Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Authors Articles by Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor

Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor

Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor
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In my free time I like to watch movies and play tennis. I play for Jesuit’s tennis team, and like writing for the Roundup.
Jesuit's Cross Country team dashed through the finish line this week with a second place triumph at both North Texas XC Circuit Meet number 3 at North Lakes Park and at the JV-tri meet at Wakeland High School. North Texas XC Circuit Number 3 at North Lakes Park Result's Jesuit managed to finish in second place in both JV and varsity...
As a result of the dreadful coronavirus, many large gatherings have been canceled. One of Jesuit’s most prominent gatherings was its theatre. With lots of changes in place as a result of COVID-19, Jesuit’s Stage and Film department is going through a peculiar time. The coronavirus has halted our way of life, and, as a result, I asked Mr. Acevedo...
Last winter, the trailer for Christopher Nolan's latest film, Tenet, hit the world. Intended to  release in the summer of 2020, it was delayed due to the pandemic. Now the film is playing in theaters, being the first major release for a movie theater in months. As a fan of Nolan's work, I couldn't be more excited for this...
Article assisted by Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor Does a dead language really benefit anyone in the 21st century? Ask any of Jesuit’s Latin students, and you will hear a resounding, “yes!” “How?” you might ask. The truth is, “Latin lives.”  “E Pluribus Unum” can be found on your dollar bills, and it means “Out of Many, One.” In Theology, we...
Magis is a latin phrase that translates "more, better, and fuller". The term magis associates itself with Saint Ignatius' philosophy "For the Greater Glory of God", and Ignatius used the term magis to tell Christians how to grow closer to God. The Senior MAGIS Award at Jesuit goes to students who excel in sports, academics, and other activities. These students go...
Extraction, Netflix's latest action film starring Chris Hemsworth, written by the Russo brothers of Marvel Fame, and veteran stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave's directorial debut. Does Extraction succeed in what Netflix wanted with mid-budget action flick? For the most part, yes, Extraction is another movie under Netflix's belt that proves they can compete with larger studios like Disney and Universal when it...
With the Coronavirus Pandemic taking over the entire world, many people have been forced to stay in their homes as much as possible, with schools and businesses closing as a result. Since all of us are going to be cooped up in our homes for at least another month, I decided to list out some films and TV to...
  The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) is a silent German expressionist film released on February 26, 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene, written by Carl Mayer and Hans Janowitz, and starring actors Warner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, and Friedrich Fehér, the film was called "the first true horror film" by Roger Ebert and has worked its way into film history. Its...

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