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Volunteering: more than just details on your college app

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor May 11, 2017

During his third year of volunteering for the Woodland Park Zoo, senior Anthony Alegrete was in charge of educating the park patrons about the raptor exhibit. He felt fairly confident in his information,...

The pain that phones are causing

Bella Francavilla, Focus Editor May 11, 2017

Imagine going about your daily routine and then suddenly feeling a crippling pain shoot through and down your back. You recover momentarily only for the pain to intensify and move down into your leg. For...

The importance of self-care

Angela Greggs, Staff Writer May 11, 2017

According to the National Association on Mental Illness, about 20% of adolescents in America have at least one mental illness; the most common mental illness being anxiety, which the Anxiety and Depression...

Vegan Patriots share their lifestyle

Kenadi Browne and Mary Russell May 11, 2017

“It makes me feel strong.” Sophomore Jana Merca describes her vegan diet this way. “I saw a video about the benefits of veganism, and that peaked an interest, so I began researching, and I learned...

The importance of self-defense

Kerrek Matson, Staff Writer May 9, 2017

“A guy tried to break into our house on a Monday, so when we came home we called the police. The next day in the shop outside, I went to find something to eat for lunch, and there was a guy standing...

Health benefits of pets: why they’re worth the work

Skyler Radford and Bella Francavilla May 9, 2017

You just got back from another stressful day at school when your best friend pounces paws first onto you. Your face is now wet from the slobber of your furry companion but you wouldn’t trade it for the...

Humans of Liberty: Beth Bauer (12)

Mandy Latham, Senior Writer March 27, 2017

“If I could change one thing about myself, I wish that I could be more kind and be there for everyone. I would be more patient with people, and that I was able to be a role model. I would also be the...

Does Liberty uphold “We are One”?

Bella Francavilla, Mandy Latham, and Skyler Radford November 4, 2016

From the Liberty senior football team’s tradition of picking one word to describe the team, came the phrase “We are One”. The motto was created by the football team and its fans in 2009. “We are...

Profiles: Patriots who ride horses

Allie Bowe and Bella Francavilla May 12, 2016

Bailie Hawkins Western Style Riding evolved from the ranching and warfare traditions and both equipment and riding style evolved to meet the working needs of the cowboy in the American West. Growing...

Choosing the military over college

Allie Bowe and Bella Francavilla May 12, 2016

Justin Carney Justin Carney’s biggest concern as a senior is anything but college. Being in ROTC has opened his eyes to what really matters to him. “I have nothing against college but, I wanted...

Humans of Liberty: JP Hayes (12)

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor May 12, 2016

“I wish I could have told my younger self to not be stupid. Literally, I just wish I had listened to my common sense when I was younger. I dream of continuing to play with my rugby team because rugby...

Humans of Liberty: Anna Woldstad (11)

Gabe Waldbaum, Staff Writer April 18, 2016

“I want to be the acting form of Babe Ruth. I’ll send photos of myself to my fans for 35 cents and people will drive miles in their pickup trucks to see me act. This is why I have a big fear of going...

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