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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.
As we approach the 10th year anniversary of The Roundup being an online publication, I am extremely proud of our accomplishments this year and excited for the future.   This year, we ventured into new territory as a newspaper and expanded how we communicate with the school community.   We saw a sharp rise in viewpoint articles, many coming from our...
“Don’t go in there! You never know what they will do to you.”  Many students remember hearing warnings along these lines when they first were tempted to enter the green, sunny, sacred Senior Courtyard.   Now, everything will change. Starting Monday, all students will be allowed to enter the former Senior Courtyard. “God calls us to be loving and open to growth....
3 am.  Sweat dripping down his face, a hard-working Junior labors away at another physics problem set.  Eyes dilated, face winced, he looks with existential dread at the unread pages of the Iliad.  Quiz? Test? Essay? Homework?  For many, sacrificing sleep is simply the price one pays for academic success.  Surely there had to be a better way? Meet Will...
"Can I have some taffy? Oh, BET! Colors!" Two juniors stroll into Ms. Carter's 2nd story office, excited to find a basket of taffy open for the taking. As the interview continues, more and more students file into the room, each saying hey, pulling in a chair, and beginning to chat. By the end of the interview, the room is completely...
What comes to mind when you think of the most iconic underdogs in sports? Rudy, Rocky Balboa, The Roundup? On Friday February 15, the varsity football team narrowly escaped a humiliating defeat by The Roundup staff in The Expository Bowl.  The Expository Bowl is an annual game of touch football played between the "varsity" football seniors and the varsity Roundup staff. In the end,...
22El Presidente. Le président. 总统. Der Präsident.  While he has many names, he has one power above all: to lead Jesuit's student body. The Student Council Primary Election is February 28, which will cut the number of tickets eligible to run for Student Body President and Vice President from seven down to two. Below, the candidates introduce themselves and explain why they are...
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...

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