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Transgender Military Ban: Opressive and unamerican

Transgender Military Ban: Opressive and unamerican

Gillian Hodgden, Cordelia Tran

September 18, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase

On July 26, 2017 President Donald Trump released a tweet announcing that transgender individuals will no longer be permitted to serve in the United States Armed Forces. Stalled by the Pentagon, this ban will come into effect next year on March 23, 2018. President Trump justifies this motion by cla...

New FUHS staff looks forward

New FUHS staff looks forward

Myah Phillips, Copy Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, School News, Showcase

With a new school year comes new faculty and FUHS has plenty of new faces this year. And all are ready to join the FUHS community and become an “Indian For Life.” Agriculture teacher Summer Davis worked at both Norte Vista and Buena Park High School before coming to Fullerton, but couldn’t ...

Veteran teachers reflect on their time at FUHS

Veteran teachers reflect on their time at FUHS

Tara Patton, A&E Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

Established in 1893, FUHS has seen its fair amount of teachers. The following teachers, having taught at FUHS for more than 20 years, have made an extraordinary mark on our campus. IB Coordinator Mark Henderson, teacher of IB History of the Americas and IB Theory of Knowledge, has been teaching ...

FUHS Speech and Debate have national success

FUHS Speech and Debate have national success

Jamie Ma, Student Life Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Programs, Featured, School News, Showcase, Student Life

Hoping to continue decades of success at the National Speech and Debate Association tournament in June 2018, the FUHS speech and debate team has already begun preparing through their annual summer camp and preseason practices. The team spends over 112 hours writing, memorizing, and practicing speeche...

Moshing: an unjust school prohibition or a great way to have fun?

Moshing: an unjust school prohibition or a great way to have fun?

Myah Phillips, Copy Editor

September 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, School News, Showcase

 The concept of allowing students to mosh at dances has become a topic of discussion after the pausing of this year’s Highlight dance due to excessive moshing. For those who don’t know, “moshing” is a form of dance that involves violently jumping and deliberately colliding with other dance...

Solar eclipse amazes students

Solar eclipse amazes students

Allison Park, Copy Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Featured, Showcase

The solar eclipse last Monday- a natural phenomenon the U.S. has not seen since 1979 and will not see again until 2024- awed most FUHS students. Some even left their classrooms promptly at 10:21 am to get a quick glimpse, eagerly passing pairs of protective glasses around huddled groups. However, wh...

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


Filed under Featured, Showcase

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


Filed under Featured, News, Showcase

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...