Saturday, October 31, 2020

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The famous freshman bug project, an event listed under “Traditions” on the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Wikipedia page, was just completed last Monday, May 6th, as 280 freshmen turned in their projects. The collection, the most well-known event among freshmen, has a rich history, having existed for over 30 years. Chase Ryan ’16, a student of Mr. Bob Lanier’s...
Every year, Jesuit welcomes certain new things to its halls. From new teachers to new buildings to new classes, Jesuit does not stay idle during the summer while the students are away. This year was no different as Jesuit welcomed many new additions to the campus, but one of particular note was the new course AP Environmental Science. AP...
With blood splatter everywhere, with open wounds all over the body, a despicable murder has taken place on the Jesuit campus. But who could commit such an atrocious crime? That is what the students enrolled in Mrs. Boyle’s forensics science course are trying to find out this December. By combining their knowledge of fingerprinting, decomposition, DNA analysis, and other...
I don’t have any regrets on any of it. Could I have done some things different? Maybe. But would I have enjoyed it as much? No. Did I intend to stay here fifty years? No. I told myself when I first came that I’d stay ten and move on. But 10 became 20, 20 became 30, 30 became 40,...
The tall young man fully extends his right arm to the top of the brown pegboard, stabilized by four large brackets to the base of the machine. As he reaches full extension, still shorter than the peg board, the student tenses his right calf, straightens his right ankle by stiffening his toes and rotates on the ball of his...
Recently, the sounds of marbles falling, saws cutting, drills whirring, and people shouting have become an ordinary occurrence in the upstairs B hallway. For roughly the past month, physics students have dedicated hours each day to perfecting their Rube Goldberg Project. The Rube Goldberg Project essentially combines all of the aspects we learned in the second semester of physics...
Work it! You can do this! Just one! More! Milliliter of Polydimethylsiloxane? I’ll bet you thought I was gonna say one more rep…. Rising seniors Sean Holden, Kota Ueshima, and Reed Zimmermann got some serious mental workouts in this summer as research interns at UT Southwestern.   These three students participated in the highly competitive STARS research program. Upon acceptance, each student was...
On the morning of April 1, the sophomore class cautiously approached the Terry Center to drop off their molecule projects, hoping that they would not drop them or that the vicious gusts of wind would not separate the spray-painted Styrofoam atoms and the chipped wooden toothpicks from the rest of their projects. One by one, each sophomore entered the...

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