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Shining lights, good food, better dance moves all come together in one room. Pausing momentarily to laugh with joy at the sight of the room of dancing students, one young person then quickly resumes his rendition of the macarena, rejoining the festivities. On December 9th, Jesuit and Ursuline students helped to host the 9th annual Notre Dame Christmas dance. About 50...
Every Wednesday, the Jesuit senior class disperses throughout the area to serve the community: from homeless shelters to hospitals, from schools to soup kitchens; the choices are innumerable. One group of musicians travels to retirement homes just to make music. But is musical performance really service? What is service? According to Merriam-Webster, service is simply a helpful act - an...
Every Wednesday, the senior parking lot jumps to life as the seniors hop into their cars and travel near and far to commit acts of selflessness. The students venture off to several service sites to assist, serve and support several separate communities within our own. One service site in particular attracted a multitude of the Class of 2017's members. Roughly 10%...
Everyone knows that a dog is a man’s best friend, but besides having a cuddly buddy to keep you warm at nights, how else do we benefit from them? According to the American Veterinary Medical Associations, approximately 36.5% of American households own dogs, and with that many canine companions, it’s not hard to see the effects. Studies have commonly shown...
“Men for Others.” That’s what you commonly hear when you think about Jesuit and what you hear during prayer services. But what you probably don’t know is the full extent of the maxim, and what it means exactly. Jesuit’s motto is actually, “Men and Women for and with Others,” but what does it mean to be men for and...
Jake Oliver. Rob Giltner. Jordan Mastrogiavanni. Basil Seif. These were the first words of Mr. Tom Garrison, Principal of Jesuit, who on Wednesday, August 26th, began the 2015-2016 Senior Service Orientation by mentioning the names of seniors from the Class of 2013 who have left a lasting mark on the legacy of the school. All 273 members of the...
For the last fourteen years, Jesuit seniors have taken a Social Justice and Public Policy course in order to reflect on their service every week. Now, however, this class has been upgraded and renamed to the Service and Justice Capstone course. Director of Community Service Mr. Rich Perry, who has the most influence over the material and framework of the class,...
The Commit, or Commit to Dallas, program is one that lives up to its name. With its Jesuit association only being a small aspect of the program’s reach, Commit is a city-wide organization that focuses on educational intervention equity, educational justice, and educational intervention strategies. Commit has only been at Jesuit for two years, but the program as a whole...

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