Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Named by the senior class as most likely to own a Fortune 500 company and also most likely to become president, Clark Durham ’12 has always displayed his leadership and management skills at Jesuit. While some may see him as rigid and exacting, others see him as determined and hard-working. And it was his determination and effort that earned him...
Upon entering Jesuit College Preparatory, seeing the Hall of Honors walls adorned with composites from the inaugural class of 1943 to the most recent class of 2011, listening to academic banter from the clusters of blazer-and-oxford clad students, feeling the intensity of one of the most competitive academic environments in all of Texas, one’s first impression is not of...
The 2011-2012 school year has been, by almost every metric, a growth cycle for Jesuit’s retooled student newspaper, The Roundup. Our writing staff has grown threefold; a new crop of junior editors has brought lively attitudes and leadership skills to the table; junior editor Payton Maher gave the paper a brilliant feature series on Jesuit Dallas’ 1955 desegregation (found...
This past week, eight members of our Jesuit community--juniors Nick Alexander, John Leflore, Hayden Meshell, and Drew Brunts; seniors Garrett Finney, Brenden Cain, and James Grass; and student affairs assistant Mark Campbell as coach--won the Under-18 USA Hockey National Championship in Lansing, Michigan. The Dallas Oilers, a select hockey team composed of players from schools all over Dallas and coached by...
  As college tuition increases at approximately 8% per year, prices for higher education are increasingly “out of control,” as Forbes Online contributor Steve Odland notes.  Expounding on the costs of college, Gordon Wadsworth, author of The College Trap, states: “If the cost of college tuition was $10,000 in 1986, it would now cost the same student over $21,500 if...
Anyone who frequents Jesuit sporting events has likely noticed a tall, serious young man crisscrossing the perimeter of playing fields with camera in hand. At dozens of Jesuit games, tournaments, and matches this year, junior Jack White has contributed his incredible photography skills. White can be spotted at most Jesuit Ranger games moving diligently up and down the field...
Three lifts. Three attempts. Twenty-one contestants. One state champion. On Saturday in Abilene, Texas, Akuda Esin ‘12 took the state title in the 2012 Texas High School Powerlifting Association (THSPA) tournament in the 220 pound weight-class. Esin is the first Jesuit student athlete to ever compete in the THSPA state tournament, and also became the Rangers’ first state champion...
Within the Terry Center on the Jesuit campus lurk committed athletes rowing their hearts out on the ergs, or rowing machines. But one young man clearly stands out above all the others. His name? Westford Lang, one of two captains on the Jesuit crew team.   Westford Lang ’12 did not know what crew was until he attended Jesuit. During his...

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