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College can be quite expensive, and many times, students across the United States cannot go to the college of their choice due to their financial status. But, what makes college so expensive anyway? Why would an undergraduate degree at a top-tier school amount to more than +60k a year? The student debt amounted to college loans is astronomically high,...
Perhaps you've been following the most controversial action yet enacted by the Trump administration: the decision to temporarily shut down the Office of Refugee Resettlement and, to prohibit foreign nationals of seven nations from entering the United States. Although a federal court has suspended the enforcement of the executive order, its legal future remains uncertain. In addition, upcoming executive...
Today's world is overloaded with hip-hop artists that glorify money, drugs, and an endless list of sin and vices. These artists capture their listeners, who are mainly between the ages of 18-34, with fast rhymes, catchy beats, and explicit language. This music has seemingly taken over pop culture and our radios, which begs the question: What about this music attracts...
The booming of artillery shells making impact with the unstable, viscous mud, the discordant shrill of trench whistles, and the insufferable gloom encompassed Northern France 100 years ago. Soldiers faced brutal conditions, surrounded by disease and a sense of hopelessness. In this age of modern war, a new advent of military innovation met with outdated, 19th century tactics, which...
Heated debate and fiery rhetoric are exchanged amid the controversial election. Passionate students on both sides vie to get a few words in the conversation. The ultimate decider looms: A vote. In the days leading up to the election, Jesuit held a mock presidential election to determine the Jesuit student body's selection for the next President of the United States....
A voice sounds from the loudspeaker: "Please stow all of your carry-on luggage at this time." A flight attendant interrupts someone on his phone, asking him to place it in airplane mode while assuring him that its radio signals can interfere with the onboard telemetry system.  All seats have been filled with droolers, toe-nail-clippers, seat-huggers, and neck-pillow-wearers. "All flight attendants...
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...
On stage, a giant beacon of white light glows. It burns brightly for almost two hours, the seats in front of it slowly filling with zealous followers. When anticipation in the coliseum builds to palpable levels, the icon suddenly begins to rotate and display bizarre voodoo images reminiscent of American Horror Story: Coven. As the day turns into night, the...

About Viewpoints

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.

The Roundup will publish all articles that meet these guidelines without regard to endorsing any particular point of view.

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