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Disney Film Causes Political Havoc in FL School

May 31, 2023 by


A Florida teacher is under state investigation for showing her class a Disney movie with a gay character. Not knowing this would be a problem, she left many parents upset and worried for their children to be in this class environment. “I wasn’t aware the state’s controversial law banning instruction about certain LGBTQ topics had […]

May 2 Marks the 12-Year Anniversary of Death of Bin Laden

May 24, 2023 by


May 2nd was the 12-year anniversary of the day DEVGRU (Seal Team 6) took out Osama Bin Laden. According to, the raid of the hideout took place at 1 a.m. local time, which would be 4 p.m. EST. The entire operation was said to have lasted 40 minutes. According to “FBI files,” Osama Bin […]

Tragedy at Waco Turns 30

May 22, 2023 by


On April 19, 1993, the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, burned to the ground. The Compound burning down was the last stage in the bloody 51-day standoff between the Branch Davidians and the federal government. The tragic event started on February 28, 1993. It began with a local news reporter who had been tipped […]

Most Misunderstand Anarchy

May 2, 2023 by


Anarchy is a word frequently used but seldom understood. It is often equated with ideas of mob rule, disorder, and chaos. The philosophy, however, is more complex. Anarchy comes from the Greek word anarchos, with “an” meaning “without” and “archos” meaning “rulers,” so “anarchy” in its simplest translation simply means “without rulers.”  Anarchy is essentially […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yemen Resolution Doesn’t Get a Vote Despite Activists’ Wishes

February 10, 2023 by


The United States is funding its ally Saudi Arabia in its war against Yemen. The civil war in Yemen has left over a hundred thousand dead from armed conflict and many more Yemenis dead from starvation. Most of these deaths were civilians killed directly or indirectly by the Saudi military. The United States has given […]

North Korea Tests Nuclear Missile Capable of Reaching America

January 31, 2023 by


North Korea launched ballistic missiles into the sea Saturday, November 12, 2022. The U.S. sent two bombers to South Korea in a display of military prowess. Tensions have started to rise, and new updates about the missile have come in. North Korea has test-fired more than thirty missiles since the initial test Saturday. These long-range […]

Missiles Threaten Peace of Mind in U.S.

January 24, 2023 by


North Korea and the United States have had a rocky relationship over the past few decades. With new research and information circulating about a North Korean missile that can reach the United States, some are scared.  The Japan Times reported, “Across the Atlantic, U.S. President Joe Biden warned in October of a potential ‘Armageddon’ hanging […]

President Pardons Pot Possessors

November 18, 2022 by


President Biden is a one-time drug war hawk who is now pardoning pot offenders. On October 6, 2022, President Biden took to Twitter to announce the policy “As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana. Today I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to […]

Russia Considers Using Nuclear Weapons against Ukraine

November 11, 2022 by


Just how close is the world to Nuclear warfare? Unfortunately, it is probably the closest it has been since the Cold War era. The culprit is the raging war going on between Russia and Ukraine, in which Russia is making nuclear weapons threats. “They are just scare-tactics,” Fleetwood Area High school physics and science teacher […]

Pennsylvania Governor’s Election Heats Up

October 19, 2022 by


On Tuesday, November 8th, the new Pennsylvania Governor will be determined.  Democratic State attorney Josh Shapiro is in the Political Race against Republican State Senator Doug Mastriano. Both Candidates are looking to succeed former Democratic Governor Tom Wolf, whose term is over and cannot be re-elected. The winner will be sworn in on January 17, […]

Fleetwood’s Women Empowerment Club Starts Up for the 2021-2022 School Year

January 14, 2022 by


The FAHS Women’s Empowerment Club has started up for the 2021-2022 school year. Fleetwood Area High School has started a club to help young men and women learn about different topics pertaining to women’s struggles and rights in the world today. “In Women’s Empowerment Club, anyone who wants to join is welcome,” adviser Sherri Rankin […]

New Government Regulations Plan to Eradicate Drunk Driving

November 30, 2021 by


There are around 9,000 deaths caused by drunk drivers each year in the U.S. In 2026, America is going to have a requirement on cars that will mandate a new technology for people under the influence of alcohol that is intended to curb the extent of fatalities. This plan is part of the Democrat’s trillion-dollar […]

Supply Chain Crisis Erupts in California

November 27, 2021 by


Essential supplies are stranded in the middle of the ocean. This is only part of the crisis happening with the California Supply Chain. There have been an overwhelming number of ports sitting idle and ships being delayed, causing the price of products to go up in stores. The Biden Administration plans to fix this by […]

AOC Makes Fashion Political with “Tax the Rich” Dress

October 26, 2021 by


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Representative, wore a seemingly controversial white dress to the 2021 Met Gala. The red lettering written on the back stated ¨Tax the Rich.¨ Many people loved and admired her dress, while others deplored the message and the medium.  Ocasio-Cortez has spent much of her career trying to get the point […]

Hope Dawns for Japanese LGBTQ Community

April 2, 2021 by


A Japanese court ruled that the same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. This is a landmark decision that could herald a new era for marriage equality in the country. It is the first step for same-sex marriage in Japan.  A Japanese court has ruled that not allowing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. It is the first time […]

Biden’s Covid-19 Task Force Enters the Scene with Apprehension

February 7, 2021 by


Newly inaugurated President Joseph R. Biden’s Covid team is nervous about what the Trump team hasn’t told them.  Biden is inheriting a nation that is grieving over those who perished from the virus. Biden’s team is feeling frustrated and concerned about having a full understanding of the scope of the problems they will confront on […]

A New President Is Inaugurated

January 26, 2021 by


“I will always fight for you. I will be watching and listening. I wish the new administration great luck and great success. They’ve the foundation to do something really spectacular,” former President Donald Trump said. On 20 January 2021, Joe Biden was inaugurated as this country’s 46th president, and Kamala Harris became the first female […]

LGBTQ Anti-discrimination laws LGBTQ Axed

January 26, 2021 by


Imagine being a target of a hate crime, turned away from health care because of who you are, and turned away from businesses because of who you love. There are so many struggles that people in the LGBTQ community face every day of their lives. The fight for equality has been a long and daring […]

Partisan Politics Drive 2020 Presidential Election

November 20, 2020 by


On 3 November 2020, the presidential election took place. Candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden ran against each other. Isabella Atchina, on behalf of the Biden voters, explained why her family is voting Biden because she liked that his ideals were for a more equal society. Nik Stella, on behalf of the Trump […]

Students, Plan to Vote When You Can!

November 3, 2020 by


With the recent presidential election, it is important to understand why voting is so important. Whether you are a young voter or an experienced voter, voting is a way to speak your voice and directly be involved with your government.  No matter what you think, every vote, even yours, is extremely important. That’s one of […]

Democrats Call for Impeachment of Trump

November 22, 2019 by


On 24 September, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she was initiating impeachment proceedings against President Trump.  Pelosi’s move resulted after Trump allegedly urged the Ukranian president to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump’s action prompted the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against him, an act many Democrats were ready for since day […]