Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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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...
  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...
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...
The whole rugby locker room shakes before the game.  With music blaring, players shouting, and rugby balls flying around, the team feeds off of each other's focused energy before walking out on the field.  As kickoff approaches, the starting 15 binds in a circle under their defending goal post, surrounding their captain, Eric Miller.  Miller leads the team in a prayer, offers...
"On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country, to obey the scout law, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight ...those are great words to live by...Doesn't that describe you as a Jesuit student?" This oath and question initiated my conversation...
Infinite series, binomial coefficients, n-simplex numbers. Confused yet? Don’t worry; I’m as lost as you are. These are just a few of the magnificently complex mathematical subjects that fascinate Jesuit senior Alonso Espinosa-Dominguez 16’. In fact, Alonso’s unqualified love of mathematics has inspired him to give a series of math-based lectures through the Mu Alpha Theta Club. Throughout this year,...
Priddy closed Saturday's Cotton Bowl Showcase bout against Plano East with 206 all-purpose yards, playing a key role on an offense that surpassed 500 yards for the second consecutive game. The junior carried the ball 13 times for 94 yards, adding seven receptions for 112 yards, including a 27-yard reception in the second quarter that positioned the Rangers for...
Sophomore running back E.J. Smith gouged the Richardson defense for 178 yards and five touchdowns in Jesuit's 56-34 win over the Eagles on Oct. 6. Smith posted the highest single-game rushing touchdown total since 2013 to help the Rangers to their first win this season.

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