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Social Media’s Effects on Food

Social Media’s Effects on Food

rosemary newsome, copy editor

November 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Don’t let social media posts fool you: we girls like to eat just as much as guys do. To all the girls who only instagram pictures of their salad: we know your guilty pleasure is chocolate ice cream. While girls may consume less food than boys (which isn’t always the case if you’ve been to a cr...

Rick Ross and Miley Cyrus cause controversy in the music world

becca moran, reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Rapper Rocko’s song, U.O.E.N.O,  featuring Rick Ross and Future, stirred up a lot of controversy earlier this year. While the name may  initially be puzzling, say it fast, and you’ll realize it's an onomatopoeia for “you don’t even know.” The song is admittedly catchy, and I liked it ......

Volunteering as a Resume Builder

Evan Frook, Reporter

September 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion, The Spotlight

To get into the University of California, an applicant must have “experiences that demonstrate unusual promise for leadership, such as significant community service.” Clearly, In this day and age, volunteering is a requirement. Volunteering used to be for the select few who actually wanted to he...

One Direction: This is Us

One Direction: This is Us

maria carrasco, social media editor

September 14, 2013


Filed under Opinion, The Spotlight, Top Stories

I’ve been a fan of One Direction for about two years. When I discovered them on season seven of X-Factor UK, I was in love with their accents, perfect pitch and humorous personalities. So,of course, when I found out there was a movie being made about them, I flipped and went to see it on opening n...

Intorno

ciara sayler, reporter

September 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion, The Spotlight

Opening just under a year ago, Italian restaurant Intorno is one place I will go back to time after time. Located on the corner of 8th St. and Massachusetts Street, Intorno has quite possibly the perfect view of downtown, whether sitting inside or out. With an executive design, the restaurant immediately ...

My Week in the Wilderness

sarah whipple, design editor

August 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, The Spotlight, Top Stories

Six months ago, I received a small forest of college mail, all advertising how the Princeton Review ranks their college as a top liberal arts school or how their 200-plus clubs make them have a diverse student body. Now, this isn't atypical these days, but beneath all the generic letters with the pho...

Letter from the editor re: 50 most influential

hannah moran, copy editor

May 16, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Student body-- It has come to our attention that a few members of the student body and faculty have been less than satisfied with the most recent issue of the Free Press. Last summer, the four editors met and decided the topics for the 2013 issues. We decided that the last issue would be dedicated...

Reaction to 50 Most Influential

May 16, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Dear Free State Free Press, Although I am usually quite impressed by the school newspapers and look forward to reading each one due to the relevant and interesting topics, the variety of opinions and characters, and the undisputed talent of the Free State students, I have to say I was rather disappoin...

America Endangered By Expanding Rape Culture

America Endangered By Expanding Rape Culture

becca moran, reporter

April 19, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, The Spotlight, Top Stories

     The rape case that occurred on the night of Aug. 11 and early morning of Aug. 12, 2012, in Steubenville, Ohio is sickening: a 16 year old girl, intoxicated to the point of unconsciousness, was groped and probed by Ma’lik Richmond and Trent Mays, two local 16 and 17 year-old football stars.   ...

Double Personality Profile: For and Against Same-Sex Marriage

Double Personality Profile: For and Against Same-Sex Marriage

ciara sayler, reporter

April 19, 2013


Filed under Opinion, The Spotlight, Top Stories

Mack Lottinville (For): Senior What is your opinion on same-sex marriage and why? I am completely for same-sex marriage, I don’t see any reason why someone shouldn’t be able to marry someone who they choose to marry, and I don’t know why it’s such a big deal in the first place. I’m hoping ...

Freedom From Speech?

Jake Stegall, Reporter

April 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Here in America we plead for free speech, but we fail to see that free speech is actually stifled. Yes, believe it or not, although no one is burning controversial books and executing those who speak out against the general opinion, going against the flow is just as dangerous as ever. One of the problems...

On Love

On Love

sam boatright, co-editor-in-chief

February 27, 2013


Filed under Archives, Opinion, Top Stories

When I was in third grade, I gave my crush a basketball card as a gift for Valentine’s Day. And it wasn’t just any basketball card, it was a Magic Johnson basketball card. Right now, you’re probably thinking, “You gave a crush a basketball card of the legendary Magic Johnson?!” Or you’re...

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