Tocaya Organica: The Valley’s Newest Healthy Restaurant

Junior Caroline Hink also ordered a taco combo with a side of chips and salsa. The serving of chips and salsa was very generous and the salsa had just enough of a kick in it.
January 22, 2019

The newest restaurant in the Valley is one that you have probably never heard of before. Tocaya Organica has just opened a new location at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale. Started in California, Tocaya...

Brophy Student Theater Performance: The Bronco Room

This picture represents the cast of Brophy’s Student Theatre Performance: The Bronco Room. Included is all of the cast members in outfits from one of their scenes, the directors, and the stage crew.
January 22, 2019

Brophy’s Student Theater performances have been notoriously hilarious and this winter’s performance, The Bronco Room, was no different. The objective of the Bronco Room is to create a show that is...

A holiday drink review

Salted carmel mocha from Starbuck offers a sweet and salty treat.
December 16, 2018

With the holiday season it can be hard to find quality holiday drinks when several fast food chains have them scattered across their menus. But, no need to worry Xavier girls, here is a list of holiday...

A candy cane Christmas craft

A festive craft to add an extra touch to your home this holiday season.
December 16, 2018

Holiday crafts are a great way to spend time with your family this season. This candy-cane candle is a cute and creative way to spread Christmas cheer. The project only takes about thirty minutes, making...

Getting festive with Netflix Christmas movies

The Netflix home screen for holiday movies. Netflix provides a wide range of movies just in time for the holiday season. Photo courtesy of Megan Onofrei '20
December 13, 2018

One of the best parts about Christmas are all of the new holiday movies that come out each year! Netflix is the most popular outlet for movies, especially throughout the holidays. On Netflix, you can find...

What to expect at the Christmas Dance

Seniors Maddie Wickers, Abbey Alexander, Rachel Chung, and Kaela Liddle pose before the 2016 shrek-themed Christmas dance.
December 12, 2018

On Dec. 15, 2018, the Xavier campus will be transformed into its very own winter wonderland. In the past, Xavier's annual Christmas Dance has been universally considered as just another formal dance comparable...

Arizona Winter Activities

Phoenix offers a plethora of light shows during the holiday season.
December 12, 2018

In the dry, desert state of Arizona, many Arizonans might believe that there is not to do to get in the holiday mood. In order to get people into the holiday spirit, Phoenix has many winter activities...

How to get festive in Arizona

Bringing the holiday spirit to the heat of the desert.
December 12, 2018

It’s that time of year again: cramming, tests, stress, finals and the good cheer of the Christmas season fills the air. As this fall semester comes to a close, we Arizonans welcome the "cold" winter...

Avoid “Christmasitis”: the Grinch of finals week

Lights hang along the wall of the study. Photo courtesy of Helen Innes '19.
December 12, 2018

As a senior, I have welcomed my fair share of finals week before the Holiday break and dearly-needed vacation. Also, as a senior, I feel that my class has the responsibility to disperse our knowledge of...

The benefits of thrift shopping

Sophomore Sienna Martinez, in a thrifted Ralph Lauren Polo from Goodwill, only $4.
November 29, 2018

Never fear, your local thrift store is here! Across the valley, thrift stores, including the Salvation Army and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul have been widely known for their non-profit chains and...

The psychology of fear

Creepy and crawly: the plethora of horror movies put in theatre each year affect every person differently.
How Hollywood succeeds in the department of Horror Films .
November 25, 2018

Fear is an instinct wired in each of our brains, which enables our subconscious to avoid harm. When we are faced with fear our adrenaline rockets, our hands sweat and our hearts race. So, why do some people...

Brophy theatre brings Romeo and Juliet to life

Harrison Cohen '20 and Bebe Katsenes '19 dance as the roles of Paris and Juliet.
November 25, 2018

  While the Xavier and Brophy communities await a new show, the excitement builds up on both campuses. Many wonder what the set will look like, how actors are doing with their lines, and what the...

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