Experiencing something new

Seniors Janna Hynds and Karina Hawkins saying goodbye to their new German friends at the airport on Sept. 21

Kyla Ferry, Class Writer

October 2, 2018

In our vibrant Xavier community, eleven of our very own Gators welcomed the German exchange students to the American culture. The Aachen, Germany Exchange Program at Xavier is a wonderful opportunity for both Xavier and students of Aachen to experience new customs and life abroad. In both countries,...

Meet our newest club writers!

Sophomore, Joey Hernandez Mena poses in her uniform.

Emmegale East, Connect Editor

October 1, 2018

Anna Kolbe My name is Anna Kolbe, I am a freshman this year, and this is my first year on XPress! I am so excited to contribute to XPress this year and write pieces about nearly everything! Sophia Kolbe Hi I'm Sophie! I'm a freshman and of course this is my first year on Xpress. This yea...

Moths, moths, go away, come again another day

April Platt '19 swats a moth that flies in from of her face

Helen Innes, Editor in Chief

October 1, 2018

Dusty brown wings flutter through the hallways of Xavier. Even when just looking at a wall in uppers Fitzgerald Hall it is nearly impossible not to see a moth sulking on a white wall, hunting for its next victim. Senior Lindsay Smith remembered the onslaught of the moths, saying “It seemed like every plac...

Get your pink on

Xavier Freshman sporting their pink

Lauren Brown, Class Writer

October 1, 2018

Happy October! Now that September has come to an end, it is time to look ahead and reflect on what’s to come. Annually, breast cancer prevention and awareness is internationally promoted throughout the month of October. This year, Xavier students can make a difference financially or simply by spread...

Julia Crippen ’19- Local Hero

May 15, 2018

Talk about being in the right place and just the right time! This past Thursday, Julia Crippen '19, a senator with the Senior class student council, saved a young child's life! She was at the house of 2 year old Henry, babysitting, when she noticed that Henry had slipped off his raft in the pool and w...

Xavier Seniors say goodbye to their favorite memories and Phoenix spots

Brophy's Blackbox Theatre serves as a holder of many memories for Xavier students

Abbey Alexander and Ashten Wheeler

May 10, 2018

As the seniors begin the final countdown to graduation, we spoke to a couple to hear about their favorite memories from their time at Xavier. When given the time, the seniors barely even mentioned the amount of homework studying and test. What they truly remembered where the interesting classes, their ...

Agape latte with Dean Macrina

Helen Innes and Holly Ngo

May 7, 2018

Dean Macrina spoke to students during lunch on April 30, 2018.

Seniors: How to wear your cap and gown

Madeline Warren and Molly Kuhl

May 7, 2018

Seniors, Here are some tips on donning your Caps and Gowns! Cheers, XPRESS

Girls Have It Day

Emmegale East and Sydney Missigman

May 7, 2018

All age group explaining the importance of GHIT and the amazing opportunity it gives younger girls.

Xavier responds to #Red for Ed

May 7, 2018

Arizona teachers walked out of their schools on April 26, demanding more funding for public education, and picketed for six days. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation.  Adjusted for local cost of living, federal figures show elementar...

Art Feast Photo Story

The Art Feast included a multitude of studio art, including these paintings

Madison Kloeber, Managing Editor

May 3, 2018

A celebration of art at Xavier, the Xavier Art Feast was a night of entertainment and artistic liberation. The following images are from the night's festivities, which included the open art gallery and performances by Xavier's very own artists in drama, dance, and choir.

How to get through finals week

Juniors Marybeth Bonner and Maddie Dinowitz study for their upcoming finals.

Tatum Dial, Class Writer

May 2, 2018

Finals can be a very stressful time for Xavier students. There are tools we can use to avoid experiencing the anxiety felt by many girls at Xavier. It is important to keep finals in perspective, however. While it feels like they are “do or die” we must remember that they are just a small portion o...

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