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New year, same wardrobe?

New year, same wardrobe?

Natalia Fic, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Opinion

In the year 2016, masses of people brought back fashion trends that we hope had died in the past. Unfortunately, we were wrong. Everything from "mom jeans" to chokers to the funky “t-shirt-over-dress style” has been horrifically spread like a deadly plague throughout the vast world of fashion and s...

Valentine’s Day, or ‘Hallmark hell’

Valentine’s Day, or ‘Hallmark hell’

Sarah Schade, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Opinion

There are always an awkward few months between New Year’s Day and the next big holiday. There is a drag in the overall excitement of people after Jan. 1 until about Saint Patrick’s Day. The solution? Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to showering your significant other with lavish...

Coming to terms with Trump’s term

Coming to terms with Trump’s term

Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump is truly a man of unprecedented proportion. From his reality TV star status and his outrageous campaign to his status as the 45th president of these great 50 states, he is truly a man that stands out. His first few days have defined his administration and have set the tone for the futur...

Call off the service dogs!

Call off the service dogs!

Emma Perry, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Opinion

Dogs are truly man’s best friend, and this holds true especially for those suffering from a physical or mental impairment. These specially trained animals provide a service beyond measure for those who struggle with an issue that impacts every aspect of their daily life, accompanying their owner nearly...

Social media showdown

Social media showdown

Nicole Piwowarczyk, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Opinion

Eased by the constant access provided by mobile devices, teenagers are believed to spend over two hours online daily. Teenagers use many different social networks, such as Snapchat and Instagram, to keep in contact with friends and family members. With the availability of so many different social net...

Starbucks cups stirring controversy 

Starbucks cups stirring controversy 

Stanlee Yurks, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Opinion

Christmas time is here, and with that comes the warm, cozy feelings from the wool sweaters, toasty fires and festive Starbucks coffee drinks. However, Starbucks is not so festive this year, and many customers are turning into a large group of angry elves because of it. The company has decided to ...

School-wide smarts

School-wide smarts

December 9
Filed under Opinion

Within the student body, there are the Querbes—those students who take part in the Father Louis Querbes Scholars program for the academically gifted—and the non-Querbes. What differences exist between the two groups, if any?

Toying with gender norms

Toying with gender norms

Katie Boler, Opinion Editor
December 9
Filed under Opinion

The holidays are rolling in full-steam. In tow are ads, magazines and endless commercials advertising toys that make the children’s heads dance with plastic orange Nerf artillery and Elsa’s glittering ice palace instead of sugarplums. It doesn’t take a seasoned elf to notice the clash between...

Getting instead of giving?

Getting instead of giving?

Sarah Schade, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Opinion

Every year when Christmas time rolls around, everyone gets excited. The thought of Santa, presents, Christmas cookies and finding the perfect gift makes people ecstatic about the nearing Christmas Day. However, people nowadays are forgetting the real joy of Christmas—spending time with family, giving back t...

Deck the Halloween? No way!

Deck the Halloween? No way!

Natalia Fic, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Opinion

Every year, there is that one obnoxious neighbor who has their Christmas lights and decorations up before the month of November even begins. We are forced to stare at these awful bright, red and green attractions while we pull into the driveway, getting ready to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner. The tr...

YES: Student council backbone of student events

Nicole Marcinkus, Local Editor
November 3
Filed under Opinion

Student council is an effective staple of the school. Especially during the first quarter with all the homecoming planning, student council is as important as ever. Some opinions differ, however, with claims that student council doesn't do anything important for the student body as a whole. These claims a...

NO: Student council not a representative body

Devon Sheehan
November 3
Filed under Opinion

Is it really a student council at Saint Viator? Or are the most popular people in each grade making decisions that they think are good without talking to anyone else outside of student council? Is your voice actually being acknowledged, or are the voices of the elected holding more weight than the general...

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