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Martin Flores '17

Martin Flores '17
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Martin Flores, the Editor-in-Chief of The Roundup, has been writing since his Freshman year. He previously served as Senior News Editor, Junior Associate Editor, and Reporter. Apart from the newspaper, Martin is Drum Major of the Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band. The band performs at every Varsity football game. His other involvements include National Honor Society, Freshman Retreat Leadership, and Boy Scouts. In his spare time, Martin unwinds by jogging, reading the news, and producing music. Flores will attend Loyola University Chicago in the Fall to study Political Science and International Studies. He aspires to be an attorney after his collegiate endeavors.

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. These were leaders that I...

The Roundup Hosts Second Press Conference of 2017 with Jesuit Administration

Time flies. Regardless of if you're a senior or a freshman, you can still imagine what the newness of Jesuit felt like. In April, these feelings are especially visceral as you move into the...

Sharing Faith Traditions

Photography by Tucker Redding, SJ On January 27th, 2017 the Jesuit community engaged in a prayer service to encourage “sincere dialogue among men and women of different faiths may produce the fruits of peace and...

Faith and the Field Part 1: Jacob Palisch

Solemnly silent, the group of 51 students waits for the chaplain to speak. "The response is: Blessed be the Lord, my rock." The team responds in unison, "Blessed be the Lord, my rock." This...

Faith and the Field: Brains, Brawn, and Heart

When you look at Jesuit from an athletic point of view, you're likely first confronted with large programs such as football (8-4 on the season; playoff berth), baseball (36-8-2; championship win), lacrosse (14-2; championship...

Conquering the Improbable: Thomas Melsheimer ’79 Awarded Distinguished Alumnus Award

https://youtu.be/PeH5ihQjctc Now one of the most "sought after Trial Lawyers in the country," freshman Tom Melsheimer, marked by a stutter and incessant perseverance,  began his Jesuit career with a dream to play college basketball. So how does...

Freshman Elections: The Candidates Speak

Election:  Wednesday, November 2 Outside Campus Ministry Trey Ashmore :  Student council poses an opportunity to represent Jesuit in the best manner possible. Student council executes real-world affairs within the school community. It allows individuals to...

The Roundup Hosts First Press Conference of the Year with Principal Garrison

As the label of the "new" school year fades away, the buzz on Jesuit's campus defines the tenor of the year. As many sports, extracurriculars, and classes commence, the task of describing them all...

Jesuit Seniors Get A “Close Up” Look at Washington D.C.

"Washington, DC is to lying what Wisconsin is to cheese." -comedian/TV personality Dennis Miller "I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not...

In surprise to many, Mattacchione Departs from Jesuit Dallas

May at Jesuit is often characterized by a joyous onslaught of Convocation ceremonies, awards, and honors given to those extraordinary in their efforts over the past year. On May 5th, however, the Jesuit Rugby team's...