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Fleetwood Football Makes Improvements Regardless of Record

December 21, 2012 by

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This past football season, Fleetwood Tigers went 3-7, which ties the team’s all-time record. “A football program takes time to develop,” Coach James Martinez is apt t say. The new coach seems to be doing things right. The team’s overall spirit and will to win has improved 100%. This season was undeniably the best season any […]

Lincoln’s Accomplishments Recounted

December 21, 2012 by

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Abraham Lincoln entered politics after being a store keeper, rail-splitter, and frontier lawyer. Lincoln believed that slavery was morally wrong.  He won no votes in the southern states, which viewed Lincoln as a threat to culture and society. Lincoln was elected in November of 1860. He launched his campaign in June with a memorable speech […]

Greiss Says Dissatisfying Election Yields Dissatisfied Conclusion

December 20, 2012 by

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The 2012 election is finally over, ending with the re-election of current president, Barack Obama, over presidential nominee and former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney.  Frankly, I say good riddance to the whole thing! This election was one of the most disenchanting experiences I have had concerning the government and politics. Despite hearing how important […]

FAHS Band Wins First Place in King Frost Parade

December 19, 2012 by

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The Fleetwood Marching Unit participated in Hamburg’s King Frost Parade.   The band played two different songs while the band front performed their routine.  The parade had many floats and marching bands there, but out of all the bands, Fleetwood won first place. “It’s really awesome to have a director that is very talented and truly […]

Eagles Upset Fans

December 18, 2012 by

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The Philadelphia Eagles are a well-respected football organization that has endured a lot of success in past years. The team has never won a Super Bowl and has not won a championship since 1960. This year’s team, which seems to have so much talent, has lost their ninth straight game, and has fallen to a record […]

Skyfall Skyrockets at the Box Office

December 14, 2012 by

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In the latest installment of the James Bond franchise, which celebrates 50 years since novelist Ian Fleming first published his “Casino Royal” in 1953, 007 has to eliminate a “friend” from M’s past after a terrorist attack on MI6. In the movie, M is threatened by the possibility of  MI6’s demise; due to that, the […]

Empty Flowers’ “Six” Is Diverse, Satisfying

December 13, 2012 by

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With a name like “The Empty Flowers,” music lovers might immediately come to some hasty conclusions.  Unlike their name, however, The Empty Flowers are anything but empty. The first song, “Resonate,” on their album released on 25 September sets the tone for all of the rocking that follows in this album. It is no surprise that […]