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A gavel hitting the sound block reading Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
DACA faces legal challenges
Leo Bender, Design Editor • December 20, 2022

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a program created by President Obama that protects millions of young adolescents known as “dreamers”...

Ms. Frank, a vocal music teacher at FLC, guides her students and creates a lighthearted and musical classroom environment.
Music majors run into a “rock-y” start
Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

With the new school year, many students are excited to start fresh by fixing the problems they struggled with in 2021. But music majors, in particular,...

FLC students dance and cheer on the dancefloor waiting for universal language to perform. Staff photographer Phatamarha Noel, arts and entertainment editor.
Behind the scenes of a night to remember
Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

As the last balloon falls and  the final streamer is stripped from the marble hall, many students are left to reminisce about homecoming and...

Should schools have mental health days?
Should schools have mental health days?
Jenna McKenzie December 21, 2022

What Exactly is a Mental Health Day? It is no secret that everyone stresses. When your daily roles and responsibilities overwhelm you, you may...

5 pillars symbolizing 5 priorities holding up the 440 Building with a 100 day plan banner over it.
100 day plan
Phatamarha Noel December 20, 2022

Following Dr. Tony Watlington’s appointment as the new superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, Watlington, a previous superintendent...

Mike Wallace who has been in the tower industry for 11 years shows off the great view of what its like being up above.
Telecommunications technician makes a living in the sky
Calin Connor-Wadsworth December 20, 2022

Mike Wallace is a 39 year old telecommunications tower technician. He builds cell phone towers and installs antennas, radios, and fiber optic...

Dominic DiGiorgio forcefully jumps up into the air attempting to shoot over the Tacony Lions during a non-conference home game.
Bobcats top Tacony, near the end of the season
Dahslee Hernandez, Sports Editor • January 31, 2023

The Bobcats boys varsity basketball team honored their seniors during halftime of a non-conference game on January 30th. Despite a friendly rivalry...

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