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Feminist Fight Club: Introduction

Feminist Fight Club: Introduction
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...

News is not a narrative

News is not a narrative
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...

Who Cares?

Who Cares?
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...

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...

Staff Editorial: Unhealthy attitudes toward class rank divide students

Staff Editorial: Unhealthy attitudes toward class rank divide students
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...

Tuning in with Leila: Where’s the spirit?

Tuning in with Leila: Where's the spirit?
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...

Rija Hates Everything: 12 years or less

Rija Hates Everything: 12 years or less
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...

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

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

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

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

Wandering Waris: Hawaii

Passengers board the plane back to Dallas.
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...

North Texas Teen Book Festival

North Texas Teen Book Festival
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....

Tuning in with Leila: Broke the Kid

Tuning in with Leila: Broke the Kid
March 28, 2019

Rich the Kid released the second part of his “The World Is Yours” series on March 22. With such an inspiring title to his series, you would assume his album would present a memorable spiel of life...

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