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Learning to drive is not something to put off

Sami Beers, News Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

Batman and James Bond.  What do these two and countless others have in common?  A driver’s license; which is a form of licensing that I have seen distressingly little of around Liberty. If James Bond had never gotten his license 1) he never could have been a secret agent (I’m fairly certain...

Being a student athlete gives back

Mackenna Briggs, Focus Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

As the smells from the locker room assault your senses, you groan inwardly and prepare yourself to face yet another sweat-inducing workout, undoubtedly one that will make you sore for days. You think of all the homework you have to get done after practice and another groan escapes from you as you realize...

Break a Leg

Break a Leg

Rachel Wittenberg, Managing Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

Liberty drama students and crew volunteers prepare for this year’s spring musical, “Once Upon a Mattress”, opening on April 25 during the infamous “tech week”. For the weeks leading up to opening night, the full cast of the show and the crew work for hours to perfect all the details of the...

March madness in the commons

March madness in the commons

Trevor Sytsma, Managing Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

Students at second lunch chow down as they watch the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament streamed and displayed on the newly installed projector screen. Showing the games at lunches has been a part of ASB’s promotion of March Madness at Liberty, in addition to the brackets each teacher was asked to...

Spellbound

Spellbound

Kalie Murphy, Photo Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

During the hypnotist show put on by DECA for mountain to sound greenway, Joe Black hypnotized Hailey Gumm to believe she was a cannibalistic alien from outer space. Zack Toombs looks on and translates her demands for human surrender.

Caution: science in progress

Caution: science in progress

Jeremy Stroming, Opinion Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Online Exclusives, Photo of the Day

This array of four counters (black and gray paddles in center) detect cosmic rays—highly energetic subatomic particles from outer space. Each flash of blue light on the data card (right) indicates a detected event. The experiment is operated by Jeremy Stroming (12) with advising from science teacher...

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