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Faith and the Field: Brains, Brawn, and Heart

When you look at Jesuit from an athletic point of view, you're likely first confronted with large programs such as football (8-4 on the season; playoff berth), baseball (36-8-2; championship win), lacrosse (14-2; championship...

The Playoff Struggles of the Dallas Mavericks

This article is part of an ongoing series titled "The Plight of Dallas Sports Teams Since 2000," where I take a look at each of the four major Dallas sports teams and reflect on...

The Playoff Struggles of the Dallas Cowboys

Nelson Cruz missing an easy fly ball to secure a World Series. Dwayne Wade singlehandedly carrying the Heat to a Finals win over the Mavericks. The Stars losing to the Blues in the 2nd...

A Tale of Two Jesuits

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” these iconic lines ran through my head as I walked into the Xavier High School entryway, shivering from the biting New York...

Racism in Film: Movies and Society Part 7

In no other place can racism project itself across so many people’s minds. Movies captivate young and old, man and woman, black and white. Viewed by millions upon millions and telling a wide variety...

A Modern Jesuit Renaissance Man: The Roundup Interviews Fr. James Martin

Without paying careful attention, you can walk right past the America media headquarters on West 56th Street. The nameplate, worn and faded through years of exposure to weather, blends seamlessly into the charcoal entryway....

Blood and Gore: Movies and Society Part 6

WARNING: The links to film clips are graphic in nature. Viewer discretion is advised.  As the white shower curtains are drawn back, and the awaiting outline of the shady attacker wields his knife aloft, the...

The Oscars, Hollywood’s Annual Whiteout: Movies and Society Part 5

The Oscars are Hollywood’s night to celebrate great accomplishments in film over the past year, and every year the film industry’s elite gather inside the Dolby Theater to participate in the ceremony. This year’s...

The King of the Blockbuster: Movies and Society Part 4

You've been there: a bright green screen with firm white lettering flashes on the previously dull-white screen, reading "The following preview has been approved for all audiences" and denotes that the feature is rated PG-13....

Harvard, Hollywood, and Designated Drivers: Movies and Society Part 3

Drunk driving is responsible for the deaths of over 10,000 people a year. Despite corny television ads and the flashing road signs informing drivers that “buzzed driving is drunk driving” on their daily commute,...