Category: Features

12 million gallons of water power the fountain at Cal Anderson park.

Cal Anderson park brings people together

  Cal Anderson park is special. Capitol Hill’s diverse community give the park and the surrounding area a unique laid back feel. A person hears a variety of languages, a soccer ball hitting the net of a goal, skateboard wheels on pavement, sees people playing soccer, frisbee, people taking pictures, they can smell the food of many cultures. A community […]

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Undercover comedians

Undercover comedians

Students almost never imagine that their teachers have lives outside of school. What qualifies as a late night for a teacher? Probably staying up to grade papers. Who would have guessed that two teachers here at Hale, Joe Querin and Brittney Edge, double as stand up comedians on the weekends. However, neither would identify as a professional comedian. “I am […]

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The swim team performs a memorable dance number

NHHS Winter Spirit Assembly

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Sitting down with Sylver

Sitting down with Sylver

He keeps a harmonica in his desk drawer. Don’t be hesitant to ask him to play a tune, you won’t regret it. Language Arts teacher Doug Sylver was born in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a town he appreciates for its good weather and its sense of community. He moved to Boston for college but just two years in he realized that […]

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Getting tight with Weybright

Getting tight with Weybright

With a nervous laugh, she pulls out a chair and sits down. Her eyes dart around the classroom, excited and full of life. The walls are covered with colorful posters and student art, a testimony to her teaching style: a little crazy and a lot of fun. Spanish teacher Elizabeth Weybright grew up in Southern Ohio and went into college […]

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Mr. Norberg meets the president

Mr. Norberg meets the president

On a trip to the east coast over winter break, Hale’s choir director, Evan Norberg, got to participate in activities even Washington D.C. residents don’t get to. He met the president. “Talking to locals, they were totally impressed,” Norberg said about his trip to the White House. He got to sing for, and shake hands with, President Barack Obama and […]

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Eli’s Eats

Eli’s Eats

The Konsker and the Falkster take to the streets, searching for the most delicious, underrated burger in Seattle. Seattle has many great places to grab a burger. Dick’s Drive In and Red Mill Burgers have both made national best burger lists and become local tourist attractions. You obviously can’t go wrong with either one, but everyone knows that. What most […]

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Sticky situations

Sticky situations

 From all the tourist sites in the United States,the Seattle gum wall might be the most flavorful. Or the most disgusting. The wall stretches down old Post Alley were  thousands of come visitors every day. The wall is part of an old Seattle brick building that has a pile of up to 20-year-old chewy substances. Gum wall visitors say that […]

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Sock market tips

Sock market tips

With winter just around the corner almost everyone is wearing socks. Flip flops and Birkenstocks have been booted out. But what criteria should individuals apply to their sock choosing? Hale students don’t spend much time thinking about it. Sophomore Rachel Rosenbloom says she spends “maybe thirty seconds” throughout the day in contemplation of which socks to wear. Neither does she […]

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Inside the climate strike

Students march off school grounds, walk out to the corner 110th and 35th and skip both fifth and sixth period in the process. They yell and wave banners encouraging gasoline powered cars to honk in support of addressing climate change.  Student Ian Roberts removes his shirt and marches across the intersection while a fellow student rides on his shoulders waving […]

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