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THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942 - DIGITAL SINCE 2010

THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942

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David Ritter '20, Associate Editor

David Ritter '20, Associate Editor
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The smell of chlorine fills the air as eight men take their positions. Thigh muscles tensing as they prepare to launch off, waiting expectantly for the call. Suddenly, a whistle pierces the air and they spring off, gliding through the water like majestic sea creatures. No, this isn’t a scene from nature documentary-- this is the Jesuit Swim Team. This...
"Swimming has its educational values - mental, moral, and physical - in giving you a sense of mastery over an element, and of power of saving a life, and in the development of wind and limb." -Robert Baden Powell Between the smell of chlorine and the rising sun, a group of Jesuit athletes have been honing their nautical craft since last...
“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...

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