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Psych!

Psych!

Alexander Heister, FCHS Journalist

February 10, 2015

Psych is one of those simple games with rudimentary graphics and a basic objective. Players take the role of a nameless arrow trying to escape what I affectionately refer to as “The Circle.” Tap the screen and the arrow moves from one circular moving platform to another while the Circle tries to...

Tech Time: Four Must-Have Free Apps

Tech Time: Four Must-Have Free Apps

Christopher Robey, FCHS Journalist

January 6, 2015

It’s 2015 and by now, nearly everyone you know has a smartphone whether it’s your grandma Josephine or your creepy old neighbor Harry. And with smartphones comes the desire for apps. While there are thousands of great apps, many of them will cost you. Here’s a look at four free apps that are sure...

Welcome to the Awesomepocalypse

Welcome to the Awesomepocalypse

Christopher Haislip, FCHS Journalist

November 18, 2014

The end of the world doesn’t always have to be depressing.  As it turns out, it can actually be really fun too.  Sunset Overdrive is the Xbox One’s first must-have exclusive, and it is an absolute blast to play.  Insomniac Games, the developers behind popular Playstation franchises Ratchet & Clank ...

5 Things to Learn From People with Disabilities

5 Things to Learn From People with Disabilities

Emily LeSueur, FCHS Journalist

October 17, 2014

There’s a certain form of prejudice that people with disabilities have to face every day. Some people come across as if they are pitying or mocking, or as if they want to avoid the subject altogether. And when they see someone with a disability, they may think “What if it were me?” But it doesn’t...

Senior Suggestions for Success

Senior Suggestions for Success

Lauren Sullivan, FCHS Journalist

October 16, 2014

College applications, high level classes, and standardized tests are just a few of the reasons that senior year is by far the busiest year for a high schooler.  All of this makes your last year of high school very tedious.  But with these four pieces of vital advice from the class of 2015, you’re...

How To Build a Computer

How To Build a Computer

Christopher Robey, FCHS Journalist

September 26, 2014

Technology in this day and age is ever changing. Your once new computer is now covered in dust and has been rarely used since you bought it four or more years ago. So you’re going to go out and buy a new one that inevitably will be replaced by yet another one, and another one, and another one...and...

Mud Craze

Mud Craze

Kylee Dixon, FCHS Journalist

May 20, 2014

Many students these days are beginning to catch the coffee craze. Wanting that daily cup of Joe has forced many students into the habit of brewing a pot each morning before school. What many don’t know, however, are the facts behind that warm cup of caffeine. For example, you may have heard that coffee...

Top 5 Dates All Seniors Should Know

Top 5 Dates All Seniors Should Know

Brandi Pannell, FCHS Journalist

May 1, 2014

Senioritis. Everyone’s heard of it and by this time in the school year, a majority of every senior class catches it. Senioritis affects everything from your grades to your ability to get out of bed in the mornings, to trying to memorize the dozens of dates almost every teacher throws at you. To help...

Twenty-Forty Hate

Twenty-Forty Hate

Caleb Staff, FCHS Journalist

April 30, 2014

By now you are probably on top of all the latest game trends: Flappy bird, Fun Run,Candy Crush, and Clash of Clans are just a few games that social media has been buzzing. But have you heard of 2048? Well, boy are you in for a surprise. The game 2048 is your standard puzzle where you move pieces ab...

Beach Disease

Beach Disease

Tory Stribling, FCHS Journalist

April 29, 2014

Do you want wrinkles, spotty skin, and possibly, death? While no one is going to answer “yes” to that question, the idea of rubbing a white, greasy and cold cream on your arms and legs every couple hours while in the sun is a disgusting thought to many people, especially teens.“I put sunscreen...

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