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What Does the School Think? Business in the Capitol

U.S. Capitol Building
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...

What D.C. Says About Our Country

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 Biden's 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)
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...

Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic

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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...

Britain Finally Brexits

Boris Johnson signs the EU Withdrawal Agreement
By Robert Mullins, Reporter February 6, 2020

After 47 years of membership, Britain has officially exited the European Union. The culmination of a four-year-long battle that began with a 2016 referendum was reached Friday, Jan. 31, at 11 P.M. local...

Why Banning Pornography Is Not The Right Solution

Why Banning Pornography Is Not The Right Solution
By Aidan Higgins, Editor January 19, 2020

On December 6, 2019, Representatives Jim Banks, Mark Meadows, Vicky Hartzler, and Brian Babin submitted a letter to Attorney General William Barr, beseeching him to follow through with the Trump campaign's...

A Beginner’s Guide to 5G

5G
By Aidan Higgins, Assistant Editor January 9, 2020

Unless you rely strictly on the Xavier Kestrel as the only reliable source for world news (a sensible and commendable choice, I would say), you very well may have heard or seen some mention of "5G," the...

Opinion: Hong Kong Is Proof That We Need the 2nd Amendment Now More Than Ever

Protestors in Hong Kong carry signs proclaiming their desire for the protections of the 2nd Amendment
By Aidan Higgins, Assistant Editor November 11, 2019

"A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." The 2nd Amendment to the Constitution for the United...

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