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"There are more captive tigers in the US than there are in the wild." This shocking fact opens and closes one of Netflix's latest and hottest shows from March, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness. While the title alone captivates and draws the audience's attention, it doesn't even begin to tell the insane story that weaves and develops throughout the...
During the first week of March, Jesuit Debate competed at the Texas Forensics Association state tournament, sending three teams to El Paso battle. The state tournament marks a significant turning point in the Jesuit debate calendar, as it is the first, and this year only, post-season tournament that Jesuit competes at in the spring. It is also significant because...
Traveling on a Saturday morning, the students focused on staying awake and concentrating on the upcoming tournament. The darkness of the morning surrounded them, moving swiftly to get to Oklahoma to win the next tournament. On February 1, 2020, juniors Jack Martin '21, Drew Campbell '21, Alejandro Meneses-Fish '21, Emilio Rodriguez '21 along with senior Trevlan MacGregor '20 and Mr....
On the weekend of September 7th, Dr. McFarland, a debate coach and teacher at Jesuit, received the Grapevine Debate Classic Coach of the Year Award. Given annually, the award recognizes coach-educators nationwide that demonstrate a commitment to education and debate. At the tournament awards ceremony, Jane Boyd, the 31 year debate coach at Grapevine, recognized Dr. McFarland for her...
Should the United States federal government substantially reduce its Foreign Military Sales and/or Direct Commercial Sales of arms from the United States? American politicians have a difficult time answering this question, which is this year's debate resolution, a shift from the immigration topic from last year. Jesuit debaters had to provide an effective argument to answer questions like this. With...
In January of 2019, the new resolution for debate was announced: "The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States." Over the summer, Jesuit debaters attended a variety of summer camps across the country to help them get a jump start on the season and hang out...
Both Mr. Perry and Dr. Reimer have been working hard to change Jesuit's community service structure, making it easier for students to log and approve hours. The Roundup interviewed Mr. Perry and Dr. Reimer about the new changes and future plans for Jesuit's community service. Have there been any changes to community service so far? Perry: "Yes, this has been a...
As the clock ticks down, the silence in the room envelops the people within it. Eyes narrowing like a hawk, the debater rapidly looks through his evidence, frantically clicking through his computer to find the right arguments to answer the others. Locking into one place, the debater grabs the evidence he needed and with a sigh of relief looks...

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