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Authors Articles by Patricio Boy '21, Editor-in-Chief

Patricio Boy '21, Editor-in-Chief

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Australians wildfires, the death of Kobe Bryant, two impeachments, stock market crashes, the death of George Floyd, protests and police brutality, murder hornets, Beirut explosion, the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and an election all while dealing with a global pandemic occurred during the 2020-2021 school years, and The Roundup staff was here to cover it all.  A longtime...
Starting April 5, 2021, the long-time convenience for the senior class–their priority parking lot next to the school–will operate on a first-come-first-serve basis open to all grade levels.  “The change had been working in the background for many years, but we decided to finally enact it after so the parking lot could benefit all students,” commented Principal Tom Garrison. President...
A project with decades of history behind it and an unmatched show of generosity, the David A. Segal Family Aquatic Center presents the unique opportunity to enrich the educational experience and sports participation for Jesuit students. Also known as "The Gull," the state-of-the-art facility will house an eight-lane competition pool, a four-lane warm-up pool, and the latest in water sports...
A big goal of The Roundup is to increase communication between the student and the administration. With this goal in mind and with the intention of sparking conversation concerning important social issues, Mr. Garrison and I sat down on February 2nd to discuss the beginning of the second semester, social justice topics, and the future of Jesuit in light...
In the wake of the growing Coronavirus pandemic, we lost the opportunity to attend many precious events. Among the fallen was the 2019-2020 Roundup Banquet. The banquet, we usually announce the two Jesuit Seniors honored with the Durham Family award. This year took a slightly different route. On Monday, August 31, 2020, during The Roundup's weekly staff meeting, I had...
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6h2l9jiMnN0&feature=youtu.be On June 30, 2020, amidst social distancing efforts and public safety measures, Mr. Earsing and Mr. Garrison united in the Historical Library at Jesuit to present teachers with Excellence in Education Awards. These awards have served as a meaningful tradition to honor our beloved teachers, faculty, and staff, people who dedicate so much time and effort to our school....
On May 6, 2020, every Jesuit student flocked to the election website, listening to each candidate and then making an educated vote. The next morning, those same students sat in front of their inbox, awaiting the recent election results. As soon as Mr. Dion released the morning announcements, many students rejoiced, cheered, and sent congratulations to the Senior, Junior,...
On April 6, 2020, at 11:15 am, Dr. Lynn Tam released an email to all S.T.A.R.S. applicants informing them that for the first time in the program's history it had been canceled. The following message was sent to the applicants this morning: "In light of the current fluid COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on research, as well as in an...

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