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  • Senior Field Day will take place on May 5 at 1:00pm

  • FCA meeting will take place on April 27 at 7:00am

  • The Patriot receives the 2017 Online Pacemaker Award from the National Scholastic Press Association

Experience Firefly’s Lineup

Experience Firefly’s Lineup

Adriana Guidi and Elizabeth Harmison
May 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As the school year winds down and the anticipation for summer increases, many people attend music festivals with their friends. The Patriot is convening a contest for two free Firefly tickets to whomever finds Lasaña, the class pet. Below is a closer look at some of the artists, including headliners Two D...

Spring weather prompts outdoor exploration

Spring weather prompts outdoor exploration

Katie Sullivan, In-Focus Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

In-Focus Editor Katie Sullivan and News Editor Kelly Foulk went exploring in Harford County's state parks to see where the best outdoor adventures to go on in Harford County are.

Speak Out

Speak Out

Claire Grunewald, Print Chief
April 27, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

If you bought tickets to your favorite artist and he canceled his performance in your state as a protest, would you be angry or supportive? That is the question residents of North Carolina faced when both Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam cancelled their shows in the state after the passing of the controversial...

The Next Bite: Bonefish Grill gives reasons for seconds

The Next Bite: Bonefish Grill gives reasons for seconds

Pia Scotto, Community Editor
April 26, 2016
Filed under Columns, Entertainment, The Next Bite

Bonefish Grill, near Harford Mall, offered a great experience on my recent visit. Having eaten there before, I returned for the delicious menu items and fun atmosphere. A huge part of why I like Bonefish Grill is due to the fun things you find waiting for you at your table - a paper tablecloth she...

Movie of the Month: “Batman vs. Superman” soars into our hearts

Movie of the Month: “Batman vs. Superman” soars into our hearts

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

For the past year, the world has waited for the battle between the two greatest superheroes: Batman and Superman. Trailers shown on TV amped up the movie while little kids walking down the street sported red capes and black masks. After waiting and anticipating, I can honestly say "Batman vs. Superm...

TV Talk: “Fuller House” meets low expectations

TV Talk: “Fuller House” meets low expectations

Grace Mottley, News Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Cinema and Television, Entertainment

Netflix’s recent release of the TV show “Fuller House”, met my very low expectations. A spin off or revival of a classic sitcom never ends well, and I started watching "Fuller House" expecting to be hit with the blunt force of the trainwreck. I’ve watched “Girl Meets World,” the reviva...

Album Review: “Untitled Unmastered”

Album Review: “Untitled Unmastered”

Edward Benner
March 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar is currently riding the success of his critically acclaimed 2015 album “To Pimp a Butterfly” that spoke to the hearts and minds of Americans and won several Grammys last month. Lamar, like no other rapper today, has a presence in his lyricism and production that impacts the listener. He t...

Food Fight: Wawa vs. Royal Farms

Food Fight: Wawa vs. Royal Farms

Adriana Guidi and Elizabeth Harmison
March 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Reporters review the food, cleanliness, and prices of each gas station. Which convenience store offers the best overall experience for students?

If the shoe fits

If the shoe fits

Kishan Patel and Mike Moxley
March 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

Rapidly clicking away on his laptop, senior Jeff Jia hopes to be one of the seven thousand lucky shoppers to nab the most prized possession in the shoe world: a pair of Adidas Yeezys. Jia bought the first pair by pure luck, and continued to buy three others, all in women’s sizes to eventually resell...

Album Review: “Blackstar” shines as star

Album Review: “Blackstar” shines as star

February 19, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Introduction: The magnificently diverse and wide-spanning discography of David Bowie (1947-2016), including iconic albums such as “Ziggy Stardust” and the “Spiders for Mars,” “Low,” “Aladdin Sane,” and “Hunky Dory,” has been completed with one of his most sonically interesting ...

Dance it Out

Dance it Out

February 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community

Student dancers share their experiences and why dancing is important to them. Senior Morgan Johnson, freshmen Caitlin Kerrigan and Alexander Kirkland give their stories about how dance impacted their lives.

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