Features

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Herren’s speech leaves enduring effect on Ignatius community

by Gabe Mielke ‘16

The inspiring former-NBA basketball player and drug addict turned public speaker, Chris Herren, visited to give a speech on his story and substance abuse.

Rev. Ray Guiao, S.J. '82 named 26th president of Saint Ignatius High School

by Sam Royer '15 and other Eye Staffers

Fr. Ray Guiao, S.J. '82 announced as the successor to Fr. Murphy. Fr. Guiao; assume duties of the office on July 1, 2015

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Seniors to be able to officially use the Wildcat card during the school day

by Sam Royer ’15

Beginning next week, seniors will be able to leave campus in order to use the Wildcat Card at local businesses.

Wildcats wow at Tri-C High School Rock Off

by Dylan Welch '15 and James Zajaczkowski '15

Staged at the world-renowned Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Tri-C High School Rock-Off began Friday January, 9th and the first night was a blast of good, clean fun for all ages.

He can see clearly now: Brother Cordero's journey to the SJ

by Sam Royer ’15

Ad maiorem Dei gloriam. Although the motto of the Society of Jesus, translated from Latin as “for the greater glory of God,” can be found nearly everywhere on campus, its true meaning is easily forgotten. What does it really mean to be a Jesuit?

News

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New weights, new rules

by Gabe Mielke ‘16

The remodeling and renovation of the school weight room underneath Murphy Gymnasium has finally been completed. The completion comes as a welcome relief for both athletes and health-minded students alike. As with all good things, however, there is indeed a catch.

Recycling on campus: same old, same old

by Christopher Rini ‘15

Recycling at Saint Ignatius is still in its infancy and has much room for improvement, but already it is an effective program that with plans to expand.

Selby wins ‘Best Delegate,’ but Diplocats fall short at UVA

by Kevin Deegan ‘16

Fifty-three Saint Ignatius student-delegates from the Junior Council on World Affairs club departed for the University of Virginia on November 6 for the thirty-fourth annual Virginia Model United Nations conference.

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Former NBA player Chris Herren to speak on substance abuse

by Sam Royer ’15

This Wednesday, January 28, former NBA player Chris Herren will speak in an all school assembly to give students insights on substance abuse from his personal experiences.

Gladiator Games reach new level of epic with addition of bumper balls

by Conor McConville ‘17

Based on events in the television show American Gladiator, the Gladiator Games are an annual event held by the Latin Club.

Ignatius Family Teach-In promotes social justice in Washington, D.C.

by Nick Craicun ‘16

On November 15, 2014, a group of 33 Ignatius students went on the Ignatian Family Teach-In in Washington, D.C.

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Of tigers, wildcats, and artistic Jesuits: The past and future of the Sullivan Wildcat

by Michael Broerman ‘15

We live amongst many legends here at Saint Ignatius, but none are as tantalizing as the wildcat on the wall of the Sullivan Gym.

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.

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Student Life

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Student Senate gearing up for another busy semester

by Daniel Klein ‘15

No rest for the weary as Student Senate aims to increase student involvement in 2015

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.

Moving hearts and furniture: The Saint Bernard Movers

by Colin Kelley ‘17

For over a decade, St. Ignatius students have traveled all over Northeast Ohio moving furniture and other items for people in our community as members of the CAT program, the St. Bernard Movers.

We’re cramming...we hope you like cramming too

by Owen Miklos ‘16

A look into the effectiveness of one of the most timeless study methods

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.

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Arts and Entertainment

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Artist spotlight: Never Surrender

by Sam Royer '15

This band featuring Holden Szalek ‘15 and Paul Kolbus ‘18 played the Rock Off January 9 and were passed on to the final exam.

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.

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bar Cento

by Brad Horton '15

Bar Cento 1948 West 25th Street

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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

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.

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Sports

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The unknown MVP: Joe Mertens ‘15

by Gabe Mielke ‘16

This is the story that you won’t see on ESPN or in the Plain Dealer’s High School Sports Section. You won’t hear this player’s name reverently whispered in the halls as he walks by. The student section never chants his name. Heck, you might not even know that he is on the football team.

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2014: The Wildcat sports year in review

by Brendan DeVenney '17

There were so many moments in this past year for Saint Ignatius Athletics, featuring four state championships, and many other highlights that the Wildcats gave us to cheer about.

No suprise: O’Rourke promises yet another title for the IceCats facing tough schedule

by Brendan DeVenney ‘17

The 2014-2015 Varsity Hockey team is entering a season with great expectations and great promise, but with chemistry-building to do.

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.

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