April 4, 2019

Billie Eilish released her second album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” on March 29. Fans across the world had been conveying their anticipation for the album’s release and I’d say about 96%of her fans have been disappointed with the outcome. Although all 14 songs on the album are on th...