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Why Hard Work Exceeds Talent

Why Hard Work Exceeds Talent

Gracie Killgore, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018

Natural born talent can be the first step in becoming successful in any activity. However, hard work is what will allow a person to go above and beyond expectations. I’ll be the first to admit I’m not the most athletic person. P.E. was never my favorite class, and I was never the first to finish...

The Benefits of Adding More (March) Madness

The Benefits of Adding More (March) Madness

Andrew Mize, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018

March Madness is a time where the entire country becomes avid college basketball fans, whether they have seen a game or not. These fans become glued to their TVs, smartphones or any device where they can become engrossed in the hype. The NCAA tournament needs to be expanded to 128 teams rather than 64...

Why You Should Delete Your Sinsta Right Now

Why You Should Delete Your Sinsta Right Now

Lily Yates, Quintessence Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2018

No, edgyusernamehaver99, you really shouldn’t unleash that blurry photo of your thumb onto the world just so you can fill the rant-space below it with angst. Instagram, which began as a photo-centric social media platform, has spent the past few years devolving into nothing more than a strikingly convenient...

My Experience at High School Cheerleading Nationals

My Experience at High School Cheerleading Nationals

Emma Brisbois, Birdfeed Editor

February 16, 2018

On February 8, 2018, Skutt Catholic’s entire cheerleading team, including me, traveled all the way to Orlando, Florida for the high school nationals competition. I was absolutely buzzing with excitement at the opportunity. But, sadly, sometimes expectations just don’t meet reality. Countless hours...

Ebooks: Advancement or Technological Hinderance?

Ebooks: Advancement or Technological Hinderance?

Hope Stratman and Alaina Anderson

February 13, 2018

Making Reading More Convenient Ebooks offer substantial benefits, do not reject  progress Hope Stratman  The fact that you’re reading this newspaper article on a screen goes to show the extent to which technology has replaced paper. It’s no question really: in our culture, reading from a sc...

Black Mirror Fails to Live Up to Acclaim

Black Mirror Fails to Live Up to Acclaim

Nathan Fletcher, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

Netflix has produced many great shows, especially in recent years. House of Cards, Stranger Things and Orange is the New Black have made a name for the streaming company as a legitimate creator of entertainment, not just a distributor. Now, Black Mirror is attempting to reproduce the same hysteria...

March For Life Experience

March For Life Experience

Clara Pohlman, Social Media Editor

January 25, 2018

Last Tuesday, January 15 -- 85 students and I left for the March For Life (a pro-life peaceful protest) in Washington, DC. This would be my third year in attendance so I knew what lay ahead, but my passion grew further for the promotion of life in our country. After a mass at St. Wenceslaus Church, two c...

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Your Politics Determine Our Future

Colin Fullinfaw, Copy Editor

January 20, 2018

Politics can be a dirty business, and some people just refrain from voting altogether. But as people know, politics is also what keeps a country running, for better or worse. Many factors shape politics, and as young adults, we should pay attention. As young adults, we tend to shrug off politics as...

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Capital One Bowl Mania Challenge

Bob Killgore, Sports Editor

December 15, 2017

Every year, there are college football bowl games featuring teams from different conferences and across the country. This year, there are 41 bowl games. In the Capital One Bowl Mania challenge, players pick the winners and select how much points they want to wager on each game based on confidence. For...

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Net Neutrality: The Key to the Free and Open Internet

Tom Hermanek, Managing Editor

December 13, 2017

What have you done on the internet today? Chances are, you’ve done at least a few Google searches, checked your Twitter feed, maybe done some research for a class. Maybe you visited a blog, purchased some clothes, or watched Netflix. You did all those things, likely, without a second thought...

As Technology Expands, So Should Class Options

As Technology Expands, So Should Class Options

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2017

As time moves on, the use of technology has become more and more important. According to devex.com, about 50% of jobs make use of technology and that percent is said to rise to 77% within the next decade. In order to keep up with this changing climate, Skutt Catholic should require more of an emphasi...

Life-Changing Music

Life-Changing Music

Sam Klemme, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2017

All-state music is considered one of the highest honors in the state for a musician. I was given the chance to sing with the choir and I won’t soon forget it. I chose to audition because it’s a great opportunity to be a better musician, and I also had a bit of motivation from a friend. The day...

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