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spring edition 2020, post-state convention

TORCH: WI

The Wisconsin Junior Classical League, 26 April 2020

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Table of Contents ANNOUNCEMENTS

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OFFICER

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LETTER

STATE

UPDATE

FROM

NATIONAL

ARTICLE

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EDITOR

CONVENTION

PRINCETON

JCL

THE

CLASSICS

EXCHANGE

JOKES

SPECIAL

TESTIMONIALS

CERTAMEN WEEK

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THANKS

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Announcements NATIONAL CONVENTION 1

So far, Nationals is NOT cancelled. If anything changes, the WJCL will be notified. For the time being, plan on Nationals happening! More on National Convention at the next virtual board meeting on May 3rd (see #3).

SPOTIFY 2

The WJCL has joined Spotify with a playlist made for you, by you! Go to https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0oWjvkmqmFGRbw2OhanT QW?si=jafCFxonTv2cmrYNsyFcgg

and add your favorite songs to "WJC(LITTY CITY)"! We hope to play this playlist after fellowships at Nationals and at State next year so tell your friends and help us make this playlist amazing!

MAY BOARD MEETING 3

This month, due to the extension of the stay-at-home order, the WJCL will try to have two May board meetings. The first will be another virtual one on Sunday May 3rd at 2:00 pm on Zoom where we will discuss National Convention. On May 31, if possible, there will be a regular, in-person board meeting; location TBD.

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If you or anyone you know is a historian or an editor for their school please email editor@wjcl.org to receive updates on the latest Torch and more easily communicate photos and articles! Your personal email is preferable.

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SCHOOL UPDATES In the next edition of the Torch: WI, I would like to include a section of school updates. Therefore, if each school could send me an article (around 1-3 paragraphs) some time soon, that would be great! Possible focuses could be National Classics Week or how online latin classes are going. I will send an email out with further information in the following weeks.

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ARTICLES On a similar note, I would love to include more of your guys' writing in the Torch! If you have any ideas or article topics you would like to write about, please let me know by emailing editor@wjcl.org. Content ideas could include an informative article (share your knowledge!), a story, or anything you'd be interested in writing or want to share with the WJCL!

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SHARE THE TORCH Share this edition of the Torch with your friends and latin class! I hope you enjoy getting to know your WJCL officers and reading about State Convention and Ancient Rome!

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2020-2021 OFFICER

update GET TO KNOW YOUR WJCL OFFICERS

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IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? If I could live anywhere in the world I think I would go for Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. There they have a large part in the sea made up of islands that represent different countries of the world that are up for sale.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite memory about the WJCL is my first ever state convention. I had already been a part of Latin and the classics, but I was completely blown away by the kindness and inclusivity that the WJCL offers to everyone.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? If I could meet with any classical figure, I would have to choose Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor of Western Rome. I

WJCL PRESIDENT

think it would be really interesting to see what he believed was the reason for Rome's downfall.

N I E L S A R M B R U S T E R BROOKFIELD ACADEMY

CONTACT: p r e s i d e n t @ w j c l . o r g

IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? I would live somewhere in Spain because I take Spanish in addition to Latin, and I would love to interact with the people and learn more about their culture. Also, the food is delicious, and there are so many cities that I would like to visit.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? Because I have experienced so many things being part of the WJCL, it is hard for me to choose my favorite. I think that I would have to say that my best memories are of participating in spirit at Nationals. I love how energetic and loud everyone is, and it is a crazy feeling being in a stadium with a thousand kids cheering at the top of their lungs. There’s just something about screaming as loud as you possibly can until you can no longer speak that I find enjoyable.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY?

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I would probably have lunch with Homer because I love both the Iliad and the Odyssey, and I think that it would be so

P A T R I C K

fascinating to sit down and learn more about him. I would try to learn more about his life and tell him that even after thousands

W A L S H

of years his works are still being celebrated and studied.

