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Authors Articles by Emmet Halm '19, Associate Editor

Emmet Halm '19, Associate Editor

Emmet Halm '19, Associate Editor
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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...
7pm--The doors of the Terry Center burst open, revealing endless rows of colorful tables staffed by enthusiastic representatives.  Students and families were pouring into the building, a night of informative flyers, free pens, and SAT-score-anxiety had begun!  On Tuesday, September 12, the Jesuit campus was home to the annual college fair, with nearly 240 colleges and universities.  Additionally, other...
With a rhythmic beat, the oars slice into the water, propelling the boat of exhausted rowers closer to the finish line. After a myriad of successful seasons developing the Jesuit crew program, which produced four appearances in the US National Youth Championship, head Jesuit crew coach, John Fife, will depart from Jesuit after six years. "I am returning back to...
https://twitter.com/JesuitDallasCM/status/856257297856835585 2:00 a.m.--Placed atop the altar, the small flames of eleven yellow candles dance and flicker in the dim light of the synagogue. The subtle bursts of radiance from the candles illuminate the intricate golden Hebrew script festooning the walls of the worship space. At this early morning hour, two figures stand on the Bimah, or pulpit, looking out on to empty...
(photo of Pyongyang, by How Hwee Young, EPA) Parading through the streets of Pyongyang, festooned with colorful banners in a sea of uniformed soldiers, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) flaunts its increasingly advanced missile technology.  The lavish occasion, which marked the 105th birthday of North Korean founder, Kim Il-Sung, was meant to display North Korea’s advancing nuclear weapons...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, the center of the camera shot, rests quietly on the otherwise chaotic sideline sipping a cup of ice-water. He finishes his water, looks over his shoulder, and flips his paper cup towards the trashcan, only to miss. Unaware that he is the focus of the main TV camera, Prescott immediately walks over to the...

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