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Month: October 2020

Homecoming Week 2020

Though we are unable to have a homecoming dance this year due to COVID-19, we are still able to practice a few traditions here at Eastern. This year’s homecoming theme is disco, and a spirit week will be occurring the week of October 19th. Additionally, at the homecoming football game on 23rd, a homecoming king and queen will be crowned.  2020 Homecoming Court: Ella Bowen Isabel Gil Mariya Jahan Aoife Klopcic  Eva Korte   Ethan…

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Navigating “Normal”: An Open Letter to FHPS From Senior Members of The Hawk Herald Staff

By senior staff members of the Hawk Herald: As Superintendent Dan Behm and the Forest Hills Public Schools Administration proceed with the decision to move forward to full time face-to-face classes at FHPS, many students strongly believe that their concerns are not being heard or addressed. We are all navigating uncertain times, and we acknowledge that especially now it can be difficult to make decisions that affect our health and safety. As students, we believe…

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Font Wars

2020 has confronted our world with crisis after crisis. In such a time where we are presented with so many issues, we must prioritize those that have troubled millions of Americans and reached their ugly arms far and wide and relentlessly vexed people across the world for decades. There has been dissent over fonts since the Great Depression. In 1929, The Times (a British newspaper) hired Stanley Morison to design a new text font. He…

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Soccer Team Shake-Up

Just as the soccer season was coming to a close, tragedy struck. One of the varsity athletes contracted COVID-19, resulting in 16 of the 23 athletes being quarantined for two weeks. Because of this, the entire JV soccer team was temporarily pulled up, playing as the varsity soccer team until Thursday, October 8th. The JV athletes played three games, and tied 0-0 against Cedar Springs, lost 2-1 against Ottawa Hills, and won 1-0 against Wayland…

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Games with James: My Crippling Addiction

Contrarily to my last two articles, I am writing this purely to express my love for tabletop games. In between gaming reviews, I will occasionally do tangential gaming articles as I take time to play and think over games that I will be reviewing, especially if the game I am planning to review is particularly time-consuming.  I should discuss the structure of this article before getting into the thick of it. This article isn’t going…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Legacy, Her Impact, and the Challenge Surrounding Her Replacement

At age 87, after 40 years of service in the US Federal Court System, Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18th, 2020 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. As a known women’s rights advocate and friend to many, she will be dearly missed. Although Ginsburg is more recently known for her work in the Federal Supreme Court, she had a long history of working in lesser courts of law.…

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Games with James: Alone in a Sea of Stars

Imagine you’re stuck in space, above a planet with little to no intelligent life. In order to survive, you have to gather enough materials from said planet. After you finally extract the resources you need from that planet, you move on to the next—this is the basic gist of Starbound. How the review will work: This review will follow the previous review’s format, with some minor changes and revisions. I have integrated a new category…

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