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Sculpture Planned to Commemorate Dogs of War

February 12, 2019

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In the 1900s, Lt. Colonel Edwin Hautenville Richardson trained various breeds of dogs for the First World War and convinced the US government that the Airedale Terrier was a soldier’s best bet for a four-legged friend beside him on the front lines. “Even before the war, the potential for dogs to carry out military duties […]

Abused Woman Seeks Asylum in Canada

February 8, 2019

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Women in Saudi Arabia are constantly being physically and mentally abused. Recently, an eighteen-year-old named Rahaf  Mohammed Mutlaq al-Qunun made that known. On 5 January 2019, she demanded asylum in Thailand in order to get away from her family’s abuse. While Rahaf was travelling with her family in Kuwait, she found it was the perfect […]

Jamie Lynn Closs Escapes Kidnapper

February 7, 2019

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On 15 October 2018, the whole world changed for one little girl. Jayme Lynn Closs, thirteen-years-old, went missing. When police officers arrived on scene, they found Jayme’s parents shot to death in their home located in Barron, Wisconsin. Her father’s name was James Closs, and he was fifty-six-years-old. Her mother’s name was Denise Closs, and […]

Women Finally Allowed to Enter Holiest Temple in India

January 31, 2019

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On 2 January 2019, two individuals made history for women in India. In Kerala, India, two women entered one of the holiest temples in all of India just after a ban on women was removed. Although this was a big step towards equality, many people were not happy. Over the years, women have struggled to […]

January Kicks Off NFL Playoffs

January 31, 2019

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Wild Card weekend kicked off on 5 January with the Colts easily defeating the Texans 21-7 and then the Cowboys defeating the Seahawks 24-22; this was the only non-Wild Card team to win on Wild Card weekend. On Sunday, the Chargers and Ravens battled it out first, with the Chargers holding on to win 23-17. […]

U.S. Troops Return Home from Syria

January 30, 2019

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“After historic victories against ISIS, it’s time to bring our great people home!” President Donald Trump said in a Tweet on 19 December 2018. More than 2,000 U.S. troops have returned from Syria, according to USA Today, but Senators from both parties were against the President’s decision to withdraw the troops for various reasons. “This […]

Former Fleetwood Graduates Inducted into Fleetwood Sports Hall of Fame

January 30, 2019

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Chris Unger, Dale Faust, and Barry Koch were inducted into the Fleetwood Sports Hall of Fame on 27 December. The ceremony included opening remarks from Superintendent Dr. Greg Miller followed by a guest speaker, Dale Cullin. The three alumni were then inducted and introduced before the boys’ basketball game in the gymnasium. The selection committee […]