World Issues, Campus Views

Ferguson tragedy reveals dire need for discussion on racial issues
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP As we start a new school year, I recall nostalgically last year’s classes – AP European History and the rest – my Magis retreat and even my Sophomore Service Project. However, recent events in Ferguson, MO., have got me thinking about last year’s Summit on Human Dignity, the topic being race. Recently, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager, was shot six times, twice…
Pope Francis’ beliefs, lifestyle serve as welcome relief for Catholics
By William Joseph Borders IV THE ROUNDUP  Pope Francis is different, very different. He lives the most simple life that one of the most powerful and influential people in the world could. “He’s a simple man, he carries his own bags, pays his own bills and tells his old friends to hop in the Pope Mobile,” said Spanish teacher Mr. Richard Cordova. Mr. Cordova said there are three Spanish words…