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL

CONTACT:

1stvp@wjcl.org

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IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? If I could live anywhere in the world, I would live in Cinque Terre, Italy. It's this set of five (cinque) little towns along the western coast of Italy known for their beauty. Although I always want to embrace my life no matter what, I think that living in Cinque Terre would be incredible. With the seafood, the views, the people, and the language, those little towns are my dream come true.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memories, oddly enough, are the times after the board meetings when a bunch of people go out for lunch and hang out. I say that it's odd because, technically, those events are not WJCL-affiliated, but to me, they represent how I see the

WJCL 2ND VP C A M I L L E

WJCL--just some high schoolers hanging out and having a good time, preferably with some latin involved.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? If I could have lunch with any classical figure, it would be

D E S L O N G C H A M P S DIVINE SAVIOR HOLY ANGELS

Horace. In my Latin III class, we just finished reading a couple of his poems, notably "Carpe Diem" and, as it turns out, I don't agree with his philosophy. At lunch, preferably at California Pizza Kitchen (widely considered the most refined eatery in the world), I would like to discuss my opinions with him and try to understand why he

2ndvp@wjcl.org

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believes what he does.

IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? I would love to live in Australia. I am a huge fan of the beach, and I love to swim. Australia is both full of beaches and great for swimming.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memory is winning Certamen at NJCL convention my freshman year. It was an exhilarating feeling that I can't totally describe, and it kept me coming back to the JCL for more great experiences.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? I would choose to have lunch with Pittheus, a mythological king of Troezen in Greece who was the grandfather of Theseus. He was renowned during the Trojan War for his strategic prowess and

WJCL PARLIAMENTARIAN

was considered a great general. I feel like it would be amazing to pick his brain on how he became so good and maybe get schooled in a game of chess.

B E N

L O R E N Z

HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

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CONTACT:

parliamentarian@wjcl.org


IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? I'd want to live in Barcelona. You've got mountains to the north, beaches to the south, and the weather is beautiful. Some of the architecture and nature there is just amazing, and it's hard to find anywhere else.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? Dancing the night away with some of my best friends.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? Spurius Ligustinus, a Roman soldier. This guy won the Roman equivalent of the Medal of Honor 6 times! He lead his men through campaign after campaign and still lived to go home to his wife and kids afterward. He was definitely an uncommon man among uncommon men.

WJCL SECRETARY E D D I E K U S T N E R BROOKFIELD ACADEMY

CONTACT: s e c r e t a r y @ w j c l . o r g

IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? If I could live anywhere in the world I would probably go to New Zealand because, not only is it beautiful, but they still speak English so I wouldn’t need to worry about learning a different language.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memory would have to be my first state convention. This was my first real experience with the WJCL, and the constant energy of everyone was infectious. The moment that sticks out the most to me was seeing Sabrina Zhong in an inflatable cow costume.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? If I could eat lunch with anyone from the classics, I would have to go for Tiresias because I could both hear stories from

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him and potentially get a prophecy for myself.

N O A H A B U H A J I R BROOKFIELD ACADEMY

CONTACT: t r e a s u r e r @ w j c l . o r g

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IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? Despite the fact that I would love to travel the world before I eventually settle down to live in one place, the one place I would love to live when I’m older is Colorado. Colorado is the best of both worlds as far as the beautiful snowy mountains to explore in the winter and the warm temperatures in the summer. However, I would be open to a change in the future as far as somewhere else to live.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memory would have to be the final farewell dance at the 2019 NJCL Convention in Fargo. The way everyone, from all delegations around the country, came together to have one last hurrah at the national convention easily made it the best part of the convention for me. What really made that

WJCL HISTORIAN

night so special was the final song they played, which was, of course, the iconic “Don’t Stop Believing." The way everyone came together in those last moments of the dance really showed me

O L I V I A

another meaning of JCLove and made me never forget how much the JCL truly means to me.

P A T E L HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? If I could have lunch with a classical figure, I would have lunch with King Cogidubnus because I would love to know what a king’s job would look like on an everyday basis in early Roman

CONTACT:

historian@wjcl.org

Britain and what kind of people he had to deal with as king. I would also be curious to see what he would order for lunch.

IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? If I could live anywhere in the world, I would choose to live in the countryside of Rome, not too far from the city itself. I really enjoy nature and would prefer it over a big-city life, and Rome accommodates this by providing lush green hills and a sparkling blue sea. Also, Rome is one of the most iconic cities in the world and has a very rich culture to prove it, boasting infamous structures such as the Coliseum, the Pantheon, the Circus Maximus, and much more.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memory was definitely my first time playing certamen at this year's state convention. I can still remember my first time nervously buzzing in, anxiously answering the question,

WJCL TECH-CO

and afterwards feeling a thrill once I found out that I had gotten it right. Each and every question was intense yet fun, and the rounds themselves always ended too soon, leaving you longing for more.

I L I A M I K H A I L E N K O HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? I would have dinner with Cicero, Rome's most famous orator and philosopher. I would choose Cicero because I would be very interested to hear his revolutionary thoughts and ideas and would also be fascinated by what he would have to say about the strange and perplexing issues in our modern society.

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CONTACT:

tech@wjcl.org


IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU LIVE AND WHY? If I could live anywhere in the world, it would be definitely be Manhattan. I have traveled there many times since I have family in Queens, and, each time I go back, I stay longer. The fast pace, the tall buildings, the shopping, the food, everything makes me happy. I enjoy shopping and fashion a lot so New York would be amazing. I love the little boutiques, cafes, and salons. I have an amazing time every time I am there.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WJCL MEMORY? My favorite WJCL memory would have to be from Nationals at Miami University. Mark was NJCL President and since he was from Wisconsin, our state cheered whenever he went up to the podium. My favorite memory is one of those very cheers: "My Mark-shake brings all the boys to the yard!" My

WJCL EDITOR

friends and I said that phrase all the time at convention and even now we bring it up once in a while.

IF YOU COULD HAVE LUNCH WITH ANY CLASSICAL FIGURE WHO WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY?

E M M A

If I could have lunch with any classical figure, I would definitely choose Nero. Nero had the iconic neck beard, and I

C A N G A

would love to see it in person. When I was playing certamen in

BROOKFIELD ACADEMY

eighth grade, the neckbeard was a joke amongst our team. Our latin teacher even had a poster in his room of Nero and his neck beard. That very photo has been my profile picture for three

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editor@wjcl.org

Salvete, omnes! Thank you all so much for electing me to be your WJCL

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Editor! I am really excited to support the WJCL through the quarterly Torch: WI! This year, I am adding a JCL Jokes page to the Torch, but I need your guys' participation to keep it going. If you have any classically themed jokes, memes, puns, cartoons, etc. please send them to me: editor@wjcl.org.  In addition, I am looking to create an email list of all local editors and historians, so if you or anyone you know is the historian or editor for your school, please send an email (using your personal email), to me as well. On a similar note, if you have any article ideas or stories you would like in the Torch please also contact me, I would love to have your guys' writing in the next edition! Lastly, I hope that all of you and your families are staying safe and healthy amid the coronavirus outbreak. School may be online and we all may be at home for the next few months, but this classics community will forever stay strong!

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2020 STATE

Convention MACKENZIE LAWLESS

VISHRUT AGRAWAL

Homestead High School

Brookfield Academy

My time at the 2020 WJCL State convention was an

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The 2020 WJCL convention, perfectly timed to dodge

experience that I will truly never forget. This convention

the coronavirus, was a fruitful opportunity to meet other

allowed me to make friends with people all over the state

Latin fans and have a fun time. A few highlights were the

while deepening my love for all things Latin. My favorite

Around the World Certamen, the Kahoot game, and the

part of the weekend was the spirit section of the first two

bazaar. Watching the World Series Certamen was fun

GAs. During this time we were all able to cheer as loud as

because we could see the teachers and coaches who

we can to show our school pride, which is something we do

teach us certamen playing against each other. The Kahoot

well at Homestead. From Certamen to testing to GA to the

game explored several ideas and topics from the classics

dance, I enjoyed every moment. To me, State is one of my

meshed with pop culture, which demonstrated the effect

favorite times of year because it gathers everyone together

that the classics have had on the modern world. At the

over one common bond, and the friendships I, as well as

bazaar, I helped my chapter sell buttons, which helped fund

everyone else makes, will last a lifetime. I hope to see you

my school’s Latin Club, giving us more resources and

all next year!

funding to do other projects.


