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  • HS Prayer Service November 4
Indigenous women protest discrimination and oppression, which many believe is fueled by the celebration of Columbus Day.
Some States Choose Not to Celebrate Columbus Day
Isabel Bequer, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 12, 2020

Monday, Oct. 12, marks 87 years since Columbus Day was declared a federal holiday. The holiday is meant to celebrate the voyage of Christopher Columbus, the first European...

COVID-19 Widens Wealth Gap in America
October 9, 2020

It’s no secret that the pandemic has had devastating effects on the economy. One unforeseen effect is the dramatic widening of the wealth gap...

Who is Judge Amy Coney Barrett?
October 2, 2020

On Sep. 26, President Trump announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Her...

A Breakdown of the First Presidential Debate of 2020
October 2, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, President Donald Trump and Former Vice President Joe Biden met in Cleveland, Ohio, for the first of a series of presidential...

From coding to building, Academy
Create, Invent, Discover: Exploring Academy’s STEM Electives
Maddie Glaum, Senior Staff Writer • October 27, 2020

While COVID has brought many aspects of the 2020 school year to a halt, nothing is ever stagnant in Academy’s STEM electives. The engineering, technology, and computer science...

Celebrating the Senior Jesuit Cheerleaders
October 20, 2020

On Oct. 16, Jesuit High School had its annual senior night celebration to honor the senior football players, band members, and cheerleaders....

AHN Speech and Debate Adjusts to Covid-19
October 20, 2020

Due to Covid-19, extracurricular clubs at Academy have been made to adopt new practices to keep students safe. Among these clubs is Academy’s...

The Year Without a Homecoming
October 16, 2020

Due to COVID-19, large gatherings are not permitted, which has led to traditional homecoming dances being cancelled.  The pandemic prevented...

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Cross Country Team Continues on with their 2020 Season
Kimberly Egoavil, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 20, 2020

Even amidst the coronavirus, the Academy’s Cross Country team has found ways to continue with their 2020 season.  New measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

Cheering on the Jesuit Tigers in a Pandemic
October 7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, cheering for Academy girls (who cheer for the Jesuit Tigers) looks slightly different this year. With Varsity Cheerleaders practicing...

The Tampa Bay Lightning's Journey to the Stanley Cup Final
September 24, 2020

Although the 2019-2020 regular season was abruptly put on pause due to the pandemic, the NHL found a solution to allow the playoffs to still...

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Forgotten Cultures
Allyson Smith, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 20, 2020

The world is full of diverse, rich, and lively cultures. However, many of these cultures are forgotten about or buried under a sea of various...

What it is Like Being a First-Generation Immigrant
Kimberly Egoavil, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 9, 2020

On August 1, 2013, I had my very first twinkie. After the long five-hour flight from Peru, my mom and I finally arrived at the Miami International...

According to the CDC, masks are still required throughout the country, which includes weddings.
Large gatherings in the midst of a pandemic
Gigi Alfonso, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 28, 2020

In the panic of COVID-19, we're often told to avoid large gatherings, like parties or weddings. Weddings are hard enough to plan even without a pandemic going on. However,...

The Thin Line Between Cultural Appropriation Versus Appreciation
Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 16, 2020

Cultural appropriation has become an important talking point in society as celebrities are at the center of the issue. From the Kardashians blackfishing...

How to Customize Your iPhone with iOS14 (VIDEO)
Allyson Smith, Sophomore Staff Writer • October 16, 2020

Apple recently released IOS 14. With IOS 14, people have been able to take their phone customization to the next level with unique app icons...

Are Hogwarts Sorting Hat Quizzes Accurate?
Anika Schmid, Senior Staff Writer • October 13, 2020

When thinking about Harry Potter, most people think of casting spells or long, draping robes. But what made the boy who lived an interesting...

I Smell Fall (VIDEO)
Chloe Mintz, Multimedia Editor • October 9, 2020

Having lived in Florida nearly my entire life, I am not well acquainted with fall. Crunchy leaves and crisp weather? Don’t know her. Of course,...

Psomi on Noho: A Restaurant Review
Chloe Mintz, Multimedia Editor • August 28, 2020

Psomi (pronounced “so-me”) is a Greek American eatery located in the North Howard area. Founded by Christina Theofilos (a novice within the...

There are many feast days in October. These are a few of the most well-known feasts.
October Saints
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • October 22, 2020

There are many Saints to celebrate every month of the year, but October is specifically special for the many Feast Days of well-known Saints. Additionally, the whole month...

Ven. Carlo Acutis: Proof That Teens Can Do Powerful Things
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • October 9, 2020

Ven. Carlo Acutis, a boy in Italy, grew up in a family that was “not the ideal model of a Catholic.” One day, though, he started begging...

Family: The Sister Series Part 1
Anna Anderson, Contributing Columnist • October 6, 2020

I am starting this series of different Sisters from different orders to share their very different stories, and it is perfect to start with...

Seniors in Social Justice Class Discuss Pope John Paul II's "Letter to Women" (PODCAST)
October 1, 2020

Seniors in Religion and Math Teacher Megan Dubee's social justice class discuss Pope John Paul II's "Letter to Women" and how it pertains to...

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