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Government Shutdown Affects National Parks

October 31, 2013 by

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The government shutdown affected many aspects of people’s lives. The most significant impact of the shutdown was the closing of national parks and monuments. Most of the people affected by this problem were travelers. In total, 401 national parks were closed, in addition national zoos. Among the places that were closed were all the monuments […]

Gun Control Resurfaces in Washington

October 31, 2013 by

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With the recent shooting at the Naval Yard in the District of Columbia, which resulted in the death of twelve people, America turned again to what our current president, Barrack Obama, had proposed: a ban on many assault rifles, high-capacity magazines, and background checks required for weapons. Also, ammunition prices would be double, and there […]

Earlier Start Startles Students

October 30, 2013 by

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If you have not realized this already, Fleetwood Area High School’s day has been moved up by five minutes. Students seem to be overly harsh on the change in schedule for the Fleetwood Area High School. The school day used to start at 7:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, but it now starts 7:25 a.m., Eastern […]

Nike/Adidas Feud Sparks Heated Controversy

October 30, 2013 by

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There are many different brands of sports and clothing out there. Nike and Adidas are the two main competitors. Fleetwood students offered several differing opinions on which one is better. “I’m an Adidas kind of guy,” Shaq Cobb said. “I like Nike clothing,” Kayla Lynn Daniels said. Each company makes the same thing, just in […]

Kenyan Disturbance Raises American Fears

October 29, 2013 by

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On 21 Saturday, 2013, in Nairobi, Kenya, a terrible event occurred in the Westgate mall. This well-kept mall was overrun by about 10 terrorists who were out for blood, and nothing else. This takeover of the mall lasted from Saturday to Thursday. Al-Shabaab was the group’s name. According to CNN, Kenyan intelligence knew of a […]

Fleetwood Anticipates New NHL Season

October 29, 2013 by

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It is back. The NHL has returned, it is roaring to go. “The Flyers are where it’s at. They have the Stanley Cup in the bag,” Junior Logan Silvius said. Last year’s Stanley Cup was the most watched event in NHL history. The former Stanley Cup champions are looking to repeat their successful season with […]

Fleetwood Celebrates Homecoming 2013

October 28, 2013 by

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Fleetwood 2013 homecoming included a variety of events that gave Fleetwood students the chance to show their school spirit. The homecoming dance was Friday night after the powder puff game and the parade. Fleetwood’s football homecoming game was played against Schuylkill Valley on September 28th. The home team won 31-7. This made for an exciting […]