Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Authors Articles by Pierce Durham ’14

Pierce Durham ’14

Pierce went to Christ the King School before Jesuit, and started writing for The Roundup during his sophomore year when his older brother, Clark, was the editor-in-chief. His favorite sport is football, which he played up until this summer when he had a knee injury that will keep him out for the season. He really enjoys Breaking Bad, though he's dreading its end, and loves to discuss it any chance he gets. He can’t wait to start another year with The Roundup!
On April 12th, Jesuit Debate trekked up to Weber State in Ogden, Utah for its final tournament of the year, and for most of the seniors, their final debate ever.  At Weber State, the teams would compete in the National Debate Coach’s Association (NDCA) Championships, an all-star tournament of sorts which both Jesuit Debate Coaches, Mr. Dan Lingel and...
Video production by Jesuit Stage and Film Video produced by Aaron Stonecipher '14, Editor-in-Chief of The Roundup    
Two weeks ago, most Americans could not pick Michael Sam out of a lineup of two. A little over a week has gone by since Sam, Missouri defensive end and co-SEC defensive player of the year, made his announcement that he is gay.  Since then, the media, the Obamas, and other concerned gay rights activists have hurried to announce...
Edited by Editor-in-Chief Aaron Stonecipher '14 Video production by Jesuit Stage and Film.
Who was that red-headed man who celebrated mass on Friday?  Fr. Drew Kirschman, S.J. is the vocation coordinator in Jesuit’s Missouri Province, but he currently resides in Denver, Colorado, where he teaches at Arrupe Jesuit High School. And chances are, if you had a theology class on Thursday, January 16th, you heard him speak about answering God’s call to...
Fr. Anthony Wieck S.J. is leaving us… temporarily.  On New Year’s Eve, Wieck will board a plane to Australia to complete one of the most unique events of a Jesuit’s life- tertianship.  Tertianship is the final training period of Jesuit life, which was created by St. Ignatius himself.  Ignatius wanted priests of long standing in the Society of Jesus...

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