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The Spartan Star

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Bye, Bye Tweety Bird? Unlikely

Bye, Bye Tweety Bird? Unlikely

By Matthew Peters, Technology Reporter May 9, 2022
Under Musk’s leadership, could we be seeing the end of Twitter? 
Parents, Learn from Lorelai: Being Strict Is Not the Way to Go!

Parents, Learn from Lorelai: Being Strict Is Not the Way to Go!

By Brooklyn Allen, Spartan Staff April 25, 2022
If you’re a parent reading this, you might not want to take advice from a 16-year-old. But when it comes to connecting with your son or daughter, who’s in a better position to advise you: a theologian, a truck driver, a telemarketer?
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Top 5 Pi(e)s on Pi Day

By J Van Beest  March 14, 2022

Happy Pi Day!!  On this numeric holiday, everyone likes to celebrate by eating pie (Get it? Because pi and pie are homophones?? So funny...), so what better time like pi day to answer the age-old question:...

Womens Basketball Deserves More Fans To Celebrate Their Success

Women’s Basketball Deserves More Fans To Celebrate Their Success

By Brooklyn Allen March 14, 2022
“We had a tremendous season,” Coach Murray told The Spartan Star via e-mail.  “A total group bought into our team philosophy of 5-as-1” Murray said, “wanting to be a part of something bigger than themselves. [I’m] So very proud of the people they are [and] not just the basketball players they are.”  
Renew Yourself

Renew Yourself

By Andrew Barajas March 1, 2022

We all know the tradition of making a resolution in the new year, but can Marian Catholic apply that theme to other beginnings such as Lent? This year, Marian kicked off with the theme of Renewal after...

Tis That Other Season: Lent

‘Tis That Other Season: Lent

By Nikko Valdez March 1, 2022
Lent is a 40-day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday.
Why I Havent Yet and Probably Wont Ever Watch Euphoria

Why I Haven’t Yet and Probably Won’t Ever Watch ‘Euphoria’

By Mia Lockett February 28, 2022
This is what started the TikTok trends. Seriously, what 16-year-old walks around high school like they’re Nicki Minaj’s backup dancers?
Dont Gimme Five Fix Unfinished Game

Don’t Gimme ‘Five’ Fix Unfinished Game

By J Van Beest  February 27, 2022

“Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach” absolutely took over the Internet when it was finally released after over two years of anticipation.  But exited the public eye just as quickly as it...

The One Book, One Marian selection of All American Boys has showed up on lists of books some groups want to ban.

GEN READ -Support Book Readers, Not Book Banners

By Andrew Barajas February 15, 2022

Every story has a purpose, whether that’s a lesson, a moral, or a warning. Children and teens consume these lessons and grow from them. They learn from the past to make a better future.  The world is...

In a Time of Uncertainty, We Need MORE Days Off

In a Time of Uncertainty, We Need MORE Days Off

By Matthew Peters February 14, 2022

There’s uncertainty at Marian Catholic and it’s not limited to students. It’s also among teachers. And the weather doesn’t help either.  “Uncertainty” may not be the best word. “Disorientated”...

Is Thanksgiving Problematic? Depends On How You Celebrate

Is Thanksgiving Problematic? Depends On How You Celebrate

By Marcus Bobbitt November 23, 2021
I would argue that the origins of a holiday should not be the determining factor of whether or not we celebrate it.
Red hair. Do you care?

Hair To Dye For

November 7, 2021
Hair dye has been a part of most cultures and most centuries on Earth because humans need to feel heard. That includes high schools students.
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