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Book Review: Turtles All the Way Down

Hallie Chen, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Bookmarked, Entertainment

After five years of silence, the author of best-selling novels, including The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns, is back, but it’s not much to get excited about. John Green’s new young adult drama tells the story of sixteen-year old Aza, who suffers from chronic anxiety disorder. Her entire life, ...

T.V. Review: Riverdale

Bailie Shultz, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Riverdale is based on the similar characters and settings of the comic "Archie." In the first episode, the audience is immersed into the cryptic town of Riverdale. Immediately the town is hit with murder of a beloved twin. The murder encourages Archie, Veronica, Betty, Jughead, and the rest of Riverdale's...

Movie Review: Dunkirk

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Have you heard that Harry Styles is in the new movie Dunkirk? It must be about boosting young teenage girls’ self-esteems! Actually, no. As much as the world loves Harry Styles’ and One Direction’s message, it’s not expressed in Christopher Nolan’s movie, Dunkirk. Terror, paranoia, and excitement...

Teachers reveal prom mishaps

Reegan Weber, staff writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Henry Level:  An absolutely true prom story never begins with prom. It begins with Homecoming. Senior year Homecoming was my first ever dance, and I went with my first ever girlfriend. I didn’t know what to expect, but we danced and rode in a limo and stood around for pictures and she broke up...

Artisans of Liberty showcase their creations

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Jana Merca: Jewelry “I make necklaces in all different sizes as a form of stress relief. One day my friend asked, ‘Omg can I buy one?’ I didn’t even think about selling the jewelry I made until then. Eventually I got the point where I needed to make an Instagram, @jemsbyjan, for my necklaces...

The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

May 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Online Editor's Corner, Online Exclusives

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures to achieve their Lumberjane patches while experiencing the magic of summer camp and friendship. Made by girls, for girls, these...

Doctor Strange Review

Brigitte Larkin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Doctor Strange surpassed my expectations. I was anticipating it to be just another movie that I would forget within hours of leaving, but when I walked out of the theater, I was stirring with excitement, replaying every scene in my head. The movie follows the life of Dr. Stephen Strange, a skilled neurosurgeon...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Macee Vadney, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

One of them is invisible. One picks locks. One of them is a thief. As for the talents of the beasts, you’ll have to find out on your own by watching J.K. Rowling’s film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It is an action packed film that never leaves you bored. It relates to Harry Potter through...

Patriot Press Reviews: Stranger Things

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This last summer Netflix came out with another hit series called Stranger Things. When watching the first episode, I was very suspicious about what this T.V. series was about—all I knew was all the hype on twitter involving little kids and a terrifying monster. After watching the series however, I...

Patriot Press Reviews: The Last Boy and Girl in the World

Annabelle Smith, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but some covers are inexplicably more attractive than others. Case in point is a new addition to Liberty’s library, The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian. Sunken houses, little people in boats, and an intriguing title? I’m in. The book places...

Patriot Press Reviews: Suicide Squad

Tina Bardot, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Many people have mixed feelings on the summer movie Suicide Squad which features a story about villains assembling to do good. Set in the DC universe, enemies of heroes such as Batman and Superman are brought together by the government in order to fight a world-scale threat-- an ancient force bent on...

The Patriot Players go mad for the fall play

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Evil businessmen, a mad old lady, and French people—you can find them all in this fall’s play. The Mad Woman of Chaillot, set in Paris, tells the story of street people banding together with the Mad Woman to stop greedy businessmen from drilling oil beneath Paris. Senior Anna Woldstad, the lead...

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