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Authors Articles by David Ritter '20

David Ritter '20

David Ritter '20
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  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...
Jesuit participates in numerous international programs, but one of the most interesting of these programs--mostly because it takes place right in our own hallways--is the exchange student program. The Peruvian exchange student program, run by Mrs. Maggard, recently invited ten students from a Jesuit school in Peru to attend Dallas Jesuit and live with a host family. It reached across...
While the freshman class adjusts to Jesuit, they reflect on the beginning to of their high school experience and what it means to be a “man for others” through meditation, a reading of the life of Saint Ignatius, discussion, and sports. The freshman retreat is an event hosted by Jesuit to acquaint class members with each other and to...
Every new school year brings change: new students, new classes, and new teachers. This year is no different as theater students may note a particular change when they go to the theater commons and notice a new room and its bright green walls. Recently, Jesuit’s theater department has gained a new green screen room as part of the school's ongoing...

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