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Politics

Politics

Student Viewpoints over Political Topics or Events

Donald Trumps Hillary in Jesuit polls

Heated debate and fiery rhetoric are exchanged amid the controversial election. Passionate students on both sides vie to get a few words in the conversation. The ultimate decider looms: A vote. In the days leading...

Who Were Jesuit Seniors Voting For?

"All I'm going to say is, let's pray for God's intercession on this election." While this quote echoes the thoughts of the majority of voters in America, it also holds a certain amount of relevance...

Second Presidential Debate 2016

It seemed as if they went over everything but the questions from this debate, from old issues such as Hillary's emails to the new video of Donald Trump. On Sunday, October 9 at Washington University in...

Hypocrites and False Prophets: Colin Kaepernick

The Roundup invites and encourages all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.  The Roundup does not endorse any particular point of view. Many...

A Positive Look at Politics: The 2016 Vice Presidential Debate

The Vice Presidential Debate was not on everyone’s TV watch list on the night of October 4th. From the surface, the event consisted of arguments about issues from men who represent and defend their...

Facts Have No Place in This Race

Integral to every democracy is objective truth. Lies and obfuscation corrupt the political process and allow the unworthy to assume positions of power. With such importance in factual truth, why is it not present...

Clinton Edges Trump in Exciting First Presidential Debate

Rushing home from school Monday morning I was filled with excitement for the first Presidential Debate, feeling as if I were about to watch a WWE match. The two candidates Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton...

Live Free to Eat Garbage: Gary Johnson the Libertarian Candidate

“The whole point of this country is if you want to eat garbage, balloon up to 600 pounds and die of a heart attack at 43, you can! You are free to do so....

To Unlock or Not to Unlock: Catholic Morality Weighs In

My colleague, Hunter Gilbert '16, recently published an opinion on the issue in which he states that "We as a society cannot allow for this man’s rights, regardless of what awful crime he committed,...

Justice Antonin Scalia: Textualist, Jesuit, and Seeker of Truth

By now, you probably know a great deal about Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep on February 13th, to much surprise, at age 79. Give the press about 15...

About Viewpoints

The Roundup invites all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.

Articles should be written in a respectful tone, with language reflecting thoughtful and accurately researched discourse and, at all times, supporting the mission of the newspaper and the Jesuit Dallas community.

The Roundup will publish all articles that meet these guidelines without regard to endorsing any particular point of view.

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