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The Legacy of Barack Obama

The Legacy of Barack Obama

Madison Neath-Gordon, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

 Throughout his productive 8 years, President Barack Obama did much to put this country on a better path. Although some argue he wasn’t our greatest President, it cannot be denied that he has taken many steps to better the nation. Even with an almost all-Republican Congress, many bills were passe...

Hacking America: The China vs. Russia Question

Hacking America: The China vs. Russia Question

Matthew Hanley, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Upon the dawning of the New Year, it becomes ever more apparent that the American media has made great investments into the pursuit of our Russian counterparts. More specifically, our Russian counterpart’s hackers. Given the frenzy and outcry expressed by the American people, one would at first imagine...

Ford Stays in the USA and Sparks Hope

Ford Stays in the USA and Sparks Hope

Josh Hafif, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

The citizens of the United States are losing jobs as manufacturing plants choose to move to Mexico in hopes of a greater net profit. Mexico has fewer safety restrictions, less strict labor laws, and cheaper minimum wages. When this is combined with cheap or free taxes to import back to the United States,...

The Death of Fidel Castro

The Death of Fidel Castro

Matthew Hanley, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2016

On November 25th, 2016, the Cuban despot Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, more commonly stylized as Fidel Castro, passed away. Castro had been on medical leave from his office since 2006, having appointed his brother Raul as his successor. Castro’s passing has resonated across the world, spurring many differ...

I Predict a Riot

I Predict a Riot

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2016

Mass hysteria erupted across the country after it was announced that Donald Trump had won the presidential election.  The streets were filled with angry protesters in cities like Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, and Portland, all of which strongly lean towards the Democratic side.  What had started out as a peaceful protest quickly took a violent turn; Po...

Matthew Leaves Catastrophe in Haiti

Luke Lindsey, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has negatively impacted many communities and families, but none have been more affected by the storm than the people of Haiti when it crashed into their towns and homes at 7am local time, Tuesday morning. With its residents living in basic cinder block homes or stick-in-mud she...

World Studies: A Combined Effort

World Studies: A Combined Effort

Josh Hafif, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

          World Studies is a new class at FCHS that combines AP World History and 10th Lit Honors. It is available for the 10th grade students in STEM and was created to give the students a free space in their schedule. This resulted in many happy students, like Mason Sheffield who states, “We can...

The Many Faces of Donald Trump

The Many Faces of Donald Trump

Mckenzie See-Holbrooke, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

Republican party nominee, Donald Trump, is a front runner for becoming president of the United States, and everyone has become so intrigued by him and his image. Most Americans that do not support Donald Trump view him as sexist and only using the campaign to receive press and publicity. Many people don...

A Cry for Help

A Cry for Help

Jiries Hishmeh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

  Aleppo, Syria, a once beautiful city, is one of the many places that have fallen victim to the current civil war raging through the country. Most recently the city has been at the receiving end of bomb strikes. On August 28th, a helicopter dropped two barrel bombs on the funeral of the children...

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