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President Pardons Pot Possessors

November 18, 2022 by

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Empire Star Jussie Smollet Allegedly Stages his Own Attack

April 25, 2019 by

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Empire star Jussie Smollett, 36, has been charged with felony disorderly conduct after falsely reporting an alleged hate crime. Smollett actually staged the whole ordeal simply to gain publicity in order to get a raise in his salary. The following is a brief timeline of the events leading up to today. 22 January 2019: A […]

New York Passes New Abortion Law

April 24, 2019 by

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On 23 January 2019,  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new abortion law into legislation. The law makes it easier for state residents to have post-availability, third-trimester abortions. The old law only allowed abortions in the third-trimester if the mother’s health was in danger. The bill AB 6221 passed with a vote of 94-49. […]

Turning Point Arrives in Fleetwood

April 23, 2019 by

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Turning Point USA is the nation’s biggest conservative movement across thousands of universities and high schools. A common misconception of the organization is that it preaches Republican propaganda. In this day and age, there are various different kinds of Republicans. TP USA just focuses on promoting American freedom, the free market, and limited government. On […]

Catholic School Boys Deemed Innocent after Viral Rally Video

March 14, 2019 by

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America is having trouble deciding what is an acceptable form of Freed Speech. In Washington D.C. on 18 January 2019, a group of Covington Catholic School boys were harassed for wearing ‘Make America Great Again’ hats. The boys were there to rally peacefully at a March for Life event, but unfortunately their day did not […]

Racism Allegations Compel Vermont Lawmaker to Resign

February 13, 2019 by

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Vermont’s only black female lawmaker has resigned. Kiah Morris decided to step down from her position after she had received harassment from a white nationalist. The man will not be pressed with any charges because, by law, his comments are covered by the First Amendment. Kiah’s harasser was covered by the First Amendment, which states […]

Government Shuts Down over Border Wall

January 10, 2019 by

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Is Trump going to keep his biggest campaign promise? President Trump has conceded to shut down the American government because Congress hasn’t provided funding for his pledged border wall. Before Trump was elected, he guaranteed that border security would be increased with his proposition for a wall on the border of the U.S and Mexico. […]

National Monument to be Reduced in Size for Mining

December 19, 2018 by

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Grand Staircase Escalante, a protected sacred monument, is being reduced in size to be mined despite national outcry. The Trump administration is cutting the Grand Staircase Escalante nearly in half. This new proposition will open new oil and gas leasing opportunities in protected lands, reduce drilling regulations, and dissolve habitat-protected shelter for endangered species. The […]

Trump Trying to End Birthright Citizenship

December 14, 2018 by

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In a recent interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump revealed that he is preparing an executive order to nullify the long-accepted constitutional right of birthright citizenship in the United States. Legally, he can’t do this, as the 14th Amendment has protected this right for over a century: “All persons born or naturalized in the United […]

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 […]

Pipe Bombs Mailed to Democrats

December 10, 2018 by

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At least fourteen Democrats recently received live pipe bombs, all of similar design and packaging, leading to suspicions of a coordinated attack. High-profile Democrats received live explosive devices in what appears to be a large scale attack on government officials, media corporations, and anyone opposed to President Donald Trump. All of these cases seem to […]