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Bluetooth Products

Nate Wallace, Online Editor in Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Perspectives, Showcase

Bluetooth Speaker: UE Roll 2 The most attractive Bluetooth Speaker on the market is the UE Roll 2 by Logitech. This speaker has several specs that set it apart from the competition. With a rugged design and bungee cord used for attachment, the UE Roll 2 can go anywhere without the risk of damage. The UE Roll...

5 Hardest Things about Coming Back from Winter Break

5 Hardest Things about Coming Back from Winter Break

Lexa Brenner, Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Life and Arts, Perspectives, Showcase

After two weeks of a fun winter break, it is hard to come back to school and focus again. It is always rough, but some things about getting back to work are harder than others. Here is what Fort Worth Country Day students and faculty decided are the five hardest things about coming back to school. Sl...

Where is the Best FWCD Bathroom?

Where is the Best FWCD Bathroom?

Margeaux Mallick, Managing Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under Perspectives

In order to find out the students' favorite bathrooms at school, I conducted a survey that asked students to give a star rating for the middle school, upper school, FDP, Martin Center, science building, and art building bathrooms. The results of the survey are in (see above). The winner: Art B...

FWCD’s top 5 water fountains

FWCD’s top 5 water fountains

Nate Wallace, Online Editor-in-Chief
September 20, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Tired of drinking warm water from some water fountains around campus? Find the following locations on the campus that provide cold and refreshing water and never settle for mediocre water again. FWCD students rely on cold and refreshing water for study breaks and for hydration during the day. Water...

Hot Chocolate vs Hot Cocoa

Hot Chocolate vs Hot Cocoa

Christina Kelly, Ads Editor
February 18, 2016
Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

We have been lied to time and time again. Restaurants, friends, and parents are all responsible for deceiving us and causing us to believe we are drinking one thing, when in fact, we are drinking something completely different. Hot chocolate and hot cocoa are not the same. Hot chocolate is a rich, ...

The War on Gender Wage Equality: A perspective on the disparities between men’s and women’s paychecks

The War on Gender Wage Equality: A perspective on the disparities between men’s and women’s paychecks

Alex Doswell, Editor in chief
February 4, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

Last October, actress Jennifer Lawrence published an essay on the Lenny Letter about the wage gap between working men and women in America entitled “Why Do I Make Less Than My Male Co-Stars?” The essay immediately made headlines, bringing national attention to a problem that is so deeply rooted in...

Campus Carry: Why More Guns Doesn’t Equal More Safety

Campus Carry: Why More Guns Doesn’t Equal More Safety

William Newton, Online Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2015
Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

On Friday, October 9, at 11:30 a.m., an 18-year-old student was shot and killed outside a dorm on his own campus at Texas Southern University. Just 10 hours earlier, Colin Borough, also a college student, was shot multiple times and killed by another student on his own campus at Northern Arizona University....

The Case for Ms. Wakeland

The Case for Ms. Wakeland

Garrett Podell, Managing Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Perspectives

When US Assistant Division Head Peggy Wakeland makes her way over to Katherine Haley ‘15 to make her daily announcement about opportunities to get off the “List Du Jour,” the list of students who still have a detention to complete, a collective groan seems to escape the Upper School student body....

Mixed Messages: Charlie Hebdo and Diversity Day

Mixed Messages: Charlie Hebdo and Diversity Day

William Newton, Online Editor
April 18, 2015
Filed under Perspectives

Earlier today, during announcements, both US Division Head Bill Arnold and US French teacher Andreanne Annis, with the help of one of her classes, made short speeches. Both began by praising the “Je Suis Charlie” movement as a symbol of the importance of free speech, and both ended by noting the...

The Dress

The Dress

Margeaux Mallick, Photographer
April 8, 2015
Filed under Perspectives

Is the famous dress black/blue or white/gold? The Internet has been blowing up debating the color of this dress. Everyone is convinced he or she is right. It all started when a woman posted a picture on Tumblr of the mother of the bride’s dress at her friends wedding. This dress is originally blue...

Why Equal Opportunity Does Not Exist in the U.S.

Why Equal Opportunity Does Not Exist in the U.S.

William Newton, Online Editor
February 6, 2015
Filed under Perspectives

"All Americans have an opportunity for success." This statement has long been an American ideal, and it may very well be true, but by adding one word to this statement, it transforms from a likely reality to a nearly certain falsity: "All Americans have an EQUAL opportunity for success." Ther...

Sophomore Ropes Course

Sophomore Ropes Course

Philip Herd and Marshall Dike
May 6, 2014
Filed under Perspectives

At the Ropes Course this year, sophomores learned teamwork and leadership skills that will continue to help them throughout their time at FWCD as a student, and beyond.

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