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Authors Articles by Payton Maher '13, Managing Editor

Payton Maher '13, Managing Editor

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On Saturday, May 5, Jeff Bartlett ’12, among other Jesuit athletes, competed in the UIL Regional Track Meet. Bartlett, placing second in the shot-put and third in the discus, qualified for the UIL State Track Meet, becoming the only Jesuit athlete to qualify this year. His success didn’t end at the regional meet, however, as he placed third overall...
Named by the senior class as most likely to own a Fortune 500 company and also most likely to become president, Clark Durham ’12 has always displayed his leadership and management skills at Jesuit. While some may see him as rigid and exacting, others see him as determined and hard-working. And it was his determination and effort that earned him...
An outstanding athlete, an exemplary father, and a true man for others, John Murphy, graduate of the class of 1970, has been chosen as an inductee into the 2012 Jesuit Sports Hall of Fame. This accolade, given to only a handful of alumni each year aligns Mr. Murphy with other graduates who have demonstrated what it means to be...
Arriving in front of Jesuit on Monday, April 30, 2012, he uttered a single word: “Wow.” This was not merely an annual return to Jesuit to reminisce about the past.  This was the first time Charles Edmond ’58, the first African-American student to graduate from Jesuit, had stepped foot on either the original Oak Lawn campus or the current...
Just across the border in a city named Guadalajara lies a Jesuit school much like our own. Instituto de Ciencias, as it is called there, welcomes around 3000 students each day, ranging from preschool to high school. This spring, for the fourth time, Dallas Jesuit received five high school students from this school for 7-weeks as part of the...
The Jesuit debate team, having hosted the Jesuit College Preparatory School Debate Invitational from February 10-11, has focused their attention onto the most important event of the year, the Texas Forensics Association State Tournament. Flying up to Amarillo on February 29, the debate team will bring along an astounding four teams this year, “a testament to the perseverance of the...
The entire packed auditorium at Fair Park focuses on Charles as he walks up to the stage, looking toward the principal of Jesuit High School, Fr. Michael Kammer, S.J.  Shaking his hand, Charles gazes out into the crowd of students watching him. This is not just any other night; it is the class of 1958’s graduation, a night filled...
As I drive south down Inwood Lane in my brand-new 1955 turquoise Chevrolet Bel Air, I look in the rear-view mirror and glance out into the open green pastures behind me, unoccupied by any obtruding buildings, devoid of car exhaust. Seven years from now, in the fall of 1962, this cotton field will be the site of the newly...

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