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Joba Chamberlain’s Life of Bad Luck

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

Filed under Sports

Major League Baseball Player, Joba Chamberlain, cannot catch a break. Throughout his life, bad luck seems to follow him wherever he goes. Born in September 1985, Chamberlain lived in Lincoln, Nebraska with his mother and father....

A Rushed Prom?

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Opinion

All HHS students who are attending the prom on June 1, 2012 are given less than four hours to prepare before the bus departures at 4:30 p.m. Many HHS students are not pleased with the minimum time given for the prom preparation. Because...

Grand Lux Cafe: 4.5 Stars

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

March 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

Once you pull open those giant brown doors, your nostrils are embraced by delicious aromas. Whether you prefer Asian or American, breakfast or dinner, the Grand Lux Café in Paramus, New Jersey is a great choice for any occasion. Located...

What Exactly is Project Graduation?

Brittaney Marsico, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

As seniors start thinking about graduation in June, they also start wondering where to go to celebrate after the ceremony. In Hawthorne, many of our grads will be attending Project Graduation. This event provides a safe, drug-free,...

Make Destiny your Destiny

Melissa Miller

March 29, 2012

Filed under Library Media Center Info

Ever wonder what books are in our library? Well until now, there was no way of knowing. But now right on your computer is an easy way to search the library collection. The school district of Hawthorne has just purchased a library...

Ms. Smith: An Extraordinary Person

Sabrina Mohsin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Faculty Profiles

If you visit room 300, you will meet a fascinating person. She has traveled to 52 countries, seen many different cultures, and participated in eclectic activities. Her past experiences have influenced the person she is today. T...

The Hunger Games: 4.5 Stars

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a book written for teens about survival and romance. The tale is set in a fictional North America in a future time when there are 13 districts under rule of “the Capitol.” These di...

Memes: The Latest in Creative Expression

Adam Kahn, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

There is a new craze that is driving through the Internet like a sandstorm, and that craze is memes. What is a meme, you say? A meme is an Internet photo or video, with a recurring picture or pictures, often with a comment or...

The Invisible Children’s March

Michael Padilla, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The Invisible Children is a group of people whose mission is to make a difference in the world and make the public know what is going on in the world. Invisible Children advocates the spreading of the name "Joseph Kony," not...

Olive Garden: 4.5 Stars

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

March 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

If you want fast, efficient service and friendly restaurant staff then visit Olive Garden, an Italian themed restaurant. Olive Garden is a great family restaurant. As soon as you walk in, you are treated well. If the wait for...

Preseason Baseball

Mahin Chowdhury, Staff Writer

March 23, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Baseball is a strong sport at Hawthorne High School. With the 2012 season in full swing, the Varsity team, led by Coach John Passero, looks to maintain that image. The team is striving for an even better season than last year wit...

Kony Crisis Causes Debate

William Brown, Staff Writer/Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012

Filed under Feature Stories

Jason Russell, organizer of the Invisible Children’s “Kony 2012” campaign, posted a video on YouTube in early March asking America for help making Joseph Kony, an African warlord in Uganda, infamous. Kony is the leader of ...

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