A Brief History of Halloween

Ava Otano, Student Life Journalist

November 29, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Uncategorized

Halloween’s origins are in a Celtic holiday called Samhain, which means “summer’s end” in Gaelic. In this holiday, people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. Celts lived in modern-day Ireland, wh...

Going, Going, Gone…

Going, Going, Gone…

November 15, 2018

The 2018 Midterm

Kyle Thaxton, Political Analyst

November 15, 2018

Filed under Local News, News

Background Information November 6th was a night of great importance to millions of Americans. Over 100 million citizens voted in the 2018 midterm, and the results were surprising all over the country. The midterm election in th...

100th Anniversary of Armistice Day – Connecticut During WWI

Camden Celtruda, Local History/Local News Writer

November 8, 2018

Filed under Local News, News

On November 11 this month we will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day which signaled the end of World War I. Over 67,000 Connecticut men served in WWI. Of these 1,100 died, many also from an influenza outbr...

The 2018 Midterm in Connecticut

Kyle Thaxton, Political Analyst

November 2, 2018

Filed under Local News, News

Background Since the 2016 presidential election, politics has increasingly become more popular and important to the American people. With just days away from the 2018 midterm, the final homestretch for campaigning has starte...

Sounds by the Sea

Anna Burt, Arts and Culture Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under News

The marching band rode a wave of success into their home show. Sounds by the Sea is the marching band's home show, the only competition that is hosted here at Fitch. Nine bands participated in this competition. They preformed...

Current Events October 14th-19th

October 22, 2018

Filed under News

Migrant caravan   A migrant caravan on October 20th  from Honduras has crossed Mexico’s southern border heading to the United States. The Caravan has broken through Mexican border security and has been offered ...

The Differences Between Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Ava Otano, Student Life Journalist

October 18, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

Columbus Day celebrates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas on the 12th of December 1492, but there is a lot of controversy surrounding this holiday. It is always celebrated on the second Monday of October, and h...

Op-Ed: Kavanaugh Confirmation is Chillingly Familiar

Anna Burt, Arts and Culture Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under News, Opinion

History seems doomed to repeat itself in the Kavanaugh Confirmation. The past weeks have drawn striking parallels to the allegations made against Justice Clarence Thomas by Anita Hill in 1991. Once again it appears that the...

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