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Five Brands of Seltzer Water; One Will Prevail

November 21, 2019 by


Fellow reporters and seltzer drinkers, Abigail Lutcavage and Hannah Medina, reviewed different brands of seltzer water to see which was the best. “Seltzer is a very elegant and refreshing beverage. I feel that everyone should relish in the enlightenment and riveting experience of seltzer drinking,” Lutcavage said. To make the competition fair, each brand was […]

Local Pizza: Who Are the Winners and Losers?

June 14, 2019 by


The small town of Fleetwood delivers some good soccer, a tight-knit community, and some pretty good pizza around town. The Tiger Times set out to try a regular cheese slice at each pizza joint in Fleetwood and determine which place offers the best tasting slice. McKenah Rapposelli and Sam Schappell tried a piece from each […]

Death of A Bachelor Tops Charts

February 16, 2016 by


Recently, Panic! At the Disco released a new album called Death of A Bachelor. It has eleven songs on it. P!ATD lost another member last year after previously experiencing some turmoil that caused other members to leave. The only remaining official member is Brendon Urie. The songs on the new album are as follows: “Victorious” “Don’t […]

Star Wars Seven Succeeds

February 15, 2016 by


The expectations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens were incredibly high, so high that, if the movie reached them, it would have been a miracle. Ever since the first trailer was released in November 2014, the dedicated fans have analyzed every single detail and thrown themselves into every piece of new material. What many people seem […]

The Force Awakens Both Light And Dark Within Critic

February 4, 2016 by


With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a massive amount of attention was given to the new addition to the beloved series of movies. Within the Fleetwood Area High School itself, there were a select few who had the opportunity to go out and see the movie on its opening day. The film […]

AHJ Masters the Stage and All of Life’s Moments

January 29, 2016 by


In the dimly lit basement of a church, many devoted followers gathered to see Albert Hammond, Jr., a large name in the music scene. Although he is still trying to prove himself through his side project, many would recognize him as the rhythm guitarist of the widely popular Indie band, The Strokes. Albert just recently […]

VICE Is the Upcoming News Outlet for Youth

November 25, 2015 by


People all over the world, including Fleetwood Area High School Students, are relying on a new source for all things news related. VICE is an online media source based out of Brooklyn, New York, and Los Angeles, California. Founded by Shane Smith in 1994, it is a magazine and website that tends to go where […]

“Take Me To” A Hozier Concert

November 17, 2015 by


Andrew Hozier Byrne walked out onto the stage of Radio City Music Hall to an abundance of applause. He started strumming a lovely melody on his guitar that eventually turned it into his hit song, “Like Real People Do.” His aura stretched out across the stage and the velvet recliners that the audience sat in. […]

Gone Girl Good Enough to Stick Around

November 13, 2014 by


Gone Girl is a new film from director David Fincher based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn. It tells the story of a man suspected for his wife’s murder after she mysteriously disappears on their fifth wedding anniversary. Flynn also wrote the screenplay for the film and kept in much of […]

Draper’s Descent Headlines Mad Men Season Seven

June 6, 2014 by


Mad Men is an American television drama that debuted on AMC in 2007 and is now in its seventh and final season. The season was broken up in two halves, with the first half wrapping up last Sunday and the second half to air next year. AMC used this same model with Breaking Bad and […]

There’s a reason he’s called “King of the Monsters.”

June 3, 2014 by


Godzilla, a legend spanning nearly half a century, is back in theaters. A creature of gigantic proportions, the giant lizard that crushes cities as if they were paper mache is popular worldwide. Nearly fifty years ago, Godzilla started as an inquiry into the fears of the early 1950’s: What is the nuclear testing doing to […]

12 Years a Slave Rivets Spectators

November 27, 2013 by


Slavery is always a sensitive topic in film. The peculiar institution has either been romanticized, such as in Gone with the Wind, or used as a backdrop and sidestepped to tell a different story, such as last year’s Django Unchained. Few films have grappled with it as directly and brutally as this year’s 12 Years […]

iPhone/Android Debate Unsettled

October 24, 2013 by


People are forever comparing iPhones and Androids. The iPhone 5 and the Android Galaxy S4 are the newest phones on the market right now. People never know which to choose, or else they are talked into purchasing something based on other people’s opinions. “If you don’t have an iPhone, you’re doing it wrong,” Kayla Lynn […]

