Monday, November 23, 2020

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Last winter, the trailer for Christopher Nolan's latest film, Tenet, hit the world. Intended to  release in the summer of 2020, it was delayed due to the pandemic. Now the film is playing in theaters, being the first major release for a movie theater in months. As a fan of Nolan's work, I couldn't be more excited for this...
https://youtu.be/IawomWs7RZY With masks blocking out half of everyone's faces, and hand sanitizers' use is so common that its smell lingers in the halls. Being with your friends is different now because you can't stand closer than 6 feet to them. Even in the cafeteria, plastic shields divide everyone. If someone said these three sentences 8 months ago, the people around...
In the wake of the growing Coronavirus pandemic, we lost the opportunity to attend many precious events. Among the fallen was the 2019-2020 Roundup Banquet. The banquet, we usually announce the two Jesuit Seniors honored with the Durham Family award. This year took a slightly different route. On Monday, August 31, 2020, during The Roundup's weekly staff meeting, I had...
After an uncertain few months of deliberation and planning within the Republican Party, party officials began the highly-anticipated Republican National Convention, just a week after the Democratic Party held theirs in Wisconsin, where they formally nominating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for the Democratic Ticket. Republicans began their formal week of nomination spread out across the country, delivering remarks...
Dates: Aug 17, 2020 – Aug 20, 2020 Location: Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI This article’s purpose is to inform and report; written on an unbiased basis, providing information from the DNC. Let us start off with a brief introduction: The DNC's primary goal is to officially nominate a candidate for president and vice president, adopt a uniform party platform and unite...
The NFL is far from perfecting the non-bubble element to their 2020 season and here's why. Laboratory Studies The NFL had its biggest scare last weekend as the New Jersey lab came back with seventy-seven positive COVID-19 tests. Luckily, all seventy-seven of those tests were false positives after multiple retests. This caused many teams to re-evaluate their plans for heading in...
One of the most anticipated games of the year is on its way to being released in less than ten days. Yes, NBA 2K21 is expected to be released on September 4, 2020. However, both the next gen versions will be released with The Xbox SeriesX and the PlayStation5. Over the years, 2K has become one of the greatest...
On July 7th, 22 of the NBA's best teams descended to Disney World in Orlando, bringing their players and staff into a "bubble" where every member of a team's payroll was quarantined and then tested every day for COVID-19, ensuring that the people in the bubble would be able to play without interruption. Although most of the NBA was able...

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