Julia Bonilla and Elizabeth Church donate their earnings to Helping Hands.
Serving the community in a pandemic
Grace Nelson, Staff Writer • September 29, 2020

Since the Covid pandemic began, students, teachers, and other members of the Xavier community have found new and intuitive ways to safely help...

The parish of St. Thomas Aquinas, in Avondale, Az, one of the churches that have reopened taking precautions and staying with their guidelines to keep everyone safe.
How are Catholic churches doing during pandemic?
Ameera Rivas, Staff Writer • September 29, 2020

The virus has infiltrated many Sunday services, church meetings and youth ministries. Because of the Diocesen orders, all churches needed to...

Baby gator Ashley Mansour gets ready to return the ball during after school frosh tennis practice!
Fall sports: How are they adapting during these times of uncertainty?
Natalia Gomez del Campo, Staff Writer • September 29, 2020

As the reopening of schools is up in the air, so is the continuation of fall sports. Despite the fear of returning to normal life, schools are...

The entrance to a senior care center, Brookdale Chandler Regional, is vital for many residents.
COVID-19’s effect on senior care homes
Nina Rawal, Club Writer

COVID-19 has affected us all in several ways. Whether it is not being able to go on that vacation you’ve been looking forward to for months,...

Emily Alaimo ’24, Brianna Oden ’24, Julia Tipsord ’24, and Ellie Jewett ’24 enjoy celebratory frozen yogurt after setting foot on Xavier’s campus for the first time as official students.
Class of 2024 freshman orientation
MaggieMae Dethlefsen, Club Writer

 On August 11 and 12, freshwomen came in five groups of 25 -30, along with their parents, to a freshman orientation. All had to wear masks,...

Many Xavier students read The Bible at home while they watch Mass or as part of a routine.
Faith through uncertainty
Ashley Rojas, Staff Writer

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of physical, emotional and mental unrest. For much of the Xavier community, faith has kept them...

Junior Daniela Rivera makes and designs beautiful homemade jewelry, and has her own small business 
called Sugar Rush. You can see all her products @sugarrush_jewelryy on Instagram.
Gators stayed busy over quarantine
Sophia Lopez, Staff Writer

The Covid-19 outbreak was a surprise but Xavier took the necessary precautions and bounced back. Adapting to a virtual world was difficult, but...

Night falls as The Goonies entertains drive-in guests.
Drive-in movies and concerts: Are they worth your money?
Emma McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

With the pandemic still in full force, many industries are trying to adapt and continue while remaining safe. The entertainment industry is recovering...



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