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Movie Review: Joker

Ryan Flavin, Staff Writer
November 20, 2019

After watching the highly anticipated “Joker” movie I was not disappointed. “Joker” is an R rated movie. It is rated R for a good reason. The film expresses a lot of gore and violence throughout the movie, which should be expressed from a joker movie. The movie also uses intense and vulgar language to emphasize how crazy Arthur Fleck really is. This dark film is different from all the other...

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Movie Review: Ford v Ferrari

Drew Hollman, Staff Writer
November 20, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari” is a thriller movie that dove back into racing history. The movie is directed by James Mangold and is based on the story of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. “Ford v Ferrari” starts in 1963 when Lee Iacocca presents to Henry Ford II the idea to join the racing industry and the idea to buy out Ferrari to boost their sales. Ford Motor Company proposes the idea to...

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Saint Louis Blues Update

Ryan Flavin, Staff Writer
November 19, 2019

The St. Louis Blues came into the 2019-2020, as the defending Stanley Cup champions. Winning their first cup in franchise history after a historic run. It is said that hockey is the hardest sport to go back to back due to it having the longest playoffs by far. But I think the Blues will go back to back and here’s why. At this point in the season, the St. Louis Blues are 12-4-5 and sit at the...

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Hype Man

Michael Dolan, Design Editor
November 19, 2019

“Everyone of you guys are here for a reason, for a purpose,” senior swimmer Justin Rothermich roared moments ahead of the Westminster meet. “Now let’s go out there and earn this win, let’s do it for us.” Before every swim meet, Rothermich gets the team surrounding him and gives them a hype speech to remember while they’re swimming. “After seeing a lot of great leaders like Russell...

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Google: Friend or Foe?

Connor Niebruegge, Staff Writer
November 18, 2019

Many of us spend time each day checking our email, watching YouTube, or just searching Google. These activities have become mundane, everyday activities for today’s new technology savvy populous. But what these people might not know is that their Gmails, YouTube, and Google search information are all being collected and used by Google. “I don’t know how Google uses my information,” junior...

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Phone pouches proving to be useful

Drew Hollman, Staff Writer
November 18, 2019

The students are into their fourth month with the new policy and are getting a feel for how it works and its effectiveness. “I think they definitely change the atmosphere in the classroom,” History and Theology teacher Tony Plein said. “I think they communicate to the students how important it is to us as a school.” English teacher Nick Dressler backs up De Smet with the policy but would...

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