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Authors Articles by Ashton Casey '20

Ashton Casey '20

Ashton Casey '20
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I know this title is very aggressive and pessimistic. And to be honest, when I read it, it does seem a little hyperbolic. But I would have to say it probably is the best way to describe it. To many, it probably sounds very ironic for someone to say their fourth year of high school was the “worst.” After...
One of the unique characteristics of Jesuit Dallas and other Jesuit schools is its immersion into other cultures. Whether through a summer trip to China, Italy, or France, Jesuit students have many opportunities to experience foreign cultures. This also goes for the numerous Jesuit high schools scattered throughout the world. From January 26 to February 9, five students from Colegio...
It's a tradition that happens every year in early February. The Speaker of the House invites the President to a joint session of Congress to address the nation in what is usually an hour and a half speech filled with accomplishments, future ambitions, and special guests. That was all present in this year's State of the Union address by...
With presidential primaries on the horizon, Congressional candidates at every level attempting to set themselves apart before the general election this November. While most of the attention has been pinned on the presidential and Senate candidates looking to maintain or flip seats, many are trying to flip seats in the House of Representatives as well. One of those men...
For almost all Jesuit students, the idea of senior year connotes a lot of freedom and privileges. Many underclassmen look at the seniors playing Spikeball in the Senior Courtyard or sitting through three straight free periods, and long for those benefits. Well, they now have something else to be jealous of. Mr. Dion, during this past Wednesday's (January 24, 2020)...
The food industry is arguably one of the hardest industries to sell a product. While the producer has to make sure the product is aesthetically appealing and cheap, they also must ensure the food tastes as good as it looks. Considering how picky most Americans are about their food, achieving both benchmarks can be incredibly difficult to pinpoint. One such...
The race carries on. As candidates continue to drop like Kamala Harris, Julián Castro, and Cory Booker, the stage has begun to narrow down in the Democratic Primary Debate. This was especially noticeable as only six candidates took the stage in a single-night, two-hour debate on the evening of January 14, 2020. Hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register, the...
December 18, 2019 never appeared to be a very critical or memorable day. Now, however, it will go down in infamy as the day the forty-fifth President of the United States, Donald J Trump, was impeached by the House of Representatives. The House passed two articles of impeachment against the President on the evening of December 18: one for obstruction...

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