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It’s Spooky Season!- Celebrating Halloween Responsibly

Little girl trick or treating during COVID-19 pandemic.
October 1, 2020

It's officially the spooky season and it's time to plan celebrations. However, we have to address the elephant in the room; we are still in a pandemic. This means that Halloween will look a bit differently...

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...

A Brief History of the Iconic Crying Jordan Meme

A Brief History of the Iconic Crying Jordan Meme
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...

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

Music To Our Ears: Hug's Record Breaking Orchestra Performance
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...

Hug Art Students Win Multiple Awards in Scholastic Art Program

Scholastic Art Winners (l to r) Shantel Magaoay, Joe Listinsky, Ms. Amador, Flodi Samonez, Kate HB
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...

Cafeteria Through The Eyes of a Student Worker

Cafeteria Through The Eyes of a Student Worker
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...

How to Fix the PS4 Safe Mode Loop

How to Fix the PS4 Safe Mode Loop
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...

Love’s Labor’s Lost Student Review

Love's Labor's Lost Student Review
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...

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat

Academic Olympics Looking to Repeat
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...

Hug’s Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament

Hug's Annual Co-ed Soccer Tournament
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...

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping

Up in Smoke- Tobacco 21 and Teen Vaping
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...

Everything You Need to Know: Winterfest Edition

Everything You Need to Know: Winterfest Edition
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...

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