The Purple Quill

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2nd semester staff preview

2nd semester staff preview

January 27, 2020

With the first week of the second semester under our belt, the staff  looks significantly different...

Patrick Beverly is the kind of old school defensive specialist that the NBA sorely misses.

The NBA’s unlikely defensive savior?

May 15, 2019

The NBA has a lot to offer in today’s game. They have the highlight plays, the greatest shooters...

Random Questions

April 17, 2019

Michael Bittner and Zack Williams went around Elder's campus and asked people random questions to stir...

Did Smollett get off easy?

Did Smollett get off easy?

April 16, 2019

Actor Jussie Smollett, a famous actor known for his minor role in The Mighty Ducks (1992), and for the ...

90s NBA: The greatest generation of basketball

90s NBA: The greatest generation of basketball

April 11, 2019

"DEFENSE *clap clap* DEFENSE  *clap clap* DEFENSE" That was the crowd at nearly every NBA game during...

Cincinnati's forgotten $40 million project

Cincinnati’s forgotten $40 million project

March 14, 2019

"There's a near $40 million project in Cincinnati, and I don't know about it? No way." That is how...

The Michigan Fab Five were more dominant than the current freshman at Duke.

The freshman powerhouse before Duke

March 7, 2019

Before the Duke Blue Devils all star freshman class consisting of four players in the ESPN's top 25 recruits, there was the Fab Five. ...

Unforgettable 90's rap feuds

Unforgettable 90’s rap feuds

February 11, 2019

Song lyrics that cut so deep it lead to actual fights? In 90's rap, there were no rules. Many things...

Basketball trick shots: Quill edition

February 6, 2019

As the CYO basketball season is nearing an end, we at The Quill want to pay one last respect to the g...

Raccoon growling

Is that a raccoon climbing a building?

October 14, 2018

Fear of heights is fairly common. But if you were this raccoon, then you would have some major PTSD. This...

(Blue Mountain Elementary School)

A rocky solution to battle school attackers

October 8, 2018

Buckets of rocks to protect students from attackers? One Pennsylvania school district believes it will. The...

Prison Break is a must watch

Prison Break is a must watch

September 10, 2018

Ever wonder why high security prisons are hardly broken into or out of? Well, the show Prison Bre...

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