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…

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…

How Minimalism Can Help Lessen the Effects of Natural Disasters

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor I turned on the television on the morning of Sept. 12 and I was immediately shocked by the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s wrath on the state of Florida. Displayed on the screen was a myriad of images of destroyed homes and buildings that were torn to shambles. As the news’ cameras…

When Will I Ever Use This Math?: Real-World Math Applications

By Eric Bias, Layout and Sports Editor The question that acts as this article’s headline is one that I hear all of the time by my peers in math class. Even though this is a simple and valid question to ask, I still find myself getting annoyed when one of my peers asks it. Despite…

Why We Should Continue to Fund NASA

By Eric Bias, Layout & Sports Editor Throughout the history of the United States, there have been many examples of how innovation, passion and creativity have helped define America. One example of this, is the creation of a National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) by the thirty-fourth President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower,…

Heads or Tails: Electoral College

Heads: The Benefits of the Electoral College By Eric Bias, Layout & Sports Editor Throughout the history of the United States, democracy has been one of the main issues that have been fought to keep. Democracy, as we know it, was created in 7th century Greece, in order to allow the citizens of Greece to…

AHS Clubs Collaborate to Help a Student in Need

By Eric Bias, News & Layout Editor In August, six AHS clubs came together to help a homeless Kennesaw State University student afford another full year of college. These six AHS clubs (Working Together for Change, BETA Club, Key Club, LEO Club, FBLA and NHS) held a 5k run at Rock Mill Park in Alpharetta…