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The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The city of St. Louis is home to some of the best restaurants in the country.
STL hidden gems part 2
Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer • April 14, 2022

Earlier in the year, I gave my opinion on some of St. Louis City’s best restaurants, underappreciated in their own rights. Yet more remain....

Although the United States Postal Service has been around since 1775 it may be time to leave postal delivery to the private sector.
It may be time for the mailman to retire
Clark Chamberlin '24, Staff Writer • April 8, 2022

The United States Postal Service is impractical and shouldn’t still be a leech on our time and wallets. Due to the Private Express Statutes...

Of all the types of fries crinkle cut is the best.
Nothing can beat crinkle-cut when it comes to fries
Donovan Hughes '22, Staff Writer • April 8, 2022

In a single year, the entirety of America consumes 4.5 billion pounds of french fries a year through all of its different forms. But its best...

Russias invasion of Ukraine seems earily familiar to their invasion of Finland 80 years ago.
Russia's aggression in Ukraine reminiscent of past failures
Donovan Hughes, Staff Writer • April 1, 2022

A war 80 years ago is now repeating, but the country being invaded is different. It is a situation too similar to what happened in the past....

Although pineapple is a great fruit alone when you put it on pizza it is a disgrace.
Pineapple on pizza is a deal breaker
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • April 1, 2022

There are a couple of things in life that truly give me great joy: sitting on the couch all Sunday and watching football, getting outside and...

Use of genetic modification will improve the world drastically.
Solving world hunger may just come down to genetics
Clark Chamberlin, Staff Writer • March 25, 2022

Genetically modified organism (GMO) foods are the best foods available, and the shunning of genetic modification is holding us back from permanently...

The recent MLB lockout has highlighted the majors problems around baseball that need to be changed in order to save the sport.
Foul Ball
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • March 24, 2022

Baseball is dying. While that may seem like an exaggeration, it is the sad truth. The Major League Baseball lockout openly exposed the wounds...

Ethan Weishaar (second from right) helps roll up the tarp after a rain delay at Busch Stadium. The sophomore is the youngest member of the Cardinals grounds crew.
Old school out, New is in
Ethan Weishaar and Colby Quinn, Contributing Writers • February 16, 2022

Major League Baseball will implicate the universal designated hitter(DH), beginning in the 2022 season. The long debates of why the DH should...

The De Smet Jesuit Black Student Union hosted a version of the popular TV show Wildn Out during the Mission Week closing assembly. In this game, Elijah Thomas 23 and Dom Del Pietro trade respectful insults at each other.
Why De Smet Needs a Black Student Union
Elijah Bryson and EJ Byas, Contributing Writers • February 15, 2022

By Elijah Bryson and EJ Byas When faced with the question; “Why does De Smet have a Black Student Union (BSU)?” We resort to using our...

Colby Quinn 24 listens to popular music artist Drake with his school-issued laptop.
Rap is the new Pop
Patrick Scally and Colby Quinn, Contributing Writers • February 15, 2022

Pop singer have begun to crossover into new genres and are experiencing tremendous success. Singers have tried their hand at the rap game, and...

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