Free Press

August/September Concert Guide

Maria Carrasco, Managing Editor

August 29, 2014

Ed Sheeran $52 per ticket All Ages Tuesday, Sept. 2 Show Starts: 7:30 p.m. Sprint Center 1407 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, Mo. 64106   One of the most famous singer-songwriters in Hollywood is making his way to Kansas City.   Sheeran’s hit...

One-Sided Pride

Maria Carrasco, Copy Editor

March 12, 2014

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...

Controversial Music

Controversial Music

October 19, 2013

One Direction: This is Us

One Direction: This is Us

September 14, 2013

Letter from the editor re: 50 most influential

hannah moran, copy editor

May 16, 2013

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...

Freedom From Speech?

Jake Stegall, Reporter

April 8, 2013

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 opin...

The Sounds of Autumn

sam boatright, co-editor-in-chief

October 1, 2012

It’s amazing how much we, as students, cling onto the fanciful idea of an endless summer at the end of May.  However, by the time school begrudgingly rolls around in mid-August, we long for sleepytime teas, sweater weather and ...

When Private Becomes #Public

sam boatright, reporter

February 23, 2012

In our teenage years, we expect drama. Angsty attitudes, bitter break-ups and passive-aggressive sneers at ex-best friends all feed into what teens consider normal.   Often, students hear about drama secondhand an...

Masculine Materials

Natalie Hiebert, Reporter

January 19, 2012

Men’s fashion. When I was first asked to write about this, I honestly did not know where to begin. How do I write an article about a pair of jeans and a t-shirt? I decided the best way to find out about men’s clothing wa...

Parents in the Student Section?

kim c

October 27, 2010

There’s something about football season. Tailgating, the changing weather, the new stadium and last but not least, the student section. A sacred space, where we can get uncomfortably close to one another and scream...

Open Lunch No More?

Kim C

September 21, 2010

The school day is long, we all know it. By the time fourth hour rolls around, the thirty minutes of lunch are our savior. Having the ability to leave the school to run home and eat or grab something we forgot is amazing as well....

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