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Sam Betanzos '16

Sam Betanzos '16
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Staff Writer for The Roundup. I offer straight talk on education, politics, and gun control.
If you are reading this, you are most likely a student at Jesuit. By that same logic, I can assume that if you are a student at Jesuit, you are a teenage boy aging anywhere from 13 to 18 years old. Now I have to make a logical leap, but I still think it’s safe to say that at...
Infinite series, binomial coefficients, n-simplex numbers. Confused yet? Don’t worry; I’m as lost as you are. These are just a few of the magnificently complex mathematical subjects that fascinate Jesuit senior Alonso Espinosa-Dominguez 16’. In fact, Alonso’s unqualified love of mathematics has inspired him to give a series of math-based lectures through the Mu Alpha Theta Club. Throughout this year,...
“To give and not to count the cost…” President Earsing recently asked the entire student body to take these words from the Prayer of Generosity to heart in last week’s prayer service. He requested that every student do one kind deed each day to keep the words of St. Ignatius alive in today's world. Now, the Jesuit Department of Development...
It’s college season. This is the time of year students have waited for during their first three years of high school. This is the time of college essays and college counselors, college visits and college entrance exams. Suffice it to say any high school senior would be hard pressed to go a day without saying the word “college.” Unsurprisingly, many...
“The world is full of stories, in books, movies, and experiences. That’s why I chose English: I love the stories.” Mr. Colin Hanley murmured these words with a grin while reflecting on his life choices and on his four years at Dallas Jesuit. Mr. Hanley was recently awarded the Catholic Foundation’s Work of Heart Award, a prestigious honor that recognizes unsung...
  Isaiah Eamon Shoels lay on his side on the grainy, rough, black carpet in the library of Columbine High School on the morning of April 20, 1999. One can imagine him nervously rubbing the coarse rug with his quivering fingers. Even though his ears rang with the occasional gunshot and gruff shout, an eerie, white silence filled the room....
By the time you read this article, it will have undergone an incredible process.  By the time you glance at it quickly between classes, or take the time to complete it during a free period, it will have been written on my 2009 MacBook laptop, edited by two or more of the devoted Junior Editors, returned to me for revisions,...
The bright fluorescent lights illuminate the deep green pitch, and a cool breeze ruffles the hair of the exhausted players while a few glowing stars linger above in the black and blue sky.  Nothing can be heard but the piercing shriek of the referee’s whistle, the anxious shouts of the fans, and the grunts of the players.  The restless crowd watches in...

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