The Tribe Tribune

Why the feminist movement is still relevant today

Why the feminist movement is still relevant today

Myah Phillips, Copy Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In recent years, the feminist movement has gained momentum as women and men alike have marched to end the misleading labels that are typically given to girls and women, such as “weak,” “incapable” and “inferior.” Many FUHS students attended these marches and spoke of the importance of the fem...

Getting rid of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses

Getting rid of the stigma surrounding mental illnesses

Maya Chavez, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When people think of mental illness, they most often focus on the stigma surrounding the term, which has arisen from opinions in the media. The media often portrays mental illnesses as something to be ashamed of.   The negative connotations associated with mental illnesses are also the result of l...

Check yourself before you wreck yourself—think before you speak

Check yourself before you wreck yourself—think before you speak

Cordelia Tran, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Walking down the hall in school the other day, I overheard a fragment of a conversation. A boy looked over to his friend and said, “that’s so gay, bro.” This simple phrase was obviously meant  as an insult—as if being gay is a negative thing. These connotations, which some seem to never consider, stigmatize ...

#MaculinitySoFragile: Effect of hypermasculinity on students

#MaculinitySoFragile: Effect of hypermasculinity on students

Gillian Hodgden, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to most dictionaries, masculinity is defined as the possession of qualities traditionally associated with men. However, masculinity is a deeper concept that impacts our culture, daily lives and every man differently. It manifests into hyper-masculinity—the exaggeration of stereotypical male be...

Free speech: An endangered necessity

Free speech: An endangered necessity

Tyler Balsbaugh, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Countries around the world admire the United States, mainly because of the equality and freedom offered to all. The most important of these rights, in my eyes, is freedom of speech. But how do Americans view free speech, and do we really value it as much as we should? Currently, free speech is under attack: coll...

Is our reliance on technology limiting us?

Is our reliance on technology limiting us?

Megan Kim, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Despite most people’s claims that technology is advancing society, I’ve recently realized that at times it is doing just the opposite. While technology—like cell phones and computers—is very beneficial to society, they have negative effect as well. Autocorrect and spell check are two inventions that I and many ...

Thanksgiving: the ultimate holiday

Thanksgiving: the ultimate holiday

Kaya Ortega, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

I experienced something new this past week: Christmas in November! Christmas decorations were displayed everywhere I went. Trees, lights, and ornaments are littered across malls, supermarkets, and even boutique clothing shops, but it’s not even December. I love Christmas, I promise (I am not a Chri...

America needs gun control

America needs gun control

Kaya Ortega, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

After the insufferable tragedies of 9/11, the United States completely revolutionized travel. The most apparent of these changes were in airports and the creation of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The government also instituted the Patriot Act to intercept and obstruct terrorism. The...

The importance of arts in school

The importance of arts in school

Kaya Ortega, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Art is at the center of human life—it’s no wonder the Renaissance is synonymous with rebirth. It has been the driving force of human understanding and achievement since the very beginning. However, students today seem not as involved in the arts as they should be. While FUHS does have the repu...

Senior Day promotes college readiness

Senior Day promotes college readiness

Tara Patton, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Editorials, School News, Showcase

On Oct. 11, the FUHS administration held a seniors only, college prep day where students attended four different workshops intended to make the process of transitioning to college life simpler. Throughout the day, students received guidance from english teachers on how to effectively write a college e...

Dreamers at FUHS

Dreamers at FUHS

Kaya Ortega, Opinion Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

The Trump administration finally followed through on their campaign promise to crack down on immigration by formally announcing the discontinuation of DACA: the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, on Sept. 5.   President Trump’s 2016 campaign was famously centered around taking hard action against ...

Athletes unite to “take a knee”

Athletes unite to “take a knee”

Megan Kim and Isabella Gomez

October 17, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Showcase

On Sept. 1, 2016, controversy swept the nation when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem. Many were confused as to why he sat down and saw Kaepernick’s actions as disrespectful. Kaepernick explained his reasons for sitting during an exclusive interview with NFL...