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The Greatest College Football Game Ever Played

David Hirschhorn | Jan 13 2017 | in Sports

Last monday night sports fans were treated to the greatest college football game ever played. We got to see the perennial dynasty, #1 Alabama Crimson Tide pitted against the underdog #2 Clemson Tigers. For all you non-sports fans who are reading this, the Alabama Crimson Tide are virtually an NFL team playing college football. They are loaded with future first-round picks and they have a former NFL coach, Nick Saba...

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Boys Basketball Mid-Season Update

Sage Rose | Jan 13 2017 | in Sports

The boys basketball team has had a season of ups and downs with a 5-7 record. Even though they have had a rough couple of games they are 2-0 in their league and still have a lot of confidence. Over winter break the team traveled to Orlando for the Holiday Tournament and got a chance to strengthen their team dynamic. “The best part of the season so far was going to Orlando and getting to know the team,” ...

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"Doctor Strange" Brings The Magic To The MCU

Laura Brack | Dec 14 2016 | in Entertainment

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had some ups and downs over the years, but 2016 has been a great year for them so far. “Luke Cage” is great, “Captain America: Civil War” was a masterpiece, and even “Agents Of SHIELD” sucks less than usual! Plus, we’ve got an actual Oscar winner for our Captain Marvel, and if set pictures are any indication, “Spider-Man: Homecoming&r...

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Mountain Biking Season Recap

Emma O'Leary | Dec 14 2016 | in Sports

The Fairview High School Mountain Bike team concluded their season with several tremendous accomplishments: they placed second at state, rider Nathan Pawlak won state at the sophomore level and senior Molly Madden won the Exceptional Female Athlete Award.   Nathan Pawlak won first place at state at the sophomore level, coming in 45 seconds before the second place rider. Pawlak said that his performance was not a surprise, and that he had “somewhat” expected it.   According ...

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"Loving" Movie Review

David Hirschhorn | Dec 14 2016 | in Entertainment

NOTE: SPOILERS INCLUDED   The recently released film “Loving,” directed by Jeff Nichols, tells an inspiring story of a couple struggling with the complications of having an interracial marriage in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Set in Caroline County, Virginia and  Washington, D.C., the film demonstrates that  segregation  not only affected  African-Ame...

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Fairview Remodeling Plans Unveiled--Eliminate All Windows

David Hirschhorn | Dec 8 2016 | in Humor

Many students have been curious for a long time of what will happen with the extra money that BVSD schools gained through a vote passed in 2014. They have been waiting for a long time for news on the improvements that will occur throughout Fairview as a result of this vote. Fairview has announced the hiring of Wynn-Doe Architecture. They are most known for their construction of the prison Alcatraz, located in San F...

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8 Ways to Stop the College Talk

Sara McCrea | Dec 7 2016 | in Humor

Hey seniors! Have you started to dread family events? Does talking to any of your parents’ friends, or any adults rather, only result in the same tedious conversation? The Royal Banner is here to help you out. Here are 8 foolproof ways to respond when someone asks you, “So how’s that college application process going?” 1. Start on a long rant about a topical issue on college campuses. <...

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Spirit Week!

Avery Monette, David Hirschhorn and Sage Rose | Dec 6 2016 | in Student News

Hey Fairview, we’ve got some breaking news for you: it is Spirit Week! While we have already had one Spirit Week this year, it is a bit of a surprise to have two Spirit Weeks in one semester but students really seem to be enjoying the first day of it so far. If you didn’t know or need clarification this is the schedule for Spirit Week:   Monday: Ski Day ...

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Spirit Week!

Avery Monette, David Hirschhorn and Sage Rose | Dec 6 2016 | in Student News

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Hey Fairview, we’ve got some breaking news for you: it is Spirit Week! While we have already had one Spirit Week this year, it is ...

The Consequences of Stealing

Emma O'Leary | Dec 3 2016 | in Student News

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There are usually one or two cases of theft per month at the King Soopers at the Table Mesa Shopping Center by Fairview students, accord...

The Fringe Festival: A Celebration of the Arts

Emma O'Leary, Anya Aidun and Kate Martin | Nov 9 2016 | in Student News

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The Fringe Festival took place the week of October 24th through 28th and brought the Arts Department into the spotlight with a full wee...

Sports

The Greatest College Football Game Ever Played

David Hirschhorn | Jan 13 2017 | in Sports

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Last monday night sports fans were treated to the greatest college football game ever played. We got to see the perennial dynasty, #1 Al...

Boys Basketball Mid-Season Update

Sage Rose | Jan 13 2017 | in Sports

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The boys basketball team has had a season of ups and downs with a 5-7 record. Even though they have had a rough couple of games they ar...

Mountain Biking Season Recap

Emma O'Leary | Dec 14 2016 | in Sports

The Fairview High School Mountain Bike team concluded their season with several tremendous accomplishments: they placed second at state...

OP-ED

Storycorps

Cameron Walsh | Jan 11 2017 | in OP-ED

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Each day, hundreds upon hundreds of people sit down with friends and family, recounting stories from days prior. Stories of horror, war, love, an...

Which Teams Will Make the NFL Playoffs?

David Hirschhorn and Avery Monette | Nov 30 2016 | in OP-ED

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We are more than halfway through this NFL season and it has proved to be very interesting. Every year, we see some surprise teams and pl...

The Electoral College: Disrupted Democracy

Carter Hanson | Nov 16 2016 | in OP-ED

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Last week, Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States. This label may be misleading, as it implies that thes...

Entertainment

"Doctor Strange" Brings The Magic To The MCU

Laura Brack | Dec 14 2016 | in Entertainment

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has had some ups and downs over the years, but 2016 has been a great year for them so fa...

"Loving" Movie Review

David Hirschhorn | Dec 14 2016 | in Entertainment

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NOTE: SPOILERS INCLUDED   The recently released film “Loving,” directed by Jef...

Nooks and Crannies: The Scoop on Beans

Kaitlin Dailey | Nov 25 2016 | in Entertainment

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Though not uncharted territory, coffeeshops are a crucial part of the high school experience, most prominently during the season of load...

Humor

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Carter Hanson | Jan 11 2017 | in Humor

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The immortal question, why did the chicken cross the road, was subject to a heated debate last Tuesday when Dr. Maria Schlupsen clashed ...

Fairview Remodeling Plans Unveiled--Eliminate All Windows

David Hirschhorn | Dec 8 2016 | in Humor

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Many students have been curious for a long time of what will happen with the extra money that BVSD schools gained through a vote passed ...

8 Ways to Stop the College Talk

Sara McCrea | Dec 7 2016 | in Humor

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Hey seniors! Have you started to dread family events? Does talking to any of your parents’ friends, or any adults rather, only res...

Multimedia

Kindness Issue Spot the Difference Answers

Noah Finer, Carter Hanson and Cormac Dowling | Dec 7 2016 | in Multimedia

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SPOILERS BELOW! Don't read this article until you have finished (or given up on) the spot the difference in the new Kindness I...

November Issue Teaser - Vermin Supreme

Carter Hanson | Nov 2 2016 | in Multimedia

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  Our November ELECTION ISS...

Election Spot the Difference Answers

Noah Finer and Carter Hanson | Oct 13 2016 | in Multimedia

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  SPOILERS BELOW! Don't read if you haven't tried the spot the difference yet in the election issue! &nbs...