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Friends Select Student News Media

The Falcon

Editorial Cartoon: Where Are All the Students?

Editorial Cartoon: Where Are All the Students?

Katie Kern January 21, 2022

A problem at FSS is students arriving late to class because they go to Wawa. Many students take the short time period between classes to run to Wawa to get a snack or a drink, resulting in lateness...

Coleman Wampler: Extroverted, STEM-Driven Squash Star

Coleman Wampler: Extroverted, STEM-Driven Squash Star

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2022

From having zero experience going into high school to now being the number one player on the team, Coleman Wampler ‘22 is a key leader for Friends Select’s Varsity Squash Team.  Coleman first...

Editorial Cartoon: Omicron

Editorial Cartoon: Omicron

TJ Hampton January 20, 2022

Illustrated in Adobe Fresco. This cartoon represents how the Omicron COVID variant entered the US and we were not prepared to stop it.

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Online School, Better than Offline School?

Jonas Gruber January 19, 2022

While we are still very much living in a COVID era with the emergence of new variants like Omicron, the days of lockdowns and self-isolation still seem more like a distant memory. Along with that, the...

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Defining Journalism: Calling Moral and Ethical Standards into Question

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

Suppose there is a breaking news item, perhaps a national scandal or a weather emergency, that people really should know at that time. Let's also suppose that the sole journalist with access to this information...

Editorial Cartoon: Juggling

Editorial Cartoon: Juggling

Zion Todd January 18, 2022

Illustrated in Autodesk Sketchbook. This illustration examines the high school student experience, specifically seniors who are juggling schoolwork, sports, other extra-curricular activities, and social...

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Are eSports Really Sports?

Asa Johnson January 14, 2022

Lebron James, the second best basketball player of all time, is making $162 every second as he stands on the court of the 2020 NBA Finals in front of 10 million live viewers. Meanwhile, Kim "Canyon" Geon-bu,...

The Problems with Mental Health Representation in TV Media

The Problems with Mental Health Representation in TV Media

Elijah Gallagher January 13, 2022

Every night last summer, I would sit on the couch watching Criminal Minds, and although the show is entertaining to watch, one thing that always irked me about it is how inaccurately mental illnesses...

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Why You Shouldn’t Join the Metaverse Just Yet

Ian Lamont January 12, 2022

In the metaverse, you can sit at your desk and give a presentation to people around the planet face to face, then go meet some friends to play cards in a space station in zero gravity, or at least you...

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It’s Time to Transition Online and Start Catering to Virtual Students

Margot Schneider, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2022

We’ve seen the risks of in-person learning, and the anxiety that comes with it. Now, it’s time to adapt. When my sister tested positive for Covid this past week, a wave of shock ran through...

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If You Want the Best in Every Bite, Choose Dark Chocolate

Nadia Sumner January 11, 2022

Close your eyes and imagine you see chocolate ice cream, chocolate cake, tiramisu, and a chocolate croissant laid out in front of you, and you taste each one. First, you taste the perfectly cold and creamy...

Editorial Cartoon: The Dining Hall

Editorial Cartoon: The Dining Hall

Tiana Johnson January 10, 2022

This cartoon is a commentary on student lunch. Many students choose to buy lunch at Wawa instead of the school cafeteria. The cafeteria has fewer choices on dishes and the food is not as tasty as...

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