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Hate Crime, a New Norm?

Almost 400 years ago, a group of men and women from England traveled to America, to escape religious persecution. Human beings fleeing their homeland to find freedom for their beliefs is nothing new, it is seen repeatedly through history. Again, sadly, now, we need to ask,  has America become a place where people are persecuted for their beliefs?   Two Saturday mornings ago, a shooter opened fire in a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Eleven…

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A Star Is Born- The Tearjerker No One Was Expecting

Walking into this movie, the tears were already flowing.  It is a story of fame, broken love, and trial. Bring. Your. Tissues. Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) is a seasoned musician. He looks like he has it all, the looks, the money, the fame. Behind the scenes, he is an avid drinker and drug abuser. After a concert, there was heavy traffic so he stopped at a bar where he discovered- and falls in love with- the…

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The Costume Scandal

Leading up to Halloween week, FHE students were repeatedly told NOT to wear costumes to school on Halloween. We were told on ETV, over our emails, and even on our website, FHE Administration put out reminders to not wear costumes. During sixth hour on Halloween Eve,  the public address came on and stated,  “FHE Staff and Students were now allowed to wear costumes!” It was a shock to everyone, including the teachers. With one night to…

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Spooky Season Movies! Here Are A Few FHE Peers Have To Suggest!

With Halloween right around the corner, we all could use a favorite Halloweenish movie. Looking for the perfect Halloween or “spooky” movie, The Hawk Herald has some tips: Lucy Dobson (’19)– Coraline Lilia Moore (’19)– The Nightmare Before Christmas  Claire Dylenski (’21)– Halloween Town  Carson Smith (’22)– Halloween  Bella Arnold (’22)– Hocus Pocus  Anastasia Anthony (‘21)- Goosebumps Jessica Armstrong (‘19)– The Nightmare Before Christmas  Isabel Nowak (’19)– Coraline  Komal Patel (‘22)-Halloween Town Hannah Bhaskaran (‘22)- The…

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Break Point – Game Over for the Boys’ Varsity Tennis!

Boys’ Varsity Tennis played at States this weekend in Novi, Michigan, ending this years’ season. The pressure intensified for the team to perform as well as last year when FHE secured their first-ever regional tennis title. Evan Schwalm (2019) wrapped up the season sharing his thoughts with The Hawk Herald. “The tennis season this year, was just different because I broke my arm and did not play for the first half. But, we ended up…

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Is “Piano Man” FHE’s School Song?

If you’ve stayed until the last song of school dances or was a part of a play or musical here at Eastern, you probably know that Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” is played at every play, musical, and dance. Why? When did one of Billy Joel’s hits become the “thing” that brings Eastern students together? This was Joel’s first signature hit, debuting on the Piano Man album in November 1973. (A link to the song is…

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10 DIY Halloween Costumes!

Halloween is just around the corner!   Like many people, maybe you haven’t even thought about a costume to wear. If you don’t already have a costume, here are some last-minute DIY costumes. For this costume you will need a green sweater, pipe cleaner,  and a flower headband. Then twist the pipe cleaner through the sweater.  Grab a white t-shirt, red paint, a sharpie, small cereal boxes, and plastic knives. Start with writing “cereal killer” on…

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Recap of the Streamy Awards

Every year thousands of viewers tune in to watch their favorite YouTubers at The Streamy Awards. If you missed it, here is a recap of the winners! Breakout Creator: Emma Chamberlain Comedy: Brandon Rogers Documentary: Shane Dawson, “The Truth About Tanacon” First Person: David Dobrik Dance: Matt Steffanina Fashion: Niki and Gabi Food: Worth It Health and Wellness: Jay Shetty Lifestyle: Merrell Twins Pop Culture: Vogue’s 73 Question Science or Education: Marques Brownlee Storyteller: Gabbie…

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When Is the Right Time To Start Listening to Christmas Music?

Christmas music. When is the right time to start listening to it? Walking through Meijer or any store, right now, the holiday decor and sounds overpower shoppers, yet we haven’t made it to Halloween!  It seems to be a controversial topic around this time of year. Should we start listening before Thanksgiving, or maybe before Halloween? Or is that too early, and should we not start listening to it before December?  If the band starts rehearsing…

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