Testimonials BEN ZEIDLER & PATRICK WALSH

Marquette University High School At this year’s state convention, the MUHS Latin Club enjoyed participating in a wide variety of events and having fun as part of the WJCL. To kick off the weekend, we had an awesome cheer song for Thursday night’s Music Genre themed General Assembly: “Living on A Prayer” in full Latin translation written by our very own Mr. Dybicz. No one really heard us because we were in the back, but it was pretty cool, even with all the voice cracks. Steve Schulte, Christian Visaya, and Hassan Allaquaband together led the sweet music valiantly. From a war machine made by the venerable Patrick Schlosser and Alex Lewein to our pulchritudinous door decoration expertly crafted by the magnificent Sam Stone assisted by Xander Salick, Connor Rusch, and other juniors, and our amazing Certamen teams throughout all levels, MUHS did a pretty bang-up job. Also, during the insane World Series of Certamen, Mr. Dybicz and Mr. Koski represented MUHS admirably. Mr. Dybicz somehow knew that Domitian stabbed flies in his free time (quote Kyle Jain: “How do you even know that?!”) and of course, Mr. Koski achieved our most impressive victory in a high-pressure rock-paper-scissors tie-breaker. Marquette had one of its students become a member of the WJCL board for the first time in quite a while: Patrick Walsh as 1st Vice President. We are super psyched about that and we know he will do an amazing job next year in the position. From the perspective of a senior, this was by far, the most impressive year for Marquette at the State convention of my four years in MUHS Latin. The convention itself was run the most smoothly and effectively out of all my years attending. Testing, the Costume Contest, the Oratories, and Certamen were all run so efficiently. Thanks to all the sponsors, organizers, and volunteers for making this year’s convention exist in the first place and also run like clockwork! And thank you to the WJCL board for all their efforts, as well.

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2020

PRINCETON CERTAMEN

NOVICE By Riya Singh, Brookfield Academy

The novice certamen team from Brookfield Academy, made up of Allie Hieb, Krish Sharma, Ayushi Chandel, and Anvesha Guru, competed at the Princeton Invitational Tournament on February 29, 2020. They cruised through their first three preliminary rounds and made the semi-finals without a sweat. Although they played an amazing first three rounds, there is always room for improvement. They practiced hard in between their rounds, and it definitely paid off in the end. They won their semi-final round and made it to the top of the mountain, the finals! They showed all five characteristics that are needed for playing certamen during the finals: knowledge, teamwork, patience, resilience, and speed. They placed second in the finals, losing by only 1 tossup. Hats off to the novice team, who played exceptionally and worked really hard to get where they got to. Amazing job!

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INTERESTED IN PLAYING CERTAMEN? TALK TO YOUR LATIN TEACHER! OPPORTUNITIES AT NATIONALS ARE COMING UP!


INTERMEDIATE By Riya Singh, Brookfield Academy

Boom. Boom. Hearts beating, we enter into a small room, packed with people wearing various shirts with nerdy latin sayings or school spirit wear. The lecture was over. Now it was time to think straight. I think our whole intermediate team (Alex Li, Hena Allaqaband, Charlie Hieb, and I) all had first round jitters, especially since we were playing Boston Latin School, one of the top teams in the entire country. I glanced at my teammates, our mythologian (Alex), and our two grammarians (Hena and Charlie). They all held a thumbs up and smiled. After recounting whatever history facts I could remember, I took a deep breath. We started off the round strong, and although we missed a couple tossups in questions 10-15, we played well. Driving with that same passion, we scored even more in the second preliminary round and almost as many in the third. We were off to a great start, scoring 460 points in total in the first three rounds, which was an improvement from our last tournament at Yale. We went off to lunch, still reading rounds to each other and recounting how we had just played. Soon, we went off to our semi-final round, facing one of Harriton’s teams. We fought hard and did our best, although we had made some silly mistakes, and I still remember missing an easy history question that round. Unfortunately, we didn’t make the final round, which was a bummer for all of us, but, in the end, I think we performed exceptionally, improved, and had fun, which is the whole learning experience of certamen.

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NATIONAL CLASSICS WEEK 2020 with

the

WJCL

I. THE GREAT RICE RACE Brