The Patriot Press

Q&A with the Stars: Truman Ricks and Anna Woldstad

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015


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“As You Like It” is this year’s fall play that will be showing November 19, 20, and 21. It has drama, comedy, action, and music all taking place in a steampunk forest. The female protagonist is Rosalind (Anna Woldstad), whose father is exiled, breaking her heart until she meets Orlando (Truman...

Best Haunted Houses in the 425

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015


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What? Kube 93.3 Haunted House: Georgetown Morgue Where? 5000 E Marginal Way S Seattle WA When?Friday and Saturday 7pm -12pm,Thursday and Sunday 7pm- 10pm How much? $21.00 Review: It was SO scary. My eyes were closed most the time but when I opened them I was utterly delighted with fear. There were...

Fall Bucket List

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015


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1) Jump in a big pile of leaves 2) Visit a Pumpkin Patch (Some local ones are Trinity Tree Farm & Fox Hollow Farms) 3) Splash in Puddles 4) Inhale the crisp, fall air 5) Tailgate at an LHS football game 6) Bake anything Pumpkin related (refer to last year’s October issue for a full list!) 7)...

The Drowsy Chaperone: anything but a snooze

Paige Hopkins, Staff Writer

June 2, 2015


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“That’s just what the show is: fun,” proclaims the character known only as “Man in Chair” during the Patriot Players’ production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” And he’s exactly right. From impressive dance sequences, to pastry puns, to eye-catching costumes, to spit-takes and some outlandish...

The lazy Patriot’s guide to the mug cake

Hannah Matson, Creative Director

April 24, 2015


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1. COMBINE 2 tablespoons of melted butter and 1 egg in a microwaveable mug that can hold approximately 1 cup of liquid. Mix together thoroughly; the resulting goup should look consistently yellow and eggy. 2. THIS STEP IS VITAL TO THE SUCCESS OF YOUR CAKE. Take another mug that can hold about 1 cup...

Emerald City Comic Con: March Madness for Seattle’s geeks

Logan Allan, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015


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Riders of Rohan, mount your steeds. Starfleet cadets, board the Enterprise. Wizards and witches of Hogwarts, brandish your wands. Seattle welcomes back its comic and pop culture gathering of the year—Emerald City Comic Con. ECCC returns for its twelfth year at the Washington State Convention Center...

Q&A with Danny Kam

Q&A with Danny Kam

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2015


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Q: Were you the one to choose this show? If so, why did you choose it? A: I was not the one to choose it, although I love it so much! I performed in the Seattle premiere a few years ago and it was an incredible experience. It’s not only a hysterically funny show, but it has a lot of great opportunities...

Members of Improv Club master spontaneity

Members of Improv Club master spontaneity

Anne Wu, Senior Writer

April 24, 2015


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If you’ve ever been asked to perform a show based on a pickle, you’re probably in Improv Club. Improv, or improvisation, is a form of theatre in which the characters, relationships, and plot are not predetermined. They are made up on the fly, starting from when Improv Club performers ask the audience...

Crossword answers for the Feb 2015 issue

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2015


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Across: Cupid Dove Hallmark Chocolate Kiss Lonely Roses Ion Hugs Deuces Diamond   Down: California Venus Marrying Sale Heart Iloveyou Needy Stole

Fall play marries humor with meaning

Fall play marries humor with meaning

Anna Malesis, Managing Editor

November 26, 2014


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A bit of romance, a lot of comedy, and a message: the fall play, You Can’t Take It With You by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, had everything you could ask for in a production. It opened on Friday, November 14, and the final show was on Saturday, November 22. The play featured junior Jacqueline...

15 things to do with a pumpkin

November 26, 2014


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1. Pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies 2. Roasted pumpkin seeds 3. Chocolate chip pumpkin bread 4. Pumpkin scone with maple-cinnamon glaze 5. Pumpkin face mask 6. Pumpkin spice latte 7. Pumpkin cheesecake with salted caramel sauce 8. Pumpkin pecan-praline pie 9. Harvest pumpkin soup 10. Pumpkin cake...

Tips to survive Black Friday

Tips to survive Black Friday

November 26, 2014


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- SET a budget... and stick to it. This is critical to avoid post shopping depression. - CREATE a game plan: Make a list of what you want and where you are planning on getting it. Create a strict schedule to maximize your winnings. - HAVE a list of things you want so you don’t impulsively buy...

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