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Authors Articles by Clark Durham, Editor-In-Chief '12

Clark Durham, Editor-In-Chief '12

Clark Durham, Editor-In-Chief '12
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Jesuit students probably noticed the bone marrow donation stand on campus last week. Be the Match Registry volunteers handed out pamphlets and took cheek swabs of potential donors. The volunteers on campus explained that most potential donors never actually get called on to give bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC): only one in 540 registry members actually...
“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go,” nineteenth-century Swiss author Herman Hesse wrote. Indeed, big picture transitions can be uncomfortable and painful, and few shifts are bigger than a young adult leaving the nest and going off to college.   On Sunday, Jesuit’s seniors began their proverbial farewell tour leading up to graduation...
Jesuit schools ask a lot of their teachers. As Ignatian educators, instructors are expected to go above and beyond perfunctory teaching duties, concerning themselves with the holistic formation of their students. A tireless commitment to students’ personal growth marks Jesuit teachers, driving them to sacrifice unprecedented time and effort for the greater good. This characterization is certainly true of Jesuit...
Jesuit Dallas prides itself, above all else, on its focus on community. The aggregated work and dedication of parents, students, teachers, priests, and alumni make Jesuit a truly remarkable place. The impetus on full community involvement is probably most evident at sporting events. From August to June, Jesuit’s fields and stands are packed with players and parents out to...
To the readers of The Roundup, It’s been a fun ride. Over the past two years I’ve had the pleasure of working on the Jesuit student newspaper, first as an op-ed columnist and later as an editor. This year, I had the privilege of serving The Roundup in the capacity of Editor-in-Chief. I consider running The Roundup my proudest accomplishment...
The 2011-2012 school year has been, by almost every metric, a growth cycle for Jesuit’s retooled student newspaper, The Roundup. Our writing staff has grown threefold; a new crop of junior editors has brought lively attitudes and leadership skills to the table; junior editor Payton Maher gave the paper a brilliant feature series on Jesuit Dallas’ 1955 desegregation (found...
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In schools across the country, budget cuts and the march of time have pushed the Latin language out of curriculums. Even in schools with classic language programs, students shy away from studying Latin in favor of Spanish, French, Mandarin, et al. But despite, or perhaps because of, its general drop in popularity, the Latin language can claim the distinction of...

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