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Organ Transplants May Become Easier

March 9, 2018 by


Every day, there are people who desperately need organ transplants. Unfortunately, there is a huge wait for transplants, which could potentially cause things to get worse. “In the U.S. alone, more than a hundred thousand people need heart transplants each year, but only about 2,000 receive one,” National Geographic said. For years, scientists have been […]

What Are the Differences between the Cold and the Flu?

March 6, 2018 by


Sometimes people struggle to identify whether they have the flu or just a common cold. There are some significant differences between two that people are not aware of. What is a cold? According to MedicineNet, “The common cold is an upper respiratory tract infection caused by many different viruses.” Some symptoms of a common cold […]

Bergstresser and Nasados Kiss Pig For Four Diamonds

January 22, 2018 by


Before Thanksgiving break, the high school held Mini-Thon spirit week, including a “Kiss The Pig” event. Mini-Thon is a fundraiser held for the Four Diamonds fund. There were many activities going on throughout this spirit week. The spirit week kicked off on 20 November with “blue out,” or “Penn State day”, where students were encouraged […]

Fleetwood Fall Blood Drive a Success

December 11, 2017 by


The Miller-Keystone Blood Center Blood Drive took place at Fleetwood Area High School recently and was a huge success. Taking place on 19 October, many students turned out to donate blood. The drive was in honor of Alison Stern, who passed away earlier this year. Miller-Keystone’s cause reaches throughout the Berks area and other counties. […]

Eating Vegan Has Countless Benefits

October 27, 2017 by


People who follow a vegan diet display lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure.  They also have a less likely chance of getting colon and prostate cancer, as well as a decreased rate of ischemic heart disease. Veganism is a dietary lifestyle that, after much research, is found to be beneficial in many ways. Going vegan […]

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13, 2017 by


The beginning of breast cancer awareness month starts every year around October.  Fundraisers are raising money, and patients become survivors everyday. Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant cells form in the tissue of the breast. One in eight women within the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This […]

Opinion: Violence Effects Kids

May 19, 2017 by


Violence has been around forever. It doesn’t look like the crime rate is coming to an end either, which would be a tough thing to do. As much as most people would like to not see violence be around anymore, there will always be some people that have a different view and try and cause […]