Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review by Jarrod Edson and Edited by Sarah Lehman

Categories: Hellos With Fellows, Sarah Lehman

Sonic the Hedgehog So at the start of the film, Sonic the Hedgehog has been living on Earth because he had to leave his home planet. He got to Earth by using golden rings that open up portals. Before that, he was raised by an owl on his planet that he described as being like Obi-Wan Kenobi, if he had… Read More

Fanfiction With Friends

Categories: Hellos With Fellows, Sarah Lehman

What Is Fanfiction? By Sarah Lehman   Have you ever written a story about your favorite fictional characters, one that came directly from your own imagination? You are far from the only one to do so. As a matter of fact, such stories—also known as fan fiction or fan fics for short—are very common, especially on the Internet. Wikipedia defines… Read More

Friendship Circle In-Person Programming Update

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On Friday, March 13th, The Friendship Circle postponed all of our in-person programs and activities due to COVID-19 response efforts. In light of continuing response efforts, and for the immediate future, we will follow the guidelines for the State of Pennsylvania’s Department of Health.  We will continue to assess the situation and will be in touch with additional updates. In the… Read More

COVID-19 Friendship Circle Update

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COVID-19 Update from the Friendship Circle: The Friendship Circle of Pittsburgh is focused on taking precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep our staff, participants, and community safe. As a result, we are canceling all in-person programming scheduled through the end of March. We remain committed to facilitating meaningful social interactions, and to do so, we are developing… Read More

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Movie Reviews 7/9/2020

Movie Reviews by Jarrod Edson and edited by Sarah Lehman   Scooby:  In my opinion, it’s bad or just meh at best. Basically, Scooby Doo and Shaggy team up with Blue Falcon and Dynomutt to defeat the villain Dick Dastardly, before he opens the gate to the underworld to retrieve his dog who is lost there (exactly why that’s a… Read More

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Fan Fic Terminology By Sarah Lehman

Fan Fic Terminology By Sarah Lehman Originally, I was considering either going over some of the more common types of fan fiction or list some more examples of book-based fan fics. However, I feel that a list of terms often used by fan fic writers would help you understand future articles. Below are some common words and phrases you will… Read More

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FC Activity Report: 6/18/2020

On June 17th, 2020, at 1 PM, I signed on to Zoom for a video chat session involving a ‘Jeopardy’ game. As usual, the session started off with the rules of respect review, which was followed by people introducing themselves (most likely for newcomers’ benefit) and saying how long they had been part of Friendship Circle. Then, they began what… Read More

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