The Hawk's Eye

  • Join the Movement
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    Join the Movement

    Esther Rose and Mychaela Burris

    December 14, 2017

    Slavery. A word heard in history classrooms, or in conversations about far off countries. But slavery is here, today, in Kansas City. There are more slaves today than ever before in human history. There were almost thirteen billion slaves shipped between 1525 and 1866. There are now forty seven million...

  • Buzzed
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    Buzzed

    Melanie Eszter and Erin McCarthy

    December 14, 2017

    Many of the names of sources have been changed to protect the identity of the students The Cotton candy smell filled the bathroom again, most students are aware of what the smell indicates. This meant that a student was “vaping” in the bathroom again. “We actually like to have physical evidence,...

  • Standing Strong
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    Standing Strong

    Addis Sharpe, Business Manager

    December 14, 2017

    The first thing you notice about junior Jacklynn Holst, or Jackie as she goes by, is her smile. Then you notice that her fast pace is aided by a prosthetic leg. Students frequently question Holst about her leg. Her right leg was amputated because two bones were not the same size the doctors tried to...

  • Feeling S.A.D.?
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    Feeling S.A.D.?

    Michaela Bilyeu, Senior Staff Writer

    December 14, 2017

    The winter season is full of love and holiday cheer, but those with seasonal affective disorder, the holiday season is the most dreaded time of year. Underneath the garland and ribbon, many people struggle throughout the period of the cold months. The light is depleting from view as the days become shorter....

  • Diary of a Black Friday Shopper
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    Diary of a Black Friday Shopper

    Mychaela Burris, Senior Staff Writer

    December 14, 2017

    5:30am-I woke up to an obnoxious alarm and put on comfy clothes and shoes; who needs makeup? This is Black Friday, not a fashion show. I grab a hat and a hoodie and prepare myself to walk quickly through packed stores. I pack waters and snacks in the car for between stores and my mom reminds me to br...

  • Little Gingerbread House on the Prairie
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    Little Gingerbread House on the Prairie

    Andrea Shehi, Staff Writer

    December 14, 2017

    Gingerbread house construction is a fine art that requires dexterity, patience, and lots of creativity. Depending on your skill level, you could make one from scratch or use a kit. To construct our gingerbread house, we used a kit. It contained a total of six gingerbread pieces, for the front, back,...

  • Gifts not Under the Tree
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    Gifts not Under the Tree

    Addis Sharpe, Business Manager

    December 12, 2017

    During the holiday time the focus can turn to receiving rather than giving. Organizations during this time of the year especially can use some help. One organization, The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, focuses on the lives of cats and dogs in the Greater Kansas City area. During the holiday...

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