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Report Card: Cake takes over assemblies, Students dance the nights away, Athletes don’t get a break

Report Card: Cake takes over assemblies, Students dance the nights away, Athletes don’t get a break

Nick Miller, Entertainment Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Report Card

The Patriot turns the tables by grading the school on today’s issues.

Bathroom Bill HB2 exemplifies stupidity

Bathroom Bill HB2 exemplifies stupidity

Daniel Robinson, Copy Editor
May 2, 2016
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives

HB2, also known as the Charlotte Bathroom Bill or the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, is the newest issue causing tons of unnecessary controversy. I have tried to find a reasonable solution for this issue, but I’ve found holes in each plan. Essentially, HB2 states that a transgend...

Letter to the Editor: A Concerned JC Patriot

Letter to the Editor: A Concerned JC Patriot

May 2, 2016
Filed under Letter to the editor, Perspectives

Dear Patriot Staff, Throughout this school year, the year before, the next year, and the year before that (I am a Senior), I have kept up and always read the JC Patriot. I first of all would like to congratulate you on your recent Journalism awards, but my main point is something more serious. Throughout...

Bolton’s Bias: Religion curriculum needs prayers

Bolton’s Bias: Religion curriculum needs prayers

Will Bolton, Perspectives Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Bolton's Bias, Columns, Perspectives

Senior year is winding down which means that requests for reflection and discussion are as inevitable as they are painful. Everyone wants to know “what it is like” to almost be done, and because I don’t yet have the answer, or particularly like the question, I am going to leave that for another...

Patriot Debate: Affirmative action

Patriot Debate: Affirmative action

March 23, 2016
Filed under Patriot Debates, Perspectives

Is affirmative action helpful to society or unfair to students?

Coup de Grace: Barbie serves as a role model

Coup de Grace: Barbie serves as a role model

Grace Mottley, News Editor
March 23, 2016
Filed under Columns, Coup de Grace, Perspectives

Barbie’s appearance has always overshadowed her message, but that is about to change. Mattel, the company that owns Barbie, has come out with new plus-sized, tall, and petite versions of the Barbie doll in order to end the debate on Barbie’s effect on girls’ body images, according to TIME Magazine....

Cyber Days bury students

Cyber Days bury students

Lilly Stannard, In-Focus Editor
March 22, 2016
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Top Stories

The cistron DNA transcribes into a variety of RNA intermediates. The last version is used as a template in synthesis of a polypeptide chain. A proprotein is an inactive protein containing one or more inhibitory peptides that can be activated when the inhibitory sequence is removed by proteolysis durin...

Bolton’s Bias: Trump’s tough facade

Bolton’s Bias: Trump’s tough facade

Will Bolton, Perspectives Editor
March 22, 2016
Filed under Bolton's Bias, Columns, Perspectives

If I had a dollar for every time I heard “I like Trump because he’s brash, bold, tough, strong, etc.,” I’d have almost as much as he has invested in failed ventures. Almost. There is undoubtedly a tough guy persona around Trump, but as Last Week Tonight host John Oliver so eloquently questio...

Report Card: School spirit disappoints, Holocaust day stuns students, Senior Retreat unifies class

Report Card: School spirit disappoints, Holocaust day stuns students, Senior Retreat unifies class

Lilly Stannard, In-Focus
March 21, 2016
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Report Card

The Patriot turns the tables by grading the school on today’s issues.

Patriot Perspective: Cliques must be combated through better class unity

Patriot Perspective: Cliques must be combated through better class unity

March 18, 2016
Filed under Perspectives, Staff Ed: The Patriot Perspective

As a community that prides itself on being a family, we must be committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive social atmosphere that welcomes all in the school. That being said, in order to create a family, both on the individual class scale as well as the school-wide scale, we have to make a change...

Coup de Grace: Stop wasting your time, it’s just a dress

Coup de Grace: Stop wasting your time, it’s just a dress

Grace Mottley, News Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Columns, Coup de Grace, Perspectives

In preparation for school dances, girls often create Facebook groups dedicated to preventing other girls from wearing the same dress to a school dance. These pages, like the Facebook group recently made by the junior class, give girls a place to post pictures of their dresses and “claim” dresses...

Report Card: Powwow stuns students, Silent Library hinders studies, 10-minute break ended

Report Card:  Powwow stuns students, Silent Library hinders studies, 10-minute break ended

Nick Miller, Entertainment Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Report Card, Uncategorized

The Patriot turns the tables by grading the school on today’s issues.

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