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Grand Theft Armor

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a cruel set of circumstances with suffering on all sides. Thousands have already died in the conflict, and millions of civilians have been misplaced – some losing their homes to the hellish artillery fire ravaging the eastern European countryside. Yet in all of this, it seems that the local Ukrainian farmers have been making light of the situation, often leaving Russian forces humiliated. The ongoing Russian invasion has been…

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Controversy Cleared: FH Director of Operations Provides Context to New Regulations.

In early March, Forest Hills district employees received an email on a supposed issue surrounding how teachers choose to decorate their rooms; more specifically, how those decorations can lead to disastrous, even fatal, consequences. But what could a few posters on a teacher’s wall or ornaments that hang from a classroom ceiling possibly do to potentially harm the hawk community? According to the school board, these types of decorations that teachers work hard to adorn…

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A Change We Could All Live Without

Last weekend was a time all high schoolers dread. The time changed. Last weekend we all lost one hour of sleep. Daylight savings time has been a topic of endless debate over the last few years. Every time we get close to the change, members of Congress debate whether or not they should continue doing daylight savings. There was a committee made to address whether or not daylight savings should be permanently eradicated. About 75%…

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The Ghost of Kyiv

In the midst of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the inspiring presence of Ukraine’s brave soldiers has motivated the world to support the besieged country and to remain united against the Russian onslaught plaguing eastern Europe. From these battles and stories, however, one clear hero of the people has arisen, but he is a mystery of a man. A faded fighter halfway between myth and fact, he has been named “The Ghost of Kyiv.” The…

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Talent for the Ages: Eastern’s Variety Show

Showcasing this Friday night, Eastern’s Variety Show is not one to miss. This year more than ever, the heartfelt acts deserve an auditorium brimming with an enthusiastic audience. “Everyone’s act means so much to them this year,” shares senior performer Donny Ford. For his final opportunity to share his talent with Eastern, Donny has chosen to play Disney’s “You Are the Magic” on his renowned trumpet.  It is tradition for Mr. Boelkins to emcee the…

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Putin’s Fear Realized: A United Europe

The Russian-Ukrainian war is the largest war since 1945, the first true break of peace since the era of Hitler. Yet, even in such a dark time of war, there is still hope within the depths of Ukraine. Throughout the ongoing invasion, Ukrainian president Zelensky has surprised the world with his feverish determination to hold onto Ukraine. He is not the only one with such fire, as the Ukrainian forces share a common passion that…

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War Is Here

The Ukrainian crisis has escalated dramatically. The ancient ties between Ukraine and Russia are being reignited in a violent way and may lead to the newest and ugliest war of the century so far. But is it really going to happen? And if it does, how bad will it be? The conflict between Ukraine and Russia has been ever-present for hundreds of years. Russia, in ancient times, held Ukraine, but in time Ukraine became its…

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The War of the Year: Kanye vs The People

Kanye West – famous rapper, fashion designer, and producer of countless songs has taken to social media after his recent split with now ex-wife Kim Kardashian. Kardashian officially filed for divorce in January of 2022, but the divorce is not yet official. However, Kanye, otherwise known as Ye, has been making a flurry of posts on his Instagram account. No subject is off the table for Ye, bringing up everything from Kardashian’s new partner, comedian…

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Chaos in Canada

The pandemic has crippled many economies and still has a lasting effect around the world. While some countries have been able to weather the storm, others have not been so patient with the times. The truckers of Canada especially have been in a tough spot and are looking to change the rules. The burden of COVID-19 has greatly affected the global economy as consumer demand dried up in the midst of quarantine in mid-2020. Times…

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A Month Of Celebration

Every year in the United States we have the opportunity to celebrate black history in February. During this month, we get the chance to reflect on the rich history of African Americans and their families. In 1926, a group called the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History declared the second week in February “Negro history week” because it has the birthdays of both Fredrick Douglas and Abraham Lincoln. It was expanded to…

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