By: Chris G. and Owen M. Grade 12 is one of the most stressful school years, as students work on gaining their credentials for post-secondary programs. Many prestigious programs require averages upwards of 90%. Achieving such grades requires a lot of effort, right? Well, not for everyone. Most students toil many hours with their heads in their books to achieve these high grades. However, not … Continue reading Grades: Earned or Bought?
Imagine coming home one day to find out that you would never be able to go back to school again; even worse you would be forced to work in an environment without windows, in large unstable buildings, or in polluted small confined spaces. Continue reading The Cost of Your Next Shopping Spree
“I believe the millions of people who died during this time deserve more than a 10-minute speech over the intercom” Continue reading FHCI Students “Saddened” By Holocaust Announcement Assembly
By Josh Blatt Music plays a massive role in modern day society. Almost anywhere at Forest Hill, students can be seen with Apple earphones in their ears. With the introduction of portable music players and apps such as Spotify, it is easier than ever before to listen to music on the go. However, there are a variety of dangers regarding the use of these devices … Continue reading Why Your Earphones May Be Killing You
By Marian Pascual Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is without a doubt, one of the greatest artistic rediscoveries of the 21st century. It is one of the few 20 surviving Da Vinci paintings which made it a huge worldwide media sensation. But what made the Salvator Mundi worth $400 million dollars? On November 15 of last year, the painting was offered in a special lot … Continue reading Salvator Mundi: The Last Da Vinci?
By Abi Parameswaran Global warming, temperature modification and pollution; these are only some of the thousands of different issues across the world, some of which are addressed, and others hidden in plain vision. These problems remain prevalent in our society even though many hate admitting it. Most are unaware of environmental racism and continue to say it is a made-up distraction to take the focus off … Continue reading Racism in the Environment?
“Complaining may be the norm for Forest Hill students. Our school is now known as an academically inclined and non-spirited environment. This Semi-Formal seemed like a test: could FHCI students finally rise to the task and find their spirit and pride? The short answer: sort of. Almost all students at FHCI have been so used to being upset about the lack of school spirit and excitement. However, only…” Continue reading Semi-Formal, You Asked For It.
On December 31st, YouTube “star” Logan Paul uploaded a video to his channel featuring a suicide victim in Aokigahara, commonly known as the “suicide forest” because of the large number of people that take their own lives (estimates claim that over 100 suicides take place each year, although Japan no longer releases its death counts.) Continue reading Logan Paul is Making Some Noise
By Ethan Blumberg I have always asked myself why the Canadian and American governments annually spend enormous amounts of money on their respective space programs and different international space initiatives. The scale of the spending has led to a constant debate in both Canada and the United States for many years. While I do understand the global importance of space exploration, I believe that the two … Continue reading The Mystery In Space Programs
With all the recent sexual assault allegations in Hollywood, we only see men being accused for this horrible crime but the reality is, an abuser has no gender. Continue reading Women Can Be Abusers Too
Do you have anywhere to go for the winter break? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Continue reading Winter Break: Top Places to Go in Toronto
Should we fear a society where humans are cyborgs? Continue reading The Beginning of Real-Life Cyborgs
There was more than one thing wrong with TDSBs Attempt to Close Specialized Programs. Continue reading What Was Wrong With the TDSBs Attempt to Close Specialized Programs
The Golden Falcon responds to the Sexual Harassment Allegations in Hollywood Continue reading Let’s Talk About Those Sexual Harassment Allegations
By Vanessa Ifepe Twenty four NFL players at Wembley Stadium in London, took a knee during the American National Anthem in protest of Donald Trump. This was after Trump made a comment about players who take a knee during the anthem needing to be fired. Time and time again, Trump has proven to get under people’s skin and caused protests across the country. The constant intertwining … Continue reading Take a Knee Campaign
After a mass shooting in America, the news is overtaken by the event. The conversation however, has little focus on gun control laws. Continue reading 20 ccs of Gun Control, Stat!
The next day I get up and go to work. I wash the floors, I clean the toilet
bowls, I refill the soap. Continue reading Creative Writing: Janitor
CRISPR is exciting, but also simultaneously frightening. Continue reading 5 Reasons Why CRISPR is Beyond Exciting
Hot days filled with sunshine and children wearing shorts hardly feels like a typical fall day. Nevertheless, it is fall and that means time for postseason baseball. So far in the playoffs, underdogs have rallied and surpassed some top tier teams in series filled with energy. Continue reading Judge or King of the League: MLB MVP Races