Category: News

Hundreds gather in the Westin Hotel watch election results

Five parties; zero smiles

by Stanley Godfrey The streets were anxious in Seattle on election day this year. Every bar, store, and house had the election on the TV as families and friends watched. I journeyed around the buzzing city with my friend, a political science major, as well as others in the local political scene. As we went ’round to different events that […]

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Japanese flag hanging in Nathan Hale's Japanese classroom.

All of Japan in room 2107

by Ruby Graham Four chairs are filled inside Nathan Hale’s Japanese class at the beginning lunch. But soon, a steady stream of students gather to watch one of Hayao Miyazaki’s classic films, Princess Mononoke. The Japanese club is back for another year and has claimed room 2107 as their own once again. Every Wednesday and Friday during lunch, a crowd […]

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Get your Greek on

Get your Greek on

The Saint Demetrios Greek Festival is known by Seattle Greeks and non-Greeks alike as a beautiful, vibrant celebration of traditional and modern Hellenic culture. The enticing perfumes of spanakopita, souvlaki, and loukoumades are appreciated by all, even those who cannot pronounce their names. The live music brings everyone to their feet, as Mediterranean music is known for its joyous mood […]

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Take initiative; educate yourself on this election’s initiatives

City of Seattle Initiative Measure No. 124 Hotel labor standards and policies around sexual harassment This initiative would allow hotels to keep a list of guests accused by employees of assault, sexual assault, or sexual harassment. Accused guests would stay on the list for five years and employees would warned whenever those guests stayed at the establishment. Any employees working […]

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“In My Backyard” interns Alicia Raftery and Emma hiking at Mount Rainier National Park.

Looking good at 100: the National Parks Service celebrates its centennial

A ranger in beige garb walks along the boardwalk and explains to a balding dad that his baseball cap is irretrievable from the 150 degrees Fahrenheit geothermal area. Another ranger responds to calls of grizzly sightings near a campsite. A third directs the streams of RVs, tour buses, and cars trying to park at Old Faithful Lodge. These are the […]

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Everyone is putting the mask on

Coulrophobia

by Stanley Godfrey, Anna Schactler, Ethan MacLaren   Coulrophobia [kool-ruh–foh-bee-uh] an abnormal fear of clowns. A wild election, hurricanes and storms everywhere. Americans have experienced a lot of chaos in the past few months.To add on to this madness, clowns have been roaming the streets. This new fad, known as “Scary Clowns”, “Killer Clowns”, or “The Clown Epidemic” has become […]

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Nathan Hale cheer team performs during the Pink  Out game. Picture taken by Magic Demirel.

Go Raiders! Go Pink!

by Milla Miller and Ruby Graham Friday night, Nathan Hale students crowd into the stands to watch their football team play against the Liberty Patriots. The fans are loud and ready, jumping at the chance to cheer their team on. But this night’s game wasn’t all about football. On September 30th, Nathan Hale gathered to participate in the 2nd annual […]

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Controversial ‘Meninist’ group cancelled Seattle gatherings

Controversial ‘Meninist’ group cancelled Seattle gatherings

Neo-masculinity group protests feminism, advocates for private rape in Seattle. Meetings for Seattle’s meninist group, scheduled for early February, were recently cancelled in response to public outrage. “Meninism” is the self-coined term for a movement which advocates for men’s rights. The movement began on Twitter, as men used the hashtag  #INeedMeninismBecause to discuss their issues as men battling a radical […]

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Police and youth bridge the gap

Police and youth bridge the gap

Amidst lockdowns, break-ins, and threatening phone calls, Nathan Hale has seen many police officers running around the school this past month. Some students get anxious at the sight of the red and blue lights flashing outside the window, and are more scared of an officer entering their classroom than the unknown threat running around the building. Much of the time, […]

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Don’t [Ms.] It

Don’t [Ms.] It

Eli Konsker, Chuck Tookey, Tyler Ung, Daniel Hollowell. Notice anything? They’re all guys. This is because Mr. Nathan Hale is a male beauty pageant. Seniors Garrett Lawrence and Lydia Sibborn are attempting to add a new tradition: Ms. Nathan Hale. Female students will have the opportunity to compete in a brand-new comedy competition on March 18th. This new competition will […]

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