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Authors Articles by Michael Miramontes '18, Managing Editor

Michael Miramontes '18, Managing Editor

Michael Miramontes '18, Managing Editor
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Michael Amadeus Miramontes, a dashing yet clever fellow, lives in Allen, Texas. Prior to Jesuit, he attended an Allen public middle school. Aside from The Roundup, Michael is the president of Interact, Vice President of JCL, 2-Time Allstate Musician for his beloved instrument, the clarinet, and likewise plays in the Jesuit-Ursuline-Ranger-Band. He's also heavily involved in his parish, and makes Quizlets that are renowned by many. If you see Michael in the hallways, don't forget to give him a strong High-Five.
With the upcoming Freshmen Class President election next Tuesday, November 7, The Roundup collaborated with the Student Council to bring you the 10 Freshmen Class President candidate speeches. We hope that this will help you make a more informed decision. Voting ballots will be outside of the cafeteria and only for the freshmen. See you there! The 2021 Candidates: Benton Bacile Graham...
12:47, the clock reads. Your eyelids are faltering, exhausted from the hours you’ve spent studying for your math test tomorrow. Even after spending countless minutes going over the difference between the cosine and sine functions, you still manage to get the practice problems wrong, all the while your looming theology homework sits to the side, untouched, meaning that tonight is...
        It’s August. The first day of school has finally arrived. Jesuit students get to see all of their friends again and get back into the grind of things. But more importantly, they get to return to the Jesuit Campus; their home. But for many students, their home seemed a little different when they walked into the Information Commons...
https://www.facebook.com/jesuitdallas/photos/a.153829769325.113083.23575864325/10154391424179326/?type=3&permPage=1 Mother. Father. Birthgivers. Caretakers. The unsung superheroes that don’t wear capes. The lifesavers. Those people that feed me. Whatever you may call them, parents play an incredible role in our lives both in the spotlight and behind the scenes, capable of making our lunch one moment and helping us wash our clothes in the next. Parents are our first...
On. Off. On. Off. The flickering lights of the theater rapidly switch on and off, repeatedly shedding light on the intricate American Flag-painted stage before replacing it with darkness. Familiar to many, the flashing lights alert the audience to silence their phones, to sit quietly, and enjoy the next hour and a half of the Jesuit Theater’s spring performance. On...
The trip where students are forced to carry 49 pounds of (medical) drugs through foreign airports. Where students spend hours driving up and down one-lane roads on the sides of mountains, fearing each bump as if the truck is going to tip over. Where each day is spent with 6-10 hours in a clinic, tending to the needs of...
Practice. Repeat. Exercise. Repeat. More Practice. Familiar to most, to become great at something requires dedication, hard work, time, and effort. Jesuit students particularly are aware of this, for most athletic practices of any sport consist of repeating drills and plays over and over, and then learning something new to be repeated. It’s this type of determination that creates...
“'Maybe,' I figgered, 'maybe it's all men an' all women we love; maybe that's the Holy Sperit-the human sperit-the whole shebang. Maybe all men got one big soul ever'body's a part of.' Now I sat there thinkin' it, an' all of a suddent-I knew it. I knew it so deep down that it was true, and I still know...

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