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Toxic TikTok Trends are Taking Over

Toxic TikTok Trends are Taking Over

Bridget Levesque, Features Editor March 4, 2021

Since people are growing used to the idea of spending more time at home, TikTok has proven to be an addictive way to eat up your time. You can scroll endlessly on your “for-you page,” which is perfectly...

How to Buy Your First Car

How to Buy Your First Car

Adam Miller, Community Editor March 2, 2021

Why buy a car in highschool? The latter half of high school is when many teenagers get their driving licenses and gain greater freedom than ever before, given that they have access to a car. Many...

Influencers ignore CDC guidelines during global pandemic

Influencers ignore CDC guidelines during global pandemic

Sophie Shayne, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2021

Countless videos and pictures of hundreds of people packed into a house were spread into the universe via multiple social media apps. Some pictured people standing on top of tables shouting. Others...

A Guide to Masks

A Guide to Masks

Krutika Joshi, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

As we leave to step out of our homes, we grab our keys, wallets, bags, maybe a coat and the (hopefully) unforgettable mask. Almost a year has passed since the coronavirus pandemic swept over the world,...

Five Easy Gifts to Give During a Quarantined Valentines Day

Five Easy Gifts to Give During a Quarantined Valentine’s Day

Claire Moeser, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! It will certainly look and feel different this year, but there are still ways to celebrate the love and friendship in your life. Here are some ideas to help you find...

Madison Reflects on 2020

Madison Reflects on 2020

Aidan Jones, Features Editor December 29, 2020

2020 has been quite an interesting year. Like a Netflix drama series that we all had front row seats to with twists and turns some never thought possible. And while 2020 actually has had a few positives,...

Where to Buy Essential Loungewear for 2020

Where to Buy Essential Loungewear for 2020

Audrey William, Community Editor December 21, 2020

With winter around the corner, you must be wondering where you can buy affordable and stylish loungewear. Lucky for you, this guide has your back. GIRLS:  Silk satin pajama set This two...

Ways to Shop Safely During A Pandemic

Ways to Shop Safely During A Pandemic

Bridget Levesque, Features Editor December 19, 2020

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people find themselves in need of a quick, easy way to purchase gifts for their family and friends. Due to COVID-19 safety regulations, certain stores have temporarily...

Hawk Talk Staff Holiday Recipes

Hawk Talk Staff Holiday Recipes

Hawk Talk Staff December 18, 2020

In addition to our journalistic skills, the Hawk Talk staff also has some serious talent when it comes to baking. We're excited to share with you a few of our favorite holiday recipes below.   Christina...

Madison Students Celebrate Multi-Cultural Holiday Traditions

Madison Students Celebrate Multi-Cultural Holiday Traditions

Mehru Adnan, News Editor December 15, 2020

The holidays are a festive time to welcome the end of a year. Even though COVID-19 is set to make this holiday season pretty untraditional, students are still finding ways to maintain tradition with...

Personal Workspaces Prove Essential for Distance Learning Success

Personal Workspaces Prove Essential for Distance Learning Success

Naarada Samarasinghe, Opinion Editor November 12, 2020

In order to combat the ever-growing pandemic, Fairfax County Public Schools made the decision to conduct the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year online. Though this choice has supporters, it’s forced...

Madison Students get Creative with Apple iOs 14 Update

Madison Students get Creative with Apple iOs 14 Update

Aidan Jones, Features Editor November 11, 2020

iOS 14 has finally arrived with an array of new and exciting features. Some small and some very large. With iOS 14, there are a ton of new characteristics to dive into. Widgets The widgets are...

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