Monday, September 27, 2021

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Authors Articles by Clark Durham '12, Editor-In-Chief

Clark Durham '12, Editor-In-Chief

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Anyone who frequents Jesuit sporting events has likely noticed a tall, serious young man crisscrossing the perimeter of playing fields with camera in hand. At dozens of Jesuit games, tournaments, and matches this year, junior Jack White has contributed his incredible photography skills. White can be spotted at most Jesuit Ranger games moving diligently up and down the field...
When Jesuit students think of science courses, periodic tables, complex equations, and bug projects probably come to mind. Few, if any, students associate science class with sugar beaches, crystal-clear Caribbean waters, or shipwrecks. But for students enrolled in the Marine Biology science elective this summer, sea and sand will be as much a part of their learning environment as...
Jesuit’s profile of The Graduate at Graduation highlights six important traits that all students ought to espouse in their four years: a Jesuit grad should be open to growth, physically fit, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to social justice. Our school sets itself apart from both secular and other Catholic schools by placing a heavy emphasis on social...
With spring break one day away, many Jesuit students are already mentally checked out from their day-to-day work at school. And with sandy beaches, placid lakes, and, most importantly, cozy beds on the near horizon, most students have stopped giving thought to the long-term developments of Jesuit. These are problems for our post-vacation selves, they reason.   Although they will also...
Baseball fans in North Texas enjoyed a wonderful week of fodder and exhibition this week. Fans of the repeat American League champion Texas Rangers celebrated the beginning of the team’s spring training, which opened last week in Surprise, Arizona.   The resilient fan base held its breaths when Yu Darvish, Texas’ newest $111.7 million investment, threw for the first time in...
Over the past few years, high schools and grade schools across the country have adapted to federal funding cuts and donation decreases by slashing spending on extracurricular activities. Thanks to cuts, young students across the country have missed out on physical education, visual arts, and theater classes previously afforded to them. Jesuit’s theater department, which frequently promotes social issues through...
If you live between Forest Lane and Walnut Hill Lane in North Dallas, chances are you’ve passed Jesuit cyclers on your route. Decked out in wind-resistant body suits, sunglasses, and aerodynamic helmets, these road warriors propel themselves around town day after day, often in oppressive traffic. This year, the cycling team plans to defend its Texas High School Cycling...
Public speaking plays a huge role in political campaigns at all levels, from local races to national affairs (in the recent Florida Republican primary, two-thirds of voters described candidate debate performances as “very important”). The way a candidate talks reflects, in the eyes of voters, his competency. Charismatic speeches convey a candidate’s coherence and electability, while missteps can make...

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