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Authors Articles by Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor

Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor

Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor
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In my free time I like to watch movies and play tennis. I play for Jesuit’s tennis team, and like writing for the Roundup.
Rob Lanier, the longest-serving member of the Jesuit faculty, passed away at the age of 78 from complications of Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia. Lanier served as a faculty member who served for fifty years from 1965-2015. Mr. Lanier's Life at Jesuit Mr. Lanier was a native Texan who became a biology teacher shortly after his graduation from Stephen F Austin. Lanier...
Jesuit's Track and Field team has had a stellar run over the past few months. The team has shown some promise with some stellar performances and hopes to make a strong push into the postseason. Allen Jesuit did not place at Allen, but some notable athletes finished with some solid results. Junior Ford Butler finished fourth in the 100-meter run. Bradford...
In 2017, DC cursed the world with the disaster project Justice League, a film so awful that it took four years to fix. I was originally skeptical about a "Snyder Cut". I thought it was non-existent. In my mind, even if the film existed, it would a dumpster fire. However, my initial reactions to some odd trailers and a...
In the midst of a crazy year of COVID delays and a historic snowstorm canceling many activities, Jesuit's Rugby team triumphed over their competitors in three stunning feats. Allen Game Every school in the DFW area fears Allen as a formidable athletic force, but Jesuit's rugby team challenged such fears in a stunning 31-14 win. Notable players include Sy Mendenhall '21,...
With the nationwide events of the past year, it is quite cathartic to see a film that feels so in tune with current events. Shaka King's Judas and the Black Messiah is an incredible film with outstanding performances from LaKeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya, and Jesse Plemons. In case you are unaware, Judas and the Black Messiah follows the true story of William O'Neal...
Cast: SMITH: Jet Beck  /  Joseph Perdue MRS. SMITH:  Elena Velazquez  /  Ella Hudson MARTIN:  Mario Lopez  / Bennett Barron MRS. MARTIN:  Ellie Mentgen  /  Katherine Weber MARY:  Tyler Pruitt FIRE CHIEF:  Nate Carley  /  Matthew Kucera Due to obvious circumstances, many changes within the school are present, including theatre productions. This is not only due to the pandemic, but also the renovations of the theatre. The...
With Winter Break just around the corner, many students will have plenty of time to watch movies. This article was originally going to focus solely on Thanksgiving movies, but with Thanksgiving past us, I thought I'd talk about "holiday" films and upcoming releases. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles  I think this is hands down John Hughes' best work. I find it to...
Over the fall semester, Jesuit’s cross country team had an incredibly successful season. Meet Summary at Myers Park On Saturday, September 19, Jesuit's cross country team took fourth place in the second round of the North Texas Cross Country Circuit on Saturday at Myers Park. Senior Henry Domine led Jesuit with another top-five finish, having a time of 16:36.8. Averaging a 5:22...

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