Monday, November 30, 2020

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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...
Democratic Presidential Candidates The midterms are over, a new Congress has been elected with a Democratic majority in the House and a Republican majority in the Senate and all this happened close to the Kavanaugh confirmations which left a conservative majority in the Supreme Court. This leaves two-thirds of the government in the hands of the Republican party and while...
12:47, the clock reads. Your eyelids are faltering, exhausted from the hours you’ve spent studying for your math test tomorrow. Even after spending countless minutes going over the difference between the cosine and sine functions, you still manage to get the practice problems wrong, all the while your looming theology homework sits to the side, untouched, meaning that tonight is...
The Catholic Church recognizes the rights and responsibilities of humans in civil society. This teaching, the third of 7, encompasses many ideals promoted in both American political parties. This teaching includes, but is not limited to, one’s right to shelter, work, conscience, public assistance in times of need, and access to health care. This teaching, codified in the...
WARNING: The links to film clips are graphic in nature. Viewer discretion is advised.  As the white shower curtains are drawn back, and the awaiting outline of the shady attacker wields his knife aloft, the iconic shriek of violins paired with the scream of sheer terror of has encapsulated cinema fanatics and casual movie watchers alike for decades. Everyone has...
Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Dallas anymore. At least, it doesn't feel like Dallas after a tornado wrought havoc on the DFW metroplex this past Sunday, October 20. What Happened According to Fox 4 News, the National Weather Service has confirmed a total of nine tornadoes hit North Texas on Sunday evening. The tornadoes confirmed across the DFW Metroplex include: EF-3...
The Atypical Jobs of Typical People- Part II: Bill DeOre '65 What if you offended people for a living? While that may not be on the job description for an editorial cartoonist, it certainly comes with the territory. Bill DeOre, who graduated from Jesuit in 1965, knows better than most the trials and tribulations such cartoonists have to overcome. After all, he was...
In no other place can racism project itself across so many people’s minds. Movies captivate young and old, man and woman, black and white. Viewed by millions upon millions and telling a wide variety of stories, movies have passed on the ideologies of their makers or the stereotypes of peoples, inadvertently or not, throughout history. In this way, movies...

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