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Authors Articles by Blake Woodard '22, Editor-in-Chief

Blake Woodard '22, Editor-in-Chief

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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.
After the delays from the pandemic, Denis Villeneuve has finally been able to put Frank Herbert's science fiction classic on the big screen, or at least the first part of it. Yes, this story will be spread out between two films, there is no other way to tell a story of this scale. And scale is the integral term...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNurOM8ngho&t=55sAs our school's biggest events begin to unfold, the Jesuit Roundup decided to conduct a press conference with Principal Thomas Garrison to discuss the exciting news circulating campus. The video conference is above with a transcript below.*Note: Garrison's comments on masks were done a week prior to Jesuit's decision to go mask optional. How close are we to being able...
Most of my film pieces on this paper seem to use the word "masterpiece" a lot. I hate using it because it's over saturation devalues the phrase. But I can't help it, Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead is a goretastic masterpiece, and I want to celebrate it forty years after its release. Pre-Production Just as entertaining as the film itself is the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=35BFAhqLU4YTwenty years ago, a terrorist attack on US soil changed the nation forever. Two Jesuit faculty members, Mr. Hanley and Aquino, told their personal stories about the devastating event.
Community is a major part of what defines Jesuit Dallas. Whether it be through discussion of film and television or philosophical thought in the classroom, Jesuit always strives to be a welcoming and comforting place for all.At the start of a new school year, I decided to interview Mr. Ellis, one of the newest members of the theology department. So...
Community is a major part of what defines Jesuit Dallas. Whether it be at football games, school dances, or in the classroom, Jesuit always strives to be a welcoming and comforting place for all.At the start of a new school year, I decided to interview Ms. Simion, one of the newest members of the theology department.How did you end...
(*Note: The following article was written last May, but with some website issues it has not been published until now. However, hopefully, this will help students who are interested in theater to see what Jesuit's stage and film process is like.)With the oddities of the past year involving Covid, as well as the reconstruction of the theatre, Jesuit's Stage...
Last Thursday was The Roundup's annual banquet. The event celebrated the hardworking writing staff and the diligent faculty members that make this paper possible.The event acted as a reunion for some old staff members. Former Editor-in-Chief Trey Ashmore '20 gave a speech on how The Roundup improved his work ethic and writing. Robert Uhl '11, the first Editor-in-Chief, made...

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