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Movies to Hit the Theatre

In Features on January 31, 2014 at 8:59 am

Emelia Aiken-Hafner ’17

With 2014 already whizzing by, the movie scene is on the rise. Here are some of the highly anticipated movies coming out soon.

That Awkward Moment (1-31-14 )- Zac Efron, Miles Teller, and Michael B. Jordan all play modern-day adults trying to navigate the waters of love. After one of the boy’s has a devastating breakup, they all make a pact to try to stay single for as long as possible. How long will they be able to keep the single status?

3 Days to Kill (2-14-14)- Kevin Costner stars in this action thriller where he plays an international spy fighting for his life. He has distanced himself from his daughter and wife, to ensure that they are not hurt by his line of work. But when his wife has to go out-of-town, he is left to look after his teenage daughter for the first time in 10 years. If this is not hard enough he has “3 days to kill” an international terrorist spy in return for a drug that could save his life. This film is not yet rated.

Non Stop (2-21-14 )- When a retired Air Marshal, Bill Marks, boards a plane in route to London disaster strikes. While on the plane he receives a series of text messages ordering the government to deposit $150 million to a secret bank account. If this action is not carried out, every 20 minutes a person will die on board the plane. Not only is the killer threatening this Air Marshal’s life but all of the passengers aboard the aircraft.

Need For Speed (3-14-14)- Street racer, Aaron Paul, is finally out of prison for a crime he was framed for. Revenge is what he is seeking while he and his buddies build a one of a kind car. Their hopes are that it will win against a race against the man who should have gone to jail so they can put him away once and for all. This street racer is defying all odds in one final race from coast to coast trying not to get thrown into jail, again.

22 Jump Street- (6-13-14)- Jenko, Channing Tatum, and Schmidt, Jonah Hill are back. This time going to college. Yet again their mission is to catch a drug on the rise. As they enter the college life their interests shift causing Jenko and Schmidt to question their friendship. Can they bust the drug dealer while keeping their friendship in tact?



In Sports on April 30, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Rock Climbing is becoming a mainstream sport; rock climbing gyms are popping up all over the globe, like the one that just came to Hadley in April of 2011. Rock climbing is the perfect sport for you if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush and if your okay with heights. Read the rest of this entry »

USDA Changes School Lunchtime Meals, Hopkins Changing Too

In News on October 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm

The USDA is currently in the process of reinventing unhealthy school lunch meals around the country to include healthier options. The new lunchtime guidelines, which were announced last year, will go into effect this school year and are expected to help reduce child obesity and health care costs. Read the rest of this entry »

New Interface

In Features, News, Uncategorized on May 6, 2011 at 1:55 pm

So like everything in the world, things change. The Hawks Claw crew decided to change up the appearance of the online Hawk’s Claw and added a new design layout. All the content is the same.

Who likes the new interface design?

Airports Going Too Far?

In News on January 5, 2011 at 2:16 pm

Sean Quill ’13

Throughout the years, airport security has been increasing due to electronic advances around the world. The newest and latest method is uses a machine that takes a full body image. Since terrorists can hide bombs in undergarments that will not be detected by the old walk-through scanners, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) is enforcing this machine to be in every airport in the country. Currently, there is at least one in every major airport.http://whyy.org/cms/radiotimes/files/2010/01/airport-full-body-scanner-pic-ap-getty-344675505  .jpg Read the rest of this entry »