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Reality is Setting In

It’s that time of the year. Everyone is applying and choosing where they’re going to college. Everything is becoming so real, life is going to change.  It’s hard to imagine going to school next year without some of my closest friends. As a freshman at Mercy I only knew two people.

The Week Ahead December 3–December 8

This week is one packed with many competitions and fun events. Many students will be enjoying field trips, lunches, and singing. Read here to find out what the students and faculty of Mercy High will be doing the next few days. Monday, December 3 Today is a regular schedule with a field

Advent Angels

During the Christmas season, many people do a gift exchange known as Secret Santa or Advent Angels. At Mercy, Advent Angels is a tradition that many students look forward to and get excited about. It is something that gets everyone in the Christmas spirit and it’s a great way to

Top 5 Best Food Deals for Students

Have you ever had to bail out of dinner plans with your friends because they picked a restaurant that’s too expensive? You don’t have to anymore! Here are the top five best meal deals or discounts for “broke” high school students (in my opinion). Hyvee Chinese $5 Student Deal: In

An Unwelcome Costume Change

With Halloween 2018 over, I am left feeling a little incomplete. At first I couldn’t pinpoint exactly what was wrong because my family had done all of our usual traditions; making caramel apples, having extended family over, and handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. But then, after thinking about it, I

Senior Night “Hit” the Volleyball Team Hard

Since the start of the school year, I have been pushing the thought of graduation aside. I have been pretending that it isn’t inevitable as a way to cope with how sad I actually am. For the first couple of weeks, this denial method actually worked. However, last night at

Top 10 Best Friend Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween is just right around the corner. For me, picking out costumes is always the hardest part about the holiday but it is also my favorite part. I have always loved to group up with my friends and do a group costume but sometimes it is difficult to think about

Girl’s Best Friend

We’ve all heard dogs being referred to as “man’s best friend.” I never truly understood this until almost a year ago, when my family got our first dog, Grace. We drove down to Lincoln to meet her on December 30, 2017. Immediately we decided to adopt her and we knew

Review of Benedictine College

As the oldest child in my family, the whole college thing is a new experience for my parents and I. I’ve looked at a few small private colleges around the Midwest including Briar Cliff University, Mount Marty College, Creighton University, and a few others. However, my heart has always gravitated