the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Mia Parham

Mia Parham, Opinions Editor

Mia Parham is a senior at Xavier and is the Opinions Editor for 2019-2020. This is her second year being apart of XPress and hopes to one day go into the journalism field. She also hopes that she can connect to more Xavier girls and to inspire more girls to get into writing.
All content by Mia Parham
Mias take- COVID-19

Mias take- COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Going into my senior year I had very high expectations as to what to expect from the school year. I envisioned myself stressing out about my final college decision, picking out a dress for my last prom,...

Kaila Hunley ‘20, Anyang Celbirio ‘20, and Maia Weingard ‘22 showing the different hairstyles black women may wear. Photo Credit: Mia Parham ‘20

Please Don’t Touch My Hair

March 9, 2020

As Black History Month comes to a conclusion, it is important to remember that while the month is a time to celebrate important figures in black history, it also celebrates black culture. There are many...

Litzy Beltran ’23 getting ready for school. Photo credit: Kitziha Beltran ’20.

Looking Past the Mirror

February 10, 2020

At first glance, going to an all-girls school can seem like a dream. Everyone wears the same uniform and there are no guys around to make girls worry about their appearance. Furthermore, going to a school...


December 2, 2019

Highlights of the Xavier-Brophy Homecoming game, and the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen.

Olivia Petrine 20’ and Nina Mackey 20’ working on homework. Photo credit: Mia Parham 20

Senior Stress

November 12, 2019

Fuzzy socks, cozy sweatshirts, and delicious foods are just a small fraction of the excitement brought about with the beginning of the fall holidays. At the end of October, people trade their skeletons...

A photo of two modest dresses in Mia Parhams closet. 
Photo credit: Mia Parham 20.

Is My Dress Modest Enough?

October 22, 2019

Homecoming brings a rush of excitement all about campus. But it’s not just the big football game that has everyone excited, nor even the dance itself. To many of us, it seems like the most important...

The new skirt length modeled by Eliza Domingez, Kaila Hunley, and Kitzhia Beltran. Photo by Christopher Dorado.

Three Inches Closer

September 17, 2019

The plaid skirt is a long-standing tradition at Xavier, enduring for 55 years. It is a symbol in our lives and sets us apart from a number of other Catholic and private schools. Our skirts are a major...

Rachel Mulligan (2020) doing homework during a study hall

[Photo] Are Xavier Students Overworked?

January 24, 2019

Rachel Mulligan (2020) doing homework during a study hall

Load More Stories