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The only correct ranking of the DCOMs

Aurora Bryan, Editorial Board Member June 14, 2021
Here is the only correct ranking of the Disney Channel Original Movies.

The Impact of Social Media

June 14, 2021

The media–particularly social media–is a large part of any adolescent’s life. And unsurprisingly, it has had effects on all genders and types of people. Historically, teenage years have always...

The Female Perspective

June 14, 2021

For teenage girls today, body image and self-esteem remain massive issues. Approximately 80% of women in the United States are dissatisfied with their body and how they look.* This is no surprise, though....

The Male Perspective

June 14, 2021

“I got lucky in terms of height and other stereotypical male characteristics, but, like everyone, still find things that seem inadequate compared to others,” an anonymous Liberty student said. The...

Two sides of the same coin: the fallout of body image

Two sides of the same coin: the fallout of body image

Rachel Hines and Caitlyn Mckinzie June 14, 2021
Every generation before us has stared at themselves in the mirror and criticized their looks–but our generation is different. Now, our reflection is shown through the lens of technology for the world to critique.

How much music is left in music class?

Sofia Kovalenko, Beat Editor June 11, 2021
The line is thin between music and din. It was difficult enough to organize sounds into music when school was normal; it got more difficult over Zoom. 

TikTok (Music) is good

Ciena Sakamoto, Staff Writer June 11, 2021
First, it was Baby Shark. Now, it’s Castaways. And if you have no idea what I’m talking about, you’re missing out on the wonderful world of TikTok music.

Pop punk turns sweet and SOUR

Serena Sherwood, Editorial Board Member June 11, 2021
Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album SOUR was a glitter-gel-pen-written masterpiece, full of songs that could heal your heart while breaking it.

New CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated people

Amira Turner, Backpage Editor June 11, 2021
The Center for Disease Control has come out with a ton of new guidelines for fully vaccinated people, the most notable being that fully vaccinated people no longer need masks.

The trouble with trends

Emma Decasa, Editorial Board Member June 11, 2021
Do you have style? 

Bringing school culture back to liberty

Nicole Hume, News Editor June 11, 2021

Going back to school is one of the biggest challenges students have to face this coming year, and bringing back the school culture is a shared concern for students and staff. For more than a year,...

The spirit of sports: A collection of Liberty sports traditions

Paige Bajsarowicz, Sports Editor June 11, 2021
Whether it’s throwing a heartfelt party for the seniors on your team, or superstitiously wearing a single clothing item repeatedly, traditions are practically part of every athlete’s experience.
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