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Positive change in Puerto Rico

Positive change in Puerto Rico

Jon Carani, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Stepping off the plane and entering into an unknown country they soak in the heat of the tropical air. This was just the beginning of a week full of service and excitement. Nov. 24 through Dec.1, Father Schrader, Theology teacher John Hawkey, and seniors Alex Rico, Michael Donlin, and Joey Reckamp a...

De Smet Scholar Bowl Prepares for Home Invitational Meet

De Smet Scholar Bowl Prepares for Home Invitational Meet

Camden Brazile, Copy Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the winter sports season reaching its peak at De Smet just before Christmas break, one winter sport De Smet often overlooks is the official De Smet Scholar Bowl Team. Scholar Bowl is an after school event that challenges and pushes the limits of student’s knowledge of Math, Science, Pop Culture, ...

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

Gave Helm, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Booming! Rockstar’s latest addition to the Read Dead series came out on October 26. It is available on Xbox and PS4. This game is a prequel to Red Dead Redemption and set in 1899, 12 years before the original game. Playing as Arthur Morgan puts the player in one of the ...

Sophomore raises awareness for wounded veterans

Sophomore raises awareness for wounded veterans

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Spartans for heroes is a club dedicated to helping veterans who put their life on the line each and everyday. Club founder sophomore Michael Cutler is devoted to helping veterans and first responders. “When I came to De Smet I felt that there was not enough awareness for these heroes going out for...

From A.P. to RPG

From A.P. to RPG

Camden Brazile, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In classroom 218, A.P. English students are all playing a newly released role playing game. They team up, converse, argue, and debate over ways to advance in the game. They all work on various different side-quests and games. One student is creating a board game, another records a podcast, and a third...

Video: Christmas on Campus

Video: Christmas on Campus

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Video

Red Dead should be game of the year

Red Dead should be game of the year

Grant Stegman, Design Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a Western-themed adventure game, the prequel to the previous Red Dead Redemption, set in 1899. Red Dead Redemption 2 was released on October 26, 2018, and developed by Rockstar Games. The story follows Arthur Morgan, a member of a gang called Vander der Linde. The story a...

Helicopter parents are bad for kid’s futures

Helicopter parents are bad for kid’s futures

Brennan Dolnick, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Helicopter parenting is bad for teens The goal of all parents should be to eventually one day be relieved of their jobs. Essentially good parenting is being able to raise your child to grow up into either a young man or woman that can function in society independently. It’s okay to hover over your...

Senior Josh Lindell named All-American

Senior Josh Lindell named All-American

Cameron Range, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

He has worked his whole life to get to this moment. Senior Josh Lindell joins an elite class of high school athletes to become an All-American. “I am very excited for myself,” Lindell said. “I’ve been working hard my entire life to get to this point and knowing that it paid off feels awesome." Josh...

Seniors look to expand new pizza club

Seniors look to expand new pizza club

Cameron Range, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Getting together, meeting new people, and eating some great pizza. That is exactly what happens at the Pizza Club. The club was created by seniors Will Sippel, Tyler Dawson, Brennan Dolnick, and Sean Feltz. “We were sitting in Mr. Likos’s class and we were talking because we just finished our...

TV shows that will make you binge-watch

TV shows that will make you binge-watch

Cameron Range, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Top 10 best t.v. shows of 2018 so far according to Nielsen Ratings. 1 Roseanne- Surprisingly, the newly rebooted sitcom, Roseanne, has made its way back to the top of the Nielsen charts. Before making its reboot in 2018, the hit t.v. series first started back in 1988 then had its last episode in 1997. 2....

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