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Mass shooting in Texas

Jenae Marshall, News Writer

November 29, 2017

A small town called Sutherland Springs, Texas did not think a shooting would ever occur in their town. On November 5, 2017 around 11:20 a.m., Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire during a Sunday service at a small Baptist church.  Twenty six lives were taken, making it the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. The victims ranged in age from...

Xavier considers block scheduling

Noah Lynch, News Editor

November 29, 2017

Xavier students could see a big change with their schedules in upcoming years. Xavier administration has spent the past few months considering the possibility of moving to a block scheduling system from the current eight period per day system. No decision has been made yet, but the benefits and challenges of this system are currently being considered...

Saints give thanks

Saints give thanks

Maddye Cavanagh, News Assistant Editor

November 29, 2017

This year, the Xavier lunch ladies made 500 slices of ham, 375 slices of turkey, nine gallons of gravy, 40 gallons of mashed potatoes and over 95 dozen...

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Olivia Daley, Backpage Assistant

November 29, 2017

Every day shelters take in hundreds of animals, each looking for a permanent home. Although it may be tempting to shop for that cute miniature golden doodle everyone wants,...

Lauren Nelson, Opinion Writer

November 29, 2017

I’m a patient person; I don’t show much anger or negative emotion. Nothing really makes me that mad, but something that really grinds my gears is how some people park,...

The heart of a champion

Tim Globokar, Opinion Assistant Editor

November 29, 2017

One year and a week ago, my teammates and I were on a bus ride home from the UNI Dome, awake only because of the tears flowing down our faces. Nothing in my life hurt more...

Family

November 29, 2017

It’s your future

It’s your future

November 29, 2017

Tips from an avid worrier

November 29, 2017

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Matt Scieszinski, Media Team

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Arguably known as her best album, Welsh singer-songwriter Marina and the Diamonds released her second studio album Electra Heart in 2012. Electra Heart re...

Unique theater in Iowa City

Kathleen Kenney, A&E Writer

November 29, 2017

In Iowa City, there is a group working diligently to bring new genres of films to the corridor. FilmScene is a nonprofit organization that runs a two-screen...

Same old Kimmy

Nicole Hassenstab, A&E Writer

November 29, 2017

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is one of Netflix’s many original productions. The show has three seasons, and boasts an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 s...

Brand new Taylor

Brand new Taylor

November 29, 2017

Cartoon Student Circus

Cartoon Student Circus

November 29, 2017

Modern vs. Classic

November 29, 2017

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Camryn McPherson, Photo Editor

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The student news site of Xavier High School
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