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SATIRE: Patriot Staff Found Homeless in SMESL

SATIRE: Patriot Staff Found Homeless in SMESL

Rose Pollina and Kendall Barker

April 22, 2015


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The Patriot staff huddles together for warmth in their makeshift classroom in the SMESL one rainy afternoon on May 10. They had been using old Patriot issues to fuel their camp’s fire until this morning when the rain put it out. Assistant Editor-in-Chief junior Emily Wilkinson spoke about how they...

College Now vs. Advanced Placement

College Now vs. Advanced Placement

Avery Dorsey, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


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College Now and taking the Advanced Placements tests in May are both ways to save money, earn college credit and of course get a head start on college education while in high school. Both have their similarities but at the same time they’re slightly different on how you earn credits and the cost of...

Making the Switch

Making the Switch

Kate Anderson, Writer

March 10, 2015


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It seems as though cable TV is becoming less and less attractive to many people.  With services like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime, the need for cable TV is unnecessary and almost cumbersome.  Living in a technological age comes with new forms of entertainment.  Almost everything is online now; streaming...

The Debate: Should you leave for Spring Break?

The Debate: Should you leave for Spring Break?

Rola Alasmar and Nanae Urano

March 10, 2015


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ROLA ALASMAR | LEAVING FOR SPRING BREAK Students are under an incredible amount of stress throughout the school year. Constantly swamped by schoolwork, extracurriculars and jobs, all while trying to have a social life. Spring Break provides students with an opportunity to take a break from their ...

Issue Six: Letter to the Editor

February 23, 2015


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Patriot Editors and Staff,   I was pleased to see your current edition on the Arts; however, it painted a shallow picture for students who may have been interested in taking classes within my department. I found it unfortunate that expert sources were not consulted, data was presented in confusing o...

Steamed Rice

Steamed Rice

Nanae Urano, A&E Editor

November 4, 2014


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Do you eat rice for Christmas? Is that your brother? Cousin? Cousin twice removed? Do you need chopsticks? Does your dad work at a sushi restaurant? Do you watch anime? Where are you from? No, before that. Growing up as a first generation Japanese American, I get asked many questions...

Gamerscore: Smash Bros is a Smash Hit!

Gamerscore: Smash Bros is a Smash Hit!

Jeffrey Wilkinson, Blogger

October 10, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Gamerscore

Punching people never felt so good. Welcome back to Gamerscore, the bi-monthly blog that discusses games of all kinds, which brings me to our first topic. Not long ago, our fearless leaders at Nintendo spat out another beautiful title to help extend their dwindling life. This game is known as Super Sm...

Face The Music: Ed Sheeran Concert

Face The Music: Ed Sheeran Concert

Alyssa Pavlu, Blogger

October 5, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Face The Music

Hey there everyone, and welcome to my blog! Here you can find me each month talking about music reviews including concerts, new albums, and new artists. For my first post I decided to write a review for a certain concert I attended last month. On Sept. 2, British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran made...

Danielle’s Throwback Thursday: Thrifting

Danielle’s Throwback Thursday: Thrifting

Danielle Laudick, Blogger

October 2, 2014


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Thrifting clothes {5/5} I have a rather unique style that either cost a ton of money or like two cents. That's why I love the fact that thrifting is such a big thing now! Almost, if not all, of my clothes come from this thrift store down in Westport called Arizona Trading Company (ATC for short). It has the widest range of styles from every year. It’s the bomb....

Food Mood: Cake Mixing It Up

Food Mood: Cake Mixing It Up

MacKenzie Miller, Blogger

October 1, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Food Mood

Welcome to Food Mood with experimental cooking and ideas tried and tested by me, MacKenzie, for better or worse. Sometimes, things turn out delicious, and sometimes I forget the flour. Making cakes with box mixes is easy. Generally, the only ingredients needed other than the mix are eggs, oil and wat...

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