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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

XPress

the student news site of xavier college preparatory

XPress

In California’s Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, a board publicly addresses the town’s multicultural diversity and its Spanish roots. The board itself includes elements of Spanglish in its title; instead of saying, “Fiesta de Banderas,” the title says, “Fiesta de Flags.” This little, yet seemingly purposeful error enhances that beauty and culture of the small, warm-feeling-filled town.

What they don’t tell you: The rewarding struggles of being bilingual

Layla Torres, XPress Freelancer and Best of SNO award-winning writer
May 20, 2022
Riley Flynn rides to victory on her bike and in softball. Riley Flynn will now be majoring in biomedical engineering at Harvard University.

Senior growth slideshow

Kali Riddell, Multimedia Editor
May 16, 2022
Alexis Quintero (far right) prepares food along with her two sisters and mother. In 2020, she missed her family’s yearly trip to Mexico for the first time.

Xavier faculty pursues summer vacation

April Tanner, XPress Staff Writer
May 10, 2022

Senior Film

Kali Riddell, Multimedia Editor
May 5, 2022
Xavier seniors MarySue Dickens, Isabella Buse and Regan Perrin gather for a photo in their selected college apparel. They are celebrating their decisions with the company College X-ing, which counsels students in their applications and college decision-making processes.

How to pick the best college for YOU

Natalia Gomez del Campo, Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 5, 2022
Cutline: Seniors celebrate their last rally and their triumph. The winner of class rallies is determined by loudness, frequency of class colors, class dance and overall sportsmanship.

Senior Funny Moments

Layla Torres, Editor-in-chief
May 5, 2022
Xavier College Preparatory senior Destiny De La O will be attending the University of Arizona to major in psychology, as she hopes to get a career in neuropsychology and potentially psychopharmacology to help those with abnormalities in their brains. Because theater helps give purpose and characters to stories much like how psychology focuses on understanding the behavior of others, Destiny has taken the opportunities to play her dream roles of Amaryllis in “The Music Man” her sophomore year and of Kurt Von Trapp in her dream show, “The Sound of Music,” her senior year.

Last Wills & Testaments

Lauren Wehner, XPress Staff Writer
May 5, 2022
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Layla Torres, Editor-in-chief
April 30, 2022
Xavier College Preparatory’s Activity Center’s hallway, which leads to the gym, is decorated with images of every sport students can participate in. Televisions feature every sports team picture, individual shots and video highlights of the sports.

Spring sports wrap-up

Adelaide Luna, XPress Staff Writer
April 28, 2022
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