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El Presidente

El Presidente

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Spanish Honor Society, Spotlights

Waiting to receive a special letter from the Spanish Honor Society, she finally hears the mail truck pull up. She opens a letter with a Marian return address on the front of it and reads the first line, congratulating her on her new responsibility as president. El presidente de la Sociedad de Honor ...

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Lights, Camera, Kunz

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Spotlights, Spotlights, Theatre

Waiting under the dark curtain, she is soon called onto the stage. She then takes one deep breath in, and the directors call the ambitious, cheerful actress to her mark. Kaylyn Kunz (12) has been apart of all the Marian Theater productions for the past four years. From the spotlight to behind th...

30 Seconds of Fame

30 Seconds of Fame

Emma Baader, Crown Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under A & E, National, News, Showcase

  Football has brought all different demographics of Americans together, making the Super Bowl one of the biggest nights of the year, and the competition for airtime is relentless. Numerous football Sundays with overused ESPN ads have led up to the grand productions of the costly yet entertain...

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Improving Life One Year at a Time

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

The ancient Babylonians started the ritual of resolution making. They would promise their gods that, if they would complete goals for the year, they would be gifted in the coming year. People saw the coming year as a fresh start to end bad habits and begin new ones. Making resolutions is a great...

To Buy or Not To Buy

To Buy or Not To Buy

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 8, 2018


Filed under Local, News

  Under an evergreen tree lie presents in all different sizes and wrappings; the gifts are pleasantly waiting to be opened on the twenty-fifth of December. Everyone has different interests, and holiday gifts can vary from person to person. People can have either secret gifts of creativity ...

Turkey Traditions

Turkey Traditions

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The front door opens by the force of the wind, and the smell of dewy leaves floods into the home. A candle is lit with a vanilla pumpkin aroma that lies next to a bowl of half-eaten candy corn. A burgundy dress with black booties is laid out on the bed for what will occur on the last Thursday of the...

Marian: The Champions of the Midwest

Marian: The Champions of the Midwest

Emma Baader, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

The hallways were decorated, and the themes were chosen; the next few days were full of celebration. After a week of fun costumes, the last day of homecoming week approaches. A student searches for a unique outfit to show off their Marian spirit. In the back of their closet, they find an extra large je...

Highlighter Heroes

Highlighter Heroes

Emma Baader, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Mentors, Showcase

  An upperclassman with a highlighter-colored shirt opens the door for a freshman.  A freshman’s face immediately turns bright red; however, after endless cheers and chants welcoming them to the first day of school, a smile always appears. These cheering heroes with highlighter shirt...

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