Student Life

Interested in Joining Journalism?

March 12, 2020

Do you like writing? Do you want to help the HHS Hawkeye next year? Would you like to go to events for free? If you said yes to any of the previous questions, join the HHS Hawkeye next year! We are currently looking to recruit anybody interested in joining the journalism class next year. We offer...

A Brief History of the Iconic Crying Jordan Meme

A Brief History of the Iconic Crying Jordan Meme

Felix Ladaga, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Considered by many sports and basketball fans to be one of the greatest to ever lace up and play basketball. Called the G.O.A.T or Greatest Of All Time, many players have strive to replicate or come close to the level of success he's had. Six time NBA champion, five time regular season MVP, six time...

Music To Our Ears: Hug’s Record Breaking Orchestra Performance

Music To Our Ears: Hug’s Record Breaking Orchestra Performance

Patty J. Fahey, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

Hug High School’s music program has been growing and flourishing over these past years. This year, our very own Sinfonia Orchestra did the best in Hug High School history at the Washoe County Orchestra Festival! The Washoe County Orchestra Festival is an event where many middle and high schools perfo...

Hug Art Students Win Multiple Awards in Scholastic Art Program

Hug Art Students Win Multiple Awards in Scholastic Art Program

Patty J. Fahey, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

There's no doubt that Hug High School is full of artistic and creative talent. This year, many Hug students are being recognized for these talents through the Scholastic Art Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is a program that recognizes young creatives for their hard work on the original pie...

Cafeteria Through The Eyes of a Student Worker

Cafeteria Through The Eyes of a Student Worker

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Cafeteria food is often considered to many students as “nasty,” as one student who wished to remain anonymous said. This student that it has a stale texture compares the pizza to tasting like cardboard. With this being said, it comes to no surprise that students have complained that the food is not to thei...

How to Fix the PS4 Safe Mode Loop

How to Fix the PS4 Safe Mode Loop

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Over winter break, I encountered what many in the PlayStation community have now labeled as the "safe mode death loop." For those unfamiliar, "safe mode allows you to start your PS4 system with only the most basic functions active," according to Sony. Usually clicking on one of the eight options woul...

Love’s Labor’s Lost Student Review

Love’s Labor’s Lost Student Review

Leann Stick, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Although it may be hard for the average high school student to completely comprehend Shakespeare play, between the iambic pentameter and oftentimes odd subject matter, the Hug High Harlequin’s rendition of the classic made it entertaining for the entire audience. Friday’s closing show was the final...

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat

David O’Grady, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Academic Olympics is a tournament-style trivia competition where students test their knowledge against teams from other schools across Washoe county. They answer questions from the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Organization, the same questions used in quiz bowl competitions worldwide. The subje...

Hug’s Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament

Hug’s Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament

Estrella Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Hug High School is hosting its 6th annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament and the Hawk students are all fired up for it; with the tournament already starting about a week before winter break. The tournament allowed anyone to participate as long as they registered in the office, had adequate attendance and wa...

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping

Angel Ocampo Salazar, News Editor

January 13, 2020

Americans teens have always had a habit of picking up rebellious behaviors. For decades, they have turned to smoking as a way to feel edgy and cool, but decades of changing public awareness and government intervention have led to a substantial decline in teen smoking. According to the Center for Disease...

Everything You Need to Know: Winterfest Edition

Everything You Need to Know: Winterfest Edition

Emily Mejia, Student Life Editor

January 13, 2020

It is finally that time of year where Hug High School holds their annual Winterfest Week! However, this year Hug is adding a new addition to the Winterfest tradition in the form of a Winter Formal. With the upcoming spirit week, Leadership is going to decorate each building for a different grade....

How to Beat the SAT’s

How to Beat the SAT’s

Leann Stick, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Methods of Study There are many ways to study for the SAT’s, and they all involve time. Unfortunately, this is not a test that’s crammable. Many businesses offer SAT study programs, including businesses like Kaplan, PrepScholar, The Princeton Review, and many others. Undoubtedly, the best free stud...

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