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Before We Say Goodbye

Before We Say Goodbye

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

The last three days of my senior year are laid out before me and suddenly everything is coming to an end. Soon I'll clean out my locker and finish up my last few finals and, unfortunately, I'll say my final goodbyes to Skutt and the people within it. With that in mind, my final article goes out to each...

Beyond the Artist

Beyond the Artist

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

The walls of Skutt Catholic are almost always lined with the most beautiful student artwork around, including the pen-drawn stylings of Josh Schmidt. However, what you may not know is that Josh holds many interesting qualities beyond his awe inspiring artwork. With the creation of a new Instagram...

What High School Never Taught Me

What High School Never Taught Me

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

Eleven days. Eleven short days stand between me and the satisfaction that, after four years of blood, sweat and especially tears, I will be moving on to college. An approximate 1,460 days have passed in preparation for the night that I receive my diploma and head confidently into the unknown world of...

Famous Last Words

Famous Last Words

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under BirdFeed, Column, Culture

They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but you can judge it by its words. Whether it be a person, a movie, a favorite novel or a play, the things that we often find to be most interesting are what the people say. About two years ago, I started compiling a list of all of my favorite quotes and it'...

A World of Whys

A World of Whys

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Our world is one packed almost to the brim with undying questions and their impossible answers. Every day we are faced with the whys and hows of life and, truly, some of these questions are difficult to answer. In all honesty, we often fall short of finding these answers, yet even the simple complexity ...

A Generation of Journalism

A Generation of Journalism

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

For many years, students have been building Skutt Catholic's Journalism program practically from the ground up. The Flightline newspaper is comprised of 16 immensely talented writers and one devoted teacher, but somewhere within all of the writing and editing lies the reason that we all decided, f...

A Dairy-Free Lifestyle

A Dairy-Free Lifestyle

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Column, Opinion

Ever since I can remember, I have been absolutely obsessed with anything dairy. Considering that one of my first home videos chronicles my journey through a bowl of mac and cheese, this certainly isn't shocking. I've made my way through years of ranch drenched veggies and plates on plates of nachos,...

Editorial: Activities Receive Backlash from Teachers

Editorial: Activities Receive Backlash from Teachers

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

As the 2016-2017 school year really heats up, many students are being pulled out of school for various activities. Though these activities have led to slightly more vacant classrooms, teachers have begun taking unnecessary offense toward their absences, leading to a great deal of stress for involved...

Jessi Wessel: Writing Extraordinaire

Jessi Wessel: Writing Extraordinaire

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Student Life, Student Spotlight

Jessi Wessel, though you may not know at first glance, holds a secret talent within her that many have not had the pleasure of witnessing. Though you may know her from Science Olympiad, Louder Than a Bomb or simply as just a friendly face in the hallways, you might not realize that Jessi is also an immensely...

Twenty-One Pilots Misses the Mark

Twenty-One Pilots Misses the Mark

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

On the first of February, I made my way downtown to the Century Link Center to see the highly anticipated performance of Twenty-One Pilots, a band I had seen a year prior at a venue that was eventually rained out. This year, an indoor venue held the promise that I would not return home soaked, and...

Horror Lovers Deem “SPLIT” Movie Flop

Horror Lovers Deem “SPLIT” Movie Flop

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Moviegoers are up in arms over the latest letdown by director M. Night Shyamalan. "SPLIT," a thriller based on the 23 sinister personalities living inside of a man named Kevin, played by James McAvoy, led to great disappointment among fans and furthered Shyamalan's reputation as a proverbial one-h...

Poetry Out Loud Finals End in Familiar Result

Poetry Out Loud Finals End in Familiar Result

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Arts, Clubs & Activities, Student Life

On Friday, January 13, 2017, hundreds of Skutt Catholic students piled into the Media Center, no doubt nearly breaking several safety codes, all for the sake of poetry. The 2017 Poetry Out Loud finals promised the impressive poetic recitations of twelve talented individuals: Adella Smolsky, P.J. S...

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