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The ISU 2017 Four Continents Championship

Chloe Kim

February 24, 2017


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The International Skating Union (ISU) 2017 Four Continents Figure Skating Championship took place on Feb. 15 and recently ended on Feb. 19, in Gangneung, South Korea, which is also where the 2018 winter Olympics will be held. A total of 111 athletes from 14 different countries competed in the championship. ...

“BIG 5” Academy Awards Movie Reviews

Autumn Kent

February 14, 2017


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The Silence Of The Lambs "The Silence of The Lambs" is a psycho thriller about the growing relationship between an upcoming detective and a cannibalistic prisoner. Clarice Starling is asked to communicate with high security inmate Hannibal Lector to find out information on an ongoing case of a sadistic murd...

Don’t Miss This Month’s “Supermoon”

Hannah Maschino, News Editor

January 31, 2017


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On Nov. 13, stargazers will be treated to the first supermoon of its kind in last 68 years. Normal supermoons occur more often than one may think. They occur every 13 months, when the moon is full on the same day as it is closest to the Earth. As a result, the moon is seen as being 14 percent bigger...

TV Episodes Based on Movies

Autumn Kent

January 31, 2017


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South Park "Medicinal Fried Chicken" vs Scarface KFC becomes illegal and Cartman, experiencing KFC withdrawal, delves into a black market KFC exchange. Getting deeper into the business, Cartman loses his sense of knowing when to stop until he is in too far to quit. This episode is a spoof of Sca...

Autumn’s Top Autumn Throwbacks

Autumn Kent

January 31, 2017


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HORROR The Exorcist (1973)- A creepy movie in which the daughter of a film starlet is possessed by a demon and those around her try to figure out how to fix her. Though the plot seems to drag on, the grotesque visuals and the scary-good acting set a creepy tone for a perfect Halloween movie mar...

Empire of Storms Review

Empire of Storms Review

Emily Sheng

January 31, 2017


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These days Sarah J. Maas writes the most alluring action packed, romance YA fantasy books. Her recent series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, fill my mind with more of the love triangle between the main characters Feyre, Tamlin, and Rhysand, but I still enjoyed it nevertheless. Last month Mass released the fi...

Disney Live Action Films

Autumn Kent

January 31, 2017


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A few of the live action films Disney has released in the past three years. (photos courtesy of Flickr) Within the last couple of years Disney has been turning many of their high grossing cartoon films into live action remakes.Titles include Maleficent (2014), Cinderella (2015), and The Jungle Book (2016)...

Best September Movies

Autumn Kent

September 16, 2016


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With school starting and work piling on, students are looking for stress management strategies. Although not a permanent solution, I find going to see a movie over the weekend or during my free time gives me a break from reality. Here is a guide to what I expect to be the best movies in September. Bl...

Futuristic Reads

Hannah Maschino and Emily Sheng

April 1, 2016


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Alone Together by Sherry Turkle Alone Together, by Sherry Turkle, is a thought-provoking non-fiction book about how technology isolates us from the people around us. It begins by discussing how children become attached to robots and imagining them as companions, even treating them as living bein...

Authors Visit FHS To Discuss Their New Book

Authors Visit FHS To Discuss Their New Book

Autumn Kent, Courtney Herzog, and Emily Sheng

April 1, 2016


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The book All American Boys by award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely tells the story of two high school boys of different ethnicities attending the same school, connected only through one dangerous event. The event, which leaves one of them injured, has different repercussions on both...

Best Picture Nominations: Too Different To Compare

Best Picture Nominations: Too Different To Compare

Autumn Kent

February 7, 2016


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The 88th Academy Awards are coming up, and with so many great movies to chose from in 2015, the nominated films for Best Picture are from very different genres making it difficult to compare. The nominations include The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, ...

Elementary School Students Bring New Energy to the Play Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Elementary School Students Bring New Energy to the Play Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Hannah Maschino and Emily Sheng

December 16, 2015


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The City of Fairfax Theater Company is putting on The Best Christmas Pageant Ever this holiday season with Kirsten Boyd as the director and junior Emily Dillard as the assistant director. The play is based on the book of the same title written by Barbara Robinson. The story is about the unruly Herdma...

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