The Spirit

Bottled Frappuccinos, sold at many stores and in the Saint Ignatius cafeteria.

Are Frappuccinos and High-Schoolers a Good Mix?

Erika Lenhardt ‘23 May 2, 2021

Let us take an intermission from coronavirus news and politics for a brief moment and shift the topic to a beverage that we all love: Starbucks Frappuccinos. A Frappuccino is blended coffee combined with...

Flowers and posters left to honor Sarah Everard.

How Sarah Everard’s Death Prompted a Plea for Change

Faye Taylor ‘22 May 2, 2021

Grieving for strangers is an unusual concept — we do not know them, yet they feel so familiar. 97 percent of women across the United Kingdom have unwillingly related to Sarah Everard over the past two...

Spending a snow day outside has always been a treasured pastime for many students.

The “New Normal” and What it Means for the Future of Snow Days

Alaina McGill ‘22 May 2, 2021

Since the beginning of quarantine in March 2020, our online capabilities have grown, allowing students to attend full classes and complete assignments from the comfort of their own homes. Platforms like...

Our New 9am Start Time Should Become the Norm

Our New 9am Start Time Should Become the Norm

Ava Garibay ‘22, Op-Ed Editor March 1, 2021

Although this school year has been disappointing in more ways than one, the biggest silver lining of the year has definitely been the late start time. Teachers and students alike can agree that one hour...

Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Marjorie Taylor Greene: a History of Misinformation

Coco Pietsch ‘21 February 17, 2021

Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been making headlines as her social media posts supporting and spreading conspiracy theories have resurfaced. A member of the Republican Party, Greene challenged...

The American Legislature.

A House Undivided

The Pros and Cons of Democratic Legislative and Executive Branches
Galeta Sandercock ‘22 and Daniel Bell ‘22 February 17, 2021

The Pros of Democratic Legislative and Executive Branches Joe Biden’s electoral victory in November 2020 ensured that executive power would shift back into the hands of the Democratic Party. Then,...

The great debate: colored or white lights?

Christmas Controversies

White or Colored Lights? As the winter season arrives, we are reminded that nothing signifies holiday comfort and cheer like a beautiful display of Christmas lights. Families and friends prepare for...

Gabriella Accardi.

Not Just Academics

Gabriella Accardi May 27, 2020

In thinking about the past four years, I have been astonished by everything I have learned. While I learned much in my classes, Ignatius taught me more than academics. I have always been driven in my studies,...

Nevin ODonnell smiling.

Why is Quarantine the Best Thing That Has Happened?

Nevin O’Donnell May 27, 2020

Yes, you read that correctly.  Quarantine has been a wonderful and much needed experience.  Obviously, it is not the end to senior year we were expecting or looking forward to having.  Just because...

Annual? Great idea!

Should the Walk Day Return as an Annual Tradition?

The Walk Energizes the Student Body and Helps Raise School Spirit
Lydia Sidrys '20 October 10, 2019

Throughout the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, Walk Day was an annual tradition, a student led fundraising effort to raise money for school improvements and operations. Students asked family and friends for pledges...

Canyon Crisis

Canyon Crisis

Aldo Davila '19, Writer May 16, 2019

Spring break is a time for fun in the sun for everyone from naive grade schoolers to rowdy college students. Unfortunately, those sunny plans were brought to a halt this year by the frigid and gloomy weather...

The Revolution needs Results, not Rhetoric

Annie Austin , Op-Ed Editor April 9, 2019

It may come as a shock to many, but I am not a fan of the most well known freshman member of Congress, Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In many ways, I see her as a symptom of our broken...

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