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Don’t Turn On The Radio, Be On The Radio

Music is a means of expressing emotion and passion. Whether it be The Fray’s tragic How to Save a Life or  IZ’s dreamy Somewhere over the Rainbow, music can exhibit love and excitement and...

5 Ways to Decide Your Major in College

Whenever I approach one of my parents' friends, I brace myself for an interrogation. They always ask one of two things: where do you want to go to school, or what will your major...

One Last Post – Hunter Gilbert ’16

58,981 words and counting. To many this may appear to be a random number pulled out of thin air. To me personally, it is something much more. At the moment, (according to WordPress) that...

A Final Goodbye from Editor-in-Chief Alex Motter ’16

Dear readers of The Roundup, I think I had to pick a word to describe my involvement in The Roundup, that word would be “atypical.” Unlike the past Chiefs before me, I haven’t served on...

Senior Year Survival Guide: Tips from the Class of 2016

Senior year at Jesuit is a wild roller coaster ride consisting of many memorable experiences, a lot of fun, too much stress, plenty of college applications, and, of course, the inevitable outbreak of senioritis....

Finding My Way Back Home

“Hey Chan, I need to talk to you about something.” As soon as my mom uttered this daunting phrase to me, my first thought was, “Uh oh, what did I wrong this time? Little did...

Tackling the College Admissions Beast

For the rising junior or senior, the college admissions process is the next step in life, and it is a very important process that can, if done correctly, help you get into a great variety...

Why Mental Health Days are Essential for Students Everywhere

It seems as though in this day and age, in a society so fast-paced and driven that even stopping to take a breath is frowned upon, the mental health day gets a bad rap....

Chasing Your Dream: College Athletics

I'm sure you've thought about it at least once: sitting with a select few of your classmates in front of a backdrop featuring the school logo as you sign a National Letter of Intent...

10/16 #2Philly4Francis Prayer Service

Tabor Jones '16, Jose Rivera '16, Will Naquin '17, and Reid Hatzmann '18 shared the following reflections with the Jesuit Community on the October 16 Friday prayer service that was led by the Jesuit Dallas pilgrims...

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