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Authors Articles by David Ritter '20, Associate Editor

David Ritter '20, Associate Editor

David Ritter '20, Associate Editor
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“Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.” -Bob Feller With the end of the first semester fast approaching, baseball has recently tied up their fall season of games. After...
“I think Jesus would be at home in the school if he would return. I used to hear a lot of things about building community and I still think that's a priority.” Returning from his sojourn at Brophy College Preparatory School, an all-boys Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Father Phil Postell S.J. returned to Jesuit Dallas as Chaplain at the...
“The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is brotherhood.”- Edwin Markham Summer has ended, and while no one is excited about the workload and challenges the coming year will bring, Jesuit students are glad to be back. I had the chance to sit down with some fellow students to hear how they have been managing the first week...
“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.” -Henry David Thoreau Earth Day, the day used to demonstrate support of environmentalism, this year Jesuit's Engineering Society, Fair Trade Club, and AP Environmental Science class banded together to bring our school's own exhibit at the 2019 Earth Day convention. The convention was held at Fair Park from the 20th to the 22nd,...
  People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. -Roger Hornsby Tension is in the air, stadium lights are blaring, and the batter stands posed as the pitcher reels up. Suddenly the ball’s flying--moving at lightning speed until a crack resounds from the...
The lights dim. The people hush. The performers take the stage. Everyone waits with bated breath for the first line to be delivered . . . and then all too quickly it ends, and you leave wishing for more—more drama, more comedy, more performances.  Welcome to Jesuit One Acts. Jesuit Theatre held its fourteenth annual senior directed one-act plays on...
Do you want to know who is the king of strategic thinking? Do you have a desire to square off against an opponent in a battle of minds? Do you seek to know with definitive proof who rules Jesuit chess? Do you want to do all of that while supporting a good cause? Then check out the Jesuit Chess...
You quickly write down the opponent's points down on paper, getting ready to stand up and respectfully correct two of their speeches and support your own within 8 minutes. You spent weeks preparing for this moment. You grab your papers, stand up and say “Roadmap will be solvency, advantage, disad, a counter plan. Is anybody not ready?” Recently, the Jesuit debate...

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