Free Press

Champion Artists of Free State Peyton Townsend and Preston Nye

trenna soderling, reporter

August 30, 2014

This month, two students were selected as Champion Artists of Free State. Given to two Lawrence High (LHS) and two Free State artists, the Champion Artist Award recognizes outstanding artists at a gathering of Art Department Sponsor...

The Art of Aversion — Blow-off Classes

Evan Frook, Reporter

February 2, 2014

According to a sample group, two thirds of Free State students recognize the existence of blow-off classes. In an anonymous student survey, 66 percent said Physical Education or art classes were the easiest courses, while th...

Raegan Koenig

Raegan Koenig

January 31, 2014

Jacob Hood

Jacob Hood

May 14, 2013

Creative Works That Change Lives

maria mckee, reporter

December 14, 2012

Tegan and Sara "So Jealous Tegan and Sara’s “So Jealous” is the album that I can come closest to labeling as life-changing. The Canadian folk-rock sisters are able to embrace new-wave fusions as their reedy voices race th...

Creative Arts Fair

hannah moran, copy editor

October 10, 2012

Artists don’t have to starve. At least, the 34 comic book illustrators, tattoo artists, graphic designers, and journalists who presented at the Creative Arts Career Fair seemed decently well-fed. High school students from...

Firebird Artists Win Congressional award

katie guyot

May 11, 2012

On Friday, May 11, U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins stepped through a door beneath the Firebird that watches over the Commons, walked down an endless hall of green lockers and entered a room decked with wooden easels and color-coated canvasses. She did not come to Free State to sp...

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