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Fremont loses in the Battle of the Bell against Homestead
Fremont loses in the Battle of the Bell against Homestead
Raagni Krishna Devaki and Sophie Wang ~ September 10, 2021

  The renowned battle of the bell between Fremont High School and long-standing rival Homestead High School took place Friday night, Sept. 3, 2021, at Fremont. The...

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Shootings in America are getting out of hand
Miyako Grundler, Photo Editor ~ May 14, 2021

Shootings have been a problem for decades. Many innocent people are losing their lives due to a lack of gun control. If mass shootings have happened for so long, shouldn’t this problem be solved by now? There’s been more than one mass shooting per day on average this year. According to the New York Times, 16 of the 20 most deadly mass shootings in modern history have occurred in the last 20 years. Gun violence has only gotten worse every year, with each having more shootings than the last.  One of the worst...

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Hybrid learning at Fremont
Caitlyn Chan, News Editor ~ May 14, 2021

On March 9, the FUHSD announced that the hybrid, in-person instruction model would resume on April 19, 2021. Students had three potential choices: stay remote entirely, stay remote with the option to participate in extracurricular activities such as sports, or return to school entirely. For going back to school entirely, students had the choice to go to in-person learning for either 2 days or 4 days. Since then, Fremont’s campus has been able to welcome back roughly 500 students on campus. Even though a sizable...

New California legislation regarding mask mandates
New California legislation regarding mask mandates
Jedric Rosales, Staff Writer ~ May 14, 2021

The 116th Congress of California (2019-2020) has voted and approved a new legislation which requires all Californians and those residing in California to wear masks that cover both the nose and the mouth while entering public places (i.e. schools, business buildings, stores, etc). This legislation also requires that these respective places provide an ample amount of personal protective equipment and forms of sanitation and safety (e.g. hand sanitizers, gloves and face masks throughout the pandemic) to the public. Concerning...

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Aguas Frescas
Jissel Alvarez, Staff Writer ~ May 18, 2021

 During the hot summer days, there is nothing better than sipping on a cold glass of water. But sometimes one does not want just water, but may still want something that is cold, nice and sweet. The good...

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Save Ralph: An exposé of animal testing
Save Ralph: An exposé of animal testing
Raagni Krishna, centerspread editor ~ May 14, 2021
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Top 10 best basketball shoes
Heather Chow, Staff Writer ~ May 14, 2021

Individual basketball players play in their own, unique way. So, there are lots of different basketball shoe designs, as companies want to support all types of players. Basketball...

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The new European Super League
Enrique Alfaro, Staff Writer ~ May 14, 2021
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Patrick Marleau- a Sharks legend
Abby Callahan, Sports Editor ~ May 14, 2021
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FHS Track and Field update
Isaac Tiscareno, News Editor ~ May 14, 2021
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Opinion
Problematic historical figures
Yashvi Rawat, Phoenix Creative ~ May 16, 2021

There are so many significant figures throughout history that we look up to. We idolize them, look up to them as pillars of virtue. People we think of as almost above the usual standards of humanity, people better...

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Opinion
The problems with NBA media today
Emily Wilson, Editor-in-Chief ~ May 15, 2021

There are a lot of sports fans in the world. I am one of them. I put a lot of time and energy into the consumption of sports, specifically National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball. I have opinions about...

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Opinion
The long term effects of bullying
Natalie Wolff, Creative Editor ~ May 14, 2021

Middle school years are quite often years that we'd like to ignore. We, as humans, are still developing and life can be confusing for many of us, especially as we become adults. We all read stories where the mean...

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Opinion
Mental illness as a trend?
Sophie Wang, Online Editor ~ May 14, 2021

Rates of mental illness like depression and anxiety have been heightened amongst teenagers during Covid-19. Part of this has to do with the ongoing stress of maintaining a good GPA and also balancing a social...

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