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Authors Articles by Jacob Clarkson '20, Associate Editor

Jacob Clarkson '20, Associate Editor

Jacob Clarkson '20, Associate Editor
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Murder rates are at an all-time, worldwide high. The average citizen has lost more than 20 pounds in the last two years. Diseases spread quickly as food and medicine are in severe shortage. One in five people are out of work, and makeshift slums crowd the streets. The government is unresponsive and has rejected democratic institutions. Protestors and dissenters...
On February 5, 2019, President Donald J. Trump gave his second State of the Union speech. His speech was delivered not long after he and Congress came to a deal to end the government shutdown, which caused the event to be postponed from its earlier date. The President also stood in front of a divided Congress that looked much...
Every fall, following the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, millions of Jews around the world observe the Sukkot holiday. The Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles in Hebrew, commemorates both the harvest feast in Ancient Israel as well as the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt. In modern times, Jews around the world celebrate this holiday by...
Hearts beating, pedals moving, cyclists from across the Lone Star State raced for 33 miles through U.S. army base Fort Hood in Central Texas. Passing by tanks on the ground and artillery ranges, racers pedaled across the hilly western portion of the base, enduring the challenging terrain at this unique setting. September 16 marked the conclusion of the Texas...
For the past 26 years, Mrs. Jody Klickman has been an institution at Jesuit College Prep. The veteran Spanish teacher has taught countless students at Jesuit over the years, serving in several different capacities as a member of the faculty, including co-chair of the Language Department for the past seven years. Her lengthy career of educating high schoolers...
The Catholic Church recognizes the rights and responsibilities of humans in civil society. This teaching, the third of 7, encompasses many ideals promoted in both American political parties. This teaching includes, but is not limited to, one’s right to shelter, work, conscience, public assistance in times of need, and access to health care. This teaching, codified in the...
  The second theme of Catholic Social Teaching is Call to Family, Community, and Participation.  Catholic Social Teaching teaches us that the institutions of the family and the community are vital to the health of society and the dignity of humans. The Church teaches that people have the right to participate in society, and seek the common good.  Subsequently, society...
The Catholic Social Teaching is an integral part of the beliefs of the Catholic Church. Encompassing issues of life, family, the environment, poverty, and human rights, the Church’s teachings, known as the seven themes of Catholic social teaching, are intrinsically political, and these teachings endorse a variety of political viewpoints across the ideological spectrum. In this series, we will...

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