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Authors Articles by Trey Ashmore '20

Trey Ashmore '20

Trey Ashmore '20
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Two inches of green. That’s the only thing standing between Senior Luke Harrison and the end of his 4 year Jesuit golf career. The countless hours, weeks, years of practice all come down to these 2 inches. He squats down to be eye-level with the ball. He channels his inner Happy Gilmore and starts yelling at the ball. Nothing....
Wednesday, November 9, 2016: the day millions of Americans woke up to their Twitter feeds, news providers, neighbors, and parents bombarding them with the news that Donald Trump would be the 45th president of the United States. Millions of Americans invested the past 18 months of their lives following the election, and it had now all culminated with this...
Many measure one’s eminence through their legacy: their impact on the community and the number of lives touched during their time on earth. By these standards, Reverend Charles A. Leininger, SJ surely lives among the greats. His 76 years in the Jesuit order have been replete with helping others and working to make his community a better place. Jesuit Formation Novitiate After completing...
Daniel Van Amerongen ‘18 closes his eyes and flares his nostrils, breathing slowly in and out. He downs another scoop of strawberry pre-workout powder. Teammate Emmet Halm ‘19 forcefully slaps his back and screams into his right ear. Adrenaline pulses through Van Amerongen’s veins as he channels his inner Ryan Brooks '16. He powders his hands with an abundance...
Many compare a child to a fresh slab of clay: both are easily molded by external factors. Among these influences, the fathers hold one of the most significant roles in the lives of their children. Fathers not only serve the purpose of making horrible jokes but also function as role models for their sons and daughters. They teach their children...
After attending a mere two entrepreneurship meetings, Alex Rivera ‘20 decided he knew enough about business to make it big in the real world. He dropped out of Jesuit and decided to take his lemonade stand to the next level. A week later, he was $324 in debt with his mother and struggling to stay afloat in the cut-throat...
George Sweda '20 stands anxiously in the tee box, staring at the small white ball teed perfectly in front of him. He takes three deep breaths and prepares his driver for action. His slow pace prompts his hitting partner Carson Cusick '20 to taunt, 'Well, we’re waiting.' Sweda hastens his ritual, aligning his feet perpendicular to the ball. Someone...
16-year-old Alex Rivera stands aimlessly behind a small table on the front lawn of his suburban home. On his table rests a large pitcher of ice cold lemonade, under which a sign greets his neighbors with ‘Lemonade - 50¢.’ In his first hour of business, he has sold a staggering 2 cups of lemonade. He calculates that he needs...

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