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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.

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

May 20, 2022

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;...

Senior Rally graduation caps are left behind in the bleachers. Seniors tossed their hats without care as they celebrated their years at Xavier.

[Photo] Senior Film

May 5, 2022

Senior Rally graduation caps are left behind in the bleachers. Seniors tossed their hats without care as they celebrated their years at Xavier.

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.

[Photo] Senior Funny Moments

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.

Sophomore McKenna Boyer searches the field to find someone to receive her pressured pass. Xaviers varsity lacrosse team includes various students from all grade levels.

[Photo] Lacrosse

April 28, 2022

Sophomore McKenna Boyer searches the field to find someone to receive her pressured pass. Xavier's varsity lacrosse team includes various students from all grade levels.

XERO Club officers Reyna Silva 23, Alma Melendez 23 and Isabella Zacarias 23 prepare for the clubs Earth Day party. The celebration included watching Seaspiracy and voting for next years officers.

[Photo] Solutions

April 13, 2022

XERO Club officers Reyna Silva '23, Alma Melendez '23 and Isabella Zacarias '23 prepare for the club's Earth Day party. The celebration included watching "Seaspiracy" and voting for next year's officers.

Vice president of XERO Club Reyna Silva reflects the club’s love for the environment. In honor of Earth Day this week, XERO Club will have a party to promote awareness and love for Earth.

[Photo] XERO Club and Earth Day: Standing as Earth’s allies among unprecedented foes

April 13, 2022

Vice president of XERO Club Reyna Silva reflects the club’s love for the environment. In honor of Earth Day this week, XERO Club will have a party to promote awareness and love for Earth.

Lucy Shanahan 24 (left), Makayla Marshall 24 (middle) and Nate George 24 (right) meet to talk and laugh about a trivial matter after school. This friendship is the epitome of how men and women can thrive in friendship, especially by making each other happy through laughter.

[Photo] Opposite-sex friendships: They’re just friends

March 2, 2022

Lucy Shanahan '24 (left), Makayla Marshall '24 (middle) and Nate George '24 (right) meet to talk and laugh about a trivial matter after school. This friendship is the epitome of how men and women can thrive...

Sitting outside during lunch, two Xavier students, Lily Nelles ’23 (top) and Sophie Saia ’23 (bottom) display their favorite social media platforms and their influencers. Saia watches mindfulness and wellness posts to uplift her mentality and Nelles messages her friends, using social media as a way to promote self-wellness.

[Photo] Part 3 of 3: Being Alice in a social media rabbit hole

January 28, 2022

Sitting outside during lunch, two Xavier students, Lily Nelles ’23 (top) and Sophie Saia ’23 (bottom) display their favorite social media platforms and their influencers. Saia watches mindfulness and...

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