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My dad is homeless. I don’t think Philly is doing enough to help him

Alyssa Holton, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

This month, I began my junior year at Franklin Learning Center, one of Philadelphia’s public magnet schools. Even after 11 years at school, there are certain topics that still make me feel a little left...

Its all up to you

It’s all up to you

Damein Williams October 28, 2020

It's all up to you. Vote That Jawn is a Philadelphia organization that encourages teens to vote. We spoke to Lorene Cary about how to vote and how youths can encourage their friends and family to get...

Is Andrew Yang right?

Kyle Thiede May 18, 2020

Andrew Yang was once one of presidential candidates for the Democratic party. One of his fundamental campaign policies was “Universal Basic Income.” According to Yang, this meant that “every adult...

Cat memes past, present, and future.

Memes can’t evolve enough to outlive their creators

Jalen Stokes February 28, 2020

Cat memes past, present, and future. With 2020 bringing in promise to newer and fresher memes, It’s almost strange to think about how far memes have come since their uprising around 2010. Ten full...

The new Fashion District, located at 9th and Market, opened on September 19th, 2019 with multiple floors of up to 55+ stores to shop in with many more stores to open soon.

Fashion District provides a needed social spot downtown

Jalen Stokes February 28, 2020

On September 9, 2019, there was interesting news spread around the city: The Gallery was revamped and is now reopened as the Fashion District. You may remember the gallery in its prime: The food court,...

NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

NLA students feel excluded from FLC

February 3, 2020

French Version Spanish Version NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion. In late November, Franklin Learning Center senior Rosario Lemus brought a letter to teachers...

NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

Los estudiantes de NLA merecen el mismo trato

February 3, 2020

English Version French Version Durante los últimos días del mes de Noviembre, un estudiante de Franklin Learning Center, Rosario Lemus (‘20), entregó una carta a los maestros y administradores...

NLA senior Rosario Lemus sits excluded from the classroom discussion.

Les étudiants de NLA se sentent exclus de FLC

February 3, 2020

English Version Spanish Version Fin novembre, Rosario Lemus, responsable du Franklin Learning Center, a apporté une lettre aux enseignants et à l'administration détaillant la liste des préoccupations...

Roadside memorial for a lost life.

Gun violence: there needs to be a change

Zaynab Hajali January 21, 2020

Roadside memorial for a lost life. Gun violence needs to stop. A statement that many already know is true, but is anyone doing anything about it? It feels like no one is doing anything to put an end...

Two cheerleaders without spirit to continue cheering.

FLC’s lack of school spirit

Sade Graham January 16, 2020

Two cheerleaders without spirit to continue cheering. On the last day of spirit week at FLC, the senior committee put together a rally to get the student body in spirits for the Thanksgiving holiday....

Naruto incorrectly refers to Shikamaru as a boomer to trigger him.

“OK Boomer”: Insult or meme

Jalen Stokes January 16, 2020

Naruto incorrectly refers to Shikamaru as a boomer to trigger him. If you’ve been on the internet at all lately, you may have seen the phrase “OK Boomer” appear somewhere on social media, hoodies,...

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