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In spite of the hefty amount of pressure intrinsically involved in the concluding of an international phenomenon so vast in its appeal and so iconic in its cultural stature as J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, the saga’s final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, released this summer on July 15, 2011, had to be good. It was,...
Book Review: Where Men Win Glory by Jon Krakauer After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, many young men and women, deeply affected by this mass slaughter of U.S. citizens, felt a moral obligation to join the military and help in the fight against Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda. One of these young men and women stood out from...
For years, hearing about In-N-Out Burger and its glorious success in California has made me desirous of their legendary food. When the privately-owned chain opened its doors in Allen and Frisco, I, among a thousand others, flocked to get my own “Double-Double” during the opening week. As I walked into the Allen location, I noticed every seat was taken, and...
The summer is a great time for a person to sit back, relax, and crack open a new novel. One great idea would be to start the Alex Hawke Spy Adventure Series by Ted Bell. The Hawke Series contains six action-packed thrillers about the life of British Intelligence spy Lord Alexander Hawke who “makes James Bond look like a...
The calculator is without a doubt the most utilized mathematical tool in courses ranging from Algebra I, the base math course at Jesuit, to AP BC Calculus, the highest. So why not use the best? In a rapidly expanding online world, however, the “best” is not always available on the portable devices that have come to define our generation. Built...
2011, The Roundup writing staff, tired of reading the pedestrian D Magazine yearly burger reviews, decided to turn their ardent journalism skills toward finding the number one hamburger in the greater Dallas area.  As has become the norm with The Roundup staff, our writers exhaustively researched their project, tirelessly pouring over hamburgers from the four corners of the Metroplex...
It’s springtime, a time for Easter, Spring Break, the NBA and NHL playoffs, the NFL draft, and the beginning of the end of the school year.  Unfortunately, spring also means a weak season for movies.  As of April 28, four of the top five films at the box office had “rotten” ratings on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes,...
On Wednesday, March 19, 2003, George W. Bush marched into the White House Situation Room, a lynchpin of governmental communication and intelligence. As the faces of senior White House deputies and military commanders in the Middle East flashed across a video screen, the forty-third President of the United States began to ask some final questions about the proposed strategy of...

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