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  • "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful" ~Eric Thomas (submitted by Justin Edgecombe)
  • “If you take the time to do something correct the first time, you don’t have to spend the extra time redoing it.” (Submitted by Dr. Young)
  • “The future belongs to those who are prepared.... Education is the passport to the future.” ~Malcolm X (Submitted by Mr. Hennessy)
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Corona Season Activities

Essence Knighten-EL, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

‘Tis the season all around, and upon every boy and girl’s face is a frown. Why might that be, you may ask...there’s no winter sports going on because corona stopped that plan.  There’s no doubt...

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2020 Vision?

Marcus Douglas, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Initially, the usual New Year's resolutions were coming into full effect; nothing too strange had changed. Then, on January 26th reports of a famous basketball player's death in a helicopter - not...

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Small Business & the Pandemic

Jori Lacy, Staff Writer December 13, 2020

As we all know, Covid-19 struck the U.S. and just about everywhere else this year. What was thought to be a small dilemma that would be over in about a month, proved to be a big deal that would go down...

Would Raising Chickens be an Option for You?

Would Raising Chickens be an Option for You?

Jesus Lopez-Valadez, Staff Writer December 12, 2020

With the arrival of COVID-19, economic instability and partial business closures have become more frequent than the previous years. These businesses include malls, certain restaurants, and nonessential...

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Through the Eyes of the Senior Class of 2021

Talitha Allen, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

The year 2020 has been very hard. Starting in March 2020 when the world began to go on lockdown through August 2020, I hoped and prayed that we’d go back to school, and things would be normal. It’s...

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Class of 2021: A Look at the Past

Michelle Jennings, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

As a senior, I speak for my entire class when I say this year is nothing like we had imagined it would be. While we grieve over the unfortunate circumstances of our final year, we can appreciate the experiences...

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Covid-19: How This Year’s Pandemic has Impacted Student Productivity and Performance

Desireé Dade, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

In today’s writing, I will be completing a series of mini-interviews, or an experiment you could say, where I ask multiple students a series of questions (or a singular question) regarding Covid-19,...

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Teen Pregnancy: The Harsh Reality Of It All

Desireé Dade, Staff Writer December 9, 2020

The social taboo of teen pregnancy is one of many judgments that teen mothers tend to face on a daily basis. Most of the time, teen pregnancy is unprecedented, and unexpected. While it is hopefully not...

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Dumped and Remarried: Why They Hatin’?

Kayla Cole, Staff Writer November 14, 2020

    “We did it, Joe. You’re going to be the next President of the United States.” Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States, told Joseph Biden, our newfound President, as we skipped...

Kappa wears black timberland boots, black pants, and a green shirt from her line: Duffle Bagg Co.

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Meet Kappa: A Triple Threat Entrepreneur

Essence Knighten-EL, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

In this section of the Hawk Eye, I will be interviewing Nina Harper, also known as Kappa, who is a DJ, aspiring rapper, and clothing designer with her own line—Duffle Bagg Co. The sixteen year old multi-talented...

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How Will Climate Change Affect Your Future?

Jesus Lopez-Valadez, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

Throughout this year, many events and things took place that have changed the US. From the COVID-19 Pandemic, Civil Equality Movements, to the 2020 Presidential elections, all have a profound impact on...

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Animal Cruelty: More Can Be Done

Anisa Richard, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

There are an incredible number of animal cruelty cases reported each day and some of them aren’t acknowledged or seen at all. Animal abuse isn’t just a problem in and of itself, but it also can...

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