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12 Years a Slave Rivets Spectators

November 27, 2013 by

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Slavery is always a sensitive topic in film. The peculiar institution has either been romanticized, such as in Gone with the Wind, or used as a backdrop and sidestepped to tell a different story, such as last year’s Django Unchained. Few films have grappled with it as directly and brutally as this year’s 12 Years […]

Thanksgiving Games are an American Tradition

November 27, 2013 by

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The Thanksgiving Day game has been a tradition for the NFL and America. The first Thanksgiving Day game was played back in 1934 between the Lions and Bears. The Bears won the game 19-16. The Thanksgiving Day game tradition started in Detroit, and the city has played in every Thanksgiving Day game, except for 1939- […]

Fleetwood Deals with Sports Injuries

November 26, 2013 by

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Injuries from sports are definitely a disadvantage and can lead to serious issues. Throughout Berks County, the majority of injuries are found in football because of the high level of contact. “Although football produces the most injuries, it is not always the sport with the highest percentage of injuries per number of participants,” Mr. Moyer, […]

Thanksgiving a Cornucopia of Tradition

November 26, 2013 by

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It is that time of the year again. The leaves are changing, the temperature is lowering, and the smell of fresh-cooked home meals wisps through the air. Thanksgiving is now approaching, and the signs are all here as both natures’ changes and human decorum begin to reflect the approaching holidays. The time for giving is […]

Americans under a Watchful Eye

November 25, 2013 by

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Every day, the average teenager sends over 60 texts per day and spends an average of three hours on the computer. Many teens believe their lives revolve around technology and popular social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. But all of this is being monitored by the United States Government, which searches for […]

What is your Favorite Part of Thanksgiving Break?

November 25, 2013 by

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What is your favorite part about Thanksgiving break? Auston Clauss, Grade 12- “Thanksgiving is a time when I can truly put my natural talents of eating and doing nothing into use.” Carly Gieringer, Grade 12- “I don’t like Thanksgiving, but it’s cool that there’s no school.” Erica Groncki, Grade 12-“Not going to school.” Jenna Roberts, […]

Harvest Festivals Celebrated Around the World

November 22, 2013 by

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Thanksgiving is almost here again, and it is a beautiful, loving, happy time of year filled with food, family, and quality time. Thanksgiving can also be a stressful time for the person cooking . Helping someone out on that day can keep the day happy and stress free. Many families may have traditions or family […]