The Little Hawk

Food Feature: Latkes

Food Feature: Latkes

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

December 20, 2019

One in a Million

One in a Million

Aala Basheir and Shoshie Hemley

December 20, 2019

A chronic illness is defined as a disease lasting three months or longer, typically incurable and ongoing. Approximately 133 million people have chronic illnesses in the United States according to the National Health Council. Of that 133 million, 30.3 million have diabetes, according the CDC. Chronic...

Tiktok Generation

Tiktok Generation

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 19, 2019

POV: Gen Z downloaded TikTok as a joke. Now dances, audios, and challenges cross borders to unite over 500 million teens, gays, grandmas, teachers, and cosplayers. It also unites people in the lunch line. “I was singing a TikTok song and doing a dance just to joke with my friends and some girl I di...

Private School Privilege

Private School Privilege

Victoria Weckmann and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 19, 2019

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 5.8 million students were enrolled in private schools as of 2016.  “I know most of the people in my grade and I like that,” Becky Reinhold ‘21, a student who attends a private school in Manhattan called Trevor Day School, said. ...

Let’s Talk Business

Let’s Talk Business

Cecile Bendera, Culture Editor

November 15, 2019

 City High’s Own Barber The red and white carpets, the black wood-framed mirrors in place on the clean white walls of the room, and the bright orange-red chairs on the edge of the space—all this detailed decoration comes from the mind of Maisha Sila in order to make a basic room look like a pr...

Girl-On-Girl Hate

Girl-On-Girl Hate

Alison Kenaston and Victoria Weckmann

November 15, 2019

According to Psychology Today, a study which examined why women may be hypercritical of each other, found that they may be more sensitive to social exclusion than men. Therefore, their first response to feeling threatened with exclusion can be excluding another. In the past, Portia Klefstad ‘20 believes ...

“Hey Guys”

“Hey Guys”

Jesse Hausknecht-Brown, Features Editor

November 14, 2019

“Oh hey guys,” a friend says as they enter a room. Murmurs of “hi,” “hey,” and “what’s up?” can be heard in response. However, no one objects to the use of the word “guys.” This word, along with various other traditionally masculine words, are starting to be called into question as p...

Senior Stress

Senior Stress

Rhys Holman, Executive Website Editor

November 13, 2019

As the school year begins, many students are looking towards their futures, thinking about what lies ahead in their lives. But more present concerns can obscure this goal. “The beginning of the school year has made me feel horrible,” Aubrey Pisarik ‘20 said. “I just don’t want to be here....

Learning Curve

Learning Curve

Mira Bohannan Kumar, Executive and Copy Editor

November 13, 2019

Ellis Chen ‘20 sometimes makes unconventional choices. For one, he’s a fan of peanut butter and pickle sandwiches. But that’s nothing compared to another combination that most people wouldn’t have necessarily expected: In the spring of 2018, less than a year after Chen had quit gymnastics, he...

‘Max’imizing Life

‘Max’imizing Life

Patrick Sarsfield, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Parker Max, dedicated YouTuber and runner, wakes up at 6 am. He rolls over and looks out his window. It’s pitch black. He walks into his kitchen and spreads peanut butter over a 100 percent whole wheat honey bagel. After eating, he leaves his house to go on his daily run. Max runs all year roun...

Coach of the Century

Coach of the Century

Emily Martinez, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Martial arts, boxing, and kickboxing require skill and training, no matter what level someone is on. When it comes to these sports, coaching is a necessity. Boxing isn't just about learning the techniques, it’s also about being able to apply them to everyday life. None of this is new to George Chambe...

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