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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.
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...
Imagine a hybrid of soccer, wrestling, rugby, and basketball.  Now imagine this sport underwater.  Welcome to water polo. After their initial season last spring, the Jesuit water polo team is back and ready to make a splash in the DFW area. The Jesuit water polo team opened the season with many decisive battles across North Texas.  The Rangers recently competed at...
You stand in line, wait, glance at your phone as time trickles by.  When the wait is over, you glance at your sparse options: a taco plate or a cold sandwich.  Surely there has to be a more efficient and enjoyable way to eat at Jesuit. Luckily for the student body, the Jesuit cafeteria will be completely revamped for the...
Some cherish the Olympics to view great athletic feats.  Others watch the games to learn about obscure sports. But as junior Mac Jordan simply put it: "I am looking forward to American dominance." Whether you are an Olympic super-fan or indifferent, the Pyeong Chang Olympics is for you. In this article, I will highlight some of the stunning athleticism, jarring controversy,...
After nearly a full season of training, perseverance, and grit in the pool, the Jesuit Rangers battled their way to a 3rd place finish in the UIL 8-6A district championships this past Friday, January 26th in the Alfred J. Loos Aquatic Center in Addison, Texas. The Rangers finished first in an electrifying 200m medley relay and secured spots on the...

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