Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Surrounded by hysteria, the police report to the crime scene, sirens blaring and flashing. At the scene lies a body, bruised and battered, blood splattered across the brick of the alleyway. Working like bees, forensic scientists surround the scene, investigating blood splatters, collecting fingerprints, and taking samples. These scientists play a pivotal role in discovering what happened at the scene, able...
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...
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...
“The Jesuit Engineering PMM course explores some of the most dynamic topics in engineering today.  Throughout the course, students probe underlying issues to complex problems including the global energy crisis, public policy as it relates to advancements in medical research, and the impact of emerging technologies on various economies. In addition, students will strengthen their leadership, communication, and teamwork skills...
The sleek, still, shining, shimmering  silver exteriors of the tall, glimmering buildings hide the countless activities inside as medical students and researchers go about their everyday business-- studying, attending lectures, and working in labs. The food court teems with life as students purchase a snack from a vending machine or buy a fresh cooked meal from one of the...
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...
Enduring the strong gusts of wind, the sophomores carried their completed molecular models into the Terry Center last week. The construction of these models is one of the final portions of the annual, sophomore molecule project, assigned by Jesuit’s Chemistry teachers, and taking place over the course of the entire second semester. The annual molecule project has been a part of Jesuit's Chemistry...
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,...

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