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Student Loan Options Available

April 24, 2018 by


For those beginning their search for gearing up to go to the college of their choice, it can be difficult managing the financials. One thing students can do is reduce interest. Reducing this can lessen total debt and the size of monthly payments after graduation. This can help avoid capitalization, which is when unpaid interest […]

What is the Fiscal Cliff?

February 8, 2013 by


You have probably heard about it on TV, or read about it in the newspaper, or maybe someone brought it up in casual conversation. The fiscal cliff has been a big deal in America, but what was it exactly? First off, the term “fiscal cliff” is a nickname given to the issues that the United […]

R.I.P. Twinkies

December 5, 2012 by


On Friday, 23 November, America lost an icon. Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies,  officially went out of business. A national strike of its workers severely affected product output, and Hostess was forced to lay off 18,500 people. “We deeply regret the necessity of today’s decision, but we do not have the financial resources to weather […]

FASD Budget Plans Full of Compromise

June 13, 2012 by


Even though the new school year is months away, many plans are underway for the upcoming 2012- 2013 school year. Over the last couple of months, many meetings have been held concerning the budget for next school year. Each board meeting is different in its own way; sometimes many teachers, students, and parents talk about […]

Tentative FASD Budget Approved

June 8, 2012 by


Word has been circulating around the immediate area about the new budget cuts that have been approved by the Fleetwood School Board. The budget, which was approved in early May, will be the tentative budget for the Fleetwood Area School District starting in the 2012-2013 school year. Unfortunately, the budget has had some drawbacks. One […]

FASD Budget Cuts Affect All

April 20, 2012 by


“I don’t want anything being cut,” FAHS Principal Michael DeAntonio said. On 13 March, 2012, Dr. Paul Eaken spoke about the budget and what is going to be cut next school year.  After he was done, he allowed anyone who wanted to speak to do so. Students, faculty, staff, and even people from the community spoke […]

Big Three Make Big Rebound

April 12, 2012 by


When the economy tanked a few years ago, so did the Big Three U.S. automakers’ sales. In 2008, both Chrysler and General Motors filed for bankruptcy and were forced to take a federal bailout. Ford just barely managed to avoid bankruptcy. In 2011, it was hard to believe that these three companies had ever been […]