Opinions

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.

College Corner: UC & CSU application advice

By |2018-12-12T15:15:29+00:00November 13th, 2018|Academics, Column, Home Feature 2, Opinions|

As Thanksgiving break approaches, it provides a great opportunity for students to take advantage of their free time by dedicating some of it to begin or complete their college applications if they have not already done so. Evangelina Tello recommends seniors apply early in the application process to meet all deadlines. Starting on Nov. 1, the University of California (UC) application opened for students to apply and submit their application to the UC of their choice. Seniors are strongly encouraged not to procrastinate completing their desired applications.

EDITORIAL: Should students be able to evaluate teachers?

By |2018-11-13T10:38:40+00:00November 10th, 2018|Column, Home Feature 2, Opinions|

EDITORIAL: Should students be able to evaluate teachers? Student evaluations of their teachers create an official way for students to voice their opinion and help improve the classroom. In universities across the country it is common practice for students to evaluate their teachers after each semester. High school students do not [...]

EDITORIAL: Should ministers be millionaires?

By |2018-11-07T10:47:07+00:00November 6th, 2018|Editorial, Opinions, Top 5|

American megachurches attract thousands in weekly attendance of services. Megachurch ministers and teleevanglists Kenneth Copeland, Joel Osteen, and Billy Graham possess personal net worths that surpass 25 million dollars through their work in the ministry. Christians and non believers contemplate the ethics of church leaders developing such a fortune. Leaders in the church who accumulate great material wealth through their work should not be rebuked, but held to higher standard in how they use their blessing of money.

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.

COLUMN: Cal Poly offers beneficial pre-application programs

By |2018-11-27T13:33:03+00:00October 17th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), located in San Luis Obispo, California, boasts a 31% acceptance rate. However, they offer many opportunities to see the campus, listen to lectures directed towards certain majors and get your name out there. 

College Corner: Clovis High hosts FAFSA workshop, Oct. 15

By |2018-12-12T15:14:06+00:00October 15th, 2018|Column, Home Feature 2, Opinions|

The fall semester is a busy season for our seniors as they are gathering letters of recommendation, attending college fairs, and taking advantage of application workshops. Clovis High School will host the first FAFSA workshop from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., Oct. 15. This event will start in the cafeteria where they will provide a quick introduction and then move into the library for families ready to begin the application process. Alyssa Reese | The Feather Online Every year starting on Oct. 1 this is the beginning for not only the CSU application window but also the start date for when students and their parents may begin filling out the FAFSA. To begin the process there will be a workshop hosted tonight which will be mentioned later on in the article.

Editorial: Developing heroic behavior

By |2018-10-08T19:42:27+00:00October 8th, 2018|Editorial, Home Feature 1, Opinions|

Catching the game-winning touchdown. Thwarting a terrorist plot. Rescuing a child trapped in an inflamed building. All examples exemplify a heroic action. Seldom does one find themselves staring into Friday night lights during a championship game, near a burning building or a terrorist attack. Heroes emerge from crowds, stepping up as nameless citizens, ready to sacrifice for their neighbor. An opportunity for a heroic act may never come in a person’s life, but people must prepare their character and resolve for a situation regardless. While “Everyone is a hero” is a popular phrase teachers and speakers tell their students, this is not the case. However, each individual has the capacity of for heroic behavior through purposeful action.

COMMENTARY: Girl Talk–Sadies

By |2018-11-07T10:55:19+00:00October 5th, 2018|Commentary, Opinions|

Juniors Annabelle Messer and Megan LeBlanc begin the blog series, "Girl Talk" covering issues spotlighting the triumphs and struggles from the female perspective. They begin publishing their first blog next week.  An 80-year tradition, Sadie Hawkins, continues in many high schools throughout the US and Canada. The idea first occurred as a comic strip in 1937, illustrating a women named Sadie Hawkin who got to choose whatever man she wanted to marry. The comic strip became very popular in the USA, as well as Canada. This empowered women’s rights as well as making an interesting dance idea, where girls ask guys in many high schools.

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