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How to not effectively get through class without an existential crises

Fiona Hinkulow, Senior Writer

November 24, 2015


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Deep contemplative moods can strike us when we are least expecting them. In the tortoise (half-awake, half-asleep) mode, after only having 4 hours of sleep the night before doing whatever assignment I had to do for whatever AP class, I get up and blast “A Soft Jazz Backdrop” playlist via my Spotify...

How to have a FRIENDSgiving party

Brittany Toombs, Managing Editor

November 24, 2015


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Thanksgiving is a magical holiday: you basically have a federally-recognized excuse to eat excessively for a whole weekend. Don’t let this year’s Thanksgiving go to waste by only celebrating on November 26: throw your very own FRIENDS-giving party! The weekend before Thanksgiving, invite your...

Hawaiians vs. Hunters

Hawaiians vs. Hunters

Sydney Willoughby, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


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Tyra Christopherson turns the corner on Savannah Metger, as she rushes another eight yards to end the play. The Powder Puff Football game, the Hawaiians versus the Hunters, ended in a 0-0 draw on Oct. 21. “I had an amazing time when playing with other senior girls. Even though I didn’t really know...

Club Fair 2k15

Club Fair 2k15

Issabelle Hayden, Senior Writer

November 3, 2015


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There are over twenty clubs at Liberty, offering students many different ways to get involved and meet new people with similar interests. Clubs get the chance to show themselves off and recruit new members at the club fair run by Director of clubs, Megan Kirschner.

Pink inspires

Pink inspires

Mandy Latham, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


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The  varsity girls’ soccer team won with a score of 4-0 in the Patriots in Pink game against Lake Washington. The girls soccer team decided to kick some soccer balls in the name of breast cancer. “The game was extremely inspirational and raised both awareness and money for breast cancer,” junior...

How to be ready for college- a senior’s perspective

Lucas Maier, The Beat Editor

October 30, 2015


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High school is a stressful time for many students; between homework, tests, sports, and everyday life, it can be hard for a student to be prepared for next week, let alone what might be years away. But regardless of where you are right now, there is one thing that you should be working on – preparing...

Mr. Worldwide has a lot more to say than Dale

Lorrin Johnson, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2015


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You probably cringe every time he comes on the radio. The sound of dale (dah-lay) might make you distort your face with disgust and create a sour taste in your mouth. It's likely that you change the radio station when it gets to the Pitbull part of the song. But you're probably also a white teenager...

Essays don’t have to be miserable

Anna Malesis, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2015


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You stare down at the prompt. Your teacher has assigned yet another essay—another three plus hours of grueling confusion, worry, and boredom; another painful all-nighter of fingers cramping at the keyboard; another rush of anxiety at the idea of your grade plummeting, just after enough time had passed...

Julius Boehm pool renovated

Valerie Adams, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


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Over the summer, Julius Boehm pool in Issaquah went under a $5 million renovation. The girls’ swim and dive team couldn’t be happier about this makeover. “I remember getting into the pool and being grossed out,” sophomore Marina Prado said. The pool got a new paint job and added all brand...

The nightmare of owning a parking spot

Skyler Radford, Focus Editor

October 30, 2015


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Imagine pulling into the liberty parking lot with ten minutes to spare. You're so proud of getting to school early and when you go to park in your beloved spot, horror comes over you.   Some big truck is parked perfectly in your spot.   The nightmare begins of where on earth to...

Food Fraud

Siri Christopherson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


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You walk up to the cafeteria trash can to throw away your empty chip bag and pause to peer inside. Instead of properly disposed-of unrecyclable and non-compostable materials, you are confronted with a chaotic mess of plastic Gatorade bottles, half-eaten sandwiches, whole bananas, and unopened yogurt...

No limits

Sidney Ching, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


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I think it’s safe to assume that a large percent of the general population at Liberty has watched the movie Mean Girls, or has heard of it. Though it could just be a chick flick that girls (or boys) watch at slumber parties, it could also serve as a source that may be close to the truth in every hi...

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