By Ria Patel
St. Mary’s places at the top of school fencing teams in Memphis, yet many of us don’t know that much about the sport. Keep reading to find 6 things you didn’t know about fencing!
By Catherine McLean
St. Mary’s Volleyball is in store for some exciting changes in the 2018-2019 season. Read on to see what Coach Kari Duncan, current head coach, and Coach Latoya Hamilton, incoming varsity coach, have to say about what is in store.
By Ria Patel
St. Mary’s Turkey Bowlers honor their senior player! Read more to find out about Lauren Davis and her bowling experiences.
By Paige Nielsen
As a generation with an increasing online presence, many of us find a majority of our news in social media and other quick media outlets. Although these sources can be efficient and simple, they have flaws. Often important topics are neglected because either they are tough topics or there is a lack of perceived interest in the story. This year, the Paralympics run from September 7, 2016 to September 18, 2016. Despite the extensive coverage of the Rio Olympics this past summer, the media has neglected to show as much coverage of the Paralympics. While some of the most inspiring stories come out of these game, we don’t hear them. We miss hearing the inspiring stories of the challenges that these athletes have faced and continue to deal with in their daily life. It is not because we don’t care, but because we aren’t told by the media, our main news outlet. When asked, many in the St. Mary’s community reacted with disappointment to how this coverage gap affects both viewers and participants. Samantha Lee (11) commented that “not only do we miss out on developing stories, but I think that the athletes are also hurt by the lack of support.”
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