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Authors Articles by Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief

Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief

Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief
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Besides being the Editor-in-Chief of The Roundup, Emmet is a water polo player and competitive power-lifter. Emmet enjoys speaking Spanish and French, tending to his four beloved chickens, and reading edgy political opinions. Feel free to slide Emmet a Moodle message or email with any questions.
"Ay, ¿qué ónda güey? (Hey, what's up bro?)"  A group of excited students in red t-shirts burst through the terminal doors and flocked to their new families.  New friendships were beginning and old friendships were strengthening as the Mexican students were welcomed into the Jesuit Dallas community. For three weeks this April, eleven students from the Jesuit school, Instituto de...
Imagine a hybrid of soccer, wrestling, rugby, and basketball.  Now imagine this sport underwater.  Welcome to water polo. After their initial season last spring, the Jesuit water polo team is back and ready to make a splash in the DFW area. The Jesuit water polo team opened the season with many decisive battles across North Texas.  The Rangers recently competed at...
You stand in line, wait, glance at your phone as time trickles by.  When the wait is over, you glance at your sparse options: a taco plate or a cold sandwich.  Surely there has to be a more efficient and enjoyable way to eat at Jesuit. Luckily for the student body, the Jesuit cafeteria will be completely revamped for the...
Some cherish the Olympics to view great athletic feats.  Others watch the games to learn about obscure sports. But as junior Mac Jordan simply put it: "I am looking forward to American dominance." Whether you are an Olympic super-fan or indifferent, the Pyeong Chang Olympics is for you. In this article, I will highlight some of the stunning athleticism, jarring controversy,...
After nearly a full season of training, perseverance, and grit in the pool, the Jesuit Rangers battled their way to a 3rd place finish in the UIL 8-6A district championships this past Friday, January 26th in the Alfred J. Loos Aquatic Center in Addison, Texas. The Rangers finished first in an electrifying 200m medley relay and secured spots on the...
It's nighttime and the city lights dimly illuminate the mountains as the plane descends.  Rushing through Customs, the officer stamps the student's passport to mark the beginning of their international journey.  For seven days over Thanksgiving break, eleven adventuresome Jesuit students embarked on an exchange trip to Guadalajara, Mexico for the first time in nearly a decade. In Guadalajara,...
The intoxicating bass thumps in the background, growing louder and louder until the song settles into a rhythmic, electronic beat, a common trait of successful rap songs.  Climbing to a musical climax to anticipate the beginning of the first verse, the rapper exclaims the traditional "pop-pop" and "gang-gang," leaving the eager listener in anticipation of the upcoming rhymes.   This...
Heart pounding, adrenaline pumping, the Jesuit athletes stand tensed on the starting block.  As a robotic beep pierces the air the swimmers launch themselves into the water, gliding a few meters before emerging from the fluorescent surface.  Saturday, September 23rd marked a successful beginning to the Jesuit Swimming and Diving season at the Knights of Columbus Swim Meet. Winning with...

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