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#NeverAgain

#NeverAgain

Samar Mann, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2018


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The school shooting in Parkland, Florida was and is devastating. 17 innocent lives were lost. What came out of the tragedy, though, was something unexpected: students united and a movement to demand their voices to be heard was born. The Stoneman-Douglas high school students' motto is that their s...

A Walkout As An Act of Solidarity

A Walkout As An Act of Solidarity

Hailey Dewegeli, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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On Wednesday, March 14th, Xavier students walked out of class at 10 AM to stand in front of the concrete slab and pray for the lives lost in Florida. The students walked with respectful silence to listen to Father Jack begin with a prayer, leading a Catholic approach to the issue of "Gun Reform." Students...

The Second Junior Search Retreat 2017-2018

The Second Junior Search Retreat 2017-2018

Brian Pham

May 29, 2018


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The Junior Search Retreat is traditionally regarded as a chance for Xavier's Juniors to sow the seeds for their futures as men and women with and for others while also forming their own identities.  Junior year is often seen as a foundation for the bridge between adolescence and adulthood. Campus ...

March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives

Alexis Tavakoli

May 29, 2018


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On February 14 the students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida suffered a terrible loss of 17 members of the school (students and teachers) due to a school shooting. To commemorate these heartbreaking casualties, people from across the United States are participating...

Sophomore Retreat Q&A Video!!

Sophomore Retreat Q&A Video!!

Brooklyn Bergmann, Layout Co-Editor

May 29, 2018


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The Arrupe Retreat is a time for Sophomore Saints to bond and get closer to God. The Arrupe Retreat is offered periodically through the school year with this year's final retreat held March 2nd-3rd. Lots of Sophomore Saints took advantage of this opportunity. The Examiner interviewed a handful of students...

Finding Direction for Student Voice

Finding Direction for Student Voice

Samar Mann, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2018


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I know many Seniors, myself included, have recently felt frustration with aspects of our Xavier community dealing with student voice. In the spirit of reconciliation and seeking a way for student voice to be more apparent in the decision making process, I’d like to provide some context and offer a potent...

K24

K24

Samar Mann, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018


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Kairos is the most important retreat at Xavier. It is open to Juniors and Seniors but places emphasis on the Senior class. I really did not know what Kairos was. I had always just heard rumors. I heard Kairos was a life-changing retreat. I saw a change in each group that returned from Kairos. There was...

What is Xavier 24/7?

What is Xavier 24/7?

Peyton Fraser and Shelby Castoe

March 5, 2018


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A motto for Xavier Saints is 'Xavier 24/7'. This motto sticks with each student from Freshman year through graduation. Being a student at Xavier means being a representative of the school--an embodiment of the Grad at Grad--both on and off the campus. As all the students know, we sign a handbook saying...

Freshmen Powerhouses!

Freshmen Powerhouses!

Shelby Castoe, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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As the year moves along at Xavier College Prep, we find that winter sports are upon us! With each season, we see new, outstanding athletes of all grades make their marks. This year specifically, we are finding many freshmen earning a spot on the varsity teams! Nadyne Abubo is a freshman on the Varsity Gi...

House Christmas Gift Giving–A Big Thank You to Xavier’s Big Heart

House Christmas Gift Giving–A Big Thank You to Xavier’s Big Heart

Alexis Tavakoli, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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With the Christmas season behind us, The Examiner wishes to thank the Xavier Community. Every year Xavier holds a Christmas Gift Drive for families in need. This year saw a wonderful response come to room 201; it looked like Santa's Workshop. The Christmas Spirit was alive and well on Xavier's campus....

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