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The Vaccine: What Does the School Think?

The Vaccine: What Does the School Think?

By Justin Caulfield, Senior Reporter November 18, 2021

When it comes to the vaccination for COVID-19, people have had varying opinions about whether or not it is safe and whether or not it should be mandated. The topic has spread quickly as many see the vaccine...

Why did Russia never become a democracy?

Why did Russia never become a democracy?

By Spencer Thompson, Assistant Reporter March 19, 2021

August 1991, three communist leaders of the Soviet Union attempted to overthrow Mikhail Gorbachev, the leader of the Soviet Union, in a coup. Their attempt failed and, in the following days, various Republics...

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway delivered remarks at the 2020 Republican National Convention

The Post-Truth Pandemic

By Rob Mullins, Assistant Editor March 18, 2021

January 20, 2021, was supposed to be the dawn of a new era as a new administration took power in Washington, D.C. Amid widespread claims of fraud, corruption, and discrepancies in critical precincts, Joe...

The Administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: What Does the School Think?

The Administration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: What Does the School Think?

By Justin Caulfield, Senior Reporter March 4, 2021

The new administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris officially started on January 20, 2021. While the administration has been in place for a a short time, the students of Xavier...

U.S. Capitol Building

Business in the Capitol: What Does the School Think?

By Justin Caulfield, Senior Reporter January 21, 2021

As of late, there has been a lot of commotion in the United States Capital. The storming of the capitol on January 6 has been the most notable. But as of January 13, Donald Trump has been impeached, making...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session that day to ratify President-elect Joe Bidens 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

What D.C. Says About Our Country

By Robert Mullins, Assistant Editor January 21, 2021

Last week, the United States Capitol Building was stormed by a pro-Trump mob. They were protesting in Washington on January 6, as Congress convened to certify electors and officially declare the victory...

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Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic

By Andrei Abarientos, Assistant Reporter January 7, 2021

  The opioid Oxycontin, when described with the words of Purdue Pharma officials, sounds at first like a miracle drug. “... our studies suggest that OxyContin is an ideal choice in progressive...

Amy Coney Barrett: What Does the School Think?

Amy Coney Barrett: What Does the School Think?

By Justin Caulfield, Senior Reporter October 22, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett, a federal judge, is President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next Supreme Court Justice, taking the place of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The school has a multitude of opinions and...

Xbox Acquisition Shakes Up Competition With PS5

Xbox Acquisition Shakes Up Competition With PS5

By Spencer Thompson, Assistant Reporter October 21, 2020

On September 21st Microsoft announced its purchase of Zenimax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, for 7.5 billion dollars. This was the second-largest deal in the video game industry, after...

How the Nature vs Nurture Debate Contradicts Free Will

How the Nature vs Nurture Debate Contradicts Free Will

By Aidan Higgins, Editor February 27, 2020

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the psychological argument I have alluded to in the title, the nature versus nurture debate is an intellectual conflict that has been waged across various fields...

The Reality of the Australian Wildfires

The Reality of the Australian Wildfires

By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter February 27, 2020

Our year started off with a bang. Wildfires, the Coronavirus, tensions between Iran and the United States. So much has happened in the first two months of the new year. Fortunately, the conflict between...

Kobe Bryant: A Father, Mentor, and Inspiration to All

Kobe Bryant: A Father, Mentor, and Inspiration to All

February 13, 2020

On Sunday, January 26th, Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash along with his daughter, Gianna, and seven other passengers. This news has devastated the sports world for the past two weeks, as the...

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