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Fleetwood Hockey Starts Strong, Ends with a Loss

February 21, 2019 by

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Last season, Fleetwood combined with Oley Valley’s and Muhlenberg’s ice hockey teams, but this season, they entered without Muhlenberg. Fleetwood started off slow in their first game, putting up a rough showing against the Schuylkill Valley team, losing 8-3. The team didn’t take long to bounce back. They came out strong in their next meeting […]

Spix’s Blue Macaw Extinct in the Wild

February 20, 2019 by

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Deforestation, logging, and the illegal pet trade are just some of the many factors that have played into the extinction of the Spix’s Blue Macaw in the wild. This species of bird is just one of eight confirmed Brazilian birds that have gone extinct in this decade alone. Though things may look bleek for this […]

FAHS Welcomes Mr. Gaston Back to Teaching

February 19, 2019 by

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After almost three months, Fleetwood Area High School is pleased to welcome media teacher Mr. Sean Gaston back to the building. On Thursday, 18 October, Gaston was driving to school when he was rear-ended by a distracted driver. After the collision, Gaston lost control of the car and, while attempting to fix the direction his […]

Philadelphia Eagles Have a Carson Wentz Dilemma

February 18, 2019 by

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The Philadelphia Eagles have an interesting dilemma at the quarterback position, Carson Wentz or Nick Foles? The team, as of January 15, have elected to continue forward with Carson Wentz at the helm. This has evoked reactions from many Eagles fans. Some like this move, and some wanted to see the team go with Nick […]

The Future of Ray Tracing Has Arrived

February 15, 2019 by

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Modern-day animations can now have photo-realistic lighting due to a rendering method called Ray Tracing. Ray Tracing traces a path of light as pixels to generate an image based on the surfaces with which the light comes into contact. When the ray of light hits a surface, it can now reflect, refract, scatter, create dispersion, […]

Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

February 14, 2019 by

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A woman who had been in a vegetative state for over a decade has given birth to a healthy baby boy. The woman’s identity has not yet been reported. She nearly drowned 14 years ago, leaving her in a permanent vegetative state. She now depends on around-the-clock care at Hacienda Healthcare in Arizona. The staff […]

Racism Allegations Compel Vermont Lawmaker to Resign

February 13, 2019 by

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Vermont’s only black female lawmaker has resigned. Kiah Morris decided to step down from her position after she had received harassment from a white nationalist. The man will not be pressed with any charges because, by law, his comments are covered by the First Amendment. Kiah’s harasser was covered by the First Amendment, which states […]