Mr. Tom Baker’s impact on the Marian community

Feature by MelinaPiperis In September of 1977, Jimmy Carter was President, a gallon of gas cost 62 cents and Mr. Tom Baker taught his first class at Marian High School. Marian had no air conditioning, no PAC, one gym and soph lot was a field. Over the last 45 years, Baker has shaped generations of […]

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The Nanny Diaries: Amateurs advise first-time babysitters

ElleianaGreen With a handsome salary, flexible hours, and a pool membership for the taking, at first glance, nannying sounds like a cakewalk. This nontraditional summer job provides teenagers with experience they can use for the rest of their lives. Instead, after what feels like hours of playing Candyland, children running around, and constant bickering, nannying […]

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Single-gender education: Marian girls and Prep boys should just stay put

Commentary by MelinaPiperis It was just before dismissal when I stepped into Creighton Prep, gripping my laptop to prove I had reason to be there. Arriving after a long day at Marian, the overload of testosterone came as a shock. As I waited anxiously for my interviewee to arrive, the afternoon bell rang and the […]

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The Evolution of Surprise Day: Tradition evolves year by year

ClareDegan Surprise Day is a day where students and faculty are surprised with a half-day of fun during the second semester of the school year. Planned entirely by the Student Board, it is an opportunity for students to kick back and eliminate stress from their busy schedules. Very few students and faculty know exactly when […]

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