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Jennifer Pham graduates early

Jennifer Pham graduates early

Chloe Shin, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Featured, Showcase

Growing up in Da Nang, Vietnam, Jennifer Pham was already accustomed to hectic schools and demanding curriculum. Then in 2015, she moved to California to attend FUHS as a sophomore. Pham plans to become either a math professor or an app designer involved in computer science. Influenced by her mat...

Call to action: climate change

Call to action: climate change

Allison Park, A&E Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase

Between 2000 and 2009, an average of 55 million people suffered from climate-related disasters annually. Damage costs hit $789 billion in the early 2000’s. While these startling numbers continue to escalate, it is easy for us to step back, ignore the problem and tell ourselves that global warming is...

Fullerton High School remembers Brendon Vos

Fullerton High School remembers Brendon Vos

Emma Moyers, Co-Editor-In-Chief
March 23, 2017
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Last spring, Brendon Vos stood on the pitcher’s mound at Angels’ Stadium, preparing to pitch the game of his life. Teammates Justin Kim and Roberto Salazar ran over to have a talk with him, their nerves tingling with excitement as they anticipated playing their rival Troy High School. However, Bren...

AP/IB junior starts petition to defend provocative novel

AP/IB junior starts petition to defend provocative novel

Emily Brezarich, News editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Featured, News, School News, Showcase

Many works of literature are considered controversial. Novels like "The Catcher in the Rye" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" were sometimes banned in school classrooms for their suggestive content. Here at FUHS, the novel, "The Handmaid's Tale," which is being taught in Leonardo Indelicato's AP/IB English...

Trump’s immigration ban affects FUHS student and family

Trump’s immigration ban affects FUHS student and family

Kaya Ortega, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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Turmoil and chaos ensued as President Trump signed an executive order to ban immigrants and green card holders from seven Muslim majority countries including: Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, and Somalia on Jan 27. Worldwide, 218 million people would be denied access into the United States. Million...

Annual College and Career Fair highlights future opportunities for students

Annual College and Career Fair highlights future opportunities for students

Madilyn Marks, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured, News, School News

The College and Career Fair, hosted by ASB last Thursday, showcased over 50 colleges and universities. “[ASB was] really excited for the event because we’re excited to give everyone such amazing opportunities for their future,¨ said ASB student Gracelynn Basas. The event kicked off with an energe...

New Resource Officer Paez reaffirms need for IDs

New Resource Officer Paez reaffirms need for IDs

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, Showcase

With the departure of Officer Gabriela Soto from FUHS, the Fullerton Police Department has sent Officer Jose Paez to become our new School Resource Officer. “I wanted a profession where I knew I can help people. A profession with something new everyday and something that I know will keep me very e...

O.C. teacher of the year finalist Indelicato reflects on teaching

O.C. teacher of the year finalist Indelicato reflects on teaching

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Featured, School News, Showcase

Heavy rain fell on the school as teachers and staff gathered in the front office after Principal Rani Goyal’s mysterious announcement at the beginning of lunch on the 20th. Goyal had gathered the teachers to announce that beloved English teacher Leo Indelicato had been named one of Parenting OC’s T...

Senior Michael Vargas accepted to Yale on full QuestBridge scholarship

Senior Michael Vargas accepted to Yale on full QuestBridge scholarship

Camille Joi, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Featured, Showcase

Standing in the Little Theater after an NHS meeting, his eyes gazed over the first few lines of the email, over and over again. The word “Congratulations” did not seem to be registering in his mind. In no time, senior Michael Vargas was in tears, surrounded by all his friends, jumping and scream...

The Women of Lockerbie

The Women of Lockerbie

Melanie Pinzon, A&E Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under A&E, Featured, Showcase

It was December 21, 1988. A regularly scheduled Pan Am flight had taken off and was on its way from Europe to North America.   With 243 passengers and 16 crew members on board, Pan Am Flight 103 was tragically bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all passengers of the ill-fated flight and 11 civili...

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Allison Park, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016
Filed under A&E, Featured, Showcase

You must imagine the broom as a spear. The plunger is a sword. The line of pirates forms the walls of a sailing ship. This type of interpretive imagination is what makes Peter and the Starcatcher so unique and captivating. Peter and the Starcatcher is a prequel story to the classic Peter Pan and te...

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Senior puts on last Halloween maze

Emma Moyers, Co-Editor-In-Chief
November 3, 2016
Filed under Featured, Showcase, Student Life

For ten years, FUHS senior Samuel McIntosh and his father have been hosting a Halloween maze at their home called the McIntosh Manor, drawing friends and family for a night of fright. This was its final year. From a young age McIntosh showed interest in horror films, scary masks, and creating things that ...