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Weighing in at 400 lbs and measuring almost 10 feet tall, a great white-furred behemoth ducks its snow speckled head, entering into its icy cave. Tauntaun bones scattered about the snow covered floor and a young Jedi in training hanging from the ice ceiling, the bright white monster tromps into its cold home with its dagger-like teeth bared, ready to...
A microscopic piece of machinery injected into someone burrows through layers of skin and cells to reach the very essence of humanity: our DNA. This perfectly crafted tool slices through segments of the DNA or even adds on additional pieces to suit the user's need. While the human cells struggle to repair the alterations, the damage has already been...
Imagine the following scenario: You’re sitting in Math class, filling out a worksheet, when you get a text. Instead of waiting or trying to look at your phone while keeping it hidden under your desk, you simply glance at your wrist. A notification has popped up on your watch, informing you that your friend has your iPad that you left...
Every day in the halls of Jesuit, a student runs down the hall toward his classroom, English assignment in hand, rushing to beat the bell. Another student plows through his math homework before algebra class, finishing with one minute to spare. Understandably, these students simply forgot that they had homework assigned the previous day; they failed to write a...
“The biggest iOS release ever.” This bold claim stands front and center on iOS 8’s website, alluding to the grandeur of Apple’s latest software update that accompanied their new phones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. I hope this quote is only trying to make a pun about the new versions having larger screens, because if not, it stands as...
"iPhone!" some students shout. "Android!" others exclaim. "Windows Phone!" I yell. The rowdiness of the students transforms into chirping of crickets. The following article expresses my opinion on the most unfortunate phone on the market. For the past few years, society has regarded Windows Phone as "the bad guy" in the mobile device industry, and it's easy to see why. The...
  September 20 marked the release of the iPhone 5S and 5C, the newest generation of Apple’s flagship product. The new 5S features include increased speed, a higher quality camera, and a fingerprint sensor, making it the most technologically advanced iPhone yet and giving it huge potential for what it will be able to do. The 5C was released the same...
With the imminent release on the new iOS, there was a building anticipation at Jesuit. Reading through preview articles and watching feature videos, students across the school tried to evaluate iOS 7 and decide whether it was time to make the change. The decision to stick with the established operating system or take a leap of faith with the...

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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.

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