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FHE Theatre: “I Hate Shakespeare”

Every fall the students of FHE put on a fall play. These plays range from tragedies, to full-blown comedic geniuses. This year was no exception, parodying the works of the great William Shakespeare. The “I Hate Shakespeare” play allowed for students and adults alike to transcend into their former trauma, high school and college English class. Many recall Shakespeare simply as a jumble of old-English words that make no sense to the average mind, but…

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Michael Myers Returns To Terrorize Fans

This past Friday, October 19, generations of horror movie fans flocked to movie theaters all over town for the premiere of Halloween. By 7:00 p.m. that night, the lobby of the theatre was packed and almost all the seats were sold-out. Fans from the first movie in the series that aired in 1978 were seated amongst the newest fans from 2018. It was an awesome sight to see as the iconic opening text credits started…

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Marie Catrib’s- The End of An Era

As you probably know, West Michigan has its fair share of local and delicious restaurants. A favorite of many, Marie Catrib’s, has been open for almost thirteen years. The original owner, Marie herself, grew up in Lebanon, and she used her upbringing for inspiration for her delicious, unique, and locally sourced menu items. She created a welcoming atmosphere, loved by many. Quirky art pieces cover the walls, and as many chairs and tables are packed…

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Peppermint is a Report of Revenge

After Riley North watches her family get murdered in an attack by gang members, she starts to plan her revenge. When Riley wakes from her coma, hit with a wave of emotions, she realizes her family is gone forever and she has to start a new life. Now, Riley decides she must go into hiding. Peppermint is a movie to keep the audience amazed at the strength of character. Jennifer Gardner plays a strong lead…

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Small Foot, Big Impact

Above the clouds on an icy mountaintop, hidden from the world below is a society that refutes all criticism. Perched atop that frigid peak is Yeti. The animated children’s film Small Footis a movie that flips the urban legend of humans searching for Big Foot, completely upside down. In this film, the main Yeti, Migo, lives with his father in a cave and dreams of taking over the family business of ringing the gong every…

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A Simple Favor is Twisted and Jaw Dropping

 A Simple Favor will surely keep you on the edge of your seat through this entire mystery movie. Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) searches for the truth about the disappearance of her best friend Emily (Blake Lively). While searching, Stephanie uncovers many truths about her so called friends past. The movie is full of twists and turns that you’ll never except, along with an excellent performance by both actresses. This movie unpredictably will keep you guessing through Stephanie’s…

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Netflix Has Released Two Viral Teen Movies- One a Hit the other a Miss?

By Lucy Dobson and Kennedy Pfeiffle       Does then name Peter Kavinsky ring a bell? If you have been keeping up with the latest entertainment buzz, you probably heard or seen the name somewhere.  Recently Netflix has released two movies, starring Noah Centineo, the latest heart throb of many teen girls, better known as Peter Kavinsky or Jamey. The first movie, To All the Boys I Loved Before, is the latest rom-com, up…

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We tried local coffee shops & here are our thoughts

The journalism staff here at the Hawk Herald visited locally owned coffee shops to determine what places are worth your time & money. We chatted with baristas, got to know their business, & sampled their products. Continue reading to see our opinions of: The Sparrows Coffee & Tea, PaLatte Coffee & Art, & Roots Brew shop. If you visit, let them know The Hawk Herald sent you! The Sparrows Coffee & Tea  1035 Wealthy St.…

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The Great Alone is not your ordinary coming of age story

The Great Alone is a twisted tale in a riveting 438 pages. Usually, a book this size would take me about a half a week to finish, this book took me four hours to finish. Yet, those four hours felt like I had lived years in Leni’s shoes. The Great Alone takes place in Alaska, 1974. The Great Alone is a tale of survival, heartbreak & the ultimate test on a families bond. Thirteen-year-old Leni…

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