Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Tired legs pushing against the ground, sweat falling into their eyes, the freshmen sprint towards the finish line, marking their victory. As they cross the line, the crowd roars with excitement for ... DiLorenzo’s homeroom, the victor of the 2015 Ranger Day chariot races. Just one of the many exciting events at Ranger Day, the chariot races are the...
The rushing wind from the chariots, cheering from the audience, and adrenaline pumping through veins of every member helps to rebirth a well-loved Jesuit tradition every year. Chariots, from the Roman Circus Maximus, now race across the heated asphalt of a high school track field. In only seconds, the chariots pass the finish line and excitement breaks loose in...
It’s Friday, October 25, 2019, and you’re excited about what Ranger Day 2019 is to bring. You may be thinking to yourself, I wonder what the chariot races will be like? I hope that Powder Puff will be fun to watch? I bet the outdoor activities will be better than last year’s. Only to get an email at 7:59...
As students walk from activity to activity, they pause as a they hear a DJ going wild in front of the Terry Center, intrigued to the point that their desire to play dodgeball or their desire to steal a hotdog vanishes. Like bees to a flower, they flock to the beat of the music, gathering as a crowd, the...
All images courtesy of Sam Dayton '20 of The Last Roundup Last year on Ranger Day, the rap battle resulted in the renowned LOTB (Lord of the Bling), or Alex Rivera ‘20, defeating Mr. Kamara, who goes by the stage name DKam. The crowd went crazy for both rappers, exchanging digs back and forth at one another. This year, the...
Last Friday, October 28, 2011, the Jesuit student body participated in its annual Ranger Day. This year’s senior class, ready to top the convoluted entrances in past years, went with a 300-themed walk up. Two by two, seniors followed longtime teacher Ms. Kay Frigo into the packed gym with a slow walk to “Requiem of a Dream.” The seniors began...
Music undoubtedly plays a tremendous part in the lives of Jesuit students and faculty. Walking through the halls, we see a myriad of speakers attached to an even greater variety of ears. Music pours in through classic white iPod ear buds-- 99 cent are computer lab headphones--and unsightly colossus headsets, bringing to us each individually our personal fix of sonic...
Ranger Day fell this year on Halloween, blending celebration of a favorite Jesuit tradition with the costumed zaniness of the holiday.  Mr. Mark Knize, Jesuit’s assistant principle, described Ranger Day as “One of my favorite Jesuit traditions… It’s a powerful day that offers something for everyone. It allows students to take time from the academic rigor and busy schedules.” A collaboration between...

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