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Luke Koenig 24 reads a live auction item description with James Lane 24 and auctioneer Graham Crow.
Auction delivers new highs for fundraising and expectations
Andrew Dolan February 26, 2024

The 50th annual Spartan Spectacular Auction was held on Feb 10 and raised over $1.1 million going towards the tuition gap and the school’s...

Mr. Likos practices darts in his classroom.
Dart King
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • February 22, 2024
21 Savage released his third studio album American Dream January 12. Photo courtesy of Epic Records
21 Savage produces strong effort with third studio album
Liam Mahfood-Thurman, Entertainment Editor • February 21, 2024
Members of the Great Ignatian Challenge student team, along with president Fr. Ronny ODwyer S.J., deliver food to St. Patrick Center.
St. Patrick Center thrives with help from Great Ignatian Challenge
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • February 20, 2024
Colleges accross the country should consider dropping standardized tests in favor of a more holistic admissions process.
It is time to put the college admissions standardized tests to pasture
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2024
Andrew Harzy 24, Anthony Mercurio 24, and Scottie Rupp 24 prepare lunch at St. Center.
Still time to pick up hours for service requirements
Liam Mahfood-Thurman, Entertainment Editor • February 12, 2024

The second semester is here, and time is ticking for Spartans to complete their required service hours. For sophomores, they must complete...

President Fr. Ronny ODwyer S.J. announces to the faculty this morning that De Smet will begin serving students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades beginning in the fall of 2025.
De Smet to add 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in fall of 2025
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • February 6, 2024

After a long collaboration process with the Archdiocese of St. Louis, De Smet Jesuit has been granted permission to launch an academic program...

Beau Keeman 27, Saul Rico 25, and Cayden Smotherson 25 won the state championship Feb. 3 at the Missouri Scholastic Esports Federation Winter Bash in the game Apex Legends.
Esports team wins first state title
Liam Mahfood-Thurman, Entertainment Editor • February 5, 2024

The De Smet Jesuit Apex Legends Esports team won the State Championship at the Scholastic Esports Federation’s Winter Bash on Feb. 5. The...

Jack Trout 25 and Michael Schmidt 25 walk out of the tunnel in the home opener football game against Chaminade on Sept. 8.
Training for the future
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • January 15, 2024

New opportunities await, as the schools athletic trainer Alex Brody opened the doors to its new athletic training shadow program for students...

Riley Massey 25 drives past a Vianney defender Jan. 19 at De Smet.
Junior juggles two sports at once
Liam Mahfood-Thurman, Entertainment Editor • February 15, 2024

He shows up early to get a workout. After a long day of school, he’s got basketball practice. He gets a little break at home, time for homework,...

Emma Braun prepares to blow in a starter bubble for a glass project in Colorado.
Breathing life into glass
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • February 8, 2024

Going over to the furnace she feels the heat blast her in her face as she sticks her punti, a long metal rod, into the furnace and grabs a glob...

Green Days new album Saviors lacks depth to reach the level of the bands epic history.
Green Day's new album conjures nostalgic hints of the band's heyday
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • February 9, 2024
Luke Koegin interviewing.
BLOCK TALKS: Winter Sports Preview
Will Timmons '24, Social Media Editor • January 19, 2024
Moving the Super Bowl to Saturday will increase popularity and the party.
Super Bowl should be held on a Saturday
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • February 7, 2024
Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift are redefining the relationship between the NFL and pop culture. But is that a good thing?
NFL is losing focus with Swiftmania
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • January 13, 2024


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Will Timmons
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Luke Koenig
Luke Koenig
Editor-in-Chief

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Aidan Medley
Multimedia Specialist

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