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THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942 - DIGITAL SINCE 2010

THE JESUIT DALLAS STUDENT VOICE AND STUDENT NEWSPAPER SINCE 1942

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Almost two decades ago, Delaware Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell said that she “dabbled in witchcraft,” on the HBO show Politically Incorrect, having no idea that she would be running for Senate now, creating a national media sensation. She stated that it was a mistake and that the only reason behind her actions was because she was in love with her...
When asked by reporters during the Clinton elections what was the biggest issue in every election he answered, “It’s the economy stupid.” This was the new campaign strategy of the Democratic Party and Clinton during the 1992 elections. 18 years later the Republican Party has taken on this slogan and is now asking, “What has Obama done to improve...
Sweat runs down my sand-crusted forehead, across my cheek, and finally lands in the Concrete mixture. With each shovel-full, my back winces as some Honduran boys and I move the pile of concrete to the left. I understand enough Spanish to know when the Hondurans want to move the piles and where to put things, but usually I am at...
Toy Story 3 Toy Story 3 was probably the most anticipated animated feature of the summer, and even with Pixar’s stunning reputation and track record, it stands out as Pixar’s crowning achievement. Sequels of successful franchises have often failed to live up to the standard set by the original; with a very weak plot line and a lengthy run time, the...
“WAKE UP! PANTS ON, DOORS OPEN!” I awoke to these orders my last full day at the Air Force Summer Seminar. Throughout the week, anticipation for this final day underlined all discussion. I visited the Air Force Summer Seminar to better understand what Academy life was like and to see if I wanted to have a career in the armed...
 “Houston, we’ve had a problem.” These famous words from NASA’s Apollo 13 mission to the moon have been quoted innumerably over the years. But what was  Mission Control actually like that night? Luckily Jerry Woodfill, an enthusiastic man was glad to tell us. Mr. Woodfill was in charge of the master alarm system for the Apollo 13 mission, the alarm...
Fifty meters above the Mindo Cloud forest, I fly through the air at 35 miles per hour, supported only by a harness and a carabineer. The metal cable screaming due to speed and friction, I soar over the foliage, never taking my eyes off the tangled branches that make up the rainforest canopy. After arriving safely at the next...

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