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The pianist gazes out toward the audience - twenty, maybe thirty thousand members he presumes - and proceeds to take his seat at the glossy Yamaha piano. He slowly rolls his shoulders backward and exhales slowly, clearing his mind of distractions and focusing his attention solely on the sheet music that faces him. His fingertips gently touch...
Friday Night Life of a Band Member Everybody knows the football team’s routine every Friday night: have a good meal a safe distance from warm-ups, a light warm-up to get loose, a classic encouraging pre-game talk, and then charge onto the field to kick off the game. However, far fewer know the Friday night routine of a band member.  While the...
I have spent a lot of time recently on designing and realizing two characters for my amateur portfolio. As a bonus, just to prove that anyone can do it, I only used software that is either open source or free to students, so if you are interested in 3d design and want to make something you can be proud...
The Roundup Podcast Ep. 5 - Thespiansim On this episode, Connor interviews Will Fynes '18 about Stage & Film's fall production, The Outsiders. This episode was also going to feature an interview with Mr. Acevedo, the new head of Stage & Film, but Connor had some issues saving the recording. Connor Complaining - 0:24 Mr. Acevedo Interview Summary - 0:39 Will Fynes '18 -...
Taking place at Greenhill on October 23, the concert between schools ended with great success. It is traditional to have a concert at the beginning of the fall to welcome the cold season coming in. Jesuit, Ursuline, Cistercian, and Greenhill all intended to join in communion as they united to perform this fall concert. It alternates between Ursuline or Greenhill...
Music. It’s what has been bringing people together since people have existed, and it’s what brought people together on October 7 in Little Elm, Texas. There, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band successfully performed this year’s halftime show “Freedom and Brotherhood.” “It is the judges' feedback that we focus on the most,” began Patricia Orendain, band booster president. “At the Little...
From acting on stage to writing plays to filming, Jesuit's new Stage and Film director, Mr. Carlos Acevedo, has done it all. Impressively in both theater and film, he has directed, acted in, produced, and written plays, musicals, and Spanish films and soap operas. Coming from a professional theater background in his home country of Puerto Rico and the U.S.,...
Carrying some kind of mechanical device, he stealthily follows a Jesuit student who seems to be carrying a black padded briefcase. The student suddenly starts sprinting, but he matches his pace, following only a couple feet away at each moment. Gunshots ring out... Senior Chase Kengott is, in fact, a filmmaker, just releasing his latest work: The Brief Job, an...

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