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  As college tuition increases at approximately 8% per year, prices for higher education are increasingly “out of control,” as Forbes Online contributor Steve Odland notes.  Expounding on the costs of college, Gordon Wadsworth, author of The College Trap, states: “If the cost of college tuition was $10,000 in 1986, it would now cost the same student over $21,500 if...
A staple of the beginning of every year, Jesuit welcomes a wide array of faculty this school year, ranging from the ASC Corp, to new instructors to fill the gaps of retired teachers and teachers who have left, and to new behind-the-scenes faculty in the athletic wing and the front office. For  many teachers, this is their first experience...
3 am.  Sweat dripping down his face, a hard-working Junior labors away at another physics problem set.  Eyes dilated, face winced, he looks with existential dread at the unread pages of the Iliad.  Quiz? Test? Essay? Homework?  For many, sacrificing sleep is simply the price one pays for academic success.  Surely there had to be a better way? Meet Will...
It was February 23, 2009, when Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Vice Chief of Naval Operations,  appeared before reporters at the Pentagon to explain the results of a month-long review of the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Situated on a bay that Christopher Columbus described as “broad…with dark water, of unsuspected dimensions,” the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station has served...
Although there are many strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries, there is one berry that presides among all of them; Ian Berry! Mr. Ian Berry ’07 was born at Presbyterian Hospital and grew up in the Lake Highlands area. Until sixth grade he attended The Highlander School, a small school off Plano road. After graduating, he moved on to another small school called The...
“I think Jesus would be at home in the school if he would return. I used to hear a lot of things about building community and I still think that's a priority.” Returning from his sojourn at Brophy College Preparatory School, an all-boys Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona, Father Phil Postell S.J. returned to Jesuit Dallas as Chaplain at the...
At 3:30 PM on Thursday, March 10, 2011, the Jesuit faculty met in Hughes Hall for an important announcement. As teachers processed in, the hall was abuzz with anticipation of the announcement of the new principal from Jesuit’s current principal and incoming president, Mr. Michael Earsing. Teachers hung on Mr. Earsing’s every word as he thanked the principal search committee for their...
If you went to the football game last Friday, you might have noticed an interesting face in the student section. What was peculiar was that it was a face without a body, nicknamed the Dion Scion (Dye-on Sigh-on). Created by Senior Rudder Allison, the Dion Sign was a popular addition to the student section, bringing good fun and laughter to...

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