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Walking into the theater after being handed a playbill and sitting with your friends in the seats. You begin to discuss the show you are about to witness when the clock strikes 8:00, the lights go out, and a burglar walks out onto the stage. This might sound like I’m describing my viewing of the latest Broadway hit, but it’s...
"Don't wait. Go do it yourself. Take the initiative. Jump out there. Be somebody." -Jim McElwain, former head coach of the Florida Gators football team This past Wednesday, that's what nine Jesuit Dallas student-athletes did, taking initiative for themselves and signing their commitments to compete at the next stage of athletics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=35&v=PjEqIgsJGFI It is often a difficult process to choose a college...
A rush of freshmen moms file into the minuscule Ranger Connection store after the conclusion of the Welcome Barbecue to drop a bag on new Jesuit drip only to find out that the custom Vineyard Vines Jesuit belts have sold out. Rest assured, this disappointing occurrence is a thing of the past with the grand opening of the new...
Hype, electric, lit. The associative capacity of the English language only begins to scratch the surface of the intensity that was Jesuit's 2019 Prom. The Jesuit and Ursuline Junior/Senior Prom took place last Saturday, April 13 at the Dallas Trade Mart Grand Pavilion. Students were required to arrive no later than 7:00 pm and leave no sooner than 10:30 pm,...
The annual JCL state competition, hosted in Garland this year, was well represented by the Jesuit Latin community. Of the 1800 or so competitors at the annual competition, 36 came from Jesuit. Jesuit exceeded expectations at this year's event, as 32 of the 36 competitors placed on the pentathlon. Results What's Next Jesuit will also have an amazing turnout for Nationals this...
When Justin Timberlake performs the halftime show during the Super Bowl, who does he call to stage this important event? Or when Dirk Nowitzki throws his All-Star celebrity event party who’s going to plan the event? Lara Beth is the go-to event planning “force of nature” for a who’s who of list celebrities and sports stars. She is on...
Below is the inaugural Student Council address written by the Student Council President and Vice President, Will Florer '20 and Will Nickols '20:   Dear Jesuit community, A major goal of Jesuit’s Student Council this year is to better publicize and inform everyone about our activities. Peers frequently ask what Student Council does, and we jokingly explain that we’re not just the...
A freshman rushes to the Info Commons to print an essay the passing period before his class. He sends his file to the printer only to find that it has died once again. Defeated, the freshman settles on a lame excuse for not having his assignment. This freshman’s tragedy is a staple of the Jesuit experience. Usually, after the...

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