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Describe Anna in one word.
“13 hours during the school week plus 4-5 hours outside of school.” Anna & Cassie
Describe Cassie in one word.
What impact do you want to leave on The Xpress?
“Energetic!” - Cassie
“Sweet!” - Anna
“I want our whole school to take pride in our paper.” - Anna “I want everyone to remember a fun and factual newspaper!” - Cassie
If you could live in a fictional world, which would it be and why? “I want to be a Cheetah Girl!” - Anna Cassie Busch (‘13)
“Vampire Diaries for sure. Ian Somerhalder. Need I say more?” - Cassie
Anna Busse (‘13)
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How many hours per week do you spend on the paper?
Get to know the personalities behind t
If you could would
Hailey Sojka (‘13)
Carolina VonKampen (‘13)
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BUSINESS & COPY EDITOR
How many people do you mail out to? “We mail out to over 200 people!” - Hailey
“The 1960’s, be “The 20’s, b “The future - to
How many revisions does it take for each article? “I revise 2-3 times.” - Carolina
What exactly do you do?
“I send invoices to all the businesses that buy ads in the paper, I print labels, and I make Mrs. Wagner laugh.” - Hailey “I get the rough drafts of News, A&E, and Opinion, and edit them. I then talk to the writers and editors about revisions.” - Carolina
Daniel Pape (‘13)
How do you think of subjects to write about? “Divine Inspiration, usually.” - Bryan “Things that I see in everyday life.” - Ben “Janet Noonan.” - Morgan “Paige Callanan.” - CJ
What’s the best “hall talk” you’ve ever heard?
“You go, Glen Coco.” - Bryan “A taco without lettuce ISN’T a taco. Cheese is a color.” - Peyton “She took some of my hair to put in her back.” - Chloe “What the heck! That’s my chinchilla!” - Brennan
Bryan Banowetz (‘13)
Ben Valentine (‘14)
Peyton Rosencrants (‘13)
Describe your editor in one word. “Creative.” - Colette
“Please don’t feed the low brass.” - Gina “You forgot your birthday.” - Hannah WRITER
Gina Reiman (‘14)
Morgan Noonan (‘14)
How do you feel about being a junior editor?
CJ Lampe (‘13)
What’s the hardest day.” - Joh thing about “Tough dea working on Sports? Rich
What was your first im- “Th D pression of your editor?
Chloe Streif Brennan (‘14) Graeve (‘14)
Hannah Gibbs (‘13)
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“It’s really fun being in charge of a page and deciding what to do, but it’s also nerve wracking at times.” - Jenna
What’s your favorite part of doing a page? “I like doing interviews and designing” - Jenna “I like doing interviews and taking photos.” - Lauren EDITOR
Jenna Fenske (‘14)
Colette Miller (‘14)
HEALTH & LIFESTYLE
Lauren Lutgens (‘13)
Are you more “health” or “lifestyle”? Lifestyle
Ansley & Molly
Ansley O’Brien (‘13)
What are some topic you are ho ing to cove this year?
“Fashion and hea food, as you can s this issue.” - Ans
Xavier High School
Who is your favorite person to follow on Twitter?
time travel, to which time d you go and why?
go back to Jesus’ time because I would firsthand and see the development of the church.” - Daniel ecause I like poodle skirts.” - Quinlan because of the glamour.” - Maria o get a mind reading device.” - Nick WRITER
“Harry Styles.” - Maria
Describe your editor in three words. “Knitting, Harry Potter.” - Robbie
What’s it like to be the third Esker on The Xpress staff?
What are you hoping to cover?
“She’s my BFF. We have the same style and taste.” - Ameena
“Best dressed, and best dressed couple.” - Rachel
How do you decide which stories go into the paper?
Quinlan oran (‘14)
“I try to include Xavier events first, and if I need another article I go to major news events such as the presidential race.” - Daniel
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Alex Fox (‘13)
John Ingwersen (‘14)
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Maddie Smith (‘13)
Shannon Mulcahey (‘14)
Hannah Chute (‘14)
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Molly Vipond (‘14)
Is it hard to be in a different class than your editor? “Yes it is, but we make it work!” - Hannah
In your opinion, what is the healthiest food on earth?
Payton Janney (‘14)
Meghan Gerke (‘14)
Ashley Pudil (‘14)
Lauren Van Hoeck (‘13)
Describe your editor in one word. “Indescribable.” - Emma
“Because it is difficult to judge what is credible about celebrities, I try to avoid the gossip and focus more on the Arts (at Xavier).” - Maddie
If you could meet one celebrity, who would it be?
Lizzy McWhinney (‘13)
How do you know what is credible to put in the paper (like celebrity gossip)?
“The Summer I
What is your favor- Turned Pretty by Jenite book or movie? ny Han.” - Meghan
What topics are you hoping to cover this year?
“Anything and everything!” - Nicole & McKenzie
“Maddie Smith - she is so inspiring.” - Emma “Tom Hardy because I love him.” - Lauren “Matt Damon because I love all of his movies and he is super talented. ” - Payton “Ellen DeGeneres. I love her show and her personality! She’s an amazing person.” - Ashley
“We have the same style and we agree on everything!” - Nicole “We love each other.” - Mckenzie
“On the bus... in 7th grade.” - Mckenzie
“Apples.” - Hannah
“Tyrone Wells. Love at first listen!” - Maddie
Why do you think you make such a good team?
How did you meet?
“Pomegranate seeds.” - Molly
Kyle D’Mello (‘14)
Rachel Brady (‘14)
John Richardson (‘13)
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Emma Hunt (‘14)
adlines.” - John hardson
hat he hated Notre Dame.” - John Richardson
Ameena Challenger (‘14)
Connor Collins (‘13)
Anna White (‘14)
Mary Esker (‘14)
“Entertainment Weekly. They have the best Harry Potter coverage.” - Megan “Besides The Xpress? Sports Illustrated.” - Robbie “I don’t really read any, but if I have to choose - The Xpress.” - Mary
“I was really nervous at first, but everyone has been super helpful.” - Anna
“I met him when I accidentally tripped him while getting our group shot, so I’ve known him for about a week now.” - Quinlan
What’s your favorite magazine or newspaper?
“It’s nice to finally have a chance to improve the family name!” - Mary
What’s the best thing about your editor?
Robbie Megan Thinnes (‘13) Lynch (‘13)
How do you feel about being a junior editor?
How did you meet your editor, and how long have you known him?
“Robbie is an insane perfectionist, but he’s still the best assistant editor ever!” - Megan
Nicole Draker (‘13)
McKenzie Potter (‘13
What is the hardest part of your job? “Advertisements! Organizing and designing ads is time consuming.” - Mrs. Wagner
the pages of Volume 15 of The Xpress
What’s the hardest thing about working with Robbie?
“I look through magazines a lot, and I usually get ideas from color palettes or really striking photos.” - Megan
Where do you get your design inspiration from?
obbie Thinnes, Mary Esker, and Megan Lynch Photos Taken ojka, Cassie Busch, and Mrs. Kellie Wagner
How has the newspaper changed since you have been here?
“We have color more throughout the pages and within every issue instead of just ‘special’ issues. Students also have to apply to be on newspaper staff.” - Mrs. Wagner