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A Farewell Letter from Editor-in-Chief Martin Flores

To you, the reader of The Roundup, I’ve read the ‘farewell addresses’ from past Editors-in-Chief, former leaders of The Roundup that formed this newspaper into what it is today. These were leaders that I admired since they pioneered a...

Trump’s First Hundred Days: A Response

On January 20th, 2017, to the horror and shock of people around the world, former reality star Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the President of the United States of America. Trump has proceeded to flail his way...

A Guide to Fried: A Comprehensive Review of Dallas’ Fried Chicken Scene

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...

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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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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...

A Thing for Wings: Jesuit’s Fascination with a “Hot”...

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.

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...

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Texas...

It's Opening Day, and as the Rangers begin their 2017 attempt to beat the Blue Jays in the playoffs (and also try to win the World Series but one step at a time), here's...

The Best Food in the Lone Star State

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...

Resident Evil’s Newest Addition Proves Immensely Entertaining

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,...

The Ultimate Guide to Netflixing

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...

10 All-time Classic Guitar Solos

Before I receive any distraught comments or letters informing me of my list's inadequacy, I would like to clarify that the list below was formed according to what I approximated to be a range...

Great Gifts for the Holiday Season

"On sale now!" and "Holiday special!" are things you have probably heard on the radio or on TV nowadays, meaning it's that time of year again; the time when the family comes together and...

Yeezy, Breezy, Beautiful: The Saint Pablo Tour

Torn clothing, lasers, and a floating stage stun the audience, as they listen intently to Kanye perform. The atmosphere indescribable, the fans soak up the entire experience as best they can, awestruck at the...