Don’t look around: the scary reality of “Don’t Look Up”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbIxYm3mKzI From absurd presidents to toxic social media, the Netflix film "Don't Look Up" brings light to the absurdity of modern United States society. Other than giving audiences a satirical story about the end of the world, the film gives many viewers, specifically Americans, a scary wake-up to the ridiculous nation that is the U.S. … Continue reading Don’t look around: the scary reality of “Don’t Look Up”

The true cinema experience: the importance of movie theaters

Imagine a world without movie theaters, without popcorn, without candy, and without the previews that precede the film. What world does that absence of the theater experience create? The answer is a dull, boring movie-watching experience from a couch. Unfortunately, this hypothetical world is becoming a reality with the continuous rise of streaming services. With … Continue reading The true cinema experience: the importance of movie theaters

An original opportunity: the importance of creative arts at MSJ

“High school is one of the greatest times in your life where you can explore your passions,” stated Mr. Bianco, the director of student life here at Mount Saint Joe, about the importance of student original creative work. High school is, in fact, the opportunity for students to find themselves and the passion that rests … Continue reading An original opportunity: the importance of creative arts at MSJ

Does material matter? A look into the revised MSJ dress code

We wanted to simplify the outerwear as much as we can.Mr. Ryan Luckman, Dean of Students As Mount St. Joseph eases into the 2021 academic year, confusion regarding the dress code has already taken place. The new rulings impact in-classroom coverings, specifically 1/4 zips. In an act to end the confusion, Mr. Luckman sent a … Continue reading Does material matter? A look into the revised MSJ dress code

Teacher Tales: Sra. Gonzalez

Ever wondered what kind of funny stories the St. Joe teachers have stored up? So did we! So we set out to document some of the greatest stories from the school’s most popular teachers. Check out the third installment of Teacher Tales, featuring past Ryken award winner Sra. Ivelisse Gonzalez. https://youtu.be/QjL3hgOR-xc Ethan Webber is a sophomore … Continue reading Teacher Tales: Sra. Gonzalez

Teacher Tales: Mr. Josh Vicchio

Ever wondered what kind of funny stories the St. Joe teachers have stored up? So did we! So we set out to document some of the greatest stories from the school's most popular teachers. Check out the first installment of Teacher Tales, featuring Mr. Josh Vicchio. https://youtu.be/wrI7c2cXIVU Cole Hite is a junior member of The … Continue reading Teacher Tales: Mr. Josh Vicchio