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Making Christmas Break Merry and Bright

Making Christmas Break Merry and Bright

Abby Summers

December 14, 2016


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Despite the dreaded semester finals coming up, Christmas break is slowly but surely stepping out from behind our books and iPads. With this much-needed break comes time for family, friends and a few new traditions that should be added to everyone's to-do list this Christmas season. 1) Celebration...

Protesting Our President-Elect

Protesting Our President-Elect

Abby Summers

November 22, 2016


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After months of back-and-forth arguments and allegations associated with the presidential election, Donald Trump (R) was elected the 45th President of the United States. Immediately following the announcement of his victory, protests broke out across the country. Democrats who hoped to witness history...

The Wizarding World is Back

The Wizarding World is Back

Marilyn Schneider

November 22, 2016


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The wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter is back! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin-off prequel to the Harry Potter series, brought the magic of J. K. Rowling back to theaters on Thursday, November 17. Fans of the Harry Potter franchise will recognize the movie title straight a...

A Night Of Horrors: Cobb Crematorium Haunted House Review

A Night Of Horrors: Cobb Crematorium Haunted House Review

Jordyn Hardy

October 20, 2016


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Along with pumpkin patches, scary movie marathons and the opening of costume stores, haunted houses are the perfect way to get into the spooky spirit of Halloween. With the new Cobb Crematorium now opened in Old Monroe, it is a perfect option for a good scare. Although beware, my experience shows that...

Work Hard, Play Hard

Work Hard, Play Hard

Crosby Jones

September 22, 2016


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The St. Dominic varsity football team has given the fans something to cheer about--an undefeated season. The boys defeated John Burroughs, defending state champs, in the first game of the season. Without a single disappointment, they have kept the energy up with a five-win streak. The atmosphere on the...

Mrs. Kasey Roberts

Mrs. Kasey Roberts

Abby Summers

September 22, 2016


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Mrs. Kasey Roberts is the new business teacher this year at St. Dominic and she is excited to be a part of the Crusader community. Last year, Mrs. Roberts was a computer teacher at St. Joseph School in Cottleville, but she is looking forward to getting back to her roots of teaching business this year....

Black Lives Matter to the Catholic Church

Black Lives Matter to the Catholic Church

Marilyn Schneider

September 2, 2016


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On August 8, Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Illinois, addressed a crowd of people at the Cardinal Rigali Center about his pastoral letter: The Catholic Church and the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Racial Divide in the United States Revisited. His address was eye opening and inspiring for all ...

World Youth Day: The Pilgrimage of a Lifetime

World Youth Day: The Pilgrimage of a Lifetime

Kaitlyn Bross

September 1, 2016


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Millions of people, hundreds of nations, dozens of languages, all worshiping one God. This past summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Kraków, Poland, for World Youth Day. Three million young people gathered in one community to sing, struggle and pray together. This pilgrimage taught me an incredible...

The Front Row Fans’ Effect

The Front Row Fans’ Effect

Crosby Jones

May 19, 2016


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Game day is without a doubt the day when an athlete's hard work pays off. Practice for two hours a day, five days a week. But the reward one receives for the two hours of practice five days a week is only a slow, steady clap from the parents and grandparents of your teammates accompanied by a wide grin...

Springing into Style: 2016 Spring Fashion Trends

Springing into Style: 2016 Spring Fashion Trends

Tori Foushee

April 13, 2016


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Spring has sprung and so have new fashion trends! Spring is the start of warmer weather, which means it is time to put the heavy boots and coats away, and time to bring out the sandals and light cardigans. For the past couple of weeks now, I have been scoping magazines, different stores and even their...

The Dangers of Senioritis

The Dangers of Senioritis

Mary Koeller

April 12, 2016


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The class of 2016 has only a few short weeks left until graduation, but will they make it? Many have fallen victim to the crippling disease of senioritis. Laziness, lack of motivation, excessive naps, failure to complete homework and procrastination are symptoms common among high school seniors. With...

Trump Takes on Missouri

Trump Takes on Missouri

Jennifer Sutterer

March 16, 2016


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When successful businessman and now presidential candidate Donald Trump visited St. Louis on Friday, March 11, he got a lot more than he bargained for. Instead of a peaceful rally at the Peabody Opera House, both Trump supporters and protesters found hateful ways to express their political views. Two...

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