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Authors Articles by Ethan Williams '18

Ethan Williams '18

Ethan Williams '18
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Two teams of debaters stand across from each other, preparing arguments and possible counter-arguments for their opponents’ position. A judge presides close by with sheets of paper in front of him, waiting to take notes on each team’s performance. One team offers their position on a controversial topic, citing evidence and presenting conclusions based on facts. The other team...
On the smooth green surface of the ground, a rectangular contraption, made of metal and wooden beams, scurries across the arena. Various wires cover the automated machine, connecting into electrical ports, sending data and information that help it operate. The robot first extends out an arm, clenching onto a small five-inch white whiffle ball. Slingshotting this arm forward, it...
“Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.” In this quote, contemporary artist and photographer...
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” In this proverb, Edgar Degas, a famous 18th century French artist, explains that the true beauty of art is found not in the visual appeal of a work, but rather in the messages it conveys or in the revelations it elicits. Art uniquely affects each individual who views...
Scribbling a large black dot into his answer sheet, the student marks choice "A" on his test. His eyes then glaze over the reading material, searching for any evidence or clues for the next question. Once he locates the relevant section of the article, he then tries to pinpoint the exact words and details that will provide him with...
What's the one thing that separates Jesuit from other schools? Is it the iconic wings on Thursdays? Ranger Day? Freshman Khakis? Those are good guesses, but many people would agree that it is service, and this is because it plays a vital part in a student's time at the school. Not only are they encouraged to help the community...
A student steps forward slowly onto the dark, green grass, his eyes fixated on a small edifice in front of him. Beside him, two of his fellow friends also trek forward, their gaze shifting towards the structure. The building stands level with those around it, a seemingly insignificant house or store. However, erupting from the light brown roof, a...
Whenever you sneeze or cough intensely, you could be very sick, or you could be having an allergic reaction. When this happens, you would probably go to the doctor to get it checked out, because it is very important to figure out which of the two it is so you can be treated properly. But who is entrusted with such a...

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