Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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  Everyone loves dogs. They've been man's best friend for hundreds of years. Dogs have been loyal to humans in a variety of ways, from games of fetch to the K9 unit working with the police department. Another way is helping those in assisted living. You would rarely see a dog on Jesuit's campus, but the rare sighting is something to...
Man has a long and colorful history with horses. Whether used as a means of transportation, exploration, war, agriculture, ranching or just a fun trail ride, we have established a very strong relationship. One that now has evolved into even more profound and meaningful ways in the field of healing. Equine therapy is a relatively new area of humans...
Empathy is a theme that has been emphasized at Jesuit this year, and a push for empathy between teachers and students seems to have been an effect of that. Two weeks ago, the faculty built empathy with seniors by visiting their service sites for a few hours. Instead of attending morning classes, each Wednesday seniors leave campus to serve the...
On May 12, 2017, the glistening eyes of the of the freshmen, sophomores, and juniors watched the Seniors march into the Terry Center as the entire student body of 2017 gathered for the last time. After the Seniors marched in, Mr. Garrison stepped on stage and called the congregation to worship, thus inaugurating the Senior Convocation of 2017. The...
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...

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