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Senior Michael Cutler works on Calculus homework after school on March 11th, 2021.

Five star recruit

Jack Venneman, Web Editor-in-Chief March 11, 2021

The phone rings and nervousness strikes him as colleges are doing everything they can to get him to say yes. He checks the mailbox and finds more and more colleges sending him scholarship info each and...

Sophomore David Breuer has grown up with cars around him his whole life.

Breaking the speed limit

Henry Anyimadu, Evan Scanlon, Contributing Multimedia Specialists March 11, 2021

Sophomore David Breuer has a natural love for cars. Take a look at the personality profile about his love for racing.

Senior Michael Dolan interviews new president Dr. Daniel Zepp.

Podcast – New president Dr. Daniel Zepp

March 1, 2021

Senior Daryl Ward hosts the latest desmetpress podcast as the staff introduces new president Dr. Daniel Zepp. They also interview a couple of other people involved in the search process.

Senior Colton King is declared the winner after pinning his Parkway Central opponent during their dual meet Jan 27.

Podcast – Senior wrestler Colton King

February 3, 2021

Here we get to know a little more about Colton King and his thoughts and reactions on his wrestling here at De Smet, and his future career.

Sophomore Jacob Bosche, wearing #73 in honor of his father, prepares for a faceoff against SLUH Jan. 8. Bosche is playing for the first time in a year after having surgery for Scoliosis.

Playing through pain

Carson Mitchell, Contributing Writer January 13, 2021

He was two games into his freshman season when he realized he was struggling to breathe and the pain was unbearable. His back was in excruciating pain. That pain would end his season. He was diagnosed...

Junior Emmett Concannon is a  violinist who has traveled throughout Europe, played in a mariachi band, and played in an orchestra.

Spartan maestro

Donovan Hughes, Staff Writer November 27, 2020

A violinist who traveled throughout Europe, played in a mariachi band, and played in an orchestra. Emmett Concannon is someone who has done all of these things and more. “When I made it to 8th chair...

LeBron's most recent championship win with the L.A. Lakers has brought up the question yet again, is he the greatest basketball player of all time?

LeBron James is the GOAT

Ryan Flavin, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

LeBron's most recent championship win with the L.A. Lakers has brought up the question yet again, is he the greatest basketball player of all time? LeBron is definitely the G.O.A.T, and this last championship...

The majority of U.S. colleges and universities have decided to make the SAT and ACT optional for admission in the fall of 2021, some on a temporary basis, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many colleges moving to test-optional admission

Michael Dolan, Staff Writer November 23, 2020

The majority of U.S. colleges and universities have decided to make the SAT and ACT optional for admission in the fall of 2021, some on a temporary basis, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19...

Sophomore Kalle Evjen spends his time outside school live-streaming video games to other gamers around the world.

“And we’re live!”

Jack Venneman, Web Editor November 20, 2020

Juggling the stress of spending time with family, friends, or on homework may sound like more than enough for some people in high school. But for this student, adding something else to those three main...

The Kairos retreat will occur in January of 2021.

Kairos retreat pushed to January

Sebastian Kelly, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

Coming up this January, De Smet seniors will have their last opportunity of their high school careers to go on the Kairos retreat. Students on Kairos have the chance to grow closer to God in a way...

When you put your decorations up before Thanksgiving is just like forgetting about it because you are moving on to the next holiday.

Christmas decorations shouldn’t be put up before Thanksgiving

Ryan Flavin, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

The Christmas season is almost upon us, but there is still a holiday before Christmas everyone seems to forget: Thanksgiving. It seems like every year Christmas lights start to go up earlier, with stores...

Free college benefits everyone, especially the ones who struggle financially.

Eliminating college debt

Thomas Dolan, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

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...

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