Top Christmas Movies

The Charlie Brown gang on the
December 11, 2019

With the holiday season just around the corner, the scents of peppermint, pine, and cinnamon circulate through the air. One of the best ways to get into the festive spirit is by snuggling up with loved...

A Month of Tunes

A collage assembled by Lila Mago '21 showcasing the top songs of the month.
Photo Credit: Lila Mago '21
December 11, 2019

As a person who gets tired of songs very fast, I am constantly in search of new music to add to my playlist as well as expand my musical horizons. I like to do this is by looking at music charts such as...

Kanye West: Rapper to Theologian

December 10, 2019

Rapper Kanye Omari West, born in Atlanta, Georgia, has gospel music in his blood. West previously shared hints of his viewpoints on religion in his 2016 album, Pablo. But he hasn’t been shy about his...

Introducing Disney Plus

Disney Plus poster 
Photo Credit: Andy Meek at BGR.com
December 10, 2019

Have you ever tried to watch all of your favorite Disney shows from your childhood, but couldn’t because they were taken off of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc.? Well, Disney created a solution to this problem...

What Xavier Thinks of Thanksgiving Pies

A beautifully drawn illustration of pies. 
Photo Credit: MarcellaStudios on Etsy.
November 12, 2019

When you think about the delicacies of Thanksgiving, pleasant thoughts of turkeys, and cranberries usually come to mind. But pies are always at the forefront of everyone’s mind. The only question is,...

90’s Trends Are Making a Comeback

A copy of the Entertainment Weekly August (2019) issue front cover. Photo Credit: Sydney Bucksbaum at Entertainment Weekly.
October 22, 2019

Adults who were kids in the 90’s brag about how great their generation was with fashion, TV shows, and of course the famous silly bands. As a result, it should not be a surprise that this popular era...

Music Man BTS: Cast and Crew Perspective

A picture of the curtains before the show began at Xavier College Prep located in Phoenix, Arizona. 
Photo Credit: Sattu Samura '21
October 22, 2019

The recent production of Xavier’s The Music Man took place on October 2nd, 3rd, and 5th. The Music Man tells the story of a con man by the name of Harold Hill, who travels town to town pretending to...

The Rise of TikTok

A designed graphic showcasing the famous TikTok symbol. Photo Credit: Leung Muk Wun (Kristie) on WalkTheChat.
October 21, 2019

The TikTok app has been grabbing the attention of teenagers all over the world. This new media app has more than half a billion active users and a net worth of 500 million dollars. People all over have...

Get Spooked!

Opening to the Clown Corn Fields at the 2019 Fear Farm located in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo credit: Zoelyn Mulloy ‘21
October 21, 2019

Halloween is a frightening and enjoyable holiday that has a lot of hair-raising activities to offer. However, with all of our hectic schedules, it can be hard to remember to relax and enjoy the spooky...

Creative Things to do in Phoenix

Urban vendors at the September First Friday event - Courtesy of Sattu Samura 21’
September 17, 2019

With the bustle of our lives here at school and home, we can forget that there are plenty of fun creative events outside of school. Although it may not seem like it initially, Phoenix has a lot to offer...

Mr. Mos is a Bright Star

Mr. Mos poses with his book, available now!
September 16, 2019

Gather around everyone, it’s storytime with Mr. Mos! The English 1 teacher here at Xavier College Prep, just published his second book, The Bright Star, a story that personifies the stars above Bethlehem...

12 Angry Jurors at the Brophy Blackbox

The cast of 12 angry jurors after one of their daily rehearsals.
April 1, 2019

12 men seated around a table in a hot, stuffy room. A black and white film with old-timey accents and men pulling their stiff shirts away from their necks. This is the story of 12 Angry Men that we all...

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