The Student News Site of Liberty High School

The Live Wire

The Student News Site of Liberty High School

The Live Wire

Kaelyn Rickels

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager

Kaelyn is a junior and this is her second year on staff. At Liberty, she participates in softball, Garden Club, and NHS. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time outside, reading Stephen King, and watching nature documentaries.

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From a young age, girls are taught that they have to stand out from other women to gain approval.

I’m not like other girls

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
October 26, 2023
For this experiment, I drank 175 ounces of coffee (about 1.4 gallons) and I spent 47 dollars and 82 cents in total.

The coffee comparison

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
October 11, 2023
Liberty students and staff are taking many precautionary measures to avoid getting sick.

COVID-19 outbreak hits Liberty

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
September 15, 2023
Many former Dance Moms stars have come forward to expose the dark secrets behind the show.

“Dance Moms”: Uncovered

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
May 26, 2023
On social media apps such as TikTok items and brands can quickly gain popularity and become trendy.

Consumerism and Social Media

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
May 11, 2023
Across the country, school  materials are being censored by legislators.

The Impact of Book Banning

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
April 14, 2023
Social media is filled with bad news and negative information. Luckily, there are ways to break the cycle of scrolling.

Stop the Scroll

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
March 31, 2023
Starring Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal, HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’ takes place in a post-apocalyptic society, after humanity has fallen to a pandemic.

“The Last of Us”: Review

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
March 7, 2023
Sunday, February 26, from 12-4, LHS Difference Makers are hosting the Dance For A Difference.

[Photo] Dance for a Difference

Jenna Noel, Foundation's Reporter
February 23, 2023
Tigerhawk, a male Peregrine Falcon, eats a meal in his enclosure.

The Iowa Raptor Project

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
February 8, 2023
The stance of serial killers in society has been changed throughout the years with the influx of shows and movies that picture them.

The Ethics of True Crime Media

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
November 17, 2022
Mens Mental Health

[Photo] Men’s Mental Health

Jordyn Smith, Reporter
September 23, 2022
An infographic showing weird laws from different continents.

[Photo] Worldwide Weird Laws

Addison Pirkl, Website Manager
September 15, 2022
Makayla Beachy, 9, and Harper Johnson, 9, in science class during the first week of school.

Freshman First Impressions

Kaelyn Rickels, Website Manager
September 6, 2022
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