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Holocaust survivor continues to break ground

Holocaust survivor continues to break ground

January 6, 2016

When most think of the most-feared man of the Holocaust, many say Hitler. But for one woman in particular it is not the master-mind behind the murders of six million Jews, but rather a more behind-the-scenes and forgotten villain of World War II: Dr. Josef Mengele. Back in mid-November, I attended a lecture given by a Holocaust survivor, Eva Kor. Eva and her sister, Miriam were captured by the Naz...

Busy elves

Busy elves

December 8, 2015

Roncalli’s toy drive began Tuesday, Dec. 1, and runs through Friday, Dec. 11. Any toys brought in may not promote violence or require batteries. We are looking for toys for children ages 1-12. Some of the best places to find cheap toys are CVS, Big Lots, and Target. At CVS you can find many different character activity books with crayons for $5. If you are thinking about getting a toy for a boy, ...

Black Friday Guide

Black Friday Guide

November 25, 2015

Some begin their black friday shopping as soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over. Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year. Many of the best sales are on electronics. Walmart has markdowns on 10 TV models, including a 40-inch HDTV for $149. All iPhones come with a $100 mark down as well as $100 black Friday gift card. Best Buy has $40 off a Fitbit Flex Wristband, $100 off iPhone 6, and $125...

Club Hub: Photography Club

Club Hub: Photography Club

November 5, 2015

Packed like sardines inside a small Roncalli bus, the Photography Club all headed down to St. Joseph and Holy Cross Cemetery singing songs on the radio. This was not the first outing for most of the club members there, except for fellow staff writer Joe Schroeder and I. Joe sat next to me with a professional Canon camera and I had my iPhone 5. Even though my phone camera was not up to par with his,...

AP Studio Art gains new student

AP Studio Art gains new student

November 2, 2015

Students who went to the Coffee House on Tuesday, September 15th noticed that there were many different acts; singing, acting, reading, etc. However, sophomore Rachel Knierman brought a different talent to the table. Knierman showcased a few pieces of artwork and offered explanations on them, which was something no one else did that day. ¨I saw her putting her painting away and then I… saw t...

The man, the myth, the legend: Robo-Copsey

The man, the myth, the legend: Robo-Copsey

August 27, 2015

Some may know as him by his first name, Jonathan or his middle name, Cole, but others may know him as Robo-Copsey. No matter what you call him by, he is without a doubt a “manifestation of a modern renaissance man”. Cole Copsey will be a senior this year. His favorite things to do are hunt, fish, shoot guns, and play football as well as Xbox. His favorite animal to hunt is whitetail deer. Th...

ALS Bucket Challenge accepted

ALS Bucket Challenge accepted

September 17, 2014

  People all over the world are participating in spreading awareness of ALS  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is an activity in which a person dumps a bucket of ice cold water over themselves.  In addition to thi...

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