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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...
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...
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...
  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...
He's most productive away from the office. He made his name watching a couple of slightly distinct birds. In his later years, his beard was particularly impressive. He is one of the most prominent scientists in the world. At this point, most even somewhat versed in science can guess who I'm depicting: Charles Darwin. Sailing to the Galapagos Islands in...
The bright lights of the Dallas skyline twinkled out for a mere hour soon after the sun set on Saturday March 29th. Blackness overtook the city, but for what cause? Dallas, one of many participants, took part in an annual event known as Earth Hour, an international event raising awareness about our planet. Here in Dallas, between 8:30 and 9:30...
It’s not every day that the Catholic Church makes an internal change. Indeed, the church has become a steady, unceasing bastion of tradition by maintaining continuity over a length of time that dwarfs nearly every other human institution in history. The Catholic mass, in particular, has maintained a shocking consistency over the centuries: the mass that Jesuit College Prep students...
Gunshots and explosions pierce the city sounds in Paris, normally a city of love, culture, and romance. At least 130 bodies lie lifeless in the stadium, in the concert hall, in the cafe. Just last Friday, Paris, France was rocked by simultaneous, coordinated ISIS attacks supposedly carried out by 8 operatives, one still at large. Around the world, even...

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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Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas offers young men an excellent, Catholic education in the classical Jesuit tradition with the purpose of forming a community of men with high moral principles and service to others.

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