A holiday we either dread or can not wait for. The candy hearts, chocolate, flowers and teddy bears line the racks of stores, as everyone begins to shop for their loved ones before Feb. 14: Valentine's Day. It may all seem cheesy but in reality we are at home watching chick flicks waiting for our prince charming to come running after us.
A blanket of red covers the streets of China as they defend their city against the beast, Nian. Dragons ripple among the crowds with the sound of fireworks and shouting in the air. The celebration of the new year comes with the year of the pig.
Along with her love for fashion, Emerian always enjoyed using her words to express herself. In school, writing intrigued her more than other subjects. During her senior year of college, she received a job at The Armenian Mirror-Spectator, a weekly newspaper in Boston.
Moving from Storm Lake, Iowa to Fresno, California, and arriving just before the start of the school year, senior Jacob Scully, captain of the boys soccer team enjoys his last year of playing high school soccer.
The annual Hume Lake winter camp came to a close with pastor Jeff Gokee speaking at the last worship and chapel of the weekend. Campers started the two-hour drive up to Hume Lake and were greeted with snow and a seemingly pristine environment, Jan. 11-13. With 15 Fresno churches and 772 students joining together understanding the gospel better, the students and staff participating in the theme, "Rich Young Rules."
Previously a sawmill and logging area, Hume Lake Christian Camps began their journey in 1946 with 670 campers coming up to experience the 320 acre camp for the first time. Over a million young people and adults have experienced the recreation and programming of God through Hume Lake.
From singing onstage with the worship team to competing in basketball on the court, you can find senior Macie Thompson in many different settings. Thompson is a life at FC and continues to stay involved with worship team, T.E.A. talks, athletics, ensemble on top of participating in the campus mentoring program, sister to sister.
The White Elephant gifts exchange is a game and tradition of that goes all the way back to the Asian kingdoms of Siam and Burma. While white elephants are very rare and difficult to find, they were also seen as sacred and holy.
The girls cheer team practices every morning before school for the winter cheer competition. This year's first cheer competition will be held at Buchanan High School, Dec. 1. Written by: Annabelle Messer.
As Thanksgiving break comes to a close, students reflect on their favorite holiday traditions. Whether it's baking a pumpkin pie or waking up early to run in a turkey trot, the holiday season allows for friends and family to engage in fellowship and fun. Gathered around the table with the smell of turkey and gravy filling the house, families prepare themselves to gorge in the yearly feast of Thanksgiving. Since 1621, family and friends assemble together while eating a massive meal leaving people full for days. The usual holiday consists of family, turkey, mash potatoes, gravy, stuffing, ham and don't forget the pumpkin pie.