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Eastern Volunteers Abroad

April is national volunteer month! To celebrate, the Hawk Herald interviewed junior Anna Devarenne and freshman Seth Wolowski about their experiences volunteering abroad. Where did you volunteer, when, and for how long? Anna: “This summer, I went to the Dominican Republic for all of June.” Seth: “I went to Uganda 3 years ago. I’ve gone 3 times. Each trip lasted around 10 days.” What type of volunteer work did you do? Anna: “It was a…

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College Cheating Scandal

The media has shared daily updates on the college cheating scandal, including celebrities and wealthy parents all over the United States. On March 12th, 50 individuals, including William Singer, coaches and administration, and parents, some famous parents such as Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli, Felicity Huffman, and other wealthy individuals. These people have been charged with criminal and federal offenses. The following parties are responsible for cheating and scamming their children into college, accepting and…

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Bracket Madness

The Hawk Herald felt spirited by the madness of March, so we created our bracket to predict the winner of March Madness! Everyone has different strategies for how they choose the ultimate winner: mascots, uniforms, and some actually use statistics when completing a bracket! We compared our bracket to a varsity basketball all-star, Solomon White, who started for FHE this year, and just happens to have a brother who recently graduated from the University of…

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel Shares Thoughts on Suing Trump with The Hawk Herald

“This fake emergency is a publicity stunt that will raid out federal funding and cost us millions.” – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel On February 15th President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency during a 50-minute speech in the Rose Garden at the White House. The focus of his declaration was to address what he calls a crisis at the southern border in regards to illegal immigration; the action of declaring a National Emergency would…

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Recap of the 2019 Grammys

Yesterday, February 10th, crowds of people tuned in to watch the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. It was filled with awards, breathtaking performances, and stunning red carpet appearances. The show was amazingly hosted by Alicia Keys and started off with surprise appearances from Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jennifer Lopez speaking about the importance of music. All of your favorite artists and celebrities were there, so if you missed it, here’s a recap.…

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The 2019 Oscars

On February 24th, one of the most popular award shows will take place. That’s right, The Oscars are on the horizon. Since the nominations were announced in January, social media has been buzzing with Oscars related news. 2019 will be the first time in thirty years without a host. In December, after a controversy of old Tweets surfaced, Host-to-be Kevin Hart decided to withdraw from this responsibility. Instead of a specific host emceeing the entire…

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A Brief Synopsis of the State of the Union

Trump’s State of the Union speech will not help him politically, but it certainly will not hurt him either. The State of the Union is an address that the President gives to a combined gathering of the House of Representatives, the Senate, the President’s Cabinet, and the Supreme Court; all branches of the United States Government. Behind the President sits the Vice-President (the President of the Senate) and the Speaker of the House (the head…

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Golden Globes Awards 2019

The Golden Globe Awards took place earlier in January. One of the most prestigious awards shows as the awards are selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press, and always a red-carpet fashion kind of evening, The Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody led the field of winners for Hollywood’s big night at the movies and television. If you missed it, here is a recap! Best Motion Picture (Drama)- Bohemian Rhapsody Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)- Green Book Best Performance by an Actress…

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A Student’s Guide to the 2020 Presidential Candidates

The 2020 presidential race is in full swing. Seniors, juniors, and some sophomores in high school will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. Democrats are in search for a new leader of the party who will put an end to the Trump Presidency and re-energize their base as President Barack Obama did in 2008. They made it clear that they no longer want to have a ‘Hillary Clinton’ style candidate. They want someone new,…

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Holidays Around the World

Everyone knows about Santa Claus and the overall commercialization of Christmas as a time of gift giving with family and friends, but, in the month of December, many different religions and cultures celebrate something besides Christmas. Here is a guide to the holidays around the world in December 2018. Hanukkah This year from December 2 to December 10 is Hanukkah, a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. During the eight-day celebration, the…

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