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“The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) is a volunteer opportunity available to Jesuit College Prep graduates to devote a year of their lives in service and thanksgiving for their Jesuit education. It is a unique opportunity for participants to give back to their alma mater during a year between college and a career or graduate school. There are a number...
The future may well be what the new Haggar stadium and library represent — and not just because they have exposed glass and steel and none of the corny nostalgic touches that stadiums and libraries go in for these days. Jesuit didn't want its modernized stadium and library to only look like the future.  Jesuit wanted them to shape...
Student Body President Charlie Rice '11 Student Body Vice President Michael Quint '11Class of 2011 Senior president: J.P. Ackels, prom chairman Senior vice president: Sullivan McCormick, homecoming chairman Senior representative: Gabriel Fuentes, parliamentarianClass of 2012 Junior president: Tim Nguyen, special projects Junior vice president: Chris Wallace, special events Junior representative: Mark Diaz-Arrastia, community relationsClass of 2013 Sophomore president: Basil Seif, homecoming Sophomore vice president: Jeff Ackels, secretary Sophomore representative: Dennis Kamara, treasurer
As  we go through our day, we rarely stop to think about the idea of life.  It seems to be something that simply is.  Nobody questions or thinks about the love necessary to facilitate life or the great blessing that life is.  The Jesuit Pro-Life club is trying to draw attention to this incredible gift by “focusing on a...
Sweat runs down my sand-crusted forehead, across my cheek, and finally lands in the Concrete mixture. With each shovel-full, my back winces as some Honduran boys and I move the pile of concrete to the left.I understand enough Spanish to know when the Hondurans want to move the piles and where to put things, but usually I am at...
Similar to how Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers announced the African word “Ubuntu,” meaning “I am because we are” as the sole motto for the 2008 NBA Championship winning basketball team, the Jesuit Debate coaches, Dr. Tracy McFarland and Mr. Dan Lingel, have stressed the phrase “where we go one, we go all,” as the critical maxim for the...
“Houston, we’ve had a problem.” These famous words from NASA’s Apollo 13 mission to the moon have been quoted innumerably over the years. But what was  Mission Control actually like that night? Luckily Jerry Woodfill, an enthusiastic man was glad to tell us.Mr. Woodfill was in charge of the master alarm system for the Apollo 13 mission, the alarm...

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