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How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George's Plan for Total World Domination

How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George’s Plan for Total World Domination

By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter February 22, 2021

You may have never suspected it, but the truth has always been there, hiding deep below the surface. They say some secrets are best left uncovered, but I disagree, especially when it concerns our school....

Xavier Parkas: What to do in Trying Times of Temperature Crises

Xavier Parkas: What to do in Trying Times of Temperature Crises

By Samuel Matt, Assistant Reporter February 3, 2021

The days of frigidity are in full force, and this means many things: Christmas, New Year’s, presents, (all of which already happened) and Valentine’s Day. However, there is one slight detail pertaining...

Should We Ban Facebook?

Should We Ban Facebook?

By Spencer Thompson, Assistant Reporter February 1, 2021

Should we ban Facebook?   In the Solomon Islands, Facebook has been temporarily banned in the name of “National Unity.” While the Solomon Islands' decision is more likely about silencing...

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)

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...

Die Hard Movie Review

Die Hard Movie Review

By Evan McDonald January 14, 2021

"Die Hard" is a perfectly crafted action movie that allows for just enough Christmas spirit that it can be perceived as one of the best Christmas movies of all time. Directed by John McTiernan, "Die Hard"...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Garria

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Garria

By Aidan Higgins, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2020

With the retirement and departure of Spanish-speaking stalwart Mrs. Vitale, Xavier hired native Spaniard and quadrilingual Mrs. Garria as the newest addition to the school's foreign language department....

Watching Falcon's Watch

Watching Falcon’s Watch

By Dominick Delaney, Editor December 10, 2020

This past Wednesday, December 7th, 2020, the Xavier community was introduced to the latest initiative from the administration: SWAG. As the participants know, the Student Wellness Advisory Group program,...

The Real Reason Xavier High School Closed

The Real Reason Xavier High School Closed

By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter December 10, 2020

Despite what everyone thinks, the global pandemic was not the real reason the school shut down. For all of you returning Xavier students, there was a certain incident last year that occurred during the...

Goodbye, Netflix - Sincerely, Michael Scott

Goodbye, Netflix – Sincerely, Michael Scott

By Malki Chavez-Vera, Assistant Reporter November 7, 2020

Rumors are that a famous show, The Office, might leave Netflix next year has been proven true. It appears that NBC will gain back its show, The Office, and place it in its new up-coming streaming network....

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Kaufman

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Kaufman

By Robert Mullins, Assistant Editor November 5, 2020

Ms. Kaufman is the language department's newest French teacher. Since she is the third consecutive French teacher since my freshman year at Xavier, the language department now has a higher turnover rate...

Devil All the Time Movie Review

Devil All the Time Movie Review

By Evan McDonald, Assistant Reporter November 5, 2020

Directed by Antonio Campos, “Devil All the Time” is an uninteresting and bland tale about religion in the deep south that is saved through the use of impeccable acting and worldbuilding. The characters...

The Race to 300mph

The Race to 300mph

By Liam Sheeley, Assistant Reporter November 5, 2020
You are sitting in the cockpit of a vehicle. You are sitting low to the ground in your seat, strapped in tightly. Around you, there are flashing displays surrounded by intricate buttons and dials...
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