Sunday, January 24, 2021

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It’s that time of the year again! The sun sets a little earlier, the leaves turn a little browner, and (if you’re in Texas) the weather drops by 10 degrees... But with winter comes one of the most stressful shopping seasons: Christmas Shopping! After capitalizing on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you only have a few gifts left to buy,...
The Forza series has always been a standout when it comes to first party games on Microsoft's systems. The game combines aspects of circuit racing with that of open world racing. Honestly, I believe this game is the first notable console exclusive for the Xbox One, with most of  the first party games so far being lackluster efforts. The game itself, released...
Caution: Spotify content may include explicit lyrics. The Roundup neither endorses nor promotes any of the songs in this article. Readers under the age of 18 must receive parents’ permission before proceeding. Pop Smoke was an upcoming artist in the rap game, garnering potential and harvesting comparisons to 50 Cent and East Coast rappers. I spent this summer listening to his newest...
All Jesuit students know the feeling of anticipation as they shuffle through their mail during the spring of their 8th grade year. They have taken the ISEE, they have received letters of recommendation, they have completed interviews, they have sent in their middle school transcripts. It's hard to imagine a more stressful process for these hopeful young teens, and...
Released in late 2008, Mirror’s Edge shared shelve space with such heavy-hitters as Call of Duty: World at War, Battlefield: Bad Company, and Fallout 3 , causing it to be generally overlooked. Failing to meet low sales expectations, the game by EA developer DICE, the same people who brought you the Battlefield franchise, only moved around 1 million copies...
Timeline of Coronavirus Natural Response and Escalation Over the past few weeks, the coronavirus epidemic has transformed from a situation that many overlooked into a situation that seemingly spiraled out of control. First off, there are many negative consequences this epidemic has brought, for example, its toll on the economy and the deaths of those whom we might have known....
Ah, it’s that bi-annual time of the year again, when our airwaves are bombarded with dark, prophetic messages played over ominous music, when the dog walkers and friendly neighbors on our daily routes are replaced with yard signs and bumper stickers. The time when the political ax-men and cavalry come out of the woodwork to inform ignorant voters of “the...
https://youtu.be/Xh1ZlVQTk5s This is a vlog following the life of a freshman at Jesuit going through a normal school day. Hope you enjoy it! Stay tuned to The Roundup for updates on campus life at Jesuit and all things Jesuit Dallas.

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