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Lollapalooza 2013

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Another disappointing lineup from Lollapalooza is coming at us this year. You would think that year after year of being letdown by this “great festival” that I would just give up and let bygones be bygones. Sure, there are a few good bands, but overall, it is just another year…
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Star Wars vs. Star Trek: Why Star Wars Dominates

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

People do not have to be complete sci-fi nerds to be fans of Star Wars and Star Trek. A person does not have to be a big nerd to know Mickey Mouse just bought Star Wars and that there is a new Star Trek movie coming out this summer. The…
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The Great Debate: Who is More Dominant: Lebron James or Lionel Messi?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

There are no two athletes more dominant right now than Lionel Messi and Lebron James. I know they play two different sports, but if ESPN can waste time debating about which streak was better, the Heat’s or the Blackhawk’s, then surely I can debate about Lebron James (Miami Heat) and…
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Not Your Grandma’s Fairytale

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Once upon a time, there were these things called fairytales. The Brothers Grimm collected them into books. Fathers, mothers and grandparents spun them to little tikes sitting by the fireplace on a stormy night. They were stories of magic, princesses, monsters, and heroes. For hundreds (if not thousands) of years,…
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Have You Listened to These Women Before?

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

In case you have forgotten, it is still March, which means it is still Women’s History Month. And what better way to keep up the enthusiasm about this great month than to give you the names of some great female musicians that you need to listen out for! I will…
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Sam’s Snack Time: Snackville Junction

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

It’s a burger! It’s a train! No, it’s Snackville Junction! While Snackville Junction lacks a heroic stance and a cape, it serves up super food at a good price. It is a train-themed restaurant. Located at 9144 S. Kedzie, it is definitely an amazing place for the kid in all…
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The Xavierite Through the Decades

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Xavierite has been in existence since 1935. In that time, many students, faculty, and staff have passed through Saint Xavier. Each generation has brought its own unique story. Yet, in many respects, common themes have permeated our school’s history. Below are reprinted excerpts from our Xavierite archives that I…
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Awesome Women in Pop Culture

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Since it is Women’s History Month, what better way to celebrate it than to shed light on some impressive women that are in pop culture? Too often we focus all of our energy on the “hottest” women or the ones that are not so hot. However, when do people in…
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Sam’s Snack Time: Beverly Bakery and Cafe

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Are you on your way to school in the early morning and hungry? Are you craving a doughnut? Do you have cash burning a hole in your pocket? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions, I may have a good place for you! The Beverly Bakery and Café,…
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In Defense of Miss Gomez

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Lately, I have been noticing a lot of people being very negative about Selena Gomez. For those of you who have not heard of her, Selena Gomez was a star on Disney Channel and the on-again, off-again girlfriend of Justin Bieber. I do not understand why people are being so…
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