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The Real Effects of Government Shutdowns

The Real Effects of Government Shutdowns

Emily Hickey

April 16, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you have likely heard about the partial government shutdown that dominated the news cycle throughout January. In case you haven’t, though, here is a quick rundown: a partial government shutdown began on December 22nd, 2018. This shutdown occurred as...

Why I Marched: A Perspective from the Women’s March

Why I Marched: A Perspective from the Women’s March

Laine Sulz

April 15, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

In January, I had the pleasure of attending the St. Louis Women’s March. I went with a large group of Nerinx girls, and even my little brother. As we were parading through the streets of Downtown St. Louis, a teenage boy came up to my friend and me, pushed a microphone in our faces, and asked us a ve...

Why I Marched : A Perspective from the March for Life

Why I Marched : A Perspective from the March for Life

Jane Whelan

April 15, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

Over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend this past January, I, along with 16 other Nerinx students, embarked on the March for Life Trip to Washington D.C. It was a long and sometimes frustrating pilgrimage, but also an inspiring experience that really impacted me. When I initially signed up, it was an impulse de...

“Two Years After the Election”: How is the U.S. Government doing?

“Two Years After the Election”: How is the U.S. Government doing?

Laura Smith

April 15, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, recent

It’s been two years since President Donald Trump took office. So, we want to take a closer look at how things are going.   During his campaign, President Trump made a lot of promises to his supporters all over the United States; he’s spent much of the last two years focusing on achieving ...

Spring Break Getaway: the Reality Check Checklist for your Dream Vacation

Spring Break Getaway: the Reality Check Checklist for your Dream Vacation

Sydney Banstetter

March 13, 2019


Filed under GreenFeed, recent

Spring Break is coming up soon! Whether you’re staying home or going to a fun resort, you’re probably just happy to have a break from the stress of school. However, this break can also bring its own kind of stress. From walking down senior hall and seeing dozens of spring break countdown signs to...

What to Watch: Oscars Edition

What to Watch: Oscars Edition

Maya Neufeld-Wall

March 13, 2019


Filed under GreenFeed, recent

Sunday, February 24, at 7 P.M, celebrities took the stage to celebrate the most highly-acclaimed movies of the year. This year, I saw all the movies nominated for best picture, and here is what I thought:   Vice Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Amy Adams, and Sam Rockwell, this film is a unique ...

The Truth about Juuls

The Truth about Juuls

Ava Neels

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, recent

It’s sleek, it’s discreet, it’s the newest gadget, and it’s in backpacks everywhere. A new type of e-cigarette, Juuls are plaguing teens’ lungs around the nation. Not only is their design discreet, but so is how they work. Juuls heat up a cartridge containing oil to create vapor, which then...

The Rising Cost of Fake News and How You can Fight It

The Rising Cost of Fake News and How You can Fight It

Maya Neufeld-Wall and Molly Schrock

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, recent

Where do you get your news? The New York Times? Wall Street Journal? Maybe Buzzfeed, or the latest Instagram updates? More than likely, for younger generations the latter seem more familiar. In recent years, news and media have become largely digitized with the advent of modern technology and the shift away fro...

Spotlight : MacLean Blanner

Spotlight : MacLean Blanner

Laura Smith

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, recent, Spotlight

Nerinx Hall is known for producing exceptional young women. When they arrive to Nerinx, the school becomes a platform where they can grow their talents. Frosh MacLean Blanner is doing just that.   Blanner was only 6 when she fell in love with theater. She started helping others with theater...

New Nerinx Podcast!

New Nerinx Podcast!

Angela Staed, Julia Woodcock, Caitlin Cross, Sydney Banstetter, and Emily Dryden

February 13, 2019


Filed under Audio, Features, recent

Hi, Markers!   Hallways is excited to present the first episode of our new Nerinx Hallways podcast.   Click the link below to listen to our pilot episode, “Coffee with Mr. Meyer” on Anchor.fm and stay tuned for more.   Thanks for listening, Julia, Angela, Caitlin,...

Press Release: Stress Busters

Press Release: Stress Busters

Laura Smith and Theresa Sholy

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, recent

Hi, Markers!   Stressed about exams? Luckily, Nerinx Hall’s Stress Busters week has you covered! Next week, December 10th-14th, is dedicated to helping students decompress their anxieties about exam week.   Various Nerinx clubs like animal rescue, knitting club, fitness club, mindful medit...

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Spotlight: Maddy Herries

Maya Martin

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, recent, Spotlight

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. ...

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