Oh, Snap : The Illusion of Fame

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Everyone gets their own 10 seconds of fame. You can press and hold to see their life, their story. I am referring to the stupid sensation known as Snapchat Stories. Snap Stories started out as pictures of holidays and vacations. AroundContinue reading “Oh, Snap : The Illusion of Fame”

Rockhurst Hosts Annual College Fair

This piece was published in the October 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Filling the Loyola Center with something other than volleyball nets and pick up games, the college fair allowed students to meet with representatives from colleges all over the nation. There were over 130 colleges ranging from local to nationwide, and privateContinue reading “Rockhurst Hosts Annual College Fair”

Alum and New Teacher Begins Career with Physics Class

This piece was published in the September 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– A man of wits and wonders comes back to Rockhurst to share his excursions and teachings this year. Mr. Tim Nendick, graduate of the Rockhurst Class of 2008, continued his studies in Omaha, backpacked in Europe, and taught in Africa beforeContinue reading “Alum and New Teacher Begins Career with Physics Class”

Junior sells colorful clothes to students

Rockhurst guys have colorful clothes from all types of brands. Some of the belts, watches and bracelets you may see in the halls at school are made by a Rockhurst student. Junior John Mullen finds time outside of playing varsity soccer to make bracelets and belts as part of the John and Patrick Clothing Company,Continue reading “Junior sells colorful clothes to students”

Junior bonds with father over football

Fathers spend time bonding with their sons by going on fishing trips or father/son mass here at Rockhurst. But Junior Timmy Wilkerson and his father, Mr. Bryan Wilkerson, do something a little different. They dedicate a whole weekend to father-son bonding over football every year. Starting in 2008, Wilkerson and his father have traveled every yearContinue reading “Junior bonds with father over football”

Varsity Soccer Recap: Gateway Classic

Rockhurst Varsity soccer traveled to St. Louis during homecoming weekend to play in the Gateway Classic Tournament. They went 0-2 with losses to Webster Groves and St. Dominic. The Hawklets played Webster Groves on Friday, eventually losing in penalty kicks. Rockhurst struggled offensively for the majority of the game, scoring no goals in the firstContinue reading “Varsity Soccer Recap: Gateway Classic”

Varsity Soccer: Week three recap

Varsity soccer went 1-1 this week and suffered its first loss to Shawnee Mission West, puting the Hawklets at 5-1 on the season. The Hawklets sustained ball control for most of the game. Junior Will Boatman scored the Hawklet’s only goal in the first half. Shawnee Mission West answered back with two goals, both byContinue reading “Varsity Soccer: Week three recap”