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On December 9, American Airlines sealed its merger with US Airways, amassing the largest airline in both the United States and in the world. At the time, much of the local conversation surrounding the merger centered on the economic impact the new American, headquartered at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, would have on the Dallas metroplex. However, a lesser known facet...
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...
  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...
My colleague, Hunter Gilbert '16, recently published an opinion on the issue in which he states that "We as a society cannot allow for this man’s rights, regardless of what awful crime he committed, to be set aside because in the end all Americans will be affected." While this article is not necessarily a response in the sense of...
Last week, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will step down from his papal seat on February 28th, an event that has not happened for about six centuries.  The obvious questions arise: who will be his successor? And what will be the direction of the Church under the new Pope? Benedict decided to step down because of health issues as...
Throughout their developmental years, a person is only properly exposed to a limited number of professions, potentially narrowing their aspirations for the future. For example, picture books often illustrate the lives of firefighters, teachers, policemen, and construction workers early in one's life. This is done because it is simple for a young child to understand these jobs, but the exclusive exposure typically leads...
Adventure Time released its finale on Labor Day, September 3, 2018, to 0.92 million people. Despite the poor treatment of the show by Cartoon Network, Pendleton Ward's prodigy consistently provided its audience with tears and joy all the way until the closing montage at the finale's end. Thus, to most diehard fans like myself, September 3 was a somber...
"I want to see a man beaten to a bloody pulp with a high-heel shoved in his mouth, like an apple in the mouth of a pig." — Andrea Dworkin "I haven't the faintest notion what possible revolutionary role white heterosexual men could fulfill, since they are the very embodiment of reactionary- vested-interest-power. But then, I have great difficulty examining...

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