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The notion of putting everything I know about barbecue into a book is a daunting one. Not because I know so much... but because of the nature of barbecue itself. It's because the printed word- definitive, exacting, permanent- is in many ways antithetical to the process of cooking barbecue, which is, for lack of a better word, loosey-goosey. - Aaron Franklin,...
Apple's reign as America's most popular cell phone manufacturer has gone unchallenged for too long! Two years ago, I decided I could no longer live the mainstream life. Two years ago, I made the dramatic leap from the iPhone 5C to the Android S7. As I was incompetent when it came to my new phone, there was definitely a little trauma the...
Among other diversions, each new summer always brings an opportunity to recline the couch, turn on the TV, and relax for a little while. Whether we're catching up on the latest season of our favorite show on Netflix, watching the latest horror flick with friends or loved ones, or just watching a silly comedy to pass the time, we...
Fried Chicken. A testament to the American dream. A staple to Sunday Night football or ravenous late night Whataburger excursions. Originally a Scottish dish, fried chicken has pervaded this nation's culture from the ground up. In the early 19th century, Southern farmers introduced the delicacy to the population as a replacement to the boring broiled norm. Infusing their culture's...
There's a phenomena at Jesuit every Thursday that few can explain. We went to the students to discover why one item in the cafeteria is more popular than the others.
As we approach the old, stone building, we see the immense line of patrons all eagerly waiting to be admitted inside. Many of them have been waiting since 5:00 am, just to be the first ones in line. We wait for several hours, our anticipation building, before finally seeing the line start to shift forward. Once closer, we detect...
The newest game in the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil 7, has somehow managed to reanimate the franchises the festering and petrified corpse so that it may once again shamble into our hearts. Well, that and our nightmares. After a slew of lackluster action horror games like Resident Evil 5, 6, and the Revelations series, few had hope that...
One of the most daunting tasks in the life of a millennial is trying to find what to watch on Netflix. Netflixing has taken over our society and has been able to glue people to their phone, computer, or television for hours on end. Luckily for everyone reading this, I have broken down 100 of the most popular and...

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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.

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