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A Look at Junior Convocation

Photos by Carl Quist '19 and William Roberts '19 Every year, the Junior Convocation is a place where the junior class gets a platform to receive their hard-worked achievements. Since...

Ranger Track and Field Continues the Season at Area Meet

Ten athletes from the Jesuit track and field team competed at the UIL Area Meet at Williams Stadium in Garland on April 20th. These athletes qualified for this meet...

A Farewell Letter from Editor-in-Chief Martin Flores

To you, the reader of The Roundup, I’ve read the ‘farewell addresses’ from past Editors-in-Chief, former leaders of The Roundup that formed this newspaper into what it is today....

An Unprecedented Year: Jesuit Medical Society 2017

Whether it's cat dissections, clinical rotations, providing medicinal supplies for the needy, or learning about organic chemistry or microbiology, 2017 has been a busy year for the ever-expanding Jesuit...

The Return of the Wizard

While he doesn’t possess any real magical powers, Mr. Billingham’s ability to instill a genuine enthusiasm for math inside teenagers is almost supernatural. For the previous 20 years, very few classes have enjoyed Billingham’s wizardry, as he switched from a full-time teacher to Jesuit’s Technology Director in 1996. However,...

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On January 20th, 2017, to the horror and shock of people around the world, former reality star Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the President of the United States of America. Trump has proceeded to flail his way to the lowest approval ratings of any president in modern history, with only 40% of the country approving of his...
On January 20th, 2017, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America. On January 20th, 2017, protesters amplified their assault proportionately to the amount of media coverage of a fabricated Russian conspiracy theory in attempts to delegitimize the president. However, the Donald persisted and achieved a historical pace of executive orders (43)...
Should and can the government provide healthcare for all of its citizens? That is the question that has been at the center of the healthcare debate since it began. The modern GOP says that the less federal government interference in healthcare the better, the greater access consumers have to a wide market the better the coverage overall will be and...

REVIEWS

A Guide to Fried: A Comprehensive Review of Dallas’...

Fried Chicken. A testament to the American dream. A staple to Sunday Night football or ravenous late night Whataburger excursions. Originally a Scottish dish, fried chicken has pervaded this nation's culture from the ground up. In the early 19th century, Southern farmers introduced the delicacy to the population as...
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A Thing for Wings: Jesuit’s Fascination with a “Hot”...

There's a phenomena at Jesuit every Thursday that few can explain. We went to the students to discover why one item in the cafeteria is more popular than the others.

The Best Food in the Lone Star State

As we approach the old, stone building, we see the immense line of patrons all eagerly waiting to be admitted inside. Many of them have been waiting since 5:00 am, just to be the first ones in line. We wait for several hours, our anticipation building, before finally seeing...

Part III—Charles Edmond and Arthur Allen Attend Jesuit High...

The entire packed auditorium at Fair Park focuses on Charles as he walks up to the stage, looking toward the principal of Jesuit High School, Fr. Michael Kammer, S.J.  Shaking his hand, Charles gazes out into the crowd of students watching him. This is not just any other night;...
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Jesuit Waves Goodbye to Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo

We sat down with Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo to learn about the life of a Jesuit and to ask them some questions about their lives, their time at...

Connor O’Neill: Faith and the Field Part 3

The shrill sounds of a beeping alarm clock wake senior Connor O'Neill up at 5:45 a.m. Rubbing his eyes, he throws a shirt and shorts on and, grabbing his...

Davey O’Brien Award – Jacob Palisch

Jacob Palisch '17, who you might have heard of as he was our starting quarterback who led us to two straight district titles, a Stanford University baseball commit and...

A Teacher’s Life: Behind the Scenes

Because this is a high school publication, most articles on The Roundup feature student events and achievements. However, Jesuit Dallas is much more than just high school boys. Without...