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Thomas Sam, FCHS Journalist

February 21, 2017

A common pattern seen among young people is the belief that their voices and feelings cannot or will not be heard. This leads many kids, and even young adults, to feel lonely, unwanted and in some cases, as if the world is against them. A lesser-known app called “Vent” has a mission to give those who...

Far from an All Time Low

Far from an All Time Low

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

January 25, 2017

The Human Condition , the sophomore album by up-and-coming artist Jon Bellion is making a huge splash in the music industry and topping charts worldwide. After his now Platinum Hit “All Time Low” hit the radio, fans could not seem to get enough of his catchy beats, goosebump-causing high notes, and...

Organization Hacks

Organization Hacks

Yolaine Scolan, Lauren Kirby, and Abigail Searcy

January 12, 2017

Even if we are only in December and it is not the time for the spring cleaning yet, you may want to clean and organize your room (or your entire house) before your family comes over to visit. Here are some hacks to keep them from telling you how messy your room is and to avoid the family discussion ...

Your Guide to Netflix-On-the-Go

Your Guide to Netflix-On-the-Go

NaRayel Daniels, FCHS Journalist

December 16, 2016

Hasn’t there been a time you really wanted to watch Netflix, but couldn’t because you were in the car for 14 hours? Or because you didn’t have the data to stream it? With Netflix being the top streaming app in the United States, many users have prayed for a long time for a way to take Netflix ...

Still Walking with the Walking Dead

The Walking Dead, Season 4, Part B on FOX.

Alexis Harris, FCHS Journalist

December 1, 2016

[Warning: The following review contains spoilers.] Yes, I am still watching The Walking Dead. The Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead had 17 million viewers on the edge of their seats with their hearts racing to see who Negan would kill with his beloved bat, Lucille. After waiting six long mont...

Junior Movie Maker on the Hunt for Success

Junior Movie Maker on the Hunt for Success

Jake Lindo, FCHS Journalist

September 29, 2016

While lots of students take videos, Junior Chris Kreitzman is taking things a step farther, trying his hand at filmmaking with an original movie called The Hunter. He has been planning his movie since he was in 8th grade, and is very excited to begin production. As a student with little time or funds...

Uncharted 4 Finds Its Fortune


Jake Delaurier, FCHS Journalist

May 18, 2016

Of all the game studios working today, none stand out quite like Naughty Dog. Their jump to the Playstation 3 to develop more cinematic gaming experience has led to some of the best modern games on the market. Their first foray into developing more cinematic experiences was the Uncharted  trilogy, an imp...

6 Fashion Websites You Need Now

Going shopping online? Check out these six websites. 

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Abby Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 11, 2016

Between school, homework, sports, and jobs, it can be difficult to go out and shop for whatever you need--especially in Fluvanna where you need to drive at least 25 minutes to find any major shopping. Thankfully, there is the internet, the perfect way to save both time and money on shopping. To h...

The Idiot’s Guide To Avoiding Spoilers

The Idiot’s Guide To Avoiding Spoilers

Jake Delaurier, FCHS Journalist

May 3, 2016

The way we consume media has changed drastically over the past couple of years. Ever since the advent of the internet, we have become more connected with information traveling much quicker than it did a few decades ago. Unfortunately, this also means forms of entertainment can now be easily spoiled by...

Texting in Theatres is the Last Straw

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Patrick Dieter and Shjon Best

April 16, 2016

Does AMC Theatres really want to allow phones to be used during movies? Best and Dieter give their thoughts.

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