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Jesuit Waves Goodbye to Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo

We sat down with Fr. Hooks and Mr. Lugo to learn about the life of a Jesuit and to ask them some questions about their lives, their time at Jesuit, and their future.

Connor O’Neill: Faith and the Field Part 3

The shrill sounds of a beeping alarm clock wake senior Connor O'Neill up at 5:45 a.m. Rubbing his eyes, he throws a shirt and shorts on and, grabbing his keys, makes the early morning...

Davey O’Brien Award – Jacob Palisch

Jacob Palisch '17, who you might have heard of as he was our starting quarterback who led us to two straight district titles, a Stanford University baseball commit and a member of the varsity...

A Teacher’s Life: Behind the Scenes

Because this is a high school publication, most articles on The Roundup feature student events and achievements. However, Jesuit Dallas is much more than just high school boys. Without our faculty and staff, Jesuit...

Faith and the Field Part 2: Eric Miller

The whole rugby locker room shakes before the game.  With music blaring, players shouting, and rugby balls flying around, the team feeds off of each other's focused energy before walking out on the field.  As kickoff...

Mr. Asche Attends 2017 Presidential Inauguration

God Bless America Oath Speech excerpt Hundreds of dazzled citizens gaze up at the large white dome, straining to see the historic event take place. The inauguration of a new president serves as a landmark event: the leader...

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...

O’Neill Breaks Top 25 in Nationals Race

The clammy mist settles into the gray but brightening atmosphere filled with low and heavy breathing. Pounding feet trample the fresh, green grass as a stampede of runners mixed in with cheering parents, coaches...

A Day in the Life of a Sports Journalist

Dallas, Texas, December 3rd – Walking into an empty American Airlines center almost 2 hours before tipoff, I looked up at the bold, white letters, shining overhead, spelling out “PRESS ONLY.” My accomplice for...

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...