Evil Dead Far from DOA

June 19, 2013 by


In Hollywood, it seems like there is some obsessive movement to remake every horror movie ever. Whether the film is a beloved darling of horror, a cult classic, or a piece of obscure garbage best left to the dust bins of history, no horror movie seems to be unworthy of a remake with results that […]

Injustice Offers Thrilling Superhero Showdowns

June 12, 2013 by


Injustice: Gods Among Us is a 2D fighting game developed by Netherrealm Studios. It features playable heroes and villains from across the DC Comics universe. There are 24 total playable characters in Injustice, including Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, and the Joker. Each character has his or her own unique move set and special moves, based on […]

Iron Man 3 a Must See

May 23, 2013 by


Here’s a bold statement: Iron Man is the coolest superhero ever. Don’t believe me? Watch Iron Man 3, the newest addition in Marvel’s long line of superhero movies. Even if one is not well-versed in the comic book movie universe–full disclosure, I haven’t even seen the first two Iron Man films–this movie is sure to […]

High Praise for The Story So Far

May 1, 2013 by


Hailing from Walnut Creek, California, The Story so Far is a pop punk band that recently released its second studio album, What You Don’t See. The album’s release was met with a positive response, receiving praise from music critics and fans alike and going as high as #46 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Following the […]

Warm Bodies a Slightly Better Book

February 27, 2013 by


Zombie love, brain-eaters, controlling societies, and, of course, an unforgettable love story! Warm Bodies was an instant hit. “I’ve wanted to see that movie so bad! It seriously looks amazing!” senior Cameron Weeks said. What most people do not know is that Warm Bodies was actually a book before it became a movie. Warm Bodies […]

“Zero Dark Thirty” Gives Viewers ‘Proud to be an American’ Feel

February 22, 2013 by


Zero Dark Thirty is an odd film in that we all know how it ends before we even watch it. It is commonly known that Osama Bin Laden was killed by Navy Seal Team 6 on 2 May 2011. So, why bother watching if we know what happens? For starters, Zero Dark Thirty is much more […]

ASAP Rocky’s “Long Live” Fulfills Expectations

February 21, 2013 by


Rakim Meyers, better known as ASAP ROCKY, is an American rapper from Harlem, born and raised in New York City. He released a mix tape titled “Live Love ASAP” to critical praise, and his first album “Long Live ASAP” does not disappoint in the slightest. Released 15 January, the album features guest appearances from Schoolboy […]

Hitman Absolution Worth Playing

February 12, 2013 by


After a 6 year hiatus, Agent 47, one of gaming’s most prolific assassins finally returns with Hitman: Absolution in full force. The series always followed 47 and his exploits as the most deadly assassin for the International Contract Agency; however, Absolution ventures from this formula. Agent 47 is sent to kill his old handler (the […]

Gangster Squad a Mediocre Film

February 6, 2013 by


No names. No badges. No mercy. Gangster Squad is a drama based on the true story about the taking down of Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) and the undercover police who did so. In the beginning, the audience is introduced to Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin), a guerrilla soldier from World War II who is dedicated […]

Daniel Day-Lewis Rises to Power in Lincoln

January 23, 2013 by


Daniel Day-Lewis doesn’t just play Abraham Lincoln in the film, Lincoln; he becomes the sixteenth president. It’s a fascinating performance that boosts an otherwise dull movie. ‘Lincoln’ occupies a relatively minor timeframe in the famous president’s life. The film occurs during the end of the Civil War, focusing on the passing of the 13th Amendment abolishing […]

YOGO Crazy Makes Food Fun

January 17, 2013 by


“Stop playing with your food!” your mother exclaims. But at YOGO Crazy, that’s all you do! YOGO Crazy is a fairly new frozen yogurt shop found here in Berks, founded by the current owners of the very successful Austin’s restaurant. The décor is a mix of candy colors and a six-year-old girl’s room. It is “flabbergasting” […]