AROUND THE BEND

FROM THE BELL TOLLS

Lily Almand, Staff

November 22, 2019

The bliss of the first bite, leaves you wanting more, but for some, the dream is slowly crumbling like a Chicken Chalupa. Taco Bell has recently removed some of the most popular menu items among customers. The Cool Ranch, Fiery...

Sauces: Opinion Editorial

Emily Schembs

January 4, 2019

This year in the cafeteria, the staff added to and adjusted their menu. Due to the new food catering company, the variety of options has multiplied. Having all new food called for another new thing in the cafe, sauces. Along...

Best of the Rest

Emily Schembs, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

This week, I took the liberty of testing out mexican restaurants to bring you the best of the best. I traveled from Spotsylvania to Glen Allen to find top notch places for you to dine at and compiled a short list. Each place I...

Best Dishes

Emily Schembs, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

Pre-made, Walmart brand, rotisserie chicken. The unskilled chef’s best friend. With this three pound hunk of delicious, roasted poultry and my article, you will change from being a competitor on “America’s Worst Cooks”...

Need a Ride? Grab A Bike!

Emily Schembs, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018

Bike share programs are rapidly popping up, from the west coast to the east coast. There are hundreds of cities with the program. A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, as it is sometimes referred...

The Real Problem With Standardized Testing

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

When it comes to school, people usually think of mean girls, cliques, evil administrators, the ungodly amounts of homework, and of course, standardized testing. Well maybe standardized testing isn’t exactly what comes to mind,...

Vatican Veggies

Emily Schembs, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Recently the Pope Francis, aka Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has come into the spotlight with his farm. The farm is located in the hills of rural Rome, about an hour drive from the Vatican. This is also his summer residence named Castel...

Should FXBG Have A Bike Sharing Program?

Emily Schembs, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Bike share programs are rapidly popping up, from the west coast to the east coast. There are hundreds of cities with the program. A bicycle-sharing system, public bicycle system, or bike-share scheme, as it is sometimes referred...

Climate Change

Megan Becker, Op-Ed Editor

January 24, 2018

Although climate change is undeniably real, with scientific evidence and many significant effects being seen, how climate change is caused is still a very controversial topic today. The difference between climate and weather...

I’m Not Lovin’ It

Emily Schembs, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

McDonald’s, a fast food restaurant that rakes in over $27 million per year, with a net worth of $104 billion. They sell food items from burgers, to salads, to their highly sought after Mcflurries (sometimes). With low prices...

No More Electives?

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Most schools require that students take non-core classes in order to graduate. Most students take classes that do not interest them and do poorly in the end because they find the class boring or they slack off and lose focus. The...

Self Driving Cars

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

In the past, there been both conspiracies and positive theories about self-driving cars. My view on this is negative, self-driving cars is a terrible idea, it is a bad idea for many reasons, one being because many people have...