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3 am.  Sweat dripping down his face, a hard-working Junior labors away at another physics problem set.  Eyes dilated, face winced, he looks with existential dread at the unread pages of the Iliad.  Quiz? Test? Essay? Homework?  For many, sacrificing sleep is simply the price one pays for academic success.  Surely there had to be a better way? Meet Will...
Although there are many strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries, there is one berry that presides among all of them; Ian Berry! Mr. Ian Berry ’07 was born at Presbyterian Hospital and grew up in the Lake Highlands area. Until sixth grade he attended The Highlander School, a small school off Plano road. After graduating, he moved on to another small school called The...
Packs of 8th graders swarm through the halls, ambassadors hurry around campus, showing off the cafeteria or weight room to prospective families.  Buckle up, hold on to your hat, (insert another cringy cliché); it's admissions season. With the current Students for Fair Admission vs. Harvard legal controversy, the college admissions process is under scrutiny in the nation's courts.  While college admissions...
Hallmarks of Jesuit physics, the annual Rube Goldberg projects are known for their difficulty but also their rewarding nature. Although they are certain to come with some frustration and head-scratching, these machines are ultimately rewarding, as students get to see a tiny marble set off a myriad of other processes, all on a contraption that they built themselves, culminating...
This year at Jesuit there have been many new exciting additions and changes.  One of which is the incorporation of the Mandarin Chinese class being taught by Ms. Margaret Rodriguez. While it is Ms. Rodriguez's first year teaching at Jesuit, she is very excited to start and develop the Mandarin course while also teaching an English II class. For years, introducing a...
Around 400 Jesuit students wait patiently as names are called. Their classmates walk up to the front of the Terry Center and shake hands with Mr. Garrison and Mr. Earsing. On Tuesday, May 17th, the underclassmen convocation took place. Attending his very first convocation as a Jesuit student, freshman Seth Burrow believed that, "the convocation was a really cool experience....
"Before my name was called, my heart was rapidly beating and I could feel the blood rushing throughout my entire body. I was so nervous that I might not receive the honor because I really wanted it and I put all I could into the essay for the application. Also, as I sat there hearing the amount of the...
When you're a timid freshman entering the halls of Jesuit, it seems that you have 'four long years' to make the most of your Jesuit experience. And, in accord with this, most seniors leave their indelible mark on the 28. Though the Junior Convocation is coveted as the one with the most scholarship money with it, Senior Convocation serves as...

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