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Authors Articles by Will Fonseca ‘12

Will Fonseca ‘12

Will Fonseca ‘12
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Tom Morello, the guitar player for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, made an appearance at Zuccotti Park Thursday morning, October 13, 2011, to play for Occupy Wall Street protesters. "First they ignored you," Morello told the crowd. "Then you got pepper-sprayed and New York found out about it. Then 700 of you got arrested, and the rest of the...
In spite of the hefty amount of pressure intrinsically involved in the concluding of an international phenomenon so vast in its appeal and so iconic in its cultural stature as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the saga’s final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, released this summer on July 15, 2011, had to be good. It was,...
Junior year is widely considered to be a year of transition, not just at Jesuit but at high schools around the country.  It is a year when students begin to prepare for the next stage of their lives, a year when they look back on everything that marked their upbringings and look ahead to everything that will mark their...
The stories of Americans who gathered in jubilation after the death of Osama bin Laden Sunday night initially struck me as glorious, inspiring, and empowering, to list just a few adjectives. I watched the Phillies vs. Mets game in Philadelphia, which was interrupted for more than 10 minutes in the ninth inning by “USA!” chants around the stadium; the...
There are certain events that jumpstart a young newspaper in its quest for prominence, events that push a newspaper like a father pushes his son as he learns to ride a bicycle. It is a push that, if exploited, starts the newspaper, as it starts the boy, on a forward path to development and achievement, never looking back on...
Sitting at my computer late last Monday night April 4, 2011, I ensured myself over and over again that I would not – could not – revisit the tragedy that had been painfully and interminably ripping – and ripping, and ripping, and ripping – at the hearts of all upstanding and honorable college basketball fans in the country, including...
This Thursday, March 31, 2011, Coach Jonathan Alexander, assistant Varsity basketball coach and Head Coach to JV Gold, in conjunction with Jesuit Athletics, will sponsor the 2nd annual Jesuit College Prep March Madness 3v3 Tournament. Created last year to indulge those hit with what Alexander labels the “basketball fever” that consumes the school annually during NCAA Tournament time, the 3v3 tournament consists...
For all of the upsets and buzzer-beaters in this year’s tournament, the controversial calls and controversial non-calls, the grown man tears in post-game press conferences, and the maniacal fans quick to label it the best ever, the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament, as it settled in to a final eight last Friday, still featured some of basketball’s brand name teams:...

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