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New Sullivan Gym painting to be voted on by students

by Sam Royer ‘15

Students are being given the opportunity to decide what will replace the current tiger painting on the home side of Sullivan Gym.

Bradesca leading the school in creating a college prep environment

by Brendan O’Donnell ‘16

This year, as everyone besides the freshmen has noticed, Saint Ignatius is implementing a number of changes to create a more college-like atmosphere. Among these changes are moving announcements from over the P.A. to a daily email, removing of the bells that start class, and adding several televisions around campus.

3D Printer the latest tech gadget to come to Ignatius

by Brian Sabath ‘17

This year, students in Mr. Jarc’s junior and senior 3D Studio Art class have an excellent opportunity to work with this newsworthy technology that is shaping the field of 3D art.

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Soccer wins 6th state title

The Saint Ignatius Wildcat soccer team took the D1 OHSAA state final game in a 2-1 victory over Olentangy Liberty Saturday afternoon. Junior John Duldner more »

Jim Skerl's profound legacy of Christian service left a permanent mark

by Sam Royer ’15 and Patrick Millican ’15

A committed disciple of Christ, Skerl will not quickly fade from the hearts of those blessed to have called him a neighbor, relative, colleague, teacher, and friend.

What You Do Matters: An alumnus reflects on Jim Skerl '74

Brett Gigliotti '06 sent this letter to the Saint Ignatius faculty on the day of Jim Skerl's passing. With his permission, we repost it in The Eye.

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Student senate unveils new “Wildcat Card”

by Sam Royer ‘15

Within the coming weeks, Student Senate will begin selling “Wildcat Cards,” which will give Ignatius students and faculty the opportunity to shop at local businesses at a discounted price.

Drug-testing not such a hair-raising experience

by Kevin Deegan ‘16

"Random drug testing." These three words have been hanging over all Saint Ignatius students’ heads since Principal Bradesca announced last year that the school would be instating a new Wellness Program centered around drug tests. And that time is finally here.

Goodbye government, hello Chipotle bar

by Chris Rini ‘15

Caf bolts USDA program in bid to maximize student choices

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The wisdom next door

by Anthony Ramirez ‘16

Jesuits offer valuable life lessons to those who get to know them

New BYOT and cellphone policies in full swing

by Patrick Millican ‘15

Surveying Rade or the Senior Lounge last year, one could see hundreds of faces mesmerized and illuminated by the glow of their smartphones, then legal on campus. But look out from the same vantage point this year and you’ll see a similar scene--students engaged with technology--but the cellphones have been subrogated by tablets and laptops.

New Chinese class puts emphasis on conversation

by Matt Koehler ‘15

Over the past few years, interest had been growing within the administration to implement a Mandarin Chinese program here at school. Thanks to a very generous donation last year from Larry Dolan ‘50, owner of the Cleveland Indians, their plans were able to be realized.

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Fr. Murphy Moving On; Saint Ignatius to Begin Search for New President

Will finish the 2014-2015 school year before beginning his tertianship this summer

Search committee formed and will begin the process of selecting new president

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Secret places evade the eyes of many students

by Owen Miklos ‘16

In older buildings, there always exist those places, those passageways that aren’t uncovered until some curious passerby looks at a doorway and ponders “I wonder where this leads...”, that can slip right under the eyes of the majority.

Homecoming 2014 Receives Mixed to “Glowing” Response from Students

by Gabe Mielke ‘16

Two gyms. One night. Countless hours of preparation. 789 couples. 104 pieces of neon paint splattered black paper. A single, massive, neon American Flag.

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Model UN Team achieves national ranking

by Brendan O’Donnell ‘16

The St. Ignatius Model United Nations team has been honored with a ranking from bestdelegate.com, the world’s most important MUN-related website.

Labre: Living the corporal works of mercy

by Gabe Mielke ‘16

The Saint Benedict Joseph Labre Ministry to the Homeless meets every Sunday, rain or shine, sleet or snow, to share not only food, physical nourishment, but companionship, spiritual nourishment just as well.

The new Casino Club’s mission is simple: “just chill and play cards.”

by Ben Delhees ‘17

The Casino Club, created by junior Mitchell Ewashinka, is one of the many clubs that intend to attract great numbers of students within its first year of existence.

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A DAY IN THE... Wildcat Marching Band

by Matt Walcutt ‘16

Wildcats march to the beat of their own drum major, while I do my best to keep in step

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bar Cento

by Brad Horton '15

Bar Cento 1948 West 25th Street

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On the Cuyahoga or the 50-yard line, Holden Szalek ‘15 is equally at home

by John Dorow ‘15

Holden Szalek ’15 represents a crossover of strong talents as a member of the varsity crew team and the senior drum major for the band.

CONCERT CORNER: A Review of Rise Against’s 2014 Fall Tour

by Brad Horton '15

The energy was certainly pantomime at the Rise Against concert on September 25, 2014.

Trumpter Allen Moric ‘17 puts talent on display with Cleveland Youth Orchestra

by Brad Horton '15

One of only a handful to play trumpet for the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Allen Moric’s musical talent is certainly impressive.

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Wildcats fall to Eagles

by Brendan DeVenney '17

In the 52nd meeting between Saint Ignatius and Saint Edward, Coach Chuck Kyle’s Wildcats took a 6-3 record into Saturday night’s regular season finale. But it wasn’t pretty as Saint Ignatius fell to 6-4.

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Senior Nathan Griffin Commits To Notre Dame

By Sam Royer '15

While most seniors are still dealing with the stress of figuring out which schools they want to apply to, 2014 tennis state champion Nathan Griffin ’15 has completed his search after committing to the University of Notre Dame earlier this week.

Wildcats dominant in pro sports

by Bill Huesken '14

The school’s numerous successful athletic programs have sent many talented athletes on to the next level.

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