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Public speaking plays a huge role in political campaigns at all levels, from local races to national affairs (in the recent Florida Republican primary, two-thirds of voters described candidate debate performances as “very important”). The way a candidate talks reflects, in the eyes of voters, his competency. Charismatic speeches convey a candidate’s coherence and electability, while missteps can make...
There was a time when one could circumvent the classrooms of Jesuit College Preparatory School without passing a single electronic device, save the occasional overhead projector. In this not-so-distant past, cell phones were a rarity on campus, and only the most dedicated programmers owned personal computers (PC’s).   These days of electronic disconnect are a thing of the past. According to...
The New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler may be shooting 71% from the floor this year, but has the reader ever seen a robot shoot a basketball? On March 2, our Jesuit Robotics team, the All Sparks, will be heading to the Dallas Convention Center to compete in the annual FIRST robotics competition. Led by club president Patrick Barone ’12 and...
On February 4, 2012, Jesuit’s Brothers for Others club will host the Brothers for Others Extravaganza. The club, recently founded by Dennis Kamara ’13, maintains a goal of “helping Jesuit students and students with disabilities develop unique relationships through various activities.” “My hope for this club is to not only spread the awareness of different disabilities such as Down syndrome...
The entire packed auditorium at Fair Park focuses on Charles as he walks up to the stage, looking toward the principal of Jesuit High School, Fr. Michael Kammer, S.J.  Shaking his hand, Charles gazes out into the crowd of students watching him. This is not just any other night; it is the class of 1958’s graduation, a night filled...
This school year has been a great year for clubs. A multitude of clubs and organizations have been created, ranging from the Brothers for Others Club (which serves young people with Down syndrome) to the For the Love of the Lake Club (which promotes environmental awareness and responsibility). Out of all of these newly created clubs, however, some smaller...
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012, Principal Tom Garrison participated in his second press conference with The Roundup to kick off the new semester. Questions varied from his experience as principal and second semester transitions to planned renovations of the school. The press conference began with the topic of the start of the new semester, saying that admissions decisions are on...
As I drive south down Inwood Lane in my brand-new 1955 turquoise Chevrolet Bel Air, I look in the rear-view mirror and glance out into the open green pastures behind me, unoccupied by any obtruding buildings, devoid of car exhaust. Seven years from now, in the fall of 1962, this cotton field will be the site of the newly...

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