Alexander Rurik

About Alexander Rurik

In addition to visiting all MLB ballparks, senior Alexander Rurik holds a goal to hike in every US National Park. With a lifelong desire to explore the natural world and help others, he plans to pursue a degree in biology and work in biotechnology. Now in his fourth year of The Feather Online and second as editor, Alex hopes to carry on the legacy left by those before him. He maintains a 4.0+ G.P.A, serves as ASB president and has earned four All-League honors between soccer and tennis. Alex welcomes any and all challengers in a game of ping-pong and is always looking to play spikeball. {@alexrurik23} {}

‘Delta’ takes British rock band to new heights

By |2018-11-30T20:00:56+00:00November 29th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Home Feature 1, Reviews|

After rising to worldwide prominence following their first two albums, British rock band Mumford & Sons shed their banjo-led hoedowns to plug in for their third album, 2015’s Wilder Mind. Unfortunately for the quartet, this step forward in their music became viewed by fans and critics alike as a step back when they ditched what made them so unique and polarising, their folk roots.

Renowned journalist David Epstein lectures at SJV Town Hall

By |2018-11-19T18:03:31+00:00November 19th, 2018|Features, Top 5|

Former senior writer at Sports Illustrated and The New York Times best selling author, David Epstein, spoke at the latest San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, Nov. 14. Currently an investigative journalist at ProPublica, Epstein spoke about his research of what makes an athlete elite.

COLUMN: Spend time with loved ones this holiday season

By |2018-11-14T14:31:17+00:00November 14th, 2018|Column, Home Feature 2, Opinions|

November is underway, winter sports are kicking off and Christmas break is just visible over the horizon. As fall ends and the days become shorter, students look forward to the festivities of the holidays and time away from school.

COLUMN: Alexander Rurik shares story of name

By |2018-11-02T13:21:09+00:00November 1st, 2018|Column, Opinions, Top 5|

Hello, my name is Alexander Rurik, the 2018-19 ASB President for Fresno Christian. As an FC lifer, I am thrilled to spend my final year alongside friends and classmates I have walked through life with. As the initial school year madness settles into a calm routine, I want to share a part of who I am.

Residents discuss Fresno’s north-south divide

By |2018-11-12T17:41:35+00:00October 26th, 2018|Features, Top 5|

Approximately 100 people gathered in the Old Administration Building at Fresno City College to engage in a community conversation regarding the city of Fresno’s north-south divide, Oct. 20. Moderated by former Fresno Bee Executive Editor Jim Boren and in partnership with Arizona State University’s News Co/Lab and Spaceship Media, the event aimed to discuss one of Fresno’s most pressing issues and attempt to discuss solutions.

Fikse displays perseverance on the court

By |2018-11-12T17:41:23+00:00October 16th, 2018|Athletics, Features, Home Feature 2, Profile|

Years of practice, grueling workouts and countless hours of training all lead up to this season for senior Julia Fikse. One of five senior volleyball girls, Fikse hopes her hard work and commitment pays off.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proves leadership on and off the court

By |2018-11-27T13:32:13+00:00October 12th, 2018|Features|

One of basketball's all-time greats, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, spoke at Fresno’s San Joaquin Valley Town Hall to kick off their 2018-19 lecture series. Abdul-Jabbar focused on the topic of leadership, both in life and on the court, Oct. 9.

COLUMN: Small school, big dreams

By |2018-11-27T17:12:59+00:00October 4th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

In my conversations with other students throughout the Valley, there is a common notion that because of its size, Fresno Christian Schools fails to accommodate the breadth of students’ interests, limiting those who want to achieve because of its size. While our school is small, that difference gives us a unique advantage.

58th annual Greek Fest raises funds for church

By |2018-11-12T17:40:45+00:00August 31st, 2018|News|

For the 58th consecutive year, Fresno Greek Fest celebrated and showcased Greek life through dancing, live music, shopping and traditional food. This year, over 30,000 members from the San Joaquin Valley community participated over the span of three days, Aug. 24-26.

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