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The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

Colleges accross the country should consider dropping standardized tests in favor of a more holistic admissions process.
It is time to put the college admissions standardized tests to pasture
Luke Koenig, Editor-in-Chief • February 19, 2024

Ever since 1970, to address inequality, colleges began to become test optional. However, it wasn’t until 2020 when students were unable to...

Be wary, Social Media can manipulate what you see  and dont see.
Social media is watching you, so watch your back
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • February 13, 2024

All of your likes, shares, locations, and credit card swipes have been meticulously recorded in a multitrillion-dollar a year industry, figuring...

Moving the Super Bowl to Saturday will increase popularity and the party.
Super Bowl should be held on a Saturday
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • February 7, 2024

The Super Bowl has been an American tradition and is frequently considered the most-watched television broadcast for over 50 years. Dating back...

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift are redefining the relationship between the NFL and pop culture. But is that a good thing?
NFL is losing focus with Swiftmania
Hank Hardage, Opinions Editor • January 13, 2024

Is this whole Swift thing real? I have not once opened a social media app and not seen something about Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift's supposed...

The lone wolf mentality that drives the Sigma male culture is filling teen boys heads with potentially dangerous misogynistic and devisious beliefs.
Sigma Male mindset is a harmful way of thinking of masculinity
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • January 12, 2024

Sigma male culture is a new wave that is popular among Gen Z and is extremely harmful to teens because of its misogynistic propaganda and people...

Snapchats Snap Map feature seems cool at first, but has several harmful features that can lead to mental distress and even stalking.
Snapmap could lead to mental health issues and even stalking
Andrew Dolan, Features Editor • January 11, 2024

'Snap Map' is a feature within Snapchat that allows you to see all of your friends' locations at once which is extremely harmful and dangerous...

The city of St. Louis is home to some of the best restaurants in the country.
STL's Hidden Gems part 3
May 11, 2023

The third installment of the prominent De Smet Mirror series of hidden gems offers culinary comforts from Grassi's, Olive + Oak, and Fitz's....

Modern technology companies are invading your privacy to sell you products.
They are watching you
Staff Editorial April 17, 2023

After finishing a conversation with a buddy about shoes, their computer was immediately flooded with advertisements of that same shoe. With...

Cutting the cord is growing in popularity, but it may not be all that it is cracked up to be.
Is streaming the future?
Drew Whitaker and Andrew Farrar, Staff Writers • April 11, 2023

Streaming just keeps gaining popularity, but is that a good thing?

De Smet Press staff members Will Timmons 24 and Andrew Farrar 23 interview varsity lacrosse team members Alex Bentley 24 and Drew Whitaker 23 to discuss the season.
BLOCK TALKS: Alex Bentley and Drew Whitaker talk lax! Is this the season?
Will Timmons '24, Multi Media Specialist • April 3, 2023


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