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Why Students Must Attend College to Access their Spiritual Side

Why Students Must Attend College to Access their Spiritual Side

By Alexander Pralea, Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Onion X, Student Life, uncategorized

To people who swear that school lacks any importance, I am here to convince you to go to further your education. As a successful pool technician, I have realized that I have attained my success only because of having gone to college. Of all the many things I have learned at college, from my talents t...

Brothers In Turmoil as Railroad Club Takes over Basement Swimming Pool

Brothers In Turmoil as Railroad Club Takes over Basement Swimming Pool

By Laurenz Mosquito, Senior Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Onion X

Railroad club, headed by Freshman Civics teacher Brother Thomas Ryan, C.F.X., unexpectedly announced last Tuesday the acquisition of Xavier’s basement swimming pool, which had previously belonged to the school's brothers. As part of the acquisition, Brother Ryan announced that only members of the railroad...

How the Paleolithic Diet Can Change Your Life Forever

By Alexander Pralea, Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Onion X, uncategorized

           As the school year progresses, students feel pressured to indulge themselves in the unhealthy cafeteria food rampant with grease and fat. This pressure evinces itself in the evidence. Eating foods high in calories and low in nutrition, many Xavier students have ballooned in size durin...

How Eliminating Education Would Change Xavier for the Better

By Alexander Pralea, Reporter

March 30, 2017


Filed under Onion X, uncategorized

Of all the tenets of Xavier High School, its fascination and firm commitment to education and enlightenment are most absurd. At Xavier, the teachers are supposed to teach and shine a new light on a topic, to invest energy to change the attitude of a student, thereby instilling Xaverian values. Xavier...

The Water Fountain Problem

By Tyler Mathiasen, Assistant Reporter

March 2, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Onion X, Student Life

  It is 6th period, the classes are switching, and you are thirsty. You sprint to the nearest water fountain, hoping you won’t be late to class. Finally, you make it to the fountain, only to find the water is warm. This scenario happens daily in the halls of Xavier High School. Why does a per...

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under Onion X, Opinions, Sports

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I...

Teachers Hate The New Year

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Onion X

After two weeks of nothing but forsaken curfews, late-night partying, and general laziness, students are expected to quickly reembrace their mentally demanding and time consuming classes once again. But, it’s not the students who become frustrated when met with such responsibility, but their teachers.

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Why Being an Assistant Reporter is Terrible (About the Kestrel)

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Onion X

       As  you  may  know,  my  position  here  at  the  Kestrel  is  still  ‘Assistant  Reporter’.  After  all  my  hard,  waiting  and  waiting  through  the  many  14-21  days  I’ve  been  a  member,  I  still  haven’t  been  promoted.  So,  I’m  stuck  with  the...

Oddities of the Election Solved

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Onion X

During  the  past  election  season,  the  news  about  the  supposed  Russian  hackers,  who  have  been  reported  to  have  heavily  influenced  the  election,  has  been  commonly  disputed.  However,  we  here  at  the  Kestrel  are  proud  to  be  able  to ...

The Trouble With Our Desks

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Onion X

Our  school  has  a  serious  issue  on  its  hands,  which  if  it  isn’t  solved  immediately,  could  do… well,  nothing.  However,  it  still  is  noteworthy,  and  so,  we’re  writing  an  article  about  it.  So,  to  begin  with,  what  is  the  trouble ...

The Solution to First Lunch

The Solution to First Lunch

By Kevin Galasso, Senior Reporter

October 11, 2016


Filed under News, Onion X

Many freshmen have complained about having First Lunch. A few reasons include: the fact that one is not hungry when it happens; the fact that their lunch is often not enjoyable; the fact that there is a long period of time between First Lunch and the end of the day; and the fact that one often feels...

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

By Matt Blanchard, Senior Reporter

March 29, 2015


Filed under Onion X

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...

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