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December 15, 2016

Editor’s Note: December 2016

Riley Spieler, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2016

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So, last month a lot of people approached me about my Editor’s note. After being hailed as the redeemer of holiday spirit, I had amassed a cult following and could not approach the public without being asked to kiss a baby. Unfortunately, it is not my calling to wield the scales of justice and vindicate dirt cheap 720p televisions from the Thanksgiving holiday. I am no hero, I am but a boy.  Even so, there was no escape.  As soon as threatening posters of my face were posted on t...

Continuing the discussion

Continuing the discussion

December 15, 2016

This past semester, politics and discourse rose from a whisper to an ambient roar at Jesuit High School. Discussion naturally becomes topical around election season, especially when the Senior class of Jesuit either cast their vote or were close t...

Editor’s Note: November 2016

Riley Spieler, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2016

Filed under Columns

We have a really weird tendency to commercialize special occasions. Probably due to the 37 mattresses I picked up at spicy prices this Veteran’s Day, I’m starting to feel the seasonal weight of commercialism. Every year I feel like I hear some trite complaint about the tragic bastardization of holiday traditions as the stranglehold of capitalism wrings all of the joy and meaning from life. But no one ever seems to do anything about it.  There’s something tha...

Editor’s Note: November 2016

Riley Spielier, Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016

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We have a really weird tendency to commercialize special occasions. Probably due to the 37 mattresses I picked up at spicy prices this Veteran’s Day, I’m starting to feel the seasonal weight of commercialism. Every year I feel like I hear some trite complaint about the tragic bastardization of holiday traditions as the stranglehold of capitalism wrings all of the joy and meaning from life. But no one ever seems to do anything about it.  There’s something tha...

Editor’s Note: October 2016

Riley Spieler, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2016

Filed under Columns

As the new school year is at last settled and the fall’s air of change begins to stagnate ever so slightly, a reassuring constant surfaces: the Open House edition of the Plank. There are always those things that stand out amidst change, grounding points that bring security and comfort, a way to center oneself before again moving forward. For myself, an issue of The Plank is just that.  It’s a product of the daily efforts of myself and the guys on staff, and relea...

Editor’s Note: October 2016

Riley Spieler, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2016

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As the new school year is at last settled and the fall’s air of change begins to stagnate ever so slightly, a reassuring constant surfaces: the Open House edition of the Plank. There are always those things that stand out amidst change, grounding points that bring security and comfort, a way to center oneself before again moving forward. For myself, an issue of The Plank is just that.  It’s a product of the daily efforts of myself and the guys on staff, and relea...

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Chocolate Water

Chocolate Water

March 14, 2016

Do you like chocolate milk?  I think it is a fair statement to say that most Marauders do. So, how often do you buy the chocolate milk here at Jesuit High School? If you buy it often, are you happy with your milk experience? I think the brand of chocolate milk sold in ...

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