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Jacob Marscola

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Jacob, a senior at Saint Joseph High School. This is my first year on the Newspaper Staff. I'm a football player, a wrestler, and the Vice President for my school's FBLA chapter.

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Alumni Spotlight: Mark Futa

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
August 22, 2021

The beginning of Saint Joe’s academic school year in 1990 brought forth many new and eager freshmen, one of which was Mark Futa, a ‘94 alumni. Futa...

Beanstalk Episode 30

Jacob Marscola
August 19, 2021

Check out the latest episode!

The orignal podcast hosted by Jacob Marscola and Ben Appleton is the first ever on the Square

Episode 21

Jacob Marscola
April 29, 2021

Here's another episode of the podcast!

Episode 19

Jacob Marscola
April 12, 2021

Ben and Jacob cover a wide array of topics - which is code for it's eclectic and a bit random.

Episode 18

Jacob Marscola
March 29, 2021

The second part with guests Amelia Kempf and Tiffany Reed.

Beanstalk Episode 17

Jacob Marscola
March 23, 2021

Episode 17 features guests Amelila Kempf and Tiffany Reed.

Episode 16

Jacob Marscola
March 10, 2021

The latest from Jacob and Ben.

Beanstalk Episode 15

Jacob Marscola
March 5, 2021

Hunter Horan stops by to discuss a variety of topics.

Episode 14

Jacob Marscola
February 23, 2021

More guests visit the studio and share more insights with the duo of Ben Appleton and Jacob Marscola.

Episode 13

Jacob Marscola
February 16, 2021

Jacob and Ben welcome senior Zach Smith into the studio.

Episode 12

Jacob Marscola
February 12, 2021

Episode 11

Jacob Marscola
February 10, 2021

Ben and Jacob are joined by Zachary Taylor to discuss films among other topics.

The orignal podcast hosted by Jacob Marscola and Ben Appleton is the first ever on the Square

Episode 10

Jacob Marscola
February 6, 2021

Ben and Jacob welcome fellow senior Marie Achkar to the studio. She shares her insights from her experience with Redeemer Radio among other topics. Check...

Episode 9

February 2, 2021

Jacob and Ben have two mystery guests on the podcast. Check it out to find out who stopped by to chat with them. HINT: one might be a former teacher.

[VIDEO] Episode 8

January 29, 2021

Jacob and Ben have upgraded their sound equipment for the New Year: check it out in the latest edition of their podcast!

[VIDEO] Episode 6: Ushering in the New Year!

January 4, 2021

The lads are visited by special guest Kyle Tupper.

[VIDEO] Beanstalk Episode 4:

December 17, 2020

Manny Alaniz stops in as the first student guest on the show as they discuss a variety of topics including another Spiderman movie project in the works...

[VIDEO] Beanstalk Episode 3: Macro Man

December 16, 2020

The first guest on the Beanstalk podcast is none other than Mr. Reynolds. The Social Studies teacher stopped by to chat with Jacob Marscola and Ben "Beans"...

[VIDEO] Episode 2: We Are Shakespeare

Emanuel Alaniz
December 10, 2020

Calling this year “crazy” would be far too much of an understatement. It’s been pretty terrible.  This year is in desperate need of a sign, big...

[VIDEO] Podcast Debuts!

December 9, 2020

Seniors Ben Appleton and Jacob Marscola have brought to life an idea that has been nearly four years in the making - their own podcast! The idea received...

Film Review: Chronicle (2012)

Film Review: Chronicle (2012)

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

If you’re looking for a film to become completely enthralled with while you’re back at home in this Mode 3 school year we’ve fallen back into, might...

Saint Joseph Football 2020 Season Wrap-Up

Saint Joseph Football 2020 Season Wrap-Up

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
November 4, 2020

All good things must come to an end, and so was the case for the Saint Joseph Indians’ Football team two weeks ago. The team fell to a 6-6 Logansport,...

The Office: U.S. vs. U.K.

The Office: U.S. vs. U.K.

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
October 11, 2020

Different casts, different theme music, and different countries, but there’s one thing they both share: The fiery feud deciding which is superior. The...

The Mayo Clinics Advice on Stress

The Mayo Clinic’s Advice on Stress

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
September 29, 2020

In this time of chaos and madness, there’s a common factor we all struggle to handle: stress. Stress is not the enemy, and can be a useful tool when...

Top 10 Moments in Saint Joe History

Top 10 Moments in Saint Joe History

Although 900+ students go to school at Saint Joe, very few know much about the history of the school and what has made it so special for graduates over...

How Have Our Athletics Been Affected by COVID-19?

How Have Our Athletics Been Affected by COVID-19?

Jacob Marscola, Staff Writer
September 15, 2020

On March 11, 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, causing the entire world to go on lockdown and follow...

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