Friday 18th April 2014,
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Writer Archives: Hayden Vines ’15


Carrying the Load: Mr. Wester to Walk the Katy Trail

The pack bears down onto his back, the straps dig into his shoulder blades while drops of sweat cascade down, absorbed by the arid dirt.  The force not only pressures his shoulders, but his mind as well; the idea of [...]

May 16, 2013 Community Profile

Jesuit Senior’s Pottery Wins Prestigious Award

As Jack White sculpts a pot, with Mr. Raymond Ochs encouraging him, Jack makes a perfect pot.  With vibrant designs on the body of the pot, Jack holds it, with both hands, in the air.  Turning the object 180 degrees [...]

April 5, 2013 Arts & Entertainment
March Madness

Bracketology Brief

Ahh, after a long twelve months, March Madness has finally returned.  The four days where you research, flip coins and do other wacky and superstitious things to pick your teams.  Whether you take ten minutes or two hours, you always [...]

March 20, 2013 Sports, Viewpoint
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Jesuit Musicians Union

Mr. Rob McGhee grabs his own guitar and struts toward the microphone, he gives the count “1, 2, 3” and what follows is one of his favorite songs “All the Things That I’ve done.”  McGhee is one of the many [...]

February 18, 2013 Clubs & Activities, News
Not for sale Washington Trip 4

Not for Sale Students Travel to D.C.

Human trafficking- the act of “buying” and selling people for sexual or commercial exploitation- nets a global profit of about 31 billion dollars per year. Among the groups that tries to tackle this issue are Jesuit’s own Not for Sale [...]

February 7, 2013 Clubs & Activities, News
Challenge Drive

Challenge Drive a Success

As the captains of the Challenge Drive enter into Hughes Hall, the chairman asks a burning question, “How much money do you think the drive raised this year? Over $500,000 raise your hand,” and all the hands go up.  Next, [...]

November 29, 2012 News
news flash

News Flash–Jesuit’s Latest Club

As Mitchell Opatowsky ´15 watched the first presidential debate, he wondered where he could talk and interact with other students at Jesuit about current news, the economy, and domestic and world issues. With the help of Mr. O’Brien, the two [...]

November 5, 2012 News

Intramural Volleyball Competition

As freshman counselor Tim Murphy grabs his Jesuit intramural volleyball t-shirt, he huddles up with his team to get ready to face the opposing squad. Cool and collected, he serves the ball in play and gets an ace along with [...]

October 10, 2012 Sports

Crew Team Prepares for Regionals with Local Wins

Despite the wind trying to thwart their chances of winning, the Jesuit crew team still succeeds.  With only one boat not winning first place honors, last month’s area match was a good spring-board toward the regional championships in Oklahoma City [...]

May 8, 2012 Sports

The Pro-Life Diaper Drive

For the past two weeks the Pro-Life Club diligently tried to collect diapers during 1st period.  To raise attention for the cause, they advertised all around the school via announcements and even a prayer service. Despite their hard work, the [...]

April 27, 2012 Clubs & Activities, News

“Take Thy Face Hence”–Shakespearean Battles in Mr. Ryan’s English Class

For some it was tragic and for others it was comedic, but all in all, after the Shakespearean Insult Battles ended, everyone acquired the new skill of being able to throw out some timeless Shakespearean insults. Because Mr. Austin Ryan, [...]

April 24, 2012 Academics, News

Jesuit Bowling Performs Well at State

Jesuit bowlers were on a roll as they placed high enough in the regional competition to go onto state for the first time ever. During state, the bowling team placed 23rd out of the 36 teams that competed and the [...]

April 3, 2012 Sports