The Mirror

A special kind of athlete

Cameron Range, Staff Writer
May 13, 2019

Youngest kid on the team, but still one of the best. Thomas Redmond is a sophomore and plays on both soccer and basketball’s varsity teams. He isn’t just a guy on the team, he is a key contributor to both teams. He has been on the varsity basketball team since he was a freshman and he made the varsity soccer team this year. “It’s awesome to be able to play these sports at the highest level...

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A Play by Play of Ryan Hughes

Camden Brazile, Copy Editior
May 9, 2019

Public speaking is one of the top fears plaguing Americans today, with millions of people being terrified of talking in front of large crowds. A recent Chapman University study revealed that upwards of 25% of people are afraid of public speaking. However, Sophomore Ryan Hughes not only speaks in front of large crowds, but he also sings and dances as well. Since his freshmen year debut, Ryan has been...

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From the director’s chair

Gave Helm, Staff Writer
May 7, 2019

The Seniors of the Dionysian Players step off the stage and take the director’s chair, sharing their experience and knowledge with their shortened One Acts. These select group of Seniors take charge and see what it’s like to sit on the director’s chair. These Seniors have been in plenty of shows themselves and the student-directed One Acts is something they look forward to which were held March...

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No one is listening

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2019

No one is listening to you. And you aren’t listening to anyone. When talking to your friend, relative or special someone how likely is it for you to be fully engaged with what is being spoken to you? If you are like most people, chances are low. According to a study, many people spend 70% to 80% of their time awake in some form of communication. Of that time, we spend 45% of it listening. With such...

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Avengers: Endgame review *No spoilers*

Grant Stegman, Design Editor
April 29, 2019

***NO SPOILERS*** Avengers: Endgame came out last week and already it has reached $1.2 billion in box office revenue. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Endgame gives fans a 3 hour thriller that you will not want to miss. Once again, the Avengers are up against Thanos whom we saw, at the snap of a finger, kill half of all living creatures in the galaxy. The story picks up right where...

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Men of the Year 2019

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer
April 24, 2019

Each year the faculty and students vote on 12 students who represent and embody De Smet's ideals, they are named Men of the Year, here are the men.

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