Barack Obama

William Beckman, Co-Editor in Chief

February 2, 2016

Over the last eight years, President Obama has done a lot. From enacting the famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) “Obamacare” to preventing a second Great Depression, it is undeniable that President Obama has...

Accepting Your Acceptance

Elizabeth Saunders, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Although only seniors have to deal with the madness now, it’s something that will affect every Brebeuf student at some point: college applications. As decision season picks up for seniors this year, it’s important to stop...

A Thank You Note To Brebeuf

Noah Smith, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

  Fact: Brebeuf has a lot of money. Opinion: It’s awesome that way. Hear me out here. I came into Brebeuf as a lowly freshman who definitely wasn’t the richest kid at school. I didn’t know anybody and nobody...

HPV Vaccinations Provide Health Benefits

Kate Reifenberg, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that currently affects one in every four people in the US. Being the most common STI, nearly every sexually active man and woman will be infected by at least...

Goodwill: Give it a Chance

Jake Sipes-Salter, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

As soon as someone mentions a thrift store, certain unpleasant things may come to mind. Thrift stores sometimes smell funny. The stuff, especially the clothes, has been used, and that bothers some people. But hear me out: Goodwill...

Christmas: Coming Soon to a Store Near You

AJ Morton, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

Of all the Christmas traditions, there is only one that truly gets under my skin, and it doesn’t have anything to do with the actual content of the holiday. I love Christmas for many reasons, such as the birth of Jesus and the...

Vote Sanders in 2016

Arinze Osili, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

Bernie Sanders should be the next President of the United States because he cares about the average American. Does Hillary Clinton support raising the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour? Does Jeb Bush want to provide free...

Teenage Turmoil: Victims of Voting Restriction

Arinze Osili, Staff Writer

September 27, 2015

How can our society justify the voice of an 18 year old being more important than the voice of a 16 year old? At the age of 16, most teenagers can work, pay taxes, drive, be charged as adults for crimes, and even be sentenced...

Rocky Recycling: Brebeuf’s Bins Not Enough

Kate Reifenberg, Staff Writer

September 27, 2015

A yogurt cup can be used to make the plastic of a toothbrush. Milk jugs can be used to make tennis balls. Peanut butter jars can be used to make backpacks. In our increasingly self-sufficient world where the benefits of recycling...

Kim Davis Downfall: Freedom of Religion or Freedom to Discriminate?

September 25, 2015

If you hadn’t heard, gay marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court earlier this year, and contrary to the expectation, the country has not sunk into the ocean. Gay couples all across the country are now able to obtain a marriage...