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Sophomore earns spot on Cardinals grounds crew

Thomas Dolan, Staff Writer
May 25, 2021

As he ran out onto the field under the night lights in front of thousands of fans he knew that all the hard work it took to get this job was all worth it. Sophomore Ethan Weishaar is the only high school-age member of the grounds crew for the St. Louis Cardinals. He works with mostly college-age kids. “I think The repetitiveness of going down to the ballpark almost every day for a week or so...

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All students now eligible to receive the Covid Vaccine

Donovan Hughes, Staff Writer
May 25, 2021

All members of De Smet Jesuit are now able to receive the COVID vaccine. Since May 12 anyone above the age of 12 can now receive the Pfizer vaccine after the FDA ruled it safe for use for those ages, but how that will affect De Smet is unknown. “Even with the vaccine it’s difficult to predict,'' Assistant Principal Christopher Williams said. “With it being a few months away we will hear a...

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Podcast: De Smet Alum Akeem Shannon founder of Flipstik

May 6, 2021

Senior Anthony Grant talks to 2010 grad Akeem Shannon about starting his own company and appearing on the TV show Shark Tank.

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Slideshow: Formation Friday

May 4, 2021

Formation Friday is a day where classmates and teachers come together to play activities.

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Eliminating college debt

Thomas Dolan, Staff Writer
May 4, 2021

Free college benefits everyone, especially the ones who struggle financially. This tax funded public college education option would be critical to people who want a college degree but don’t have the money for it. This could also give more people opportunities they would never have access to without this like higher qualifying jobs. Although this could help a lot, it would raise taxes on a lot of...

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Going up north

Jack Venneman, Web Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2021

Seeing the game from a young age, he wished he could be right where the players were. Under the floodlights, sweating bullets, and playing the sport they love. Little did he know, he’d be the leader of a team that is near to his heart. Next year, Ruder will be playing lacrosse at the collegiate level at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York. “The amount of hours it takes to get to...

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