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Seniors Afraid of Postponed Graduation

March 26, 2013 by

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With the year slowly winding down, many seniors anxiously await acceptance letters or begin prospective jobs, but there is something brooding over the head of every senior. The possibility of graduation being postponed is a real threat. With the school snow days dwindling down and Easter just around the corner, many students are worried whether or […]

Fleetwood Pool Unpopular among Students

March 26, 2013 by

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Fleetwood Community Pool is selling discount student tickets for $6.00 after 4:30 p.m. (student ID required). The pool will be open Fridays through Wednesday from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Some Mondays the pool will be closed at 6:00 p.m. for swim meets. One Thursday per month will be the Dip ’N’ Dance.  The pool has a snack bar that’s […]

The Wood Criterion Collection: Vol. IV

March 25, 2013 by

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In collaboration with Diane Chisdak, both pieces exhibited in the collection are from the sketchbook, “Crustacean.” I is Junior Stephanie Favata’s piece in ink, manipulating different forms of texture, including stippling (a process in which numerous small dots or specks are used). Sophomore Hannah Kohl’s piece, exhibited as II, also is an example of this […]

Easter Celebrations Vary around the World

March 25, 2013 by

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The smell of chocolate is in the air. That’s right, Easter is near. Here in America, most people associate chocolate and giant bunnies with Easter, but, in other countries, there are different activities happening. In Germany, Easter starts on Good Friday with a feast of fish. Also, part of the lunch feast is a lamb-shaped […]

Obese America due to Fast Food

March 22, 2013 by

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During a study conducted during the years 2007- 2010, a new discovery was made concerning American diets.  According to the research that was conducted, 11% of the average adult calorie intake (per year) consisted entirely of fast food. The criteria for the study included cheeseburgers, pizza, fries, and other types of foods that are usually […]

Future of Olympic Wrestling to be Determined

March 22, 2013 by

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Over the past two weeks, professional sources have been talking about the debate on whether Olympic wrestling should be excluded or not in the 2020 Olympic Games. Like every debate, there are two sides. One side supports banning Olympic wrestling, and the other is fighting for it to stay. “Wrestling in the Olympics shouldn’t be […]

Video Games a Scapegoat for Violent Crimes

March 21, 2013 by

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Gamers argue that video games do not cause violence; they are simply a way to relieve stress. Video games have become a vital part of society and a huge mark as to how technology is advancing.  A hundred years ago, no one even dreamed of being able to play a video game, even with a […]