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Opinions

The Inauguration Through Students’ Point of View

Julia Neumann, Video Editor

Jan 19 • No Comments

The Experiences Learned From Studying Abroad

The Experiences Learned From Studying Abroad

January 19, 2017

In Defense of Thanksgiving

In Defense of Thanksgiving

December 8, 2016

Keeping the “F” out of Finals

Keeping the “F” out of Finals

December 5, 2016

Faith In Action

Xavier’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off the Holiday Season

Xavier’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off the Holiday Season

Sydney Missigman, Faith In Action Editor

Ugly Christmas sweaters, festive holiday socks, soft glazed donuts and of course: Christmas trees. This thoroughly sums up Xavier’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremon...  Read More »

Dec 6 • No Comments

St Francis Xavier: a saint worth celebrating

December 5, 2016

St. Francis Xavier was a holy man who lived from 1506 to 1552. He spent his life in Navarre, present day Spain, after he was born in Xavier Castle to a prominent family. According to Catholic Onlin...  Read More »

“Footprints, the Path of Your Life” leads men on a spiritual journey

“Footprints, the Path of Your Life” leads men on a spiritual journey

November 30, 2016

In Mrs. Iker’s junior Theology class, students were encouraged to take part in an opportunity to see the film “Footprints, the Path of Your Life.” This movie, originally only showing in theaters for a ...  Read More »

Theology Thursday: a reflection on thankfulness

Theology Thursday: a reflection on thankfulness

November 17, 2016

Amid the pumpkin-spice everything, friendsgiving planning and fall weather clothing, thankfulness is in the air during November. Whether you are thankful for your teacher's light homework assignment over ...  Read More »

Campus News

‘Love will always, always win’: Thousands rally for Women’s March on Phoenix

‘Love will always, always win’: Thousands rally for Women’s March on Phoenix

Madison Kloeber, Campus News Editor

Tens of thousands of protestors marched on the Arizona State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St., on Jan....  Read More »

Jan 22 • No Comments

Trump inauguration sets tone for presidency

Trump inauguration sets tone for presidency

January 20, 2017

Donald J. Trump, the 45th president of the U.S., was sworn in on the Capitol steps beside the 45th first lady of the U.S., Melania Trump, on ...  Read More »

Adventures in skiing without a dad

Adventures in skiing without a dad

January 19, 2017

I have been fortunate enough to attend the Father-Daughter Ski Trip for the first three years of my time at Xavier with my dad. The memories...  Read More »

A&E

“Its a Wonderful Life,” a Christmas classic

“Its a Wonderful Life,” a Christmas classic

Grace Kolbe, Writer

“It’s A Wonderful Life” is easily one of the most classic movies to date, and it still seems relevant when watching it today, 70 years after its release in 1946. No matter ...  Read More »

Dec 12 • No Comments

A glimpse into the annual tradition of Friendsgiving

A glimpse into the annual tradition of Friendsgiving

December 12, 2016

The power of a good film

The power of a good film

December 9, 2016

“Arrival,” a new take on scifi films

“Arrival,” a new take on scifi films

December 7, 2016

Sports & Fitness

Q & A: the flu

Q & A: the flu

Helen Innes, Opinions Editor

Catching the flu is anything but fun, especially for a busy Xavier girl who is forced to handle hours of seemingly never-ending homework. Not to mention, it is just the star...  Read More »

Jan 4 • No Comments

Gifts for the fitness enthusiasts in your life

Gifts for the fitness enthusiasts in your life

Skylar Smith, Sports & Fitness Editor

2017 is finally here and with it comes a whole new year of birthdays, requiring the perfect birthday present (which can be extremely difficult to find). However, for the fitn...  Read More »

Jan 4 • No Comments

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Tech Corner

‘Tech Chicas’ club expands to include all minorities

Skylar Smith, Sports and Fitness Editor

A new club focused on raising awareness and providing opportunities for minority women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields was founded at Xavier...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

3-D printing is the bomb, according to Mr. Ward.

3-D printing is the bomb, according to Mr. Ward.

Bailey Bland, Writer

Xavier's 3D printing course is a hidden gem that more students should be excited about, especially those who are interested in engineering. The class provides a unique learning...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

Tech Trek Allows Xavier and Brophy Students to Explore Technology

Tech Trek Allows Xavier and Brophy Students to Explore Technology

November 7, 2016

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