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Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Forum for student expression since 1977

The Patriot Press

Escape through media: what causes escapist behaviors?

Escape through media: what causes escapist behaviors?

Sylvia Aquino, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
“‘I need to stop,’ I whispered to myself as I clicked the next episode.” This popular meme has described all of us at one point or another when we binge-watch a good show.
Hartford brings Hart to the stage

Hartford brings “Hart” to the stage

Samantha Klein, Entertainment Editor November 18, 2022
Crafting a musical theater production is a feat that requires immense time, dedication, and talent, and Liberty’s very own senior Emilia Hartford has taken up the challenge of developing her very own musical. 
Thanksgiving recap

Thanksgiving recap

Emily Allard, Backpage Editor November 18, 2022
I just got back from my family’s four-day Thanksgiving get-together, and it went wonderfully! It started out on Wednesday with ten peaceful hours in the airport with my sweet, hormonal little twelve-year-old sister. She only cried five times, which is an all-time low for her! I’d consider that one a success.
Poo-poo pondering

Poo-poo pondering

Chiara Bettelli Oukka, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
There is something Charmin’—no…not just the toilet paper— about walking through such a clear, pure environment. There is nothing more riveting than opening a stall door and seeing a detailed depiction of human genitalia.  
Fall fashion bops and flops

Fall fashion bops and flops

Sofia Brown, Senior Writer November 18, 2022
Picture a perfect fall day:  You walk outside and feel the cool air in your flannel and ugg boots–wait, what year are we in? Fashion trends are ever-changing, and due to social media, trend cycles don't last nearly as long as they used to.  As the time for fall fashion is drawing nearer, we must ask ourselves: what will stick around and what is just another week-long TikTok trend?
The fall of Marvel?

The fall of Marvel?

William Sweeney, Staff Writer November 18, 2022
When a series of new Marvel movies and shows were announced in the spring of 2021, Liberty students were excited to watch their favorite characters return to the big screen. However, as these new movies and TV shows were released, many viewers have given negative reviews on what used to be their favorite source of entertainment.

Lights, camera, action! The Drama Department runs the 48-hour-play

Charlotte Ury, Editorial Board October 21, 2022
Plays are notoriously hard to create, write, and produce.

Bad Movies That We Love Anyway

Kendall Sullivan, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
When curling up on the couch after a long day of hard work, it’s hard to imagine ending the day without tuning out the world and pressing play on a good movie.

Top homecoming flops

Emily Allard, Backpage Editor October 18, 2022
Here are the four worst things about homecoming. 

Halloween Costume Ideas (to get you in with the it crowd)

Emily Allard, Backpage Editor October 18, 2022

Principal Brownson A lot of people will dress up as their idols for Halloween – a Disney princess or a favorite celebrity perhaps. Here at Liberty, there is only one person you should look up...

Heartstopper: redefining queer representation in the media

Samantha Klein, Entertainment Editor June 2, 2022
The Netflix sensation Heartstoppper is the wholesome young adult queer romance we all deserved. Based on the bestselling webcomic turned graphic novel by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper spotlights two teenage boys, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring, falling in love while navigating the complications that come with being in an openly queer relationship in high school.

Class advice

Emily Allard, Backpage Editor June 2, 2022
As we prepare to move up into our new grade levels, it’s time to start thinking about our new roles here at school. Here is some heartfelt advice for incoming seniors, juniors, and sophomores!
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