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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Hannah Biaggi March 10, 2020

On November 12, immigrants camped outside of the Supreme Court awaiting news of what was to happen with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA also referred to the Dreamers...

Trump acquitted by Senate

Hannah Biaggi March 3, 2020

After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the decision to remove Donald Trump from office was up to the Senate and on Wednesday, February 5, the Senate finally reached a verdict. All charges...

Students participate in a nation-wide walk out for climate change on September 20. · Justine Chan / STAFF

FLC students walk out to join national climate strike

Natali Chacon November 14, 2019

Students participate in a nation-wide walk out for climate change on September 20. · Justine Chan / STAFF Approximately half of the student body at Franklin Learning Center High School walked out...

National Walkout on the 19th Anniversary of the Columbine Massacre

National Walkout on the 19th Anniversary of the Columbine Massacre

Franchesca Carrera April 20, 2018

Author: Franchesca Carrera     After the success of their first walkout in protest to gun violence on March 15, 2018, students from schools all over Philadelphia took to City Hall once again,...

Staff Illustrator Elijah Collins

DACA Deadline Passes with Silence

Genesis Tejada-Peralta April 4, 2018

Author: Genesis Tejada-Peralta Six months ago Trump made one of the most controversial decisions in his presidency yet. After six years, DACA would be coming to an end. DACA, which stands for Deferred...

Staff Illustrator Isaiah Fletcher

The Killer Flu

Jessica Munz April 4, 2018

Author: Jessica Munz   This seasons flu has claimed the lives of many people, resulting in one of the deadliest flu’s to date. Whether you heard about the flu on the news or from a parent...

A Walkout To Save Our Lives

A Walkout To Save Our Lives

Franchesca Carrera March 12, 2018

Authors: Franchesca Carrera and Hannah Woodruff On Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 10AM thousands of students all over the country will be walking out of their classes and showing their solidarity for...

Young Marlins Pitcher Dies, Not Before Inspiring Many

Young Marlins Pitcher Dies, Not Before Inspiring Many

Michael Galanaugh November 21, 2016

Tragedy struck in the world of baseball in late September. Miami Marlins all star pitcher Jose Fernandez, along with two other men, was killed in the early morning of September 25 in a horrific boating...

DNC Attracts Variety of Immigration Attitudes; FLC Students React

DNC Attracts Variety of Immigration Attitudes; FLC Students React

September 7, 2016

Author: FLC Girls Youth News Team

Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protested at Mazzoni Center

Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protested at Mazzoni Center

September 7, 2016

On July 26th, amid the Democratic National Convention, the LGBT community and its supporters took to the street to defend the Mazzoni Center from the protests of the Westboro Baptist Church. Quetana...

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