The Patriot Press

Ridiculous dress codes on the rise, gender equality in decline

Betsy Faris, News Editor

January 22, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

Yoga pants, dresses and bra straps oh my! It seems almost every week I am seeing a new picture of a girl, in a seemingly acceptable outfit, who has faced the wrath of school dress codes. Outraged parents post pictures of their victimized children on Facebook in an effort to gain supporters. With the...

A Beef on Internet Censorship

Allie Bowe, Focus Editor

January 22, 2016

Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

The new conversation isn’t about book censorship, it’s about internet censorship. A question that I’ve always had is, why are some websites blocked from the school Wi-Fi, but others aren’t? I can easily get on a couple of my favorite social media sites (that I will not name), but if I want to...

A silver lining in our darkest hour

Ally Smith, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Filed under Column, Online Exclusives

You trudge down the hallway accepting your fate. You slink into first period half-dead and barely breathing, its finals week. You sit in your desk awaiting the test that can make or break you, the test you’ve been studying for. Hours upon hours of time spent trying to memorize everything you need to...

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