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2015 Senior Wills

2015 Senior Wills

May 13, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Read on to see what the Class of 2015 is bequeathing to those they leave behind…   Von Hill, Jr.: I leave all my school spirit and my Fluco Man outfit to Charlie Searcy. Good luck bro! Nafeese Simms: I leave my musical talents to Taijiana Simms and my talent and playing time to Shema...

What You Don’t ENO About Hammocking

What You Don’t ENO About Hammocking

Christopher Robey, FCHS Journalist

April 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

With springtime on our doorstep and summer right around the corner, now is the prime time to get outside and do something I’ll bet you’ve never heard of: hammocking, a hobby which is rapidly growing in popularity around high school and college campuses. What exactly do you need for hammocking?...

6 Steps to Perfect Makeup

6 Steps to Perfect Makeup

Katelyn Almarode, FCHS Journalist

April 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

Many women across the world use makeup to accentuate their natural beauty and build confidence. Believe it or not, makeup has been around since ancient Egyptian times, when it was made from all-natural materials like berries and fruit juice. These days, there are literally thousands of makeup brands...

Netflix addiction – healthy or life-ruining?

Netflix addiction – healthy or life-ruining?

Alex Heister, Fluco Beat Assistant Editor

April 17, 2015


Filed under Archive, Lifestyle and Trends

In this age of texting and video games, many have fallen under the allure of Netflix, and can you honestly blame them?  With a wide array of popular TV shows and movies such as Breaking Bad and Sherlock, it’s easy for anyone to throw away an afternoon or a few hours of sleep just to find out what ...

Hearthstone: A Card Game For Everyone

Hearthstone: A Card Game For Everyone

Alex Heister, Fluco Beat Assistant Editor

April 14, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

There are many popular trading card games that have dominated people’s lives, and Hearthstone has made a huge impact.  An online, free-to-play card game made by Blizzard Inc., Hearthstone entered the gaming world last year.  The game gives the player the choice of nine World of Warcraft heroes, each...

Who you gonna call? No one.

Who you gonna call? No one.

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

If there’s any topic more debated by high school students other than cell phones, I’ve somehow been left out of it. The argument is brought up over and over, and almost every time, the student is the one defending their “right” to a phone. Well, from one opinionated student to another, here’s...

Top 5 Spring Fashion Trends

Top 5 Spring Fashion Trends

NaTaryia Brock, FCHS Journalist

March 20, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

It almost spring, time to retire those bulky sweaters, and whip out your warm-weather attire. This year’s Spring fashion trends were inspired by the bold color schemes of the 70’s, classic patterns and prints and geometric designs that are sure to have you looking like a million bucks. Here’s what...

Five Free Must-Have Games for Smartphones!

Five Free Must-Have Games for Smartphones!

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

In 2015, just about everyone has a smartphone of one kind or another. But how good is a smartphone if you use it only for texting or calling? Here’s five must-get free games for passing time on the bus or spicing up boring nights. #1: Geometry Dash For iPhone and Android Geometry Dash, despite...

Psych!

Psych!

Alexander Heister, FCHS Journalist

February 10, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

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


Filed under Lifestyle and Trends

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...

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