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One-Sided Pride

Maria Carrasco, Copy Editor

March 12, 2014

Filed under Briefs, Features, Opinion, Top Stories

Imagine being told to “put your weave back on” in front of the entire school just because that is a stereotype for your race. Imagine being told you don't belong in the United States because you weren't born there. Imagine bein...

Free State faces crosstown rival LHS; unites for common cause

ryan liston, co-online editor in chief

March 1, 2014

Filed under Briefs, News

Scoring 12 unanswered points to start off the game, the Free State girls basketball team beat cross-town rival Lawrence High School 60-51 Friday, Feb. 28. The Firebirds led by around 10 points most of regulation. At halftime, the Fi...

Junior Justin Narcomey talks basketball try-outs

hannah moran, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2013

Filed under Briefs, Sports

Lessons from Luvuyo

hannah moran, editor-in-chief

October 29, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

“Apartheid” means “to keep apart.” For decades, South Africa’s dominating politcal party enforced this policy of racial segregation, a policy equivalent to American slavery in the early 1800s. But one man spoke out...

Mr. E the Motivator

Mr. E the Motivator

October 15, 2013

Students volunteer at Lawrence Memorial Hospital

kyra haas, co online editor in chief

October 4, 2013

Filed under Briefs, Features

Even though he’s volunteered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital (LMH) for four years, senior Bryce Ridgway still doesn’t enjoy transporting warm, bloody placentas from room to room. “It’s in a container,” Ridgway said, ...

Four students turn down Homecoming nominations

hala hamid, reporter

September 24, 2013

Filed under Briefs

Being a part of Homecoming court can be an exciting event in one’s high school career, but for three seniors, walking onto the football field during the Homecoming game to find out who is going to be crowned Homecoming king and que...

Students have differing summer health

becca moran, reporter

September 23, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

For some, summer break is just that-- a break from the stress and pressure that goes along with school, sports, and responsibility.  For others, summer is a time to devote even more time and effort to their health and sports. ...

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