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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.
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...
Jesuit's Cross Country team dashed through the finish line this week with a second place triumph at both North Texas XC Circuit Meet number 3 at North Lakes Park and at the JV-tri meet at Wakeland High School. North Texas XC Circuit Number 3 at North Lakes Park Result's Jesuit managed to finish in second place in both JV and varsity...
As a result of the dreadful coronavirus, many large gatherings have been canceled. One of Jesuit’s most prominent gatherings was its theatre. With lots of changes in place as a result of COVID-19, Jesuit’s Stage and Film department is going through a peculiar time. The coronavirus has halted our way of life, and, as a result, I asked Mr. Acevedo...
Last winter, the trailer for Christopher Nolan's latest film, Tenet, hit the world. Intended to  release in the summer of 2020, it was delayed due to the pandemic. Now the film is playing in theaters, being the first major release for a movie theater in months. As a fan of Nolan's work, I couldn't be more excited for this...
Article assisted by Blake Woodard '22, Associate Editor Does a dead language really benefit anyone in the 21st century? Ask any of Jesuit’s Latin students, and you will hear a resounding, “yes!” “How?” you might ask. The truth is, “Latin lives.”  “E Pluribus Unum” can be found on your dollar bills, and it means “Out of Many, One.” In Theology, we...

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