Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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

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...
Yes, we are in a PANDEMIC. My previous article on the coronavirus was inaccurate, as I did not predict the immense effects of the virus. In the US alone, there are over 35,000 cases and possibly more due to a lack of testing. The world is in disarray. Hospitals need supplies to operate and keep the disease from spreading....
Timeline of Coronavirus Natural Response and EscalationOver 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....
Although known to most individuals at this point, COVID-19 has reached over 162 countries. Specifically in the United States, all fifty states have cases of COVID-19, and the numbers don't seem to be on the decline anytime soon. President Trump recently announced today that groups of 10+ should not gather and estimates that control of the virus will occur...

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 >