The Hawk Eye

A disposable mask lays in the student parking lot. Due to COVID-19, masks have become a common item found outside the campus. In addition to general pollution, mask straps have ended up entangled with marine animals causing both physical and internal harm.

Opinion: trash in the parking lot needs to stop

Andie San Luis, Reporter October 5, 2020

As a student driver, I navigate the ins and outs of the student parking lot daily. One thing I’ve noticed in the few weeks we’ve been back at school is the amount of trash constantly left in parking...

The Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru will be open from Sept. 25 to Oct. 18 at Fair Park.

Opinion: Drive-thru state fair is nothing exceptional

Ian Wright, Reporter October 1, 2020

The Texas State Fair has been around for 134 years, and has since become immensely popular, attracting a crowd of 2.5 million people in 2019. However – for the first time since WWII – the Texas State...

A protestor holds her sign during a rally held in Dallas to honor Ginsburg. Many of these powerful women are inspired by Ginsburg and hope to continue her legacy.

Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a pioneer, a hero, an inspiration

Emma Short, Reporter September 28, 2020

After serving 27 years on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Sept. 18, at the age of 87. Ginsburg was the second female justice to serve in the Supreme Court, and was also the co-founder...

Summer moon in Frisco has a great outdoor seating area, perfect for social distancing.

Three local coffee shops for studying

Malley O'Carroll and Katherine Parker September 17, 2020

Whether you are doing school virtually, in-person or a mix of both, this is the perfect time to expand your caffeine horizons and support small businesses. COVID-19 has affected many aspects of school...

Senior column: Accepting change

Senior column: Accepting change

Yasmin Haq, Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2020

Since the first day of freshman year in August 2016, I’ve been in room 1315 as a journalism student every day of high school. I hadn’t planned on that, but after excelling in journalism class as...

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Opinion: A conversation with actress and activist Jameela Jamil

Mia Nguyen, Reporter May 22, 2020

These days, it is too easy to be influenced by media, whether it’s television, social media or the internet. We not only learn and find information from the media, but we find figures who inspire us...

Class of COVID-19

Class of COVID-19

Kate Haas, Managing Editor May 16, 2020

I personally think saying that my senior year was ruined is an overstatement. I got the best last marching season I could ever ask for with the band. I didn’t have to do a lot of the sentimental ceremonies...

Tuning in with Leila: Kali Uchis

Tuning in with Leila: Kali Uchis

Leila Olukoga, Reporter May 13, 2020

It’s been months since I have heard an album or extended play that appeals to my senses of empathy and serenity. That is, until Kali Uchis released her 10-minute EP, “TO FEEL ALIVE.” Uchis delivered...

My must-reads during social distancing

My must-reads during social distancing

Hailey Dirks, Web Editor April 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has called for people to spend time inside in an effort to stop the spread of the virus. While practicing social distancing, I have picked up many books that act as escapism during...

Best rap albums of the 90s

Best rap albums of the 90s

Leila Olukoga, Reporter April 28, 2020

Many adults would describe hip-hop/rap in today's generation as hard to understand and obscene, but hear me out, hip-hop/rap hasn’t always been so redundant and profane. I’m definitely a fan of artists...

Feminist Fight Club: International Women's Month

Feminist Fight Club: International Women’s Month

Sarosh Ismail , Reporter April 23, 2020

This year’s theme for International Women’s Month was “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights.”  Despite some progress, the growth toward equality has been agonizingly slow for the...

The Other Side: Student Loan Crisis

The Other Side: Student Loan Crisis

Kate Haas, Managing Editor April 21, 2020

The total student loan debt in America has currently reached about $1.4 trillion. As the new No.  1 source of debt in the country, it has suitably been titled a ‘crisis.’  If you’re only able...

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