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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 ...

Jake Paul: Saving YouTube?

Jake Paul: Saving YouTube?

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Jake Paul is saving YouTube. Now, I want to make it clear that I do not condone the crazy and erratic behavior, like lighting furniture on fire, that ensues when he is trying to create material. Jake Paul, a 20-year old YouTuber who rose to fame through Vine, posts daily vlogs on YouTube with a gro...

The Patriot Act: An invasion of privacy?

The Patriot Act: An invasion of privacy?

Audry Jeong, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m., four hijacked planes were flown and crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, killing thousands. Every year we remember the strength and courage of those lost. However, rarely do we ever focus on the after effects of this tragedy and how they contin...

Feminism is more than just a word

Feminism is more than just a word

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

In junior high school, I had a tin lunchbox with a picture of Rosie the Riveter printed on the thin metal in that famous bright blue and yellow.  My history teacher and I loved it, but not many other people did. I remember one day in Spanish class, this boy, let’s say his name was Dan, saw my l...

Student concerns over prom ticket lines

Student concerns over prom ticket lines

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Procrastination. Every high schooler knows that word too well. We all wait for the last possible minute to get things done, but recently there have been many concerns about the length of Prom ticket lines and the way it is sold. Senior Adam Kraus has expressed some of his concern. “I just don’t think the...

Early release or late start?

Early release or late start?

Will Hollon, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s the most obnoxious and ear grating sound in the morning: the alarm clock. It says 6 a.m. You went to bed six and a half hours ago. Why? Because homework, that’s why. The only reason you’re getting up at the crack of dawn and not sleeping in for another hour is because of zero period. ...

Don’t stress about finals!

Don’t stress about finals!

Camille Joi, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It is those pending two weeks in between Thanksgiving break and Winter break that hold the most anticipation and anxiety for high school students. Teachers start to speed lectures up to squeeze in what they can before the semester ends and students hastily attempt to raise their grades last minute. It’...

The Phoenix won’t rise again

The Phoenix won’t rise again

Khang Vinh, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

Our nation was founded upon the principles of speaking out. We championed civil rights and equality with protests. Sometimes you just cannot stay silent on a certain issue. Sometimes organizing is the only way to spur change. Protesting is a fundamental right in the free world and when executed correct...