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In the heat of finals and convocations, we often focus on the students’ experiences. The deadlines. The pressure. The rewards. But we tend to forget about the people who make it all possible, the faculty and staff. On May 18, Jesuit hosted its Faculty and Staff Appreciation Banquet. Along with dinner and presentations, 10 hard-working faculty and staff members received...
CLICK-CLACK-CLANK.  The sound of the vintage keys striking the black ink-strip fills the room.  For freshman Nathan Volle-Kobell, these are soothing sounds. The Roundup recently got to interview Nathan Volle-Kobell '21 about his marvelous collection of typewriters, and collections in general. Why did you decide to come to Jesuit? "The reason for why I came to Jesuit is because of how...
"I called him My Superman. And during his life, he personified the attributes of the Man of Steel."  Ruth Edmond, devoted wife of 53 years Jesuit's first black graduate Charles Edmond '58 passed into the embrace of God on April 12, 2018.  Battling Parkinsons Disease, he was 77.  He is survived by his wife Ruth, son Charles, daughter Jonna, and...
Have you ever wondered where the name for the Rich Harrington Way street sign on the north side of the school came from? Rich Harrington ‘95 was a selfless, dedicated, and caring Jesuit student and athlete who fit all of the aspects of the Profile of the Graduate. He loved the atmosphere of brotherhood at Jesuit and enjoyed serving others...
Fifty pound medicine bags, nine students, six doctors, three days, two teachers, and one mission. Jesuit students were playing Uno on the filthy airport floor in Guatemala City, excitedly sharing their spring break plans and interest in medicine. Advised not to pet the wild dogs, they rushed into dented vans, roused by the deafening roars of motorbikes and the...
Many measure one’s eminence through their legacy: their impact on the community and the number of lives touched during their time on earth. By these standards, Reverend Charles A. Leininger, SJ surely lives among the greats. His 76 years in the Jesuit order have been replete with helping others and working to make his community a better place. Jesuit Formation Novitiate After completing...
“The most profound thing about the Ignatian day is most likely just better understanding the process of addiction and how it works.” “Presented with the destruction that addiction can cause, it gives you a whole lot of perspective on the whole issue.” On February 28th, the student body of Jesuit completed this year’s 3rd I-day, which was about the physical, emotional, and...
This year, Jesuit welcomes Nadya Alameel, the new human resources administrator. Growing up in Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Alameel went to St. Rita for middle school and later when to Ursuline Academy, graduating in 2004. Mrs. Alameel met her husband, Clayton, while at SMU and have since had their first child, Benjamin, who is five. Why Jesuit? Mrs. Alameel explained that she had...

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