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Sophomore year serves as a big transition from freshman year. Harder classes, higher expectations, everything gets bumped up a notch here. Suddenly, you must stay on top of things, or you are slacking behind. To the class of 2023, I suggest you take a look at this article before you consider taking on that extra sport, activity, or challenging...
Avengers Endgame, Game of Thrones, and Ben Shapiro thug life compilations. None of these had more shocking, brutal, and entertaining twists than the Jesuit Chess Open last Friday. Many new faces appeared at the tournament including chess expert James from Cistercian and the Roundup's very own Emmet Halm. Veterans of past tournaments were also in attendance such as the right...
A freshman rushes to the Info Commons to print an essay the passing period before his class. He sends his file to the printer only to find that it has died once again. Defeated, the freshman settles on a lame excuse for not having his assignment. This freshman’s tragedy is a staple of the Jesuit experience. Usually, after the...
1:00 pm at DFW Airport on Saturday, March 9. Ten Jesuit Dallas Students, two faculty members, and one Traveling Sousa boarded a Boeing 777-200 bound to Paris, France. After one final goodbye to our families, American and French, the students walked past the iconic wishbone into the line for security, ready for our excellent adventure. Snacking on the quintessential...
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” (Virginia Woolf) Ever since the school year began in late August, SAGE Dining Services has been making breakfast and lunch every day for Jesuit students and faculty. I was able to sit down and talk to the Executive Chef, Ryan Messina, and the SAGE Food Service...
3 am.  Sweat dripping down his face, a hard-working Junior labors away at another physics problem set.  Eyes dilated, face winced, he looks with existential dread at the unread pages of the Iliad.  Quiz? Test? Essay? Homework?  For many, sacrificing sleep is simply the price one pays for academic success.  Surely there had to be a better way? Meet Will...

Bed Start

Do you waste your Saturday mornings sleeping in until 12 pm? Are you tired of logging into your x2vol account and seeing all the service hours you are missing? Do you need help finding new service activities? Do you enjoy donating and delivering furniture to people in need? Do you have some friends in desperate need of service hours?...
Why do the seniors wear blue polos every Wednesday? Where do they go Wednesday mornings? What do they do? These are questions many students may wonder; The Roundup has the answers. Every Wednesday, the seniors participate in a community service project with several of their peers. The entire class begins their typical Wednesday by meeting in Hughes Hall. They then take...

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