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Stories from Fossil Ridge High School
Rich’s Ride takes a stand against modern day slavery
Features

Anna Henning | April 16, 2021

It is estimated that 25 million people around the world are trapped in modern day slavery. These people, both adults and children, are often exploited for forced labor or commercial sex. Human trafficking…

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Fossil gears up for unprecedented Mask Dub
Features

Melissa May | April 2, 2021

One of the longest-running traditions throughout the history of Fossil Ridge High School has been the school-wide Lip Dub. Every three years, the Lip Dub calls on each student, faculty member, club, and…

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Sabercat Stories: Blake Rouse
Arts & Entertainment

Caroline Sears | December 16, 2020

When Fossil Ridge High School closed its doors because of the unforeseen pandemic, students were devastated. The creative opportunities that students looked forward to each day vanished amidst all the…

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Coronavirus and Fossil Ridge: what you need to know
Coronavirus

Liam H. Flake | March 12, 2020

Since it was first identified late last year, coronavirus has captivated the minds of the American people as much as it has maintained a grip on communities around the world. In less than two months, the…

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Review: The Book Of Gutsy Women inspires readers
Arts & Entertainment

Melissa May | March 3, 2020

The Book Of Gutsy Women, written by Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, was published on October 1, 2019, and it is a timely piece of literature revolving around the timeless social…

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Review: Tame Impala perfects his style in The Slow Rush
Arts & Entertainment

Melissa May | February 19, 2020

On Friday, February 14, Kevin Parker, better known as Tame Impala, released his fourth and newest album, entitled The Slow Rush. The album was his first since the release of his third album in 2015, Currents,…

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The journey of a thousand miles: how one man is running across America
Features

Liam H. Flake | January 28, 2020

ANDRE RUN USA – one man, one road, one cause
“When I started running across the Brooklyn Bridge, I’m like ‘that’s it.’ When I went across the Hudson River to run from lower Manhattan to Liberty…

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Believe the hype for Twenty One Pilots tour
Arts & Entertainment

Anna Henning | November 15, 2019

Scrolling through Instagram on weekends, I often see photos of someone dressed up for a concert, typically with the caption being something along the lines of, “Best night of my life!” As someone with…

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Thursday night at French Field: an evening with the marching band
Features

Liam H. Flake | October 21, 2019

“Hey, band! Let’s meet on the 50.”
It’s 3:56 P.M. 84 degrees and not a cloud in the sky. The band is wrapping up a quick 45-minute rehearsal before the night’s Varsity Football game. At the…

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Review: Lumineers grow into their sound
Arts & Entertainment

Liam H. Flake | October 9, 2019

On Friday, September 13, the Lumineers released their newest album, aptly titled “III.” This marks their first album since the release of “Cleopatra” in 2016, and marked a strong development in…

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New community service policy impacts students
News

Alexys Ruiz | May 30, 2019

Missed any detentions lately? Well, here is the problem: if you have missed detention, you most likely have community service. Each community service requirement is one hour and it adds up the longer you…

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Movie Review: Captain Marvel
Arts & Entertainment

Anna Henning | March 18, 2019

Since 2008, Marvel Studios has been creating superhero films that have captivated the world. Over twenty films have been made in the same cinematic universe, and, for the first time, the main hero is a…

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Letter of Recommendation: Unified Basketball Games
Opinions

Karen Manley | February 11, 2019

Heading into my final season of Unified Basketball coverage, I feel an obligation not only to write about the games, but to make sure people are there to see them in the first place. For the last three…

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Letter of Recommendation: Bumper Stickers
Opinions

Liam H. Flake | February 4, 2019

I received my car with two bumper stickers included. Passed from mother to son after many years of faithful service, the Pilot sported the Odell’s Brewing logo and a simple sticker that read in white…

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Uke Revolution aims to revolutionize music’s impact
Arts & Entertainment

Anna Henning | January 30, 2019

More than just a club, Uke Revolution brings together people from all aspects of Fossil Ridge High School. Regardless of previous knowledge and ability, Uke Revolution is a place where people can be surrounded…

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Opinion: Jenna Julien podcast brings fresh entertainment
Arts & Entertainment

Macy Fowler | January 22, 2019

Podcasts are not things high schoolers would typically listen to in the car or while they are working on homework, but the Jenna Julien Podcast is one of those exceptions. It is not all about boring topics;…

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Ginger and Baker: Serving up something special
Features

Caroline Sears | January 4, 2019

Ginger and Baker in downtown Fort Collins is cooking up something special. The culinary director, or head chef, sat down to answer a few questions. “Chef Deb” settled into the teaching kitchen, where…

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More than a statistic: Dealing with an ACL tear
Sports

Macy Fowler | December 14, 2018

There are roughly one hundred thousand to two hundred thousand Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears a year, according to Beaumont Health, and they are becoming one of the most common high school sports…

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Welcome to the jungle: moments from the 2018 Homecoming Dance
Features

Liam H. Flake | November 13, 2018

On Saturday, September 15, Fossil Ridge held its 14th annual homecoming dance in the school gym, featuring the theme of “Safari.” From 8:00 pm to 11:00, Fossil students danced amongst decorations mirroring…

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