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When a teacher reads the roster to take attendance on the first day of school, there’s a pretty high chance he/she will butcher someone’s name down the line. The teacher doesn’t mean any harm in pronouncing the student’s name wrong, but when the student doesn’t correct the teacher, the mispronounced name becomes theirs for the rest of the year. Iran...
If you are reading this article you may have been called “gringo” before. Even people who are born in Mexico are called “gringo” at times. Have you ever wondered what it means and where it comes from? In this article I’m going to tackle what gringo means, its story, and how to prevent getting this contagious disease. Where does it...
Many have heard the common saying, "He who does not study history is bound to repeat it."  Now, thousands of students across the nation will be robbed the opportunity to learn from the triumphs and tragedies of human civilization. The Changes This June, the College Board announced that the AP World History curriculum would cut out nearly 10,000 years of human...
  The second theme of Catholic Social Teaching is Call to Family, Community, and Participation.  Catholic Social Teaching teaches us that the institutions of the family and the community are vital to the health of society and the dignity of humans. The Church teaches that people have the right to participate in society, and seek the common good.  Subsequently, society...
The Catholic Social Teaching is an integral part of the beliefs of the Catholic Church. Encompassing issues of life, family, the environment, poverty, and human rights, the Church’s teachings, known as the seven themes of Catholic social teaching, are intrinsically political, and these teachings endorse a variety of political viewpoints across the ideological spectrum. In this series, we will...
It’s 9:59 a.m. in the Information Commons. It’s a nice Thursday morning, with the sun shining, the birds chirping. A lot is going on today, but most importantly, the next release of Supreme is dropping at exactly 10:00 a.m. As Mr. Moyse in the Commons quiets the rowdy students, the clock strikes 10. The students quickly click the refresh...
Isle of Dogs (2018), is the newest stop-motion animation film from famed director Wes Anderson, known for such works as The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and Rushmore (1998).   Isle of Dogs is Wes Anderson's second stop-motion animation film. His first, Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), is an adaptation of the famous children's book written by Roal Dahl. Fantastic Mr. Fox was praised by many for its...
  An alumni of Jesuit, Mr. Ornelas is a very prominent member in our Jesuit society. Not only as a sophomore counselor, but also as a leader in the arrival of Jesuit's up and coming cultural committee for both parents and students.  Mr. Ornelas is also the current Director of Diversity. So, I was able to sit down with him and...

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