Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2023«

For Most, You’re as Violent as Your Viewing Habits

March 27, 2023 by


The word “violence” is frequent in the vocabulary of society’s youth. Violence in the media has been a matter of many debates, with some parents allowing their children to witness and take in all information that is shared in the media.  The American Psychological Association released a report in 1988 saying, “Virtually all independent scholars […]

Last of the Jeffersonians: Bill Kauffman’s Interview with The Tiger Times

March 24, 2023 by


In this interview, author Bill Kauffman, known for “America First!”, Look Homeward, America, and more, answers questions from “The Tiger Times.” Bill Kauffman is known as a historian of local culture, an author, a screenwriter, and more. In the interview, he covers topics from books, historical figures, current events, and beyond. Bill Kauffman is a […]

Two Fleetwood Seniors Named February Students of the Month

March 22, 2023 by


Fleetwood seniors Addison Hostetler and Emily Walbert were named February students of the month at FAHS. This award is a large accomplishment and shows the work ethic of both students.  Addison Hostetler, daughter of Brian and Christie Hostetler, is involved in student council, science olympiad, Model UN, chorus, volleyball, bowling, track, National Honor Society, Rho […]

New Apps Spell the End for Paper Currency

March 21, 2023 by


Mobile payment apps provide a resource that has positive and negative effects within society. Some of the benefits include quick/easy transactions, not having to carry cash, and general convenience. However, security risks and technology barriers are still limiting issues with these apps.  One of the biggest factors contributing to the rise of mobile payment apps […]

Local Train Enthusiast Reacts to East Palestine Wreck

March 20, 2023 by


A train headed from Illinois to Pennsylvania derailed and crashed in East Palestine, Ohio. However, this wasn’t just an ordinary derailment because the train was carrying toxic chemicals. These chemicals were called vinyl chloride, butyl acrylate, and isobutylene. These chemicals were ultimately released into the air, and people have reported feeling sick. Norfolk Southern, the […]

Schools Become Battlegrounds for State Gender Politics

March 17, 2023 by


Many teenagers do not express to their parents that they would like to change their gender or pronouns. They do not think their parents would approve and do not want to risk disappointing them. In many religious communities, various forms of gender and sexual expression are frowned upon. This can be a major factor in […]

Twitter Files Spark and Sputter in Equal Measure

March 16, 2023 by


Starting the beginning of December, independent journalist Matt Taibbi has released information and conversations that were posted to Twitter but censored by the previous heads of Twitter. Taibbi is an independent journalist who has reported on multiple political stories in the past years. “Anytime you have a true/independent journalist, and in this case Matt Taibbi […]

Gas Stoves Spark Controversy

March 8, 2023 by


Should Americca ban gas stoves? While the question may sound extreme, actions have been taken to support this move within the government.  Around mid-January, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission made statements regarding the safety of gas stoves. Richard Trumpka Jr., head of the commission, sighted safety concerns as a key factor. Immediate outrage ensued […]

Clark and Menet Named December Students of the Month

March 6, 2023 by


Two deserving seniors, Taylor Clark and Laura Menet, were named December students of the month by FAHS faculty. Both students take part in numerous activities inside and outside of school.  Taylor Clark, the daughter of Michael and Sherry Clark, is involved in the student council, yearbook, and women’s empowerment club. She is an officer of […]

Luddism Leaps in Popularity

March 3, 2023 by


The Luddite revolution might be among us. Young people in the modern era have a tendency to be tech addicts. Despite this, some young individuals are giving up their tech for a simpler life. A Luddite is someone who opposes the use of modern technology. The name comes from the original “Luddites,” who were English […]

Fleetwood Sends off 10 Student-Athletes to College

March 2, 2023 by


On 1 February 2023, 10 student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent.  There is one baseball commitment, one basketball commitment, two football commitments, two ice hockey and lacrosse commitments, three soccer commitments, and one swimming commitment.  Ryan Moser will be going to Elizabethtown College to further his baseball career while majoring in exercise science. Moser […]

Consumerism: Living a False Life that’s Not Just Killing Us But the World Around Us

March 1, 2023 by


Copious amounts of research have been done on consumerism and the evolution of human consumption in the last two decades.  Consumerism is the constant need for demand and dependency. Niel D. Emerald wrote, “Consumerism affects the psychological health of the individual through erosion of the true self and replacing it with a false self, and […]