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The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

Call Of Duty: Vanguard game review

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist
November 24, 2021

On November Seventh, Call Of Duty, with Activision and Sledgehammer Games released another installment of a World War 2 video game. Unlike Call Of Duty: WWII (2017), Call Of Duty: Vanguard has been one of the most poorly rated release of Call Of Duty games in franchise history. Although the Multiplayer game mode has been better than those in past Call Of Duty's, the monotonous gameplay on the western...

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Saint Louis City’s Hidden Gems

Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer
November 23, 2021

Saint Louis City is no longer the bustling home to 850,000 thousand people that it once was. While many families and businesses have moved across county lines, hidden gems still remain in the city. It is home to a diverse culture, and the restaurant scene reflects this. As a sixteen year resident of The Lou, here are three of my favorite restaurants that I’ve had the pleasure to dine at. The...

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De Smet community grieves the loss of a student

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist
November 22, 2021

Students, faculty, and staff pause today to mourn the passing of sophomore Cole Anello who died on the morning of Nov. 14. For a week, teachers, classmates, teammates, and friends have been grieving the loss of Cole. Today they said their goodbyes at his funeral mass at St. Monica Catholic Church. Sophomore Luke Gresso, who played soccer with Cole, said it's been hard. but as the week went on,...

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STUCO to host blood drive Thursday

Ethan Weishaar, Staff Writer
November 2, 2021

The Student Council will host a blood drive on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gym with the goal of collecting 50 units of blood, allowing students to help save lives.  “Hospitals and organizations are always in need of blood,” Director of Student Activities Michael Russo said. “I think the good that we can do by donating our blood, the lives we can save, it’s a good thing.” Students...

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Spotify Playlist of The Week

Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist
October 29, 2021

On this week's "Spotify Playlist of The Week." We are featuring Mr. Walsh chemistry playlist. Mr. Walsh is a Chemistry teacher and a class of 1976 De Smet Alumni. Mr. Walsh can be found listening to these songs and many more during his Chemistry classes as well as Study Hall. Many students know Mr. Walsh for his "unconventional" style of music to the average high school student here at De Smet.  

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Doc Callahan’s Unique Teaching Strategy

Nick Abel, Staff Writer
October 28, 2021

What do films like The Dark Knight, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Hostiles all have in common besides being great movies? They are all part of Dr. Mike Callahan’s curriculum in his senior Ignatian Vision theology class. In his second year of teaching the class, he works to link themes observed in all types of movies to seniors’ growth in their spiritual journey. “We can find God in all things,”...

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