Ilia Mehr Bakhsh '23Contributor Born in 1918, Pilot Officer Selby Roger Henderson was a St. Paul’s graduate of the class of ’36 and a pilot in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. At eighteen years old, Henderson took flying lessons in Edmonton. He was then transferred to Peterborough, Ontario, to further advance... Continue Reading →
Taylor Swift Turns Back to her Roots for New Album
Alec Compton '22Arts & Culture Editor Taylor Swift has had a very interesting character arc, outgrowing her acoustic sound to become a fully-fledged pop-superstar, only to return to an acoustic sound on her latest record, Folklore. The sudden tonal change from her bubblegum-pop record Lover may have come as a surprise for some, but recall... Continue Reading →
LeBron’s Big Legacy?
Skyler Griffith '21Sports Editor Any enthusiastic NBA fan has their own opinion on who the league’s G.O.A.T. – or ‘Greatest of All Time’ – is. The two most common responses to the G.O.A.T. question are Michael Jordan and LeBron James. However, the amount of support for either NBA legend being the G.O.A.T. is nearly equal;... Continue Reading →
US Election Special: Debate
The Case for Joe Biden Alec Compton '22Arts & Culture Editor Joe Biden was not my preferred pick in the Democratic primary. In fact, he was far from it. I do not believe Joe Biden is fit to be president; I do, however, think he is infinitely more qualified than Donald Trump. Biden will do... Continue Reading →
Update from the 2020-21 Maroon and White Society
Myles Cesario '21President of the Maroon and White Society Hello St. Paul’s! I would like to introduce myself. My name is Myles Cesario and I am President of the Maroon and White Society. I help oversee the operations of the society and add my input on important decisions regarding places where the Society can help those in our community. I... Continue Reading →
The Future Patron Saint of the Internet?
Myles Cesario '21Religion Editor “Our aim has to be the infinite and not the finite. The Infinite our homeland. We have always been expected in Heaven.” On October 10, 2020, Carlo Acutis was beatified a Blessed in the Catholic Church in Assisi, Italy. This is his story. Born on May 3, 1991, in London, Carlo... Continue Reading →
The Battle of the Consoles: PS5 or Xbox?
Jackson Gordon '22Science & Tech Editor The battle of the consoles is upon us. What to choose: the PS5 or one of the new Xboxes? Both Microsoft and Sony are releasing new “next-generation” consoles in 2020. These consoles are already causing a stir with people who do not know which to choose. While for some... Continue Reading →
US Election Special
Emmitt Wilson '22Politics Editor Policy Positions Biden Trade & Jobs: Biden’s policy regarding jobs is informed by the COVID-19 pandemic. It seeks promote recovery from the economic downturn with high investment in green infrastructure and manufacturing. Biden has been a vocal supporter of international trade deals such as NAFTA and the TPP. Climate & Energy:... Continue Reading →
A Blast from the Past: Forrest Gump
Riley Wilcosh '22Film Critic Forrest Gump is a big movie. Just saying the name “Forrest Gump” invokes the idea of a true trek and saga of a movie, a movie that you really have to sit down and commit to. A movie that’ll suck you in and take over your whole day. At least that... Continue Reading →
Student Council President’s Introduction
Benjamin Brigg '21Student Council President I am Benjamin Brigg and I am writing to you as your St. Paul’s Student Council President for the 2020-21 school year. I ran, along with my running mate Matthew Kaul, under the campaign name of BMO (Ben and Matt Operation). We decided to run for council to give back... Continue Reading →