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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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May 3, 2016 • 0 comments

HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM CONNECTICUT AREA SHOWCASE DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SKILLS IN FIRST ® ROBOTICS COMPETITION GAME, “FIRST STRONGHOLD”

March 5, 2016

Checking in with the Xavier Robotics Team, here is a quick update regarding the upcoming FIRST® Robotics Competition. In the FIRST® (For Inspiration ...  Read More »

The Meaning of Lent

March 3, 2016

Easter is coming up around the corner but before we can celebrate, we have to make it through Lent. Not a lot of people enjoy Lent, many of us have to g...  Read More »

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 »

April 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Oscars Bring Controversy Due to Lack of Diversity

By Kevin Galasso, Assistant Reporter

With the Oscars coming up this weekend, it’s time to look at the big controversy of the 2016 Oscars. It all started when the Academy announced the nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards. As they were announced, people were noticing that no actors or actresses of color were nominated for any of the...  Read More »

February 24, 2016 • 0 comments

App Review: Notability

February 15, 2016

With the second half of the school year in full swing, many of us are still trying to stick to our New Year's resolutions and stay organized. At this point...  Read More »

The Reventant – Was it good?

February 12, 2016

The Revenant was directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. As of February 2016, The Revenant has grossed a total...  Read More »

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 »

April 8, 2016 • 0 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

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 »

January 14, 2016 • 0 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?

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

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

Read More »

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App Review: Notability

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Presenting a note-taking juggernaut.

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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 »

March 29, 2015 • 0 comments

The Speed Snowman Building Team

By Joshua Rigsby, Assistant Reporter

The grass picking season has come to a halt as the weather changes and the grass gets blanketed in snow. The team is eager to stay in shape so during the winter, they resort to speed snowman building. As mundane as the sport may seem, it requires deft finger work and nimble hands, both of which make the grass picking team excellent members. ​The...  Read More »

March 15, 2015 • 0 comments

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 »

A Word on the State of Humanity

March 4, 2015

  There are many ills in our society that can point to the pitiful state of mankind.  However,...  Read More »

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