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On December 3, 2011, hundreds of people from the Jesuit community piled into the Terry Center to kick off their holiday shopping with a bang at the Jesuit Women’s Auxiliary Christmas Bazaar. The Christmas Bazaar is an annual fund-raiser to help make Jesuit education possible for more students. The event brings together the entire Jesuit community to get a leg...
Members of the Pro-Life Club want to visit our nation’s capital, but need your help to get them there. On Thursday, December 15, 2011, after the final exams, the Pro-Life Club will be holding a FIFA ’12 XBOX 360 tournament to raise money for the trip. In order for this fundraiser to be true to its name, the Pro-Life Club...
We all know that although Christmas can be “the most wonderful time of the year”, it can also be the most stressful – endless shopping in order to find the right gifts for loved ones.  But for some families, Christmas can become more of a burden then a blessing.  These underprivileged families, stricken with misfortune and poverty, often cannot...
For natives of the 21st century, the milieu of the 1950’s likely seems strange and foreign. The fastest car of the day, the Ford Thunderbird, hit maximum speeds of 75 miles per hour, low-speed by today’s standards; drivers paid a tantalizingly low 18 cents for a gallon of gasoline; and, probably most shocking of all to a present-day observer,...
In conjunction with reading the Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, the Honors English Seminar class visited the Jack Evans Police Headquarters on Lamar St. near downtown Dallas. Built in 2003, the new police headquarters houses 3,600 Dallas police officers who make up the 9th largest Police Department in the United States. Our tour began in the Chief of Police’s office and...
This Saturday, December 3, 2011, The Roundup staff will take a trip to St. Louis to learn more about Jesuit’s role in integration history.  Payton Maher ’13, aided by English teachers Sheryl Row and Michael Degen, government teacher Fritz Asche and senior editor Clark Durham ’12, will be interviewing Charles Edmond, one of the two first black students at...
On November 8, 2011, Jesuit’s Star Wars and Theology Department put on an excellent presentation displaying the correlation between the Star Wars film franchise and Catholic theology. The presentations took place in Hughes Hall during the 4th, 5th, and 6th period lunches in front of a packed crowd of students and faculty. A theology teacher showed clips from some of...
As the leaves begin to change color and fall off the trees, the Environmental Club of Jesuit turns over a new leaf as well. This year, there are many new changes such as leadership, plans of action, and community service opportunities.   Two members of the club have taken command as the generals of this fine group, Co-Presidents Chris Steiner ’12...

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