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It seems as though in this day and age, in a society so fast-paced and driven that even stopping to take a breath is frowned upon, the mental health day gets a bad rap. Stories of parents refusing to let their child stay home from school unless he’s bleeding or dying are common. “Man up and go to school,”...
Every day, students notice the construction of the new locker rooms as they walk to athletics or classes in the Terry Center. We all know what's being constructed; however, most people aren't aware of the important details.                In an interview with Assistant Principal Mr. Fred Donahue, I had the opportunity to find out a lot of the details of...
The Roundup invites and encourages all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.  The Roundup does not endorse any particular point of view. Many storylines followed the NFL into Superbowl XLVII. The long rebuilding San Francisco 49ers had finally found their groove after the decades of ineptitude following their...
Previously, I showcased my working versions of my two characters to see if anyone was interested in the modeling/rigging/skinning workflow, and I saw enough interest to justify another article. I intentionally left out sculpting, complex character design, and animation, which I will cover here. (I will still be exclusively using free, open source, or student licensed software. The staples are...
All Jesuit students know the feeling of anticipation as they shuffle through their mail during the spring of their 8th grade year. They have taken the ISEE, they have received letters of recommendation, they have completed interviews, they have sent in their middle school transcripts. It's hard to imagine a more stressful process for these hopeful young teens, and...
I think this game has become too much of a trend and meme to ignore. While Fortnite: Battle Royale has only been out for a few months, it has taken Jesuit Dallas by storm. Everywhere I go, I hear people talking about Fortnite, watching Fortnite videos, criticizing Fortnite, and even playing Fortnite through school and during free periods. It’s...
With fishing growing as a hobby for many people, beginners often find themselves asking the same question: “Where can I go catch fish?” With so many options to try out, this article will help you narrow your search for the best fishing holes in Dallas. Cooler weather in Texas often means that the majority of fish will likely be caught...
There's a phenomena at Jesuit every Thursday that few can explain. We went to the students to discover why one item in the cafeteria is more popular than the others.

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The Roundup invites all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.

Articles should be written in a respectful tone, with language reflecting thoughtful and accurately researched discourse and, at all times, supporting the mission of the newspaper and the Jesuit Dallas community.

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