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On March 11, 2021, Jesuit students were instructed to access the Student Council Election Portal, read the candidates' statements, and vote for the best officers. The next morning, during the morning announcements, Mr. Wallace revealed the winners of the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior student council spots. Here is a recap of all the winners, along with brief statements on their...
Starting April 5, 2021, the long-time convenience for the senior class–their priority parking lot next to the school–will operate on a first-come-first-serve basis open to all grade levels.  “The change had been working in the background for many years, but we decided to finally enact it after so the parking lot could benefit all students,” commented Principal Tom Garrison. President...
“1AC, 1NC, 2AC, 2NC.” “Income Inequality is on the rise and no one seems to notice or care.” We have all heard these phrases in our Freshman Rhetoric & Civics class. However, our nationally recognized Jesuit Debate Team takes debating to a whole other level and continues to impress us with seemingly endless success. Below is a recap of...
A panel of judges curiously observes the inner makings of a robot, reviewing the 3d models of the parts and the physical implementation of those simulated models. This was the FIRST Robotics Competition, where judges reviewed these robots. Date This period of judges watching and taking notes on the robots occurred on Saturday 6th, a week before Spring Break started. However,...
Even in an odd year, the NBA trade deadline delivered on the excitement it usually promises. At 2 PM CST, the league office closed down all trading of assets for the rest of the year. The day started slow, but the late morning and afternoon were full of league-shaking moves in what was basically the eleventh hour. Despite all these...
A project with decades of history behind it and an unmatched show of generosity, the David A. Segal Family Aquatic Center presents the unique opportunity to enrich the educational experience and sports participation for Jesuit students. Also known as "The Gull," the state-of-the-art facility will house an eight-lane competition pool, a four-lane warm-up pool, and the latest in water sports...
This week, I had the opportunity to have a brief conversation with Coach Koch over the school food drive. Before we conversed, he provided me with some general information from the food drive this year: “Final count was 12,819 pounds donated to Catholic Charities of Dallas (2819 pounds from student can foods and a 10,000-pound donation from coaches). It...
California governor Gavin Newsom has received substantial backlash this past year for what many people consider poor management of the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, nearly 2 million Californians want to recall Newsom from his position, and the petition has already passed the required 1.5 million mark to put the process into motion. But did his handling of the Pandemic kick this...

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