Jacob Avedian

About Jacob Avedian

“If you never take a chance, you will never know for sure.”- Darren Hardy. Jacob Avedian, ‘18, first became an Eagle Scout as a sophomore and plans to study business management in college. Jacob’s plan to work in the field of business has been greatly inspired by leadership and managing experiences in scouting. In his free time, Jacob loves to pursue art through oil pastels and drawing. He continues to volunteer weekly at a cub scout pack in downtown Fresno. For the past three years, he has taught the kids skills in STEM, art, outdoor skills and religion. Jacob hopes to use this year in The Feather to improve his skills in writing and communication.

Boba: Lollicup USA Taiwanese bubble tea

By |2017-12-11T09:26:34-07:00December 8th, 2017|Arts & Entertainment, Food, Reviews|

Lollicup is a Taiwanese bubble tea cafe located on the corner of First and Herndon. The first of its kind in Fresno, this location has been serving the local area for over 15 years. Their mission is to provide high-quality food and beverages made with only the freshest ingredients in a fun and welcoming environment.

COLUMN: College trips through the eyes of a senior

By |2017-12-18T08:10:42-07:00December 6th, 2017|Column, Opinions|

For many seniors, visiting a college can be the first or final step in deciding where they spend the next four to six year of their life. College trips give students a chance to preview colleges without commitment and find if it might be the right choice for them. Visiting a university campus lets you fully experience student life first hand.

Merchants Lunch highlights Armenian history, culture

By |2017-11-29T14:36:20-07:00November 16th, 2017|Features|

Fresno has always been and will continue to a be a hub for many Armenian families. With a large population of Armenian immigrants and descendants, it is no wonder why their culture weaves itself into Fresno’s history. One institution that stands as a foundation for many of these families is the First Armenian Presbyterian Church. Founded on July 25, 1897, it was the first Armenian church in the United States. It became not only a place of worship, but an extended family for many of the men and women immigrating to the U.S. at the time. The greatest example of this sense of family is the Merchants' Lunch.

Fulton District is open for business

By |2017-11-29T13:58:26-07:00October 25th, 2017|Features|

The Fulton district has been re-opened to a street for the first time in 55 years. To celebrate this grand re-opening, the City of Fresno hosted the Fulton Street Party. The event started off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Mayor Lee Brand and former Mayor Ashley Swearingen. Preceding that, a parade of city dignitaries and classic cars started off the celebrations. From 3:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. live music, local vendors and the smell fresh street food filled the air.

Sophomores prepare for Museum of Tolerance

By |2017-10-20T10:27:39-07:00October 19th, 2017|News|

The sophomore class is a buzz while students prepare for their trip to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. The 10th-grade English classes have been studying the Jewish Holocaust and reading Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel's "Night." In an effort to further their understanding of the event, English teacher Andrea Donaghe decided to embark on a field trip. With the aid of of her husband Scott Donaghe and Brenda Warkentin, their party of 48 students will be departing Fresno Christian at 5:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20.

Homecoming for Humanity: Topper Tuesday

By |2017-10-25T14:13:14-07:00October 3rd, 2017|News|

Homecoming spirit is still building in the student body as the second day comes to a close. Tuesday has been a busy and excitement filled day on campus for many students and staff members. With Champions for Tomorrow, news engagement day and the princess pageant, the campus offered activities to promote engagement and fun for the student body.

PROFILE: McKensy Neal displays natural leadership skills

By |2017-10-17T10:43:44-07:00September 22nd, 2017|Fall, Features, Profile|

Two years ago senior McKensy Neal arrived at FC in search of a close community with new experiences. Arriving at the school with a passion for singing and playing volleyball, Neal has become an influential member of both girls ensemble and the varsity volleyball team. Looked up to by many at the school, she has proven herself to be a leader on campus.

History of campus’ hot lunch service

By |2017-10-03T08:21:21-07:00September 13th, 2017|Features|

School lunch programs tend to vary between delicious and disgusting. At Moving Feast Catering, their goal is to create healthy options that kids enjoy. From the “wacky breakfast” meal to fettuccine alfredo, a variety of options are available to choose from. With meals tailored around what students like, it's no wonder why this lunch program is a hit. Moving Feast Catering was founded in 2004 by Doreen Key to meet the needs of local Adult Day Health Centers. Key was working as the in-house Dietician for an ADHC planning their meals and contraction with local restaurants. When a local restaurant owner told her “ With all the work you're doing, you should just start your own business.” She consulted her husband and Moving Feast was born.