Rocket Quiz: Testing your Grinch percentage this holiday season

By Faith Miller Made popular by Buzzfeed, entertainment quizzes have told us everything from which Friends character we are, which Harry Potter house we’re in, to what kind of dog breed we are. The Milestone has joined the movement with our own style of quizzes. With Christmas drawing near, many are starting to get into … More Rocket Quiz: Testing your Grinch percentage this holiday season

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McNicholas shows support of DACA regardless of political ideology

By Isabella Daley On Sept. 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced its plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in March 2018.  Unless the Dream Act of 2017 or similar legislation is passed, thousands of undocumented immigrants in the US will lose the protection from deportation that DACA currently provides them. … More McNicholas shows support of DACA regardless of political ideology

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Students share mixed views on timing of Christmas celebrations

Stores display Christmas decorations and trees, radio stations play Christmas song classics, and the weather drops colder which brings about the question: Is it too early to begin preparing for Christmas? As McNicholas enters into November, students share their mixed opinions on the timing of Christmas festivities when Thanksgiving has yet to arrive. Senior Lindsey … More Students share mixed views on timing of Christmas celebrations

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Food face-off: Chipotle falls to authentic Mexican restaurant

By Faith Miller and Nicholas Wynn A common staple of American culture and cuisine is the fast food industry. With different establishments drawing from different culinary types and styles, fast food can provide quick, easy, and diverse meals. However, can fast food beat a classic restaurant? Between a fast food stop and full-service restaurant, which … More Food face-off: Chipotle falls to authentic Mexican restaurant

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It’s not time to grow up; students should be allowed to trick or treat

By Faith Miller One of Halloween’s staples is trick or treating. However, some believe that there should be an age limit on that fun, typically when children begin high school. However, this isn’t the case. Halloween is normally marketed by being a holiday for all ages. However, there tends to be a stigma against trick … More It’s not time to grow up; students should be allowed to trick or treat

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October Kairos retreatants share expectations, past retreatants give advice

Participants of the October Kairos, McNick’s 111th Kairos retreat, leave for the Jesuit Spiritual Center in Milford on Oct. 31 and will return to McNick on Nov. 3. Kairos, one of the retreat options for seniors, is known for keeping the format of the retreat unknown to retreatants, and some future participants are wondering what … More October Kairos retreatants share expectations, past retreatants give advice

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Walk Day 2017 falls short of previous year’s donations

Having raised over $40,000 for Walk Day in 2016-2017, McNicholas fell short of a similar goal this year, only raising a total of $29, 668 for the annual event on Sept. 29. One possible reason for this was the change in Walk Day format. New this year, students walked a communal course based on the … More Walk Day 2017 falls short of previous year’s donations

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