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UCs and Ivy League schools have always been hard to get into; however, acceptance rates have hit an all-time low for the class of 2026. The University of California Los Angeles, the school that receives the most freshman applications, accepted only 12.3% of its applicants. Similarly, Harvard’s acceptance rate dropped from the previous 5.2% to 3.19%. Consequently, this rate of increase in rejections has left many high school seniors feeling dejected and high school underclassmen worried for their own futures.
Former FHS softball coach arrested
Isaac Tiscareno and Sophie Wang ~ April 20, 2022

FHS Softball and Basketball Assistant coach and retired Cupertino Middle School history teacher Anthony James Phillips was arrested for the rape of a child. The crime was allegedly...

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High gas prices in California
Isaiah Jacob Garcia and ~ April 6, 2022

Gas prices are currently on the rise, adding strain on the wallets of many Americans. Especially hit hard are high school students, many of which have drivers licenses but do not have high paying jobs. FHS student and car lover, Gregory Sanchez believes that gas prices will only continue to increase due to the current war between Russia and Ukraine....

School mask mandates lifted
School mask mandates lifted
Smera Jain, Staff Writer ~ April 6, 2022

On Feb. 17, 2022, Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced California’s new “SMARTER” Covid-19 response plan, which places emphasis on continued readiness, awareness and wearing masks. The plan aims to ensure that California can maintain its focus on communities that continue to be inordinately affected by the virus, and stay prepared to quickly and efficiently...

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The end of Shannon Theater construction
Elsa Pitsch, Staff Writer ~ April 6, 2022

As many have seen, the C building was under construction for almost two years and is finally finished. Many students were able to have classes in the building at the start of this school year but one significant class was just recently able to return to their classroom: the Drama classes. They have been in a portable for the first semester of this school...

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Putting the con in icon: Anna Delvey
Nivi Khatana, Centerspread Editor ~ April 6, 2022

Viewers have become infatuated with the fake German socialite who scammed New York’s glitterati out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. From Shondaland, Netflix’s “Inventing Anna” explores the...

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The latest craze: Wordle
Madelyn Nguyen, Opinion Editor ~ March 11, 2022
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The Fallout movie review
Victoria Duran, Staff Writer ~ March 11, 2022
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Pokémon legends Arceus review
Miyako Grundler, Photo Editor ~ March 11, 2022
Answers for the crossword puzzle
Answers for the crossword puzzle
Hannah Azur, Staff Writer ~ March 9, 2022
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Why was the MLB 2022 season delayed?
Ysbrandt Seghers, Photo Editor ~ April 6, 2022

Major League Baseball (MLB) has recently announced that the season will be postponed by a week, moving opening day from March 31 to April 7. While this currently might not seem...

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Track season success, updates and features
Trisha Sharma and Madelyn Nguyen, Collaboration ~ April 6, 2022
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Publishing a book
Natalie Wolff, Creative Editor ~ April 6, 2022

One of the most exciting accomplishments in someone’s life, especially in my own life, is writing and publishing your own book. For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to write a book. Finally, after many...

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Imposter Syndrome
Jael Ramirez, A&E Editor ~ April 6, 2022

Imposter syndrome is a psychological phenomenon where high achieving people feel inferior to others and begin to doubt their abilities and accomplishments. As more and more first-generation students reach amazing...

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What happened to all the bathrooms?
Beatrice Levine, Staff Writer ~ April 6, 2022

As a student attending Fremont High School, there is one thing that I should be able to take for granted and that is my right to an accessible bathroom. I do not consider that to be a weird or a crazy outlandish...

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