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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...

Eddie Van Halen: A Timeless Guitar Pioneer

Eddie Van Halen: A Timeless Guitar Pioneer
By Samuel Matt, Assistant Reporter November 5, 2020

Eddie Van Halen, guitarist from the 80s hard rock band Van Halen, was a man who not many stereotypical “ordinary” or “everyday” people would recognize as anyone special. However, to one specific...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Stanavage

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Stanavage
By Griffin Prushinski, Assistant Reporter October 29, 2020

With the recent retirement of our long-time art teacher, Ms. Vitale, the Xavier community is excited to welcome Ms. Stanavage as our talented, new art teacher! The second you walk into her room you get...

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...

A Little Information on Xavier Robotics (No, They Are Not Battle Bots)

A Little Information on Xavier Robotics (No, They Are Not Battle Bots)
By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter October 15, 2020

They are not battle bots. Ok, now that I have that out of the way, we can begin the article. The Xavier robotics team has been building robots for the last few years, consistently doing well in competitions,...

Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Peterson

Teacher Spotlight - Ms. Peterson
By Nucci Delaney, Senior Reporter October 14, 2020

With Xavier back in session this 2020 academic year, a number of retirements left the faculty with some holes to fill. Of the retirements, Mr. Magner's hit especially close to home, as he had just instructed...

Album Review: Animals-Pink Floyd (1977)

Album Review: Animals-Pink Floyd (1977)
By Wyatt McElroy October 9, 2020

  Released in 1977, Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ exudes the anti-establishment aggression prevalent in the 70’s punk scene while staying true to Floyd’s progressive rock roots. The album opens...

NBA Finals: How the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers Built Their Franchises

NBA Finals: How the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers Built Their Franchises
By Sam Rector, Reporter October 8, 2020

The 2020 NBA Playoffs have been played in an unprecedented situation. The NBA invited twenty-two teams down to Orlando to play in a bubble. The bubble format has worked to perfection, as the Playoffs have...

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