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Marijuana Is Sometimes Legal, but Still Debilitating

December 13, 2018 by

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Marijuana impacts the brain in many negative ways. The main cannabinoid found in marijuana that affects the brain is THC, which is similar to the brain chemical anandamide. These two chemicals reward the brain, encouraging addiction. Humans have an Endocannabinoid System found in many areas of the brain. Our bodies’ natural cannabinoid, anandamide, acts upon […]

Migrant Caravan Seeking Asylum

December 3, 2018 by

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Thousands of people from Central America are demanding asylum in the United States. The migrants’ journey began on 12 October 2018 in San Pedro Sulas, Honduras. The caravan started with only 160 people, but that did not last for long. As the three caravans were migrating up north, thousands of people joined, bringing their friends […]

Fake National Honors Society Scams Students

November 5, 2018 by

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A misleading honor society is scamming high school students across the country. The National Society of High School Scholars misleads students into thinking they are joining the National Honor Society and asks them to pay a $60 membership fee. The NSHSS sends a letter of invitation over the summer to high school students. The letter […]

Fetal Tissue Illegally Used for Research

October 18, 2018 by

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Fetal tissue is being used to further disease research. There is a law that must be followed to allow such research, and it was passed in 1993. A section of this law has recently been broken by Advanced Bioscience Resources (ABR). ABR, an alleged non-profit organization, is being accused of selling fetal tissue to clients […]

FAHS Relay-for-Life Plans Upcoming Safe Trick-or-Treat

October 5, 2018 by

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Relay for Life is a non-profit organization that hosts a variety of fundraisers to raise money towards the fight against cancer. Fleetwood Area High School will be hosting one of these events on 23 October 2018 from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Safe Trick-or-Treat is an event that has been running for about seven years now, and it […]

Reporter Bio: Madeline Feichtel

September 26, 2018 by

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Madeline Kyah Feichtel, Maddy for short, was born on 8 January 2001, in Pottsville, PA, to her loving parents, Jen and Scott. She has a thirteen-year-old sister named Ava and a ten-year-old brother named Wesley. As a child, Maddy loved to read, play outside, and watch The Disney Channel. She describes herself as intelligent, generous, […]