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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.
For years, Jesuit students who fail to get a junior lot parking pass have been pushed to the outskirts of the school and forced to make the perilous walks from Willow to school, regardless of weather. These students struggle through the rain and cold to make a slightly longer walk than the rest of the students who purchased parking passes...
With a new president comes a new and completely different position on important issues burdening the nation today. Several people in our nation, including some seniors from our very own school, hold strong stances on some of those issues and hope that our new president will hold strong positions on them as well. In order to allow their voices...
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 grief and despair in a way that no other art form can, with a story of chords, melodious and dissonant, that sound straight to your...
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 be? To me, the latter of the two is more pressing because the first question is probably a bit easier for most seniors to answer...
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 is the exact amount of words I have written for The Roundup. I believe that I could have written more during my brief two years...
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 the student newspaper since my freshman or sophomore year. In fact, the only reason I joined the newspaper junior year was because Dr. Degen asked...
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. As this school year draws to a close, some students in the Class of 2016 shared some of their new-found wisdom with the underclassmen at...

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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