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The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Hebron High School News Online

The Hawk Eye

Opinion: Ups and downs of driving

Opinion: Ups and downs of driving

Shehzil Imran, Reporter February 15, 2022

Ever since I was a kid, I saw teens in movies learning how to drive and getting their license. Because of this, I dreamed of being able to drive and of all the privileges that would come with it. However,...

Opinion: Teachers’ salaries should be increased

Opinion: Teachers’ salaries should be increased

Malley O'Carroll, Social media manager February 10, 2022

According to the National Education Association (NEA), when the national average starting teacher salary is adjusted for inflation, it’s down 1.3% compared to the 2009-2010 school year. Furthermore,...

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Opinion: It is time to stop talking about “Encanto”

Krista Fleming, Reporter February 9, 2022

Following the successful Nov. 24 release of Disney’s “Encanto,” roughly 250,000 TikTok videos have been made using songs like “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” “Surface Pressure” and “The...

Opinion: The harsh reality of teen romance

Opinion: The harsh reality of teen romance

Madeline Rivera, Reporter February 7, 2022

Valentine’s Day sucks. How inconvenient is a holiday based entirely off of romance and finding that special someone in a world where the majority of people are undeniably lonely? Moreso, the main...

The tradition of calling the top 10% in rank order is outdated and fails to serve its purpose of commending students for their academic accomplishments.

Opinion: More than just a number

Yunseo Jo, Reporter January 22, 2022

Having grown up attending the graduation ceremonies of my family and peers, I have dreamed of the day I walk across the stage myself. Graduation is supposed to be a memorable moment when my classmates...

Open-mindedly: Eating disorders

Open-mindedly: Eating disorders

Andie San Luis, Editor-in-chief January 18, 2022

Whenever I hear the words “mental illness,” my mind immediately associates those words with terms like anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. For a few years, I didn’t realize how much of a correlation...

Opinion: Euphoria romanticizes drug usage among teens

Opinion: “Euphoria” romanticizes drug usage among teens

Madeline Rivera, Reporter January 18, 2022

“Euphoria,” HBO’s critically acclaimed teen drama, is favored by many for the diverse characters and unique fashion choices displayed throughout the show. The storyline follows Rue Bennett (Zendaya)...

Student journalists from across Texas watch a presentation about New Voices at the Texas Association of Journalism Educators’ Fall Fiesta Convention in October. After the presentation, a few students shared their censorship experiences.

Opinion: School leadership should sign “New Voices” pledge

Kate Knauff, Emma Short, and Malley O'Carroll December 14, 2021

Last year during the 87th Texas Legislature, a bill meant to protect student journalists’ First Amendment rights attempted to make its way through the session. Despite gaining bi-partisan support, the...

Opinion: We shouldn’t worship every celebrity

Opinion: We shouldn’t worship every celebrity

Hyunsol Lim, Reporter December 10, 2021

In a society where rising to fame is fairly easy due to social media apps like TikTok, there are too many instances where people worship “celebrities'' who aren't good people. Many celebrities have...

When I was younger, my family always spent a day of Thanksgiving break listening to Christmas music and decorating the house. This Thanksgiving break, I was too busy with work and school to follow through with the tradition.

Opinion: The downfall of the Christmas season

Malley O'Carroll, Social media manager December 9, 2021

Maybe the lights aren't as bright. Maybe it's because Santa stopped coming. Or maybe it's the absence of elementary school Christmas parties. Each year, it seems as though I lose more and more...

Open-mindedly: Seasonal affective disorder

Open-mindedly: Seasonal affective disorder

Andie San Luis, Editor-in-chief December 9, 2021

If you have ever found yourself feeling increased levels of fatigue, depression or withdrawal from social environments during the fall and winter months, you may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder,...

At about age 13, 50% of young girls start feeling insecure about their body and by the age of 17 the percentage increased by 30%.

Opinion: The rollercoaster of my body image

Ashna Haiderali, Reporter December 2, 2021

Being in control of my own body is something I could not achieve up until my late teens. I was apparently too young to decide what was right for me. Growing up in a traditional household, my appearance...