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The Student News Site of Saint Xavier High School

Xavier News

The Student News Site of Saint Xavier High School

Xavier News

Becoming a Renaissance Man

Becoming a Renaissance Man

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer April 26, 2022
At some point in your life you might have heard the names Leonardo da Vinci, Nikola Tesla, or Mr. Kroh. The thing all of these people all have in common is the fact that they in some way embodied the spirit of a Renaissance man. This means they were people who were skilled in a variety of subjects. There are many reasons why you should become a Renaissance person and ways for you to do so.
Faculty Philosophy

Faculty Philosophy

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer April 22, 2022
One of the things that makes St. X great are the teachers. We have so many that are full of wisdom and that not only makes them interesting, but also helps us learn as students. I've reached out to some of our wisest educators to see if they had any words of wisdom for us...
The Top Ten Songs of All Time

The Top Ten Songs of All Time

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer April 1, 2022
These songs are the greatest of all time. Nothing compares to their artistic spirit. Each one of these songs has been created by geniuses who put their lives into their work. Starting from worst to best, I will review each one of these songs in detail to see what makes them the at the top of the all time charts.
Why You Should Join Journalism

Why You Should Join Journalism

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer March 4, 2022
When you hear the word journalism, what do you think? Do boring hours of pure writing come to mind? If so, you're not alone; however, Saint Xavier's journalism is different. If you don't believe me, then see what some of the members of the Xavier News have to say. 
The Current State of Crypto

The Current State of Crypto

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer March 2, 2022
The world of cryptocurrency and NFTs is expansive. As we look to the future of the crypto space, let's see what Michael Wheeler, a crypto enthusiast, has to say. 
Five Things From The Five Rings

Five Things From The Five Rings

Dominic Garcia and Reece Sutton February 18, 2022
The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi tells about the path of the strategic way. Written in the time of the samurai in the early Edo period of Japan, this book has an enduring legacy. Within this article we will see how the ideas of the Five Rings can help us achieve greater heights as students.
How The Art of War Can Help You Become a Better Student

How The Art of War Can Help You Become a Better Student

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer February 8, 2022
The Art of War is a well-known book written by the renowned Sun Tzu based on his own military experience. The ideas and strategies in this book have a wide range of uses, even outside of warfare. In this article, you will learn how the ideas within The Art of War can help you become a better student.
Mastering Your New Years Resolution

Mastering Your New Year’s Resolution

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer January 6, 2022
Many people create New Year's Resolutions that they say they will keep. We all know that barely any people keep true to their resolutions. If you are planning on breaking the streak of dropping your New Year's Resolutions, there are things you need to do. I am going to reveal to you my four important methods to help you stay on the path of accomplishing your goals.
The Da Vinci You Dont Know

The Da Vinci You Don’t Know

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer December 9, 2021
Leonardo Da Vinci is a renowned painter and one of the most creative minds in history. His greatest achievements go beyond his paintings; they make up numerous inventions that show us the power of human potential. History often overlooks Da Vinci’s works outside of painting, but it’s time to change that.
Nikola Tesla: The Man Behind the Future

Nikola Tesla: The Man Behind the Future

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer November 2, 2021
This man is Nikola Tesla: A man from the past, but the creator of our future.
Social Media’s Destruction of Mystery

Social Media’s Destruction of Mystery

Dominic Garcia, Staff Writer October 12, 2021
In a world where everything is digital and can be saved in an instant, mystery itself is at risk of extinction. With so many people engaging and sharing on social media, we could lose our sense of wonder if we are not careful. 
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