Tuesday, August 4, 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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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...
At the end of January's mass, Coach Koch announced to the Jesuit community about the food drive occurring at Jesuit. Informing the community, the school's collaboration with Catholic Charities, the North Texas Food Bank, and other catholic schools. Jesuit has been cooperating with other Catholic High Schools in the DFW area to give Catholic Charities their most beneficial charity drive....
With Christmas right around the corner, it's the perfect time of year to get with your family and watch a Christmas movie. A Roundup article from two years ago discussed the top voted Christmas films by students. This year, I wanted to revamp that article and also add the five worst. DISCLAIMER: these are all my opinion, so if...
It’s Friday, October 25, 2019, and you’re excited about what Ranger Day 2019 is to bring. You may be thinking to yourself, I wonder what the chariot races will be like? I hope that Powder Puff will be fun to watch? I bet the outdoor activities will be better than last year’s. Only to get an email at 7:59...

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