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The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

Although it may seem unimportant, this conversation between two teenagers is sometimes a relatively casual approach for them to initiate a hookup.

OPINION: The Problem with Hookup Culture

Cici Hunter October 31, 2022

Within the past couple of decades, a trend has developed. As the current generation becomes more permissive and progressive, so do their ideals on sex. Hook up culture has taken hold of the current generations...

ALBUM REVIEW: Few Good Things by Saba

ALBUM REVIEW: Few Good Things by Saba

Karmina Douglas March 10, 2022

Released on Feb. 4, “Few Good Things” by Saba is a hip-hop and neo-soul album that explores reaching happiness and learning about oneself. From a lyrical standpoint, one of the tracks that explores...

A Change in Pace

Nisa Khosh, copy editor September 2, 2021

As students returned back to school, they were welcomed with a completely new schedule.  There are 20 mods in a day; each mod is either an A course or a B course. A courses meet four times a week in...

Album Review: Origins by Imagine Dragons

Album Review: “Origins” by Imagine Dragons

Nick Burket, Photographer/Reporter February 7, 2019

The newest Imagine Dragons album “Origins” is interesting, in that some may categorize it as a rock, but I think it fits more into an alternative category. It has interesting songs, but it really doesn’t...

Album Review: Trench by 21 Pilots

Album Review: “Trench” by 21 Pilots

Nick Burket, Reporter October 19, 2018

From 21 Pilots new album “Trench”, I was expecting the softer, grungier tone and sound of previous songs such as “Heathens” or “Stressed Out” from their last album “BlurryFace”. The opener,...

Its hard to sift through every daily breaking story for what really matters.

Fight the Cycle

Jackson Barton, Online Editor in Chief April 24, 2018

As an amateur high school journalist, 2018 has been one of my biggest challenges so far. Over the past few months, the Free State community has erupted in activism spanning a range of local and national...

Infographic: Online Design Editor Elise Gard

Editor in Chief Shares Stressors, Advice in Applying to College

Chris Pendry, Editor in Chief March 2, 2018

College. A looming word that evokes fear and anticipation over the wee naive seniors who just want to continue their academic career in faith and fervor. College is the first step towards your dream job,...

Report addresses hateful social media accounts

Hala Hamid, Reporter May 5, 2015

Logging onto Twitter a couple weeks ago, I saw many of my fellow classmates mentioning and tweeting about a new account called LKnudes. The account has since been suspended, but during its short-lived...

Pros, cons of waiting to start higher education

Maddie Birchfield, Reporter March 8, 2015

As my senior year comes to a close, the idea of leaving Lawrence to start out on my own becomes more and more daunting. A new experience at a new school in a new town all seems very…new. For some,...

freshman Hirsch Guha

Bird’s Word: Do freshmen like LINK?

Juliana Hill, Reporter March 6, 2015

“I like having them, especially (since) the seniors and juniors that we have for LINK leaders are pretty fun, too.” - freshman Darik Dudley “I think they’re pretty lame because the activities...

50 Shades of Grey movie poster

Review: 50 Shades of Grey

Lauren Brittain, Reporter March 5, 2015

Beyonce’s remixed “Crazy in Love” plays in the background of the “50 Shades of Grey” trailer, infused with the same tension as a rubber band. I wish the actual “50 Shades of Grey” movie...

Review: The Wind Rises

Review: ‘The Wind Rises’

Juliana Hill, Reporter February 12, 2015

When I was a child, I obsessed over every film Studio Ghibli released. I still have fond memories of watching them after school on a rainy days and less fond ones of having nightmares that my own parents...

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