Category: Features

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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A study group takes data along the Elwha River.

Working in the field

“Kum-cha! Kum-cha! Kum-cha!” shout 15 teenagers as they paddled towards an island called the Devil’s Punchbowl. There they will learn about the chemistry of decaying bodies. Everyone is excited. Everyone is engaged and asking questions.  Students being enthusiastic about learning sounds like a dream come true for most teachers. Field trips are a great way to take everyone, students and […]

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Remembering ‘los Muertos’ through passions

Remembering ‘los Muertos’ through passions

By Sylvie Corwin Paths of flower petals lead from Mexican houses to village graveyards. The way to the cemetery is lined with papel picado ‒ ornately cut-out, colored papers ‒ and the scent of mole ‒ a spiced chocolate sauce ‒ and cardamon bread. Inside houses, altars are set up with marigolds, pictures, candles, food, and other trinkets. Meanwhile, at […]

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Say yes to the [chess]

Say yes to the [chess]

By Dominic Danis What do you think of when you hear Chess Club? A group of students who meet every week to test their skills against each other? That’s what I thought of when I walked into room 2126 at lunch time last Tuesday. The room was full of kids eating their lunches. “We aren’t in chess club,” said a […]

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Climate Just!ce Club takes root

Climate Just!ce Club takes root

by Henry Graham It’s lunchtime in Room 2149. Kids, mostly dressed in black, are seated around tables staring at their phones and DSs. Others sit alone with noise-canceling headphones, oblivious to what’s around them. It’s not a club, but Mr. Lockery’s classroom has evolved into a hangout for gamers. The room is full to the brim and it’s incredibly loud. […]

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Bagels and Schmear

Bagels and Schmear

By Mr. Vogue When you hear Jew Club, the first thing that pops into your mind is Bagels. But bagels aren’t the main attraction anymore at the Jew Club at Nathan Hale High School. It’s a time to “sit around and talk” about general things that are not necessarily Jewish, says junior Andy Mayer. “It’s a socializing time” he adds. And […]

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