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Xavier’s Expectations for Its New Headmaster

Xavier’s Expectations for Its New Headmaster

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

What qualities is the Xavier community looking for in the successor of headmaster Brother Brian Davis, C.F.X? Brother Brian, who has served eight years as headmaster of Xavier High School, will be retiring from his position at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. As we look ahead at the imminent...

April 4, 2017No Comments

How Growing Trees Can Solve Your Procrastination Problem

How Growing Trees Can Solve Your Procrastination Problem

March 28, 2017

As the school year continues, it becomes increasingly difficult to sit down and do some bulk work without using one’s phone to procrastinate. The app...

Jesus Christ Superstar: When and Where

March 7, 2017

Jesus Christ Superstar is this year’s Xavier/Mercy musical. It is based off the 1971 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. It follows the last...

Jesus Christ Superstar: When and Where

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

Jesus Christ Superstar is this year’s Xavier/Mercy musical. It is based off the 1971 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. It follows the last week of Jesus’s life from arriving at Jerusalem, to his crucifixion on Good Friday. It also details the struggle between the ideals of Jesus and...

March 7, 2017No Comments

Watch_Dogs 2 Review

By Joshua Rigsby, Editor

Watch_Dogs was an open-world action game developed by Ubisoft in 2014. The game gained massive popularity pre-launch but ultimately failed to live up to expectations set by Ubisoft and consumers. It was plagued with stability and graphical issues which didn’t help its average story and lackluster main...

April 18, 2017No Comments

Nintendo Switch: From Box to Play

Nintendo Switch: From Box to Play

April 4, 2017

While I have been extensively playing the newly released Nintendo Switch and have enough information to form an opinion, that is not my focus. My focus...

A Grand Tour of The Grand Tour

April 4, 2017

Not  too  long  ago,  the  British  TV  show  Top  Gear  was,  after  22  seasons,  discontinued  once  the  three  presenters,  the ...

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I...

February 14, 2017No Comments

The First Ever Pink Basketball Game

February 14, 2017

On January 20th, Xavier faced off against its rival Fairfield Prep for the first-ever pink basketball game. Although Xavier’s basketball team fell to Fairfield Prep’s ...

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

January 10, 2017

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School, taking the place of Sean Marinan, who resigned as head coach and Social Studies...

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School.

January 10, 2017No Comments

Winter Sports Season has Arrived!

December 13, 2016

Hey Freshmen, did you miss out on joining a sports team or club in the fall? Don’t worry, these are the sports you can join. Throughout the winter Xavier...

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...

Nintendo Switch: From Box to Play

Nintendo Switch: From Box to Play

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

While I have been extensively playing the newly released Nintendo Switch and have enough information to form an opinion, that is not my focus. My focus on this article is a review on the process of assembling the Nintendo Switch with a few good pointers for anyone who was lucky enough to obtain a Switch. Starting from the beginning, the box that...

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Xavier’s Expectations for Its New Headmaster

Xavier’s Expectations for Its New Headmaster

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

What qualities is the Xavier community looking for in the successor of headmaster Brother Brian Davis, C.F.X? Brother Brian, who has served eight years as headmaster of Xavier High School, will be retiring from his position at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. As we look ahead at the imminent announcement of who will fill Brother Brian’s...

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Video Games and the Economy

Video games are often underestimated for their practical use but video games may help us understand the econ...

How Eliminating Education Would Change Xavier for the Better

By Alexander Pralea, Reporter

Of all the tenets of Xavier High School, its fascination and firm commitment to education and enlightenment are most absurd. At Xavier, the teachers are supposed to teach and shine a new light on a topic, to invest energy to change the attitude of a student, thereby instilling Xaverian values. Xavier is renowned for this throughout Connecticut, as a ...

March 30, 2017No Comments

The Water Fountain Problem

By Tyler Mathiasen, Assistant Reporter

  It is 6th period, the classes are switching, and you are thirsty. You sprint to the nearest water fountain, hoping you won’t be late to class. Finally, you make it to the fountain, only to find the water is warm. This scenario happens daily in the halls of Xavier High School. Why does a person need to run to the water fountain to get a s...

March 2, 2017No Comments

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

February 14, 2017

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  Amer...

Teachers Hate The New Year

January 23, 2017

Frustration is a common sight in the classrooms of Xavier High School, especially after Christmas break....

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