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miranda davis

May 26, 2011

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past several years you probably know what facebook , twitter or myspace is. Teenagers use these social networking sites as a lifeline, even for their main tool of communication with friends. But it hasn’t occurred to many students to use these si...

Katherine Corliss: Senior Column

Katherine Corliss

May 26, 2011

Next year I will be attending Baylor University with zero of my current classmates (although Mitch Todd is going there too, if any of you guys remember him). I’ll be in the land of Chick Fil-a cowboy hats and “y’all”. I could not be more excited; however, I decided to bring on the nostalgia to than...

Shadow for a Day: Hilary Morton

May 26, 2011

Like many Free State students, I’m quite involved in school activities. However, choir is not of them. This makes me a minority at this school. When I chose to shadow Hilary Morton, the choir director, all I knew about choir at Free State was that it was demanding but rewarding. After a day sp...

The Ultimate College Visit

miranda davis and allison morte

May 26, 2011

How to Plan the ultimate college visit: College is one of the most important decisions that high school students make. Which school to go to, or even to go at all are some of the many choices students have to make before the time they graduate. Visiting colleges, or doing college tours is part of...

The Ultimate College Visit

miranda davis

May 26, 2011

College is one of the most important decisions that high school students make. Which school to go to, or even to go at all are some of the many choices students have to make before the time they graduate. Visiting colleges, or doing college tours is part of the process for narrowing down  those s...

Welcome to the New Free Press… Well Kind of

miranda davis

May 26, 2011

In case you haven’t noticed, the Free Press has a  new look. The front page is has a story on it , and there are new faces listed as editors and a slightly different overall feel to the paper. Why, you ask? This issue is a trial issue for the future newspaper staff. These are some of the changes ou...

How to Prepare for Finals

May 25, 2011

Finals are one right of spring that all students, regardless of their age, dread. It’s the end of the year, and for many students homework and studying are not what they want to think about. When it comes to taking a final though, it’s unavoidable and crucial and should be approached strategically. Th...

Quick Reads: Top 10 List

allison harwood

May 25, 2011

top 10 things you never wanted to know about your teachers 10) That their ring-tone is “Loveshack” 9) Any story already repeated more than twice 8) Who they are dating 7) How things were ‘back in their day’ 6) How their last relationship ended 5)Their relatives’ terminal illnesses 4)...

Review: The King’s Speech

allison harwood

May 25, 2011

The King’s Speech            118 min.                   PG-13 When I first heard about The King’s Speech, I was pretty uninterested. The plot line involves the King of England learning not to stammer. So what? However, after watching the Academy Awards, my interest...

Year in Review

May 25, 2011

-Commitment to Graduate sign (Thumbs down) A neon green sign was put up on a wall in the commons. -Hype Inc. (Thumbs up) This club was especially active first semester. They held tailgates before football games and filled the stadium with “hyphy” suits. -Orangle Leaf opens up across the street...

Cheer Captains

kim carter

May 25, 2011

As basketball season comes to a close, so does the cheer season, and with it the high school cheer careers of the squad’s senior captains Aly Frydman, Korie Reed and Cali Brasseur. All three have been cheering on the squad since sophomore year and have given much of their time and spirit to the school...

Hazing

kim carter

May 25, 2011

I want to begin this editorial with a personal experience. When I was in the seventh grade my house was trashed. My brother was a freshman at the time and a group of boys vandalized our house, three times in the span of one month. They tee-peed our trees, poured spaghetti sauce all over our driveway...

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