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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...

BUMP, SET, HIT….Boys Volleyball!

BUMP, SET, HIT….Boys Volleyball!

Peyton Fraser, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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Wow! Who could have expected that Xavier College Preparatory High School would create their very own Boys Volleyball team! This has been an on-the-surface talk roaming around the school the past two years--the brainchild of Senior, Noah Glassman. Glassman was interested in creating a team and began as...

Why We Need to Worry About Our Cell Phones

Why We Need to Worry About Our Cell Phones

Daniella Acosta

May 23, 2018


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News of a recent study regarding cell phone radiation has gone viral after results concluded that cell phone radiation, does indeed cause cancer. For the past two years, the United States National Toxicology Program has conducted a simulation experiment to determine the effects of cell phone radiation...

Don’t tell me what I can’t do: The Amazing Story of Shaquem Griffin

Don’t tell me what I can’t do: The Amazing Story of Shaquem Griffin

Zeke Coronel, Copy Editor

May 23, 2018


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The story of Shaquem Griffin is truly inspiring. There are many factors that influenced what he has accomplished in his life. The most obvious is that he is missing his left hand. On  July 20th, 1995 he was born to Tangie and Terry Griffin. There was a problem though; the doctors found out that he was...

Girls Swim DVL CHAMPS!

Girls Swim DVL CHAMPS!

Janey Castoe, Writer

May 23, 2018


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Xavier Girls swim are once again DVL champions for the fourth year in a row. These Saints had an undefeated season. The Seniors have only known what it feels like to win DVL as they have been at Xavier each year the girls have won DVL. Senior Blair Burlingame said, " Being a senior is such an interesting...

Remembering Riley Rose

Remembering Riley Rose

Joanna Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018


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Our sweet Riley Rose Sherman is now in heaven. As an honorary Saint and member of our Xavier family, we are all upset to see her leave us at such a young age. Whether she was visiting our campus for sports games, masses, or assemblies, she always brought a positive light into the lives of every student...

Dream On

Dream On

Olivia Quagliani, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018


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Commonly referred to as DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals formed during the administration of President Obama on June 15, 2012. This policy allowed for its applicants to receive a social security number and card, granting them access to a work permit, driver's license, higher education,...

PROMposals

PROMposals

Morgan Colvin, Photography Editor

May 22, 2018


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There is only one thing better than Prom, PROMposals!! We have many creative thinkers on campus. Enjoy this mini-documentary of proposals for Prom and what people are looking forward to experiencing at Prom! https://youtu.be/6Eyn4dmSsGQ

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