The Patriot Press

Crummy closed career center

Stephanie Hays, Opinion Editor

May 8, 2014

The career center closed itself to hungry, food scarfing, rabble rousing teenagers during lunch just a couple weeks ago. While students are still free to enter at their leisure, the inevitable food that comes with them is not. So now what do we have to do? Go back to the – heaven forbid – lunchroo...

Update your blog!

Jordan Carlson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014

School’s over and it’s time to go home. The only thought is to relax. Finally, the evening arrives and it’s time to start cramming for the day ahead. As always checking the teacher’s blog for the homework is the route of choice. When checking a blog, it is apparent that tonight’s homework has...

Keep your germs at home

Anna Malesis, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

Imagine waking up with snot dribbling down your face, an intense urge to cough, and a voice nothing more than a harsh whisper—you are sick. At first, you’re enthused by the opportunity to spend the day huddled under a pile of blankets watching every corny, low-budget movie you can find on Netflix, ...

Cold weather not an excuse for PDA

Connor Cherry, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

Brace yourselves fellow Patriots: more cold days are inbound. How will you stay warm this season? Maybe you will go with the classic leather jacket? Or maybe a cozy sweatshirt?  You could be that strange guy who claims they are never cold despite always shivering in those basketball shorts. If you have ...

The insufferable slouchy desk

Kalie Murphy

December 10, 2013

You are late to class, and manage to slide guiltily through the door in the last instance before the bell. You frantically look around for a free seat and cannot stop the groan from escaping your mouth when you see the desk that you are stuck with for the rest of the day: the slouchy desk. Even in the best po...

*Beep Beep* Get out of the road!

KD Kerstetter

December 10, 2013

Picture a carefree sophomore walking down the road, chatting with friends. All of a sudden this tranquility is shattered when a car races toward him, blaring its horn full blast. "What’s the problem?" you wonder. Maybe I can provide him with some insight. In fact, you are walking down the middle o...

An Un-Common App

Nathan Dahm

November 7, 2013

We’ve heard all about the convenience of using the Common Application from guidance counselors, admissions officers, and teachers, and, as fall begins, seniors are ready to begin College Applications believing that the widely recognized "Common App" will make the process more efficient, reduce the s...

A cafeteria conundrum

Stephanie Hays

November 7, 2013

Those cafeteria tables. Let’s be honest, there just aren’t enough seats. Every single lunch is a frantic game of musical chairs to see who gets those 12 sacred spots and who has to be that person that is either stuck on the end, or forced to sit at another table with only a couple other stranded fri...

Peril in the parking lot

Rachel Shaw

October 18, 2012

Each day, countless Liberty students find themselves embarking on the long and dangerous trek across the parking lot as they travel from the 500 building to the locker rooms located in the northeast corner of campus. These adventurers, who bravely opted to take PE classes in the uncharted territory o...

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