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“The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is brotherhood.”- Edwin Markham Summer has ended, and while no one is excited about the workload and challenges the coming year will bring, Jesuit students are glad to be back. I had the chance to sit down with some fellow students to hear how they have been managing the first week...
As the bell rings for lunch, all the Jesuit students rush toward the small gym, forming a messy line. However, unlike last year, this line does not take twenty minutes to go through; it takes a mere ten to fifteen minutes thanks to Jesuit's new cafeteria system. https://youtu.be/cL47UGf6CAo     Over the summer, Jesuit partnered with Sage Dining to renovate its current cafeteria...
Blue polos, tacky blazers, elaborate bowties, and a spacious courtyard.  What comes to mind? They walk the halls with confidence, lead your favorite clubs, and are the captains of our sports teams.  They are the senior class.  While the seniors may seem loud and intimidating, they are in fact, the opposite. For this article, a few highly successful seniors shared their...
I never expected to be the lead teacher for 24 middle schoolers at 17 years old.  The Breakthrough Collaborative made this happen. This summer, I worked as a Teaching Fellow at Breakthrough Fort Worth.  In this article, I want to share with you one of the most impactful and rewarding experiences of my life. So what is this amazing program...
(Disclaimer: This is satire) After nine months of arduous labor, that special week once again approaches us. Finals week. The word final comes the Latin “fin,” which means the end or the border, and the Greek “al,” which means through great pain and suffering. Students have spent the entire school year preparing for an hour and a half exam for each...
If you don't spend morning announcements buried in your phone, then you've most likely heard the anime club's infamous tagline. "Are you tired of watching anime alone? Come down to Room B201 for the anime club." The club has been dormant for most of the semester, but they returned just in time to offer its members a reprieve from finals....
The Class of 2018 has made it. Many of us have excelled in sports, academics, and service. Ignatian education has formed us into well-rounded individuals ready to take on the world. Students with various talents will continue their passions and aspirations entering college. We have worked hard to mirror the ideal example of what it means to be "Men...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016: the day millions of Americans woke up to their Twitter feeds, news providers, neighbors, and parents bombarding them with the news that Donald Trump would be the 45th president of the United States. Millions of Americans invested the past 18 months of their lives following the election, and it had now all culminated with this...

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