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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

2023-2024 Staff

Julia Stinson 27
Staff Reporter

Julia Stinson ’27

When I think of home, I think of pickleball. I love spending time with my family, who includes my dad, Andy, mom, Kristin, brother, HT, and Taylor, my dog. I have a really strong connection with my dog, and we love to play, sl...

Sia Gullapalli 27
Staff Reporter

Sia Gullapalli ’27

When I was younger, I always wanted to travel to Dubai. The grand fountain shows and man made features really stood out to me as it was something I had never seen before. But now I want to go to the Maldives because I’ve bee...

Jacob Flipi 26
Staff Reporter

Jacob Flipi ’26

My role model would have to be Nakobe Dean. As a linebacker, he is a role model for me because we are both undersized. He is around 5’11 while most pro linebackers are no smaller than 6’2. He is not only inspiring to me because...

Elyse Glassner 27
Staff Reporter

Elyse Glassner ’27

I used to have an absurd obsession with llamas. Every wall in my room had some type of llama on it and my bed was full of every stuffed llama you can think of. Back in the day I used to be a big Pinterest girl. It was my only ...

Caroline Jin 27
Staff Reporter

Caroline Jin ’27

If I could have any superpower, I would choose invisibility. I think invisibility would be such a fun superpower to have because then I would be able to sneak around and go wherever I want without anybody knowing. Somewhere I re...

Caroline Fahrney 25
Staff Reporter

Caroline Fahrney ’25

If I had to create my perfect day, it would include fun activities and time with my friends at the beach. In the morning, we would wake up for sunrise and eat breakfast on the beach. Then, we would stay out sleeping and tanning o...

Alessandra Martin 25
Staff Reporter

Alessandra Martin ’25

My favorite animal is an elephant because of their unique color shifting abilities. Elephants are always light gray when you see them in the wild. Once they step into a pond, they become dark gray and all of the ash washes off. ...

Alara Lowe 27
Staff Reporter

Alara Lowe ’27

If I was a color, I would be red so that I can stand out. My favorite place I have traveled to is Turkey because that is where my favorite side of the family lives. Yasmin; my favorite cousin, lives there and every time I go, I ge...

Aiyanna West 27
Staff Reporter

Aiyanna West ’27

When I was three, I mistakenly thought my family’s playroom Wii console was a toaster. I was really hungry and could not find my parents or sister to ask them for food. I also could not talk properly and my eight year old sister di...

Casey Cupps-OSullivan 25
Staff Reporter

Casey Cupps-O’Sullivan ’25

A dessert I would use to describe myself would be a brownie. Brownies have harder edges which represent how I may seem serious or harsh on the outside. On the other hand, my personality reflects the middle of the brownie - nic...

Sophia Smith 26
Staff Reporter

Sophia Smith ’26

I think my favorite childhood memory is having dance parties with my mom in the kitchen. She pulls out spatulas and turns up the speakers, and dances around the kitchen until our feet hurt and our voices are hoarse. If I could h...

Lindsay Baker 24
Staff Reporter

Lindsay Baker ’24

I could watch movies forever. Over the course of my life, I’ve been my happiest when I’m watching movies. My love for cinema is mainly a result of the influence of my mom, who works in the film industry. She had my sister and...

Ben Goldman 26
Staff Reporter

Ben Goldman ’26

If I had any superpower, I would choose telekinesis because it is basically every power in one. You could pick yourself up. You could fly on something you’re holding with your mind. You could pick up super heavy things. You...

Katherine Webb 26
Staff Reporter

Katherine Webb ’26

If I had to choose a superpower, it would need to be the ability to fly. One of my favorite things to do is travel and experience new things. I’ve been to so many places, including Italy, France and the Bahamas. The rest of my...

Ana Burk 25
Staff Reporter

Ana Burk ’25

Pink is the superior color. I think I like the idea of being able to manipulate probability. All I would have to do is fabricate a one hundred percent chance of something happening, and it would happen. A hundred percent chanc...

Max Thompson 25
Staff Reporter

Max Thompson ’25

If I could be born in any time period of my choosing, I would actually choose the age we live in right now. This is the perfect time period where technology is thriving, and the average person has access to limitless knowledge a...

Robby Gette 24
Staff Reporter

Robby Gette ’24

My name is Owen Robert Gette, but just call me Robby. I'm a freshman in my first year at Charlotte Latin. I live with my mom, my stepfather, three step-siblings, three dogs and two cats. My mom is my favorite family member (a...

Lydia McNichols 24
Staff Reporter

Lydia McNichols ’24

As a rising fifth grader who had lived in the same state, same small town, and same house her entire ten years of life, moving to a new state wasn’t easy. My entire family knew moving to North Carolina was going to happen ev...

Lucy Dempsey 24
Staff Reporter

Lucy Dempsey ’24

      If I was born as any animal I would be reborn as a giraffe. Giraffes are my favorite animal because they are so cool looking. They have long necks and really long legs. I would be so tall and I could tower over all...

Neely Hume 24
Staff Reporter

Neely Hume ’24

When I think back to kindergarten, one of my only clear memories was when I forgot my folder. It had always been my fear to sit on the log. The log was where you sat at recess by yourself and watched your friends play as a sign of ...

Tommy Beason 24
Editor in Chief

Tommy Beason ’24

If I could choose any celebrity to have lunch with, I would have two answers. The first one would definitely be Kevin Hart. I would choose him because he is one of the funniest comedians and actors of all time. I know the convers...

Jaya Iyer 24
Editor in Chief

Jaya Iyer ’24

Without the full color palette, life is dull. If we never ventured beyond the primary colors and mixed them together, half of the rainbow would never be discovered. While secondary colors contain favored characteristics of each...