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The Student News Site of Hazen High School

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The Student News Site of Hazen High School

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Local News Blitz

Local News Blitz

Jojo Foster, Staff March 28, 2024

14-dollar adoptions Tacoma Humane Society: Tacoma Humane Society and Pierce County offered $14 adoptions for the whole week of Valentine’s Day. From February 13-18, all animals 2 years of age and older...

War is Not Over

War is Not Over

Trey Henley, Staff March 28, 2024

This is a reminder that the war between Russia and Ukraine continues. Social media has many unproductive uses, but a beneficial use of these platforms is using them to spread awareness about war without...

Have AI Generators Gone Too Far?

Have AI Generators Gone Too Far?

Elle Clemmons, Staff March 28, 2024

Can you spot the difference between AI-generated art and human-made art? Take a closer look. Is there an inconsistency, distortion, or element unachievable by a human? The usage of AI is becoming increasingly...

Restaurant Chains we might be Losing in 2024

Restaurant Chains we might be Losing in 2024

Kenna Sloan, Staff January 29, 2024

Due to COVID and people being more interested in what's in their food and where it was sourced, As well as false advertisements and lying to their customers, many restaurants are closing. This doesn't...

Gypsy-Rose Blanchard

Gypsy-Rose Blanchard

Elle Clemmons, Staff January 29, 2024

On June 15, 2015, Gypsy-Rose Blanchard and Nicholas Godejohn, her boyfriend at the time, were taken into custody to be questioned for her mother’s murder. The day prior, Clauddine Blanchard, also known...

Local New Blitz

Local New Blitz

Jojo Foster, Staff January 29, 2024

Polar Bear Plunge:  As a Renton tradition, many partake in a chilly start to their New Year. The Polar Bear Plunge is a staple in the Renton Community on New Year’s Day. Each year, hundreds of brave...

CTSO Jam

CTSO Jam

Elle Clemmons, Staff January 28, 2024

On October 28, at Hazen, the CTSO JAM (Career and Technical Student Organization Joint Activities Meeting) took place for the first time since the pandemic. This event was a collaboration across the clubs...

Addressing The Elephant In The Room

Addressing The Elephant In The Room

Aliyah Diquan-Mcrae and Mika Murillo January 23, 2024

  Happy election year, Highlanders! With many of our Hazen students and staff eligible to vote in the upcoming election, we figured it would be important to provide you all with an in-depth explanation...

The Justins: The Story of The Tennessee Three

The Justins: The Story of The Tennessee Three

Kya Baker, Managing Editor May 17, 2023

   On March 30, 2023, three Democratic Tennessee representatives participated in a peaceful demonstration protesting for stricter gun laws in the state. The rally followed a mass shooting three days...

CDC Warns of Deadly Fungus

CDC Warns of Deadly Fungus

Paulina Mercado-Topete, News Editor May 17, 2023

   On Monday, March 2020, 2023, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued a warning in reference to Candida auris. This potentially fatal drug-resistant fungus has spread across the...

News Blitz

News Blitz

Americans Kidnapped in Mexico:    On March 3, 2023, four Americans were kidnapped and held at gunpoint by a group of unidentified members in Tamaulipas, Mexico. The four Americans had recently crossed...

East Palestine Ohio Train Derailment

East Palestine Ohio Train Derailment

Yasir Hassan and Abhram Mendoza March 29, 2023

Timeline: How it began.   February 3, 2023, around 8:55 pm EST, a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed. According to the NTSB and the Ohio News outlets, the wheel bearings of the train overheated...

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