Love and Relationships: A New Era

Dearest Readers , My name is Sasha Hanrahan and I will be your new guide to love and relationships this year! A little bit about myself , I live a pretty normal life, I love to hang out with my friends, try new foods, travel to new places, go on adventures, and listen to drake….

Love and Relationships: Opinionated Friends

Dearest Readers, Thanks for coming back time and time again to read what I have to say! This week we’re talking the topic of opinionated friends! And, more importantly, how to share your own opinion with them when they tend to only want to hear one side. Especially in a world so politically and socially…

Love and Relationships: Meet the Parents

Dearest Readers, Meeting the parents. Ahhh, the most joyous yet seethingly stressful point of any developing relationship. Some see it as sweet and monumental, while others picture a scene out of Meet the Fockers and cringe. So, when’s the right time to throw yourself into this world of unknown? Let’s chat! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question:…

New Kids On The Block: Not Everyone You Lose Is A Loss

High school has taught me a number of things, but I think I’ve learned more about friendship than I have anything else. Especially this past year I struggled with the reality that I couldn’t please everyone I was friends with. No matter how hard you try, there will always be someone who doesn’t agree with…

Forks over Knives: Chipotle Queso

Hi, I’m Julia. This week, I tried Chipotle’s queso so you didn’t have to. You’re welcome. Shocked, disappointed and betrayed: just a few of the emotions I felt after trying the impressively controversial Chipotle Queso. Please don’t waste your money. I did and look where I am now: writing a hate-fueled rant on a menu…

Love and Relationships: Is there such thing as too much compromise?

Dearest Readers, Welcome back! Now that second semester is back in full swing, I’m ready to answer your questions starting with….compromise! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: Is there such thing as “too much compromise” in a relationship? Answer: As I mentioned in an earlier post, compromise is fundamental when it comes to relationships. If nobody compromised,…

Love and Relationships: Clingy People

Dearest readers, It’s that time of year! Hot chocolate, the smell of fresh pine, candy canes galore….and cuffing season! But with cuffing season also comes the hardships of people (friends or significant others) who are just way too clingy. So, what should you do to handle them? Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do I deal…

Who Am I: Eric Bias

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor “My name is Eric Bias and I am a senior at Alpharetta High School. This is my third year on the Hook staff and I have nothing but good things to say about the time that I have spent as a part of this publication.” No, that sounds too formal. Let’s…

Love and Relationships: Friend Group Drama

Dearest readers, It’s been a while; I hope y’all had a fantastic Thanksgiving! But, unfortunately, it’s back to reality and back to classic friendship and relationship #drama. So, let’s get started! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you deal with drama in a friend group? Answer: There are few friend groups that manage to work…

Why We Should All Become Minimalists

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Our journey has come to an end. Hopefully I captured your attention from the first post of this series on minimalism. More importantly, I hope that took something away from the things that I said. Although you may have not completely agreed with what I had to say, just know…

Minimalism As Portrayed in Art and Architecture

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Minimalism does not only exist in the aspect of personal possessions and goods; the principles of minimalism are also applied to art and architecture, creating a style known as contemporary or modern. When you look at a minimalistic piece of architecture, it may not be a lot to look at;…

“Even Though You Didn’t Ask For It, Here Is My Advice”: Eric

“A universe without purpose should neither depress us nor suggest that our lives are purposeless. Through an awe-inspiring cosmic history we find ourselves on this remote planet in a remote corner of the universe, endowed with intelligence and self-awareness. We should not despair, but should humbly rejoice in making the most of these gifts, and…