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Authors Articles by Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief

Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief

Emmet Halm '19, Editor-in-Chief
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Besides being the Editor-in-Chief of The Roundup, Emmet is a water polo player and competitive power-lifter. In his free time you might find Emmet practicing Spanish, French, and Russian or tending to his four beloved chickens. Emmet is also an avid follower of international affairs and an amateur chef. If you see him in the hallway, make sure to ask him for a motivational quote. Feel free to slide Emmet a Moodle message or email with any questions or comments.
Packs of 8th graders swarm through the halls, ambassadors hurry around campus, showing off the cafeteria or weight room to prospective families.  Buckle up, hold on to your hat, (insert another cringy cliché); it's admissions season. With the current Students for Fair Admission vs. Harvard legal controversy, the college admissions process is under scrutiny in the nation's courts.  While college admissions...
Warning: Spoilers Ahead For those of you who have already seen The Nun, I'm sorry. For everyone else, this article should help you with your decision. Plot - Possessed Romanian Nun As a prequel to The Conjuring, The Nun opens with the final scene from the original movie, with a painting of a demonic looking nun. Then, the viewer is taken back to the 1950s. In...
New shoes squeaking, the freshmen burst through the Hall of Honors, and dart to their first high school classes.  They are in for quite an experience: new year, new places, new classes, new faces. However, the class of 2022 is not the only new addition to our community. This fall, Jesuit welcomes eleven new faculty and staff members to our...
A bead of shimmering sweat slowly creeps down his face.  The bead convenes and coalesces with another of its kind, streaks down his chin and then falls to the ground of the Senior Courtyard. Why would a senior be sweating? SAT? Nope.  Calc test? Nope.  College applications? Eh, maybe.  Big game tonight? Definitely not. Inability to tie a bow tie? Yes! The senior bow...
Blue polos, tacky blazers, elaborate bowties, and a spacious courtyard.  What comes to mind? They walk the halls with confidence, lead your favorite clubs, and are the captains of our sports teams.  They are the senior class.  While the seniors may seem loud and intimidating, they are in fact, the opposite. For this article, a few highly successful seniors shared their...
I never expected to be the lead teacher for 24 middle schoolers at 17 years old.  The Breakthrough Collaborative made this happen. This summer, I worked as a Teaching Fellow at Breakthrough Fort Worth.  In this article, I want to share with you one of the most impactful and rewarding experiences of my life. So what is this amazing program...
Many have heard the common saying, "He who does not study history is bound to repeat it."  Now, thousands of students across the nation will be robbed the opportunity to learn from the triumphs and tragedies of human civilization. The Changes This June, the College Board announced that the AP World History curriculum would cut out nearly 10,000 years of human...
"Ay, ¿qué ónda? (Hey, what's up?)"  A group of excited students in red t-shirts burst through the terminal doors and flocked to their new families.  New friendships were beginning and old friendships were strengthening as the Mexican students were welcomed into the Jesuit Dallas community. For three weeks this April, eleven students from the Jesuit school, Instituto de las Ciencias...

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