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Ducklings waddle into spring

Ducklings waddle into spring

April 21, 2016
Filed under Community, Student Life, Top Stories, Video

Every year at JC there is a new group of ducklings that are born in the courtyard and protected by the mother duck. Students and faculty look forward to the arrival of new ducklings each spring.

Staying safe at senior week

Staying safe at senior week

Lilly Stannard, In-Focus Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Community, Student Life

Senior Week can be a great time to have fun with your best friends at the beach before you go your separate ways and off to college. Ocean City has seen this tradition for decades as a celebration of successful graduation, but what begins as fun and games can quickly turn into destruction and even death...

College reviews: University of Florida

College reviews: University of Florida

Kelly Foulk, News Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under College Reviews, Community

Campus: The University of Florida is located in on a 2,000-acre campus in the quirky town of Gainesville, Fl. It is a four-year public university in a small city with a suburban setting. UF is considered a large university, with 35,043 total undergraduates. 7,192 of these students are degree-seekin...

Keep it Real: Keeping up with my dead homies

Keep it Real: Keeping up with my dead homies

Kelly Foulk, News Editor
April 17, 2016
Filed under Columns, Community

Do you believe in ghosts? When I tell people that I communicated with the dead using a piece of plastic and cardboard, I typically get one of two reactions: “It’s fake!” or “That’s terrifying!” There are lots of people who don’t believe that a piece of cardboard is sufficient to communi...

Former student battles addiction

Former student battles addiction

Kishan Patel, Online Editor in Chief
April 11, 2016
Filed under Community, Heroin County, Profiles

Depressed and needing a high, Kurt Smith sips vodka to satisfy his addiction as he prepares for school. Stumbling through the school hallways, Smith barely makes it through the first few mods. A call summons the drunk Smith to the main office in the middle of class. The administration orders his paren...

Living with an addict

Living with an addict

Caroline Cooney, In-Focus Editor
April 11, 2016
Filed under Community, Heroin County, Profiles

Mark Anderson stares at the track marks on his 21-year-old daughter Melanie Anderson’s arm as a police officer pulls up her sleeve during her arrest. Devastated, Mark feels naïve that he didn’t realize sooner how serious his daughter’s addictions were. Hours later, the family sat in a circle in a...

Heroin overpowers Harford County

Heroin overpowers Harford County

Claire Grunewald, Print Chief
April 11, 2016
Filed under Community, Heroin County, Student Life

Leaning over an unresponsive body lying on the floor of a stranger’s house, volunteer EMT Maria Cosentino pumps the person’s chest, trying to bring the person back to consciousness. Eventually, the body is attached to a machine that is able to perform CPR more quickly - a common practice when dealin...

College reviews: New York University

College reviews: New York University

Adriana Guidi, Entertainment Story
April 5, 2016
Filed under College Reviews, Community

Campus: Located in the heart of the lively Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village, New York University has a unique campus. It is not your typical college campus, it is truly immersed in the city. Founded in 1831 by Albert Gallatin, NYU accepts 35 percent of applicants who apply with nearly ...

College reviews: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

College reviews: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Grant Sharretts, Sports Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under College Reviews, Community

Campus: Located in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, NC, the University of North Carolina boasts a diverse and calming community, with a huge student body, but a small town feel that makes you feel right at home. Founded in 1789, as the nation’s first public university, UNC accepts...

Community shares thoughts on Easter

Community shares thoughts on Easter

Daniel Robinson, Copy Editor
March 25, 2016
Filed under Community, Student Life

The Patriot interviewed teachers and students to see what makes Easter special for the JC community.

Faces of the Holocaust

Faces of the Holocaust

March 23, 2016
Filed under Community, Splash, Top Stories

11 million died in the Holocaust, and 71 years later JC’s Holocaust education program continues to fight to keep their memories alive. On March 1, Holocaust survivors and others with second-hand knowledge came and shared their experiences with the Holocaust with the seniors. The day kicked off wi...

Students and faculty speak about Lent

Students and faculty speak about Lent

Kevin Blandeburgo, Video Editor
March 23, 2016
Filed under Community, Video

The Patriot asks students about what they're giving up for Lent and their experiences and difficulties during the season. Kevin Blandeburgo is a Video Editor for The Patriot and jcpatriot.com.

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