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“This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in." -Theodore Roosevelt, Former President of the United States This year, The Roundup will be starting a new series to document the service sites of the seniors by conducting audio interviews with...
For Americans, there are very few events that define the 21st Century, or to an extent, their entire lives. That is, except for 9/11. The night before, moms routinely tucked their children into bed, firefighters polished their trucks for the nightly inspection, teachers intricately set up their classrooms, restaurateurs prepared the World Trade Center cafeteria's servings, families printed their boarding...
https://youtu.be/IawomWs7RZY With masks blocking out half of everyone's faces, and hand sanitizers' use is so common that its smell lingers in the halls. Being with your friends is different now because you can't stand closer than 6 feet to them. Even in the cafeteria, plastic shields divide everyone. If someone said these three sentences 8 months ago, the people around...
The eager senior, giddy with excitement for what his day of service may bring, puts on his blue polo. Like most Wednesdays, he realizes that his day will be brimming with connections, interactions, and discussions with our city's most underprivileged and vulnerable. He anticipates the opportunity to become one bit closer to the people he will interact with. This is...
On August 11, 2020, presidential candidate Joe Biden announced that, as his vice-presidential candidate, he has picked California senator, and failed presidential candidate, Kamala Harris. Credit: Business Insider How Did We Get Here? Firstly, let's go over the tumultuous 2020 Democratic primary. Kamala Harris had a moment in the spotlight early in her campaign when she attacked Biden on his support for...
In the wake of the growing Coronavirus pandemic, we lost the opportunity to attend many precious events. Among the fallen was the 2019-2020 Roundup Banquet. The banquet, we usually announce the two Jesuit Seniors honored with the Durham Family award. This year took a slightly different route. On Monday, August 31, 2020, during The Roundup's weekly staff meeting, I had...
  Nearly six months ago in March, the class of 2021 eagerly awaited to receive their Junior Cross during the Junior Cross Mass. However, the coronavirus pandemic resulted in a reschedule. This Wednesday, after much anticipation, the seniors finally received their crosses. The morning began with an excellent prayer service and reflection from Mr. Earsing. Patrick Lee ‘21 reached out and...
The future of anything during the time of a global pandemic is uncertain, and I am sure that many of you are wondering... What will happen with sports this year? Will there be a season? Will there be a limited number of fans? Well, I sat down with the Athletic Director, Coach Koch and asked him some questions to...

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