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Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018


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Founded around 1990, the Loretto Volunteer Program matches volunteers with social justice organizations to complete a year of service. The volunteers live in communal housing, and through the work performed daily, they carry out the Loretto community’s mission to work for justice and act for peace. ...

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Nerinx’s Gold Award Girl Scout: Laura Smith

Theresa Sholy, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


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For Nerinx students, it’s important to instill key values of faith, community, justice, and respect. Knowing yourself and your world is another philosophy that Nerinx Hall teaches to every one of its students. Gold Award winner Laura Smith exemplified Nerinx’s values in this capstone Girl Scout ser...

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Fighting the Algorithm: How “cookies” influence our lives in more ways than we think

Maya Martin

July 2, 2018


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So, odds are, you have probably heard of cookies before. No, not the amazing gooey, chocolatey goodness that you bake on a night in at home, the other kind. When used in an internet usage context, “cookies” refers to the way a web browser stores data from websites accessed to shop, research, or ...

Student Activism: On a Mission for Change

Student Activism: On a Mission for Change

Cela Cashel

July 2, 2018


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In the wake of the massacres in Parkland, Florida and Santa Fe, Texas, the people of the United States are as passionate as ever about protecting what’s important to them. Whether it’s protecting civilians or the Second Amendment, Americans are willing to fight for their cause. These school shoot...

Little Women

Little Women

Maya Neufeld-Wall

July 2, 2018


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Nerinx Hall’s spring musical was a production of the timeless classic Little Women. First released as a novel in 1869, Little Women tells the story of four sisters and their mother living in New England during the Civil War era. The young women go through the trials and tribulations of growing up: coming ...

The Dark Side of Spring Break

Emily Smith

April 17, 2018


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WARNING: This article contains sensitive information that may be a trigger to some in our audience; please proceed with caution.   Spring break can be a time for fun, leisure, and relaxation for people in need of some R&R. But does all of that come with a cost? Shocking reports of ta...

How Girls Can Support Girls

How Girls Can Support Girls

Emily LaValle

March 28, 2018


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March 8th was International Women’s Day, a day when anyone who identifies as a woman or a girl can celebrate themselves and any other women in their lives; those who don’t identify as women can pause to honor women they admire. International Women’s Day is an acknowledgment of the social, economic, cultur...

Valentine’s Day: Where Did it Come From?

Valentine’s Day: Where Did it Come From?

Hayley Knapik

February 4, 2018


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There are multiple holidays on our calendar that legitimize the overindulgence of chocolate and useless, overpriced offerings, but none of them are as memorable for this specific pattern as Valentine’s Day. The nation-wide abundance of boxed chocolates and plastic-wrapped roses do a fair job at overtaki...

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Spotlight: Caroleina Hassett

Emily Smith, Reporter

December 15, 2017


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Bonjour! Meet Caroleina Hassett, who played Belle in the Nerinx Hall production of Beauty and the Beast. Caroleina is a senior and loves being a part of the theater department. She has been in four fall musicals and one spring show. These include 42nd Street, Aida, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast, an...

Fun, Friends, Food, and Français!

Fun, Friends, Food, and Français!

Katie Miromonti, OpEd Editor

November 26, 2017


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Many students believe they will have to wait until college or adulthood to be able to travel abroad, but this is not the case for Nerinx Hall students. The French Exchange trip allows all students, not just students studying French, to travel to France for two and a half weeks during the summer and to ...

Chef Dan’s Return

Chef Dan’s Return

Laura Smith and Olivia Yoswig

November 26, 2017


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When students came back to school this past August, so did Chef Dan. He began working at Nerinx Hall in January of 2015 and felt instantly at home. The students, the atmosphere, and the staff were overwhelmingly welcoming and friendly. Unfortunately, at the end of last year, his company sent him to work in...

Spotlight: Ella Genovese

Spotlight: Ella Genovese

Emily Smith, Reporter

November 26, 2017


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Senior Ella Genovese made waves when her narrative short film, A Boxer’s Blanket, was chosen as a finalist for the the St. Louis International Film Festival. According to the website, The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival is an opportunity for St. Louis filmgoers to vi...

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