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Fashion Diversified between Koreas

April 30, 2014 by


The fashions of North Korea and South Korea are very different. Religion and other traditions dictate the wardrobe of North Koreans, which is more plain and business-like, whereas South Korea has a simple, neat, and clean style. North Korea’s wardrobe is very professional but does not have much of an exotic look. The women have […]

Playoffs Begin for NBA

April 29, 2014 by


As the regular NBA season came to an end, many teams were fighting for a playoff berth. Sixteen teams in total make the playoffs, with eight from the West region and eight from the East region. The teams that made it then fought for the number one overall seed. The Miami Heat fell short, taking the […]

Theatre Tops List of Worst-Paying Jobs

April 28, 2014 by


Many seniors in Fleetwood Area School District have already chosen a career pathway and started applying to colleges, but some have no idea what we want after this year is over. Some things to consider while choosing a dream job is how much it will pay and how much advancement is possible. According to research from Georgetown […]

Consumers Put Off by Ugg Factories

April 25, 2014 by


Did you ever wonder how your Uggs are made? Ugg boots, a popular brand for women and men, were originally made in Australia and New Zealand and are naturally made from sheep skins and wool. Even though Ugg boots are very comfortable, the sheep that the materials come from are often treated questionably and cruelly. “I don’t […]

Mudslide Strikes Oso

April 24, 2014 by


On 22 March, a mudslide ravaged the town of Oso, Washington. The town is about 55 miles northeast of Seattle. So far, 33 people are confirmed dead, and there are still 10 people missing. The mudslide covered a square mile, reaching 15 feet deep in some places. Some search and rescue crews measured debris 75 feet […]

German Club Places Second in Competition

April 23, 2014 by


On 27 March 2014, eleven teams from six different school districts competed in Kutztown’s World Language Meet. Fleetwood’s German language students came in second place. “The competition was from eight in the morning until three in the afternoon. There were thirteen people, so we ended up taking two vans,” German teacher Mrs. Christine Moll said. […]

Chilean Earthquake Reaches 8.2 on Richter Scale

April 22, 2014 by


Many places located around the Pacific Ocean experience earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Seventy-five percent of the volcanic eruptions and 90% of earthquakes happen around this belt in the Pacific, known as the “Ring of Fire.”  These earthquakes happen because the ring of fire is the area where tectonic plates rub and collide together, causing earthquakes. The largest […]