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The Trend of Being Fake

Social media has grown to be a part of the backbone of our society; a day-to-day necessity for millennials and older generations alike. This platform has grown in recent years and rooted itself in our daily lives. This outlet has become a crucial source for validation, information, and sharing one’s life. A soap-box for information; it promotes individualism, yet propagates negative social standards. This leads to a vicious cycle of constant disappointment. Being one’s self…

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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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Who is Fashion Forward at FHE?

Clothes are an outlet individuals use to express ourselves. Each person has a unique style that shows a little bit of the individual. In honor of the red carpet, the Hawk Herald asked students to share favorite fashionistas of FHE. A survey asking students to identify high style was sent out to the FHE student body to offer up the most fashionable of FHE’s. Individuality is key! Below are students who had two or more votes,…

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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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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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FHE’s Favorite Holiday Movies

What are FHE students’ favorite Holiday movies?? Harrison Centner (’20)– Coraline Leo Hearn (’22)– The Grinch  Nathan La Huis (’20)– A Christmas Story Naomi Peterson (’22)– The Polar Express  Josie Ness (’20)- Elf Nanda Murali (’22)– The Nightmare Before Christmas Kenzie Johnston (’20)– National Lampoon Christmas  Kelsey Hill (’19)– Arthur Christmas Molly French (’20)– The Year Without a Santa Clause Mariya Jahan (’21)– Christmas With The Cranks 

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Outside Coffee Co. Deserves a Standing Ovation.

In the last few months, a little something new appeared on Instagram, pictures of friends sipping coffee inside clear bubbles bedazzled in lights? An exquisite and charming environment to enjoy coffee and converse with friends, has caught the attention of many in the Grand Rapids area. Sure there are dozens of coffee shops around town, with excellent coffee and aesthetics, but Outside Coffee Co., is the first-of-its-kind in Grand Rapids. Located on Wealthy Street, this coffee…

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Recreational Weed is Legal. Know the Facts.

On November 6, 2018, Proposal One, proposing the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan passed. Michigan has now become the 10th state to legalize marijuana and the first in the Midwest,  and voters, students, and Michigan residents have much to say about it. On Thursday, December 6th, the use of recreational marijuana is no longer illegal; however, no dispensaries will open until official licensing is completed. The State Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs must develop rules…

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