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Wage Gap or Information Gap?

In an age where succinct sound bites of information, snaps, and tweets eclipse studies and cross-referencing information, TL;DR (too long didn’t read) and social media has ushered us into an age dominated by headlines...

Playing with Fire: Trump’s Unpredictability in North Korea

(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...

Social Media’s Damaging Impacts on the Political Climate

Social media has greatly increased the capacity for mass communication of news, ideas, and data. However, these social networks allow users to censor the information with which they come into contact. This often one-sided...

Fake News: The Media Corrupted

Among the ether of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube that exist as our sources for day to day news, media outlets channel information to those broader platforms in order to reach a massive audience. This...

Luol Deng: NBA All-Star, Refugee

Perhaps you've been following the most controversial action yet enacted by the Trump administration: the decision to temporarily shut down the Office of Refugee Resettlement and, to prohibit foreign nationals of seven nations from...

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...

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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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