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Authors Articles by Jason Davis '21, Managing Editor

Jason Davis '21, Managing Editor

Jason Davis '21, Managing Editor
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Rags-to-riches story right here. Simple as that.
For the class of 2020, it has obviously been a difficult year. Their favorite events, final memories of their time in high school, such as prom and other senior rituals, are being cancelled. Furthermore, the uncertainty of this time is so massive that schools cannot postpone events, and are forced to cancel events until a later time. It can...
The U.S. Soccer Development Academy program, born in 2007, was set up to develop players into world-class talents and has been the #1 league for soccer players. As players stand out, it's typically the best of the best who play in the DA, and that's the way it's been for over 10 years. Competition and politics can also play...
In Trump's last couple briefings, he has emphasized how people need to return back to work to improve the economy and get people earning money. While that statement has had mixed reactions from politicians all across the US, his message seemed to resonate to Governor Greg Abbott, who is changing his approach on the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, Texas governor...
“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play." – Mike Singletary Unfortunately, Jesuit athletes don't get the opportunity to play their beloved sports this spring season, as quarantine and social distancing has postponed events. Whether it's hitting home runs at Wright Field or scoring goals on Pasqua Field or practicing rugby on the...
Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States. Driving down the streets of suburban America, you can see kids playing in their driveways alone or with friends or siblings. High School basketball games are large events and attract lots of fans. It's fast-paced and exciting: what's not to love? At Jesuit, JBDL allows athletes of all...
Every generation of people in America has faced an event that dramatically changed their world. Baby Boomers faced the Civil Rights movement, the JFK assassination, and the Cold War. Generation X faced Watergate, the Vietnam War, and a continuing struggle for Civil Rights. Millennials faced the Great Recession and 9/11. So far, Generation Z (Zoomers) has not had an...
While 2020 hasn't been a great year for humanity, it has been great for meme-makers. The memes and group chats have become top-tier distractions from the crippling loneliness of quarantine. Scrolling through my favorite sites for online content got me thinking: Why don't I help pass some time by talking about some of the people you'll most likely see...
Whenever you think of shows to watch on Netflix, the two most common shows that come up are The Office and Parks and Rec, both produced by legendary TV producer Micheal Schur. The man is a genius for creating both of these incredible, thought-provoking shows. But, which one is better? Now, I personally have watched each show around two times...

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