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There are certain events that jumpstart a young newspaper in its quest for prominence, events that push a newspaper like a father pushes his son as he learns to ride a bicycle. It is a push that, if exploited, starts the newspaper, as it starts the boy, on a forward path to development and achievement, never looking back on...
What do you do when your friend won’t let you ride his pet dragon? According to Jesuit’s Senior Drama Troupe, learning how to correctly express your emotions could get you a turn. Every Wednesday the Senior Drama Troupe, including seniors Scott Boudreux, Connor Capitillo, Tom Andrews, Mark Ross, Ian Stack, Joe Kaplan, Jacob Watts, Chase Scott, Luc Johnson, Patrick Jones,...
On Wednesday, March 19, 2003, George W. Bush marched into the White House Situation Room, a lynchpin of governmental communication and intelligence. As the faces of senior White House deputies and military commanders in the Middle East flashed across a video screen, the forty-third President of the United States began to ask some final questions about the proposed strategy of...
Jesuit has undergone a plethora of renovations lately, including the construction of the 2009 wing, the all new football stadium, and the current renovation of the all new locker room facility. Unsurprisingly, another new renovation is set to take place on the Jesuit campus beginning in late May 2011, cutting the school year one week short. The school’s 1962 wing,...
After all the upsets of this year’s March Madness Tournament it should come as no surprise that a freshman would come away with the 1st Annual Roundup Bracket Challenge title. John Turner is this year’s champion after correctly picking UCONN to win it all. Turner beat fellow freshman Andrew Pott by 50 points even after correctly picking only one...
From April 6 to 10, 2011, students and faculty from Jesuit and three doctors and one social worker went to Guatemala to help the sick of the country. They worked with an organization called The Vamos Mayor in two clinics, one in Panajachel and one in Nahualá. All the teacher and students were from Jesuit’s Medical Society: science teachers Mrs. Jan Jones...
On a cold and windy morning last Monday, April 4, 2011, Jesuit sophomores arrived on campus with scaled-up models of molecules, ranging from testosterone to trinitrotoluene.  Students scurried through the back doors of the Terry Center, trying to hold together their constructions made of Styrofoam balls and wooden rods. Although the untimely gusts of wind may have shattered some students’...
On March 25-26, 2011, our own Jesuit Latin Club took part in the Texas State Junior Classical League, or TSJCL, state convention. High school Latin scholars and wannabe gladiators from across the state descended upon Humble, Texas, for a host of academic tests, Jeopardy-style “certamen” (Latin for competition), traditional Roman sport, and a blow-up Coliseum obstacle course thrown in...

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