Page 1


Feat

8 September 13, 2012

EDITORS

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)

ME

Page Design By: Megan Lynch Information Gathered By: Ro By: Jenna Fenske, Megan Lynch, Hailey So

How many hours per week do you spend on the paper?

STA

Get to know the personalities behind t

If you could would

Hailey Sojka (‘13)

Carolina VonKampen (‘13)

“I would like to g like to know him f

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

ASST.

EDITOR

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

NEWS

Daniel Pape (‘13)

Q Mo

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?

S

“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

OPINION EDITOR

WRITER

ASST. EDITOR

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

WRITER

Gina Reiman (‘14)

Morgan Noonan (‘14)

How do you feel about being a junior editor?

WRITER

CJ Lampe (‘13)

WRITER

“Everything

What’s the hardest day.” - Joh thing about “Tough dea working on Sports? Rich

WRITER

WRITER

What was your first im- “Th D pression of your editor?

Chloe Streif Brennan (‘14) Graeve (‘14)

Hannah Gibbs (‘13)

Who is your favorite No Joh college football team? Ale

“It’s really fun being in charge of a page and deciding what to do, but it’s also nerve wracking at times.” - Jenna

EDITOR

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)

ASST. EDITOR

Colette Miller (‘14)

HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

WRITER

Lauren Lutgens (‘13)

STUDENT LIFE

Are you more “health” or “lifestyle”? Lifestyle

Health

Ansley & Molly

Hannah

AS

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


ture

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

WRITER

. EDITOR

“Harry Styles.” - Maria

EDITOR

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

ASST. EDITOR

EDITOR

WRITER

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

Maria Efting Nick Mlodzik (‘14) (‘14)

EDITOR

WRITER

Alex Fox (‘13)

John Ingwersen (‘14)

WRITER

SPORTS

g happens on one hn Ingwersen

WRITER

ASST. EDITOR

EDITOR

Maddie Smith (‘13)

Shannon Mulcahey (‘14)

WRITER

SST. EDITOR

Hannah Chute (‘14)

e cs oper ?

althy see in sley

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?

A&E

Lizzy McWhinney (‘13)

Kyle

WRITER

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

EDITOR

“On the bus... in 7th grade.” - Mckenzie

ASST. EDITOR

“Apples.” - Hannah

BACKPAGE

“Tyrone Wells. Love at first listen!” - Maddie

Why do you think you make such a good team?

How did you meet?

“Water.” Ansley

“Pomegranate seeds.” - Molly

WRITER

WRITER

WRITER

Kyle D’Mello (‘14)

Shannon

Rachel Brady (‘14)

John Richardson (‘13)

West otre Dame USC Trojans Boston Iowa hn Richardson, John Ingwersen College Virginia Lizzy

ex, & Connor

WRITER

Emma Hunt (‘14)

adlines.” - John hardson

hat he hated Notre Dame.” - John Richardson

Ameena Challenger (‘14)

ASST. EDITOR

Connor Collins (‘13)

WRITER

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

WRITER

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?

ASST. 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

ADVISOR

THE

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

MINI-FEATURE

AFF

Where do you get your design inspiration from?

FEATURE

EET

obbie Thinnes, Mary Esker, and Megan Lynch Photos Taken ojka, Cassie Busch, and Mrs. Kellie Wagner

9

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

Feature  

Meet the Newspaper Staff

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you