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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.
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...
It's nighttime and the city lights dimly illuminate the mountains as the plane descends.  Rushing through Customs, the officer stamps the student's passport to mark the beginning of their international journey.  For seven days over Thanksgiving break, eleven adventuresome Jesuit students embarked on an exchange trip to Guadalajara, Mexico for the first time in nearly a decade. In Guadalajara,...
The intoxicating bass thumps in the background, growing louder and louder until the song settles into a rhythmic, electronic beat, a common trait of successful rap songs.  Climbing to a musical climax to anticipate the beginning of the first verse, the rapper exclaims the traditional "pop-pop" and "gang-gang," leaving the eager listener in anticipation of the upcoming rhymes.   This...
Heart pounding, adrenaline pumping, the Jesuit athletes stand tensed on the starting block.  As a robotic beep pierces the air the swimmers launch themselves into the water, gliding a few meters before emerging from the fluorescent surface.  Saturday, September 23rd marked a successful beginning to the Jesuit Swimming and Diving season at the Knights of Columbus Swim Meet. Winning with...
7pm--The doors of the Terry Center burst open, revealing endless rows of colorful tables staffed by enthusiastic representatives.  Students and families were pouring into the building, a night of informative flyers, free pens, and SAT-score-anxiety had begun!  On Tuesday, September 12, the Jesuit campus was home to the annual college fair, with nearly 240 colleges and universities.  Additionally, other...
With a rhythmic beat, the oars slice into the water, propelling the boat of exhausted rowers closer to the finish line. After a myriad of successful seasons developing the Jesuit crew program, which produced four appearances in the US National Youth Championship, head Jesuit crew coach, John Fife, will depart from Jesuit after six years. "I am returning back to...
https://twitter.com/JesuitDallasCM/status/856257297856835585 2:00 a.m.--Placed atop the altar, the small flames of eleven yellow candles dance and flicker in the dim light of the synagogue. The subtle bursts of radiance from the candles illuminate the intricate golden Hebrew script festooning the walls of the worship space. At this early morning hour, two figures stand on the Bimah, or pulpit, looking out on to empty...

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