The Falconer

LONG.LIVE.A$AP: Trash this CD A$AP

February 15, 2013

LONG.LIVE.A$AP may be the headstone to mark the grave of Rocky’s career as a rapper. A$AP Rocky proclaimed his potential late in 2011 with his mixtape Live. Love. A$AP. I was enticed by the mixtape, particularly his single,...

Scholarships: get the most bang for your buck

February 15, 2013

College tuition is steadily on the rise, along with expenses such as textbooks, housing, travel, and food. In a recession, paying for college is one of the hardest challenges that young people face, and the average student loan...

"Richard III" to debut this weekend

January 31, 2013

Shakespeare Troupe's production of "Richard III" will be performed in the new cafeteria on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Written in 1591 by William...

How to beat the winter blues

January 23, 2013

Dreary skies, bitter air, the remembrance of the Christmas past, and nothing to look forward to but Spring Break; after Christmas winter can hit hard sometimes after Christmas. So, this begs the question, how does one beat the...

Polka dots, cardigans and sweaters: Oh my!

January 23, 2013

The weather outside is frightful… so dress properly. It is always difficult to dress comfortably in winter and remain warm at the same time. And some days you just don’t feel like dressing to impress. Fight that urge. I am...

Couples support PDA; Teachers, lookers digress

January 10, 2013

For many, there are lots of lovely attributes to having a high school sweetheart. Nevertheless these special moments are sometimes seen as inappropriate by the faculty, staff, and even some students. “It’s definitely a c...

'Earnest' expected to please audiences

January 10, 2013

The winter production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest opens tonight at 7 p.m. Director Melanie Ankney has reveled in the experience of learning with the actors and producing a play to be proud of. “The re...

Spirited students show sports support

January 10, 2013

If FHS was a body, the Zoo would be its heart. Made up of students with school spirit, the Zoo sports their nicknamed shirts and gathers on Friday nights to support the Falcons. The Zoo began when a group of students in 1985-1986 en...

Spanish teacher advocates studies abroad after trip to South America

January 9, 2013

One of the best parts about new teachers is finding out all the interesting facts and quirks about them: where are they from, what have they done, what would they do if they weren’t teaching, and what do they bring to the cla...

Former track star molds young minds

January 9, 2013

Ian Lansdowne does it all. He teaches earth science and special education by day, and coaches cross country and track and field by night. “I originally started teaching just to fulfill a need,” Lansdowne said. “I eventually became accustomed to it and grew to enjoy teaching.” Lansdowne star...

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