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The Crucible: When, Where, and Why

The Crucible: When, Where, and Why

By Kevin Galasso, Senior Reporter

The Crucible is in a long list of productions in the Xavier/Mercy drama club. The club that started four years ago and has become a massive club doing both a winter play and a spring musical. The drama club has done a range of shows from Grease to Jesus Christ Superstar which will take place later this...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

One stop shop: Your quick guide to helping others

November 3, 2016

Do you want to help others? Have you ever wondered how you could help your fellow Falcon community? Xavier offers many opportunities not only within the...  Read More »

Maintaining PC Health

Maintaining PC Health

October 20, 2016

Xavier started the BYOD program when I was a freshman, nearly 3 years ago. I got my new laptop and it worked fantastic. By the time I was a sophomore however,...  Read More »

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

An investigation into a day usually given a bad-rap.

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Nov 28 • No Comments

IPhone 7, Is it worth it?

By Kevin Reagan

As many of you may already know by now Apple has released the new brand new IPhone 7. However, with the many conspiracies and rumors going around about the phone you may not even know what to believe at this point. So is the Iphone 7 worth your time and money? Lets find out. First off, let's start...  Read More »

Nov 29 • No Comments

A Seven Nation Army Couldn’t Hold This Game Back (Battlefield 1 Review)

November 8, 2016

Battlefield 1 has finally arrived, following lots of hype and speculation. I myself wondered how World War 1 would fit as a setting for a series that has...  Read More »

Is Nintendo Back?

Is Nintendo Back?

November 3, 2016

As a fan of Nintendo, I can tell you that they haven’t had the best couple of years. Their past console, The Wii U, has been a failure when compared...  Read More »

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

By Joshua Rigsby, Andrew Cammisa, and Evan Rigsby

  The game just unfolded! The atmosphere of the gym was that of roaring band music and the two teams warming up. After that jaw dropping round of musical chairs, the teams hit the court once more before they play their game. The warning buzzer rung and DJ Size announced the game would ...  Read More »

Apr 8 • No Comments

How the FBI is preparing for Super Bowl 50

January 31, 2016

With Super Bowl 50 a week away, football fans are getting excited. Millions are expected to be watching the game, meaning threat level is high. As for...  Read More »

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

January 14, 2016

Xavier hockey has been doing great this season. They have an 8-1 record so far and they're still going strong. Their recent successes include a win...  Read More »

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

By Kevin Galasso, Assistant Reporter

Xavier hockey has been doing great this season. They have an 8-1 record so far and they're still going strong. Their recent successes include a win at the West Haven Holiday Hockey Tournament and a win against Simsbury with a score of 6-1. Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Coach Deconti...  Read More »

Jan 14 • No Comments

X Soccer Struggles to Find the Back of the Net

November 10, 2015

The Xavier Soccer team struggled this year. The team finished 4-9-3 in a season that was filled with struggle. Even though the team’s record does not...  Read More »

Interviews with Xavier’s Winter Sports Captains

February 5, 2015

So what can we expect in for winter sports this year?  After sitting down with all the captains of the various sports teams it appears we have an exciting...  Read More »

More Than Being Just a Student?

More Than Being Just a Student?

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

Editorial: A deeper look into the admissions systems of colleges and universities.

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App Review: Notability

App Review: Notability

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

Presenting a note-taking juggernaut.

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The Revenant was directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. As of...  Read More »

The Solution to First Lunch

The Solution to First Lunch

By Kevin Galasso, Senior Reporter

Many freshmen have complained about having First Lunch. A few reasons include: the fact that one is not hungry when it happens; the fact that their lunch is often not enjoyable; the fact that there is a long period of time between First Lunch and the end of the day; and the fact that one often feels hungry by sixth period causing them to be less focused. To...  Read More »

Oct 11 • No Comments

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

By Matt Blanchard, Senior Reporter

Today marks the 52nd birthday of the Xaverian Übermensch. Few know that they have seized control of many aspects of scholastic life here at Xavier, using the motto, "intellectualism and a certain je ne sais que". Most students are unaware of their ascendency, one student responding to my questioning of the Übermensch's ascendency with a, "What?" Luckily,...  Read More »

Mar 29 • No Comments

The Speed Snowman Building Team

The Speed Snowman Building Team

March 15, 2015

The grass picking season has come to a halt as the weather changes and the grass gets blanketed in snow....  Read More »

In My High School There Is Problem

In My High School There Is Problem

March 12, 2015

  There is a problem my friends. Here among us, there is a plague. It has stolen into the most...  Read More »

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