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Fiddler on the Roof: a costuming and theatrical masterpiece

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

May 12, 2016

Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of a poor, Jewish milkman with a wife and five daughters, whose love, pride and faith helps him face the oppression of turn-of-the century czarist Russia. While it’s true that the acting, music, and sets will help tell this story, another critical element is the...

Patriot Press Reviews: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Bella Francavilla, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

After years of thinking I had read so many wonderful books, none could compare to this book. The biggest page turner ever read in the whole library. This book is a powerful combination of mystery, suspense and a fierce passion like no other. The shear amount of detail and exposition portrayed in this...

Patriot Press Reviews: Zootopia

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

April 18, 2016

I went to this movie with the assumption that it would be just another silly, wholesome family movie with a simple plot: Judy Hopps becomes the first bunny to join the police force of Zootopia (a mammal metropolis) and quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. She becomes determined to prove...

Patriot Press Reviews: Castle

Amanda Latham, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

This TV show is meant for almost anyone, from those of us who love mystery and suspense to those who crave drama and romance with a mix of comedy. From episode one you can see the humor reveled through Richard Castle, a murder mystery novelist who starts helping the NYPD solve murders. In the beginning...

Hidden Gems in Seattle

Fiona Hinkulow, Senior Writer

April 18, 2016

Tired of always going to the same places in Seattle? Take a look at these hidden gems! Fremont Troll Sculpted by four local artists, this interactive piece of art was the winner of a competition sponsored by the Fremont Arts Council in 1990, as part of a goal to rehabilitate the area under the...

Seniors: 15 things you must do before graduation

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

April 18, 2016

Skip school with your closest friends (As Ferris Bueller-like as possible) Attend a school event you normally wouldn’t (School musical? Track meet? Jazz Band performance?) Conduct an epic (and legal) Senior prank! Leave a note in a library book/ textbook for someone to find later Lear...

Mr. Kennedy’s Picks: Best board games to play with friends

Amanda Latham, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

"Dominion is a deck building game so it’s really fun because you get to strategize and every game is different which is really awesome." "Splendor is great because it is very accessible so you can play it with people who are new to board games and can have a good time and figure it out." "Ticket...

Day in the life: Musical Edition

Bailie Shultz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

Coming this April is the spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof. Here is a sneak peak on the everyday activities of an actor and stage manager. Keep reading to find out what they did on March 9. Actor: Nick Cacchoine Schedule: 2:30: Snack time 2:45: Warmup / Shake out 3:00: Practicing Dream Scene 3:30-...

Press Picks: TV Series

February 26, 2016

Lose yourself this mid-winter break through days of seemingly endless TV marathoning. The Patriot Press has come up with a few recommendations that will send you into an abyss of heart-wrenching pain, laugh-out-loud humor, and inspiring character development. The unique retelling of Arthurian tales:...

TeenTix helps teens experience Seattle’s art scene

Issabelle Hayden, Senior Writer

February 26, 2016

Plays, musicals, comedy shows, symphonies: although these are not the evening events that many teens frequent, TeenTix is working to change that. TeenTix is a free service that partners with organizations in Seattle to provide opportunities for teens to experience the Seattle art scene without the large...

The 10th Annual Patriot Awards

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2016

After a decade of recording what the Liberty student body deems the best in the entertainment industry, we take a look back at what the students of 2006 thought along with presenting the 2016 winners (based on a survey of 250 Liberty students representing all four grades). Movies: Best Action-...

Patriot Press Reviews: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Wyatt Waters, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

Amidst the endless uninspired military first-person-shooters, there are few games in the action genre that remind people of what an excellent video game looks like. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain fulfills this promise, and defies that trend of bland military games through its intricate gameplay,...

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