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The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

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Podcast: An Investigation of Indecision

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2022

https://soundcloud.com/margot-schneider-848225657/margotfalconpodcast?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This podcast is a collection of stories about indecision,...

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Podcast: Healing a Broken Heart

Elle DiBianca May 31, 2022

https://www.mixcloud.com/Ellebandzz/healing-a-broken-heart/

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Music Podcast: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Zion Todd and Lucas Kim May 27, 2022

https://soundcloud.com/lucas-kim-601603187/podcast-1?utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing This podcast is a conversation about Kanye West and more specifically...

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The Horrendous History of Horror

Elijah Gallagher May 19, 2022

Some nights, when I was a kid and my parents were out, I would sit in the dim lights of our living room and watch shows like Courage The Cowardly Dog. Even though the show made me scared to turn the lights...

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Blood Quantum and What it Can Mean to Indigenous People

Quaye Agoyo May 18, 2022

Imagine having an official card or document that states what race you are and the specific percentage of blood you have for that race. Despite what you identify as, this information on this card, or even...

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The Wilds Season Two Review

Lily Brin, Editor in Chief May 16, 2022

Last year, I wrote a glowing review of The Wilds debut season, which came out in December 2020. Unfortunately, as I sit to write the new seasons review, I am not quite as enthusiastic as before. The show...

Yolanda Wisher teaches African-American Literature class.

Reflecting on Yolanda Wisher Teaching African-American Literature Class

Uma Vincent April 29, 2022

Yolanda Wisher, writer, educator, and former Philadelphia poet laureate, visited FSS on Monday. Her visit included an assembly for the entire Upper School where she spoke to us and performed some of her...

Falcon Roundtable: Which Game Pigeon Game is Best?  

Falcon Roundtable: Which Game Pigeon Game is Best?  

Game Pigeon, a mobile, collaborative game for iOS devices released in 2016, consists of 23 games that are shared between 2 or more players on different devices. Writers for The Falcon share their favorites. Lily...

Roundtable: Scheduling Changes for 2022-23 School Year

Roundtable: Scheduling Changes for 2022-23 School Year

Lily Brin '23: This year’s schedule has received a lot of justified flak. With so many unpredictable four-day weeks there are always full-day schedules missed. Since classes already meet so scarcely,...

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Dawn FM: Synths, Syncopation, and Style

Alex Ginsberg February 25, 2022

“Dawn FM was mediocre at best.” That’s what I first said about Abel “The Weekend” Tesfaye’s new album, Dawn FM, after listening through it for the first time. But after a couple of months...

The Student Handbook: The Terms and Conditions You Might Want to Read

The Student Handbook: The Terms and Conditions You Might Want to Read

Xan Brown February 8, 2022

The Friends Select student handbook. That 80-page booklet you were given at the beginning of the year that you probably threw in your bag and never thought about again. That 80-page booklet that you signed...

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Roundtable: What to do with the City Service Block

Lily Brin '23: I am glad that the service block is currently being used as an extended office hours. I’m sure it is helpful for students who have had to quarantine or are otherwise needing to meet with...

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