Monday, January 17, 2022

The Roundup is the Jesuit Dallas Student Voice and Newspaper since 1942. Learn about us.

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” -Charlotte Brontë "Women are the real architects of society."  -Cher International Women's Day just passed us a couple of weeks on March 8, and oddly enough some companies and larger organizations sparked some controversy. On the day where we celebrate women's political,...
Background For Jesuit Football, when we workout we have this thing called a "Ranger Challenge," which is a way for us to get bigger, stronger, and more mentally tough. So, when we transitioned over to online workouts the grind did not stop. The first couple Ranger Challenges were workout related. These included wall-sits and who can run the furthest during...
  Picture this: you are a high school senior. For the last 12 years of your academic career, you've been constantly grinding and working hard to get your GPA and SAT/ACT scores in just the perfect place. By the spring semester, you discover that you've been accepted to your dream school. Yay! Congratulations! You are thrilled and excited, wanting to...
The victorious athlete, with sweat accumulating on his forehead under the intense stadium lights, graciously bounds to the top of the podium. Twenty years of perfecting his sport accumulate in that one moment as a glittering gold medal is placed upon his "Team USA" sweatsuit. Childhood days that could've been spent hanging out with friends or going to school...
When thinking of the summer, we tend to think of it as a mental relaxation from the stresses and pressures that come as a high school student. However, this summer will be different.  With most vacation plans canceled and with the CDC's recommendations of social distancing, it can be difficult to find something satisfying to do during this time...
My whole life I’ve heard that, in bad times, you should always look for the silver lining. The Coronavirus pandemic has certainly caused bad times. We can’t attend school in person, major milestones in our lives have been canceled, and people can’t go to work outside of their homes. The people who do have to go to work outside...
Every generation of people in America has faced an event that dramatically changed their world. Baby Boomers faced the Civil Rights movement, the JFK assassination, and the Cold War. Generation X faced Watergate, the Vietnam War, and a continuing struggle for Civil Rights. Millennials faced the Great Recession and 9/11. So far, Generation Z (Zoomers) has not had an...
While 2020 hasn't been a great year for humanity, it has been great for meme-makers. The memes and group chats have become top-tier distractions from the crippling loneliness of quarantine. Scrolling through my favorite sites for online content got me thinking: Why don't I help pass some time by talking about some of the people you'll most likely see...

About Viewpoints

The Roundup invites all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.

Articles should be written in a respectful tone, with language reflecting thoughtful and accurately researched discourse and, at all times, supporting the mission of the newspaper and the Jesuit Dallas community.

The Roundup will publish all articles that meet these guidelines without regard to endorsing any particular point of view.

Submit a Viewpoint

About Jesuit Dallas

Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas offers young men an excellent, Catholic education in the classical Jesuit tradition with the purpose of forming a community of men with high moral principles and service to others.

Learn More >