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The Hawk Eye

The Student News Site of Charlotte Latin School

The Hawk Eye

The Student News Site of Charlotte Latin School

The Hawk Eye

Exotic Pets: The Evolving Obsession Around Latin

Exotic Pets: The Evolving Obsession Around Latin

Written By Tanner Willet , Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Furry, feathered, scaly or spiky. Pets come in all shapes and sizes, from dogs and cats to bearded dragons and hedgehogs. No matter the species, these unusual pets have an allure that draws in people around...

Vivek Rao 23 subtly flexes his shoes.

Welcome to the Splash Zone: An Inside Look at the Underground Sneaker Trade

Written By Ryan Lupfer and Connor Little February 13, 2020

It’s a common sight to see Charlotte Latin School students parading around campus adorned in new Yeezys. These fashion statements truly exemplify the extent of their “drip.” How can students afford...

Papas Letters

Papa’s Letters

Written By Samantha Gitlin, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2020

Out of all the shells in the sand, Papa chose me. Guided by the rising sun and his curiosity and comfort in solitude, my grandfather searches for keepsakes that speak to him on his early morning beach...

Jessica Clover 22 stands proudly with her father and sister Catherine Clover 19 after making their Thanksgiving turkey.

Cooking with Mia Familia

Written By Jessica Clover , Reporter December 10, 2019

As I scroll through the menu options on my TV I reach my favorite show, “Giada at Home.” She’s making a homemade pasta dish with figs. I rush upstairs to tell my dad that we should make this for...

The Binge Watching Blues

The Binge Watching Blues

Written By Janie Balanda, Reporter May 23, 2019

I am the first to admit that I have watched an entire season of a show in one day. Yes, one day. Twenty-two episodes of pure adrenaline. I woke up, ate breakfast and sat down to watch an episode. Then...

The Binge Watching Blues

Written By Janie Balanda, Reporter February 21, 2019

I am the first to admit that I have watched an entire season of a show in one day. Yes, one day. Twenty-two episodes of pure adrenaline. I woke up, ate breakfast and sat down to watch an episode. Then...

Fortnite Phenomenon 2.0

Fortnite Phenomenon 2.0

Written By Cam Egan, Reporter November 19, 2018

Timmy turned on his Xbox and sat down in front of the TV. Being quiet not to wake up his parents, he saw John was also online. Timmy sent John an invite to play with him, and John accepted. Joining the...

The New Everyday Reality and What Comes Next

Written By Chiara Evans May 18, 2018

Across the nation bookbags dropped, silence pervaded campus, and the only movement was that of onlookers. On March 14, students took a stand against gun violence in schools. What began as a protest...

Seeing Double: Twins at Latin

Seeing Double: Twins at Latin

Written By Samantha Gitlin, Virginia Troutman, Gracie Reynolds, and Isabella Troni March 1, 2018

Most people have wondered what it must be like to have a twin. Twins usually keep their relationships and experiences between themselves, so other people don't know what it is like. Latin is a school full...

The Runaways (photo courtesy of Hulu).

Making the Superhero Show “Super” Again

Written By Bailey Nemirow February 9, 2018

First there were the supernatural, then there were superheroes. Superheroes are unavoidable in the entertainment world. What started at an influx of movies from both publishers Marvel and DC quickly...

Top Movies of 2017

Top Movies of 2017

Written By Lilly Omirly, Bailey Nemirow, and Emma Gerden February 7, 2018

  Each of us (Emma Gerden, Bailey Nemirow, and Lilly Omirly) listed our top 10 favorite movies of 2017.   Emma #1 Call Me By Your Name - “Call Me By Your Name” was not only the best...

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