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The Comeback Season

The Comeback Season

Anthony Braun, Assistant Editor

May 14, 2015


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Servite High School’s baseball team was expected to be one of the top contenders in the Trinity League this year.  Unfortunately, they were off to a slow start with a record of 12-14-2 overall and a 4-7-1 record in league play. The Friars started off the season 4-7 with two doubleheader sweeps...

DUKE WINS: March Madness Recap

DUKE WINS: March Madness Recap

Joe Ferraro, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


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DUKE WINS! After an amazing season and tournament of College Basketball, the Duke Blue Devils have won the National Championship. An outstanding tournament unfolded, as 3 of the 1 seeds made it to the Final Four. The highly anticipated undefeated season of Kentucky, unraveled in the semifinal when...

The Life of a Friar

The Life of a Friar

Anthony Braun, Assistant Editor

April 21, 2015


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The worst fear of any child is to move away from home, but moving to a whole new state and starting a brand new life is even scarier. Matthew Beaird is a senior at Servite High School but was born in Portland, Oregon. In 2011, his dad, Steve Beaird, got a job at Servite as the VP of Advancement which...

St. Louis, Here They Come!

St. Louis, Here They Come!

Nicholas Gee, Staff Writer/Yearbook Editor

April 20, 2015


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Team 3309, The Friarbots, spent six weeks building a robot to meet the requirements of this year’s game, Recycle Rush. The purpose of the game is to stack totes, recycle bins, and put pool noodles in the recycle bins to score points. The alliance with the most points wins. Each of the teams is randomly...

Spring Fashion: He Says/She Says

Spring Fashion: He Says/She Says

Trevor Treinen, staff writer

April 20, 2015


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At Servite, seniors have the privilege of wearing shorts year-round, but in the colder winter months, there is not much of an option but to wear pants. As spring time comes around, people’s styles change. You see a change from pants to shorts, and from bland colors, to bright and vibrant colors. You...

Apple Unveils New MacBook

Apple Unveils New MacBook

Ransome Alexander, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015


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Apple recently came out with a new model of the MacBook. This is the thinnest laptop that Apple has ever offered, including the MacBook Air. Since this is the thinnest, will that mean the next Air will be even thinner? The new MacBook resembles the current model of the MacBook Air. With the resemblance...

Team Handball: The best sport you haven’t heard about

Team Handball: The best sport you haven’t heard about

Ryan Hartnett, Editor In Chief

April 20, 2015


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The United States of America, one of the powerhouses of the Olympics, has never won an Olympic medal in the second most popular sport in Europe, Team Handball. No, I’m not talking about the handball you played against a wall in the schoolyard as a kid, I’m talking about one of the most competitive...

Lent: What did you give up?

Lent: What did you give up?

Trevor Treinen, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


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Don’t you love having to give something up for Lent? Lent is defined as a solemn religious practice in the liturgical calendar year. The Lent season begins on Ash Wednesday, lasts six weeks and ends on Easter Sunday. The purpose of Lent is to prepare the soul for heaven through prayer, penance, repentance,...

Hotspots Are A Hot Topic

Hotspots Are A Hot Topic

Ransome Alexander, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


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With the rise of technology-use at many high schools and universities comes the demand for quicker WiFi speeds. Servite students use laptops as well as iPads on campus. To maximize their usefulness both require internet connections. Access to the internet is becoming more and more imperative for allowing st...

Servite Paints Tribute to the Holocaust

Servite Paints Tribute to the Holocaust

Anthony Pinel, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


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 The Holocaust changed the course of History. During World War II, more than 5 million Jews perished under the rule of one leader, Adolf Hitler. This tragic era is remembered for its brutal and relentless bloodshed. But, along with the liberation of the Jews on September 2, 1945, came the liberation o...

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