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Link to video here. “Surreal.” That’s the word both Mr. Crownover, director of the men’s chorus, and Sam Dayton ‘20, member of the men’s chorus, used to describe singing our national anthem to over 30,000 people on April 23 at the Ranger’s stadium. Let’s start from the beginning. Two months ago, Jesuit’s athletic director asked the men’s chorus if they...
Members of the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band, referred to as JURB by some, spent the past months and countless hours preparing and perfecting their performances for the Solo and Ensemble Contest in early March. The all-day contest took place on March 4 at Greenhill. Talented musicians from a variety of schools participated in the contest, playing either a solo piece...
Students at Jesuit choose to take one of four languages freshman year: Spanish, French, Mandarin, and Latin. Each course is unique, not only in content but also in how it shapes every student’s experience. Latin class, especially, has a particularly strong effect on its students because of the Junior Classical League, or JCL. Recently, a number of Jesuit Latin...
Because this is a high school publication, most articles on The Roundup feature student events and achievements. However, Jesuit Dallas is much more than just high school boys. Without our faculty and staff, Jesuit Dallas would be a very different place indeed. This article serves to recognize Mr. Williams, a counselor and teacher at Jesuit for many years, and his...
The theater darkens and the audience quiets as the bright actor's faces are illuminated by blinding yellow beams. In the packed theatre, the audience piles in to see four Dallas high schools perform for the first time in 2017! Jesuit Theatre held its 13th annual senior-directed one acts on the weekends of January 20th and 27th. Over the four nights,...
“'Maybe,' I figgered, 'maybe it's all men an' all women we love; maybe that's the Holy Sperit-the human sperit-the whole shebang. Maybe all men got one big soul ever'body's a part of.' Now I sat there thinkin' it, an' all of a suddent-I knew it. I knew it so deep down that it was true, and I still know...
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” In this proverb, Edgar Degas, a famous 18th century French artist, explains that the true beauty of art is found not in the visual appeal of a work, but rather in the messages it conveys or in the revelations it elicits. Art uniquely affects each individual who views...
Stars light up the sky, but the trees cast darkness down on two friends. Softly, flies and bugs can be heard buzzing about the air, though not loudly enough to overshadow the hum of the night. A quiet campfire discussion in the ominous forest is followed by panic. This is Through the Ashes. On October 23, 2016, it was announced that Through the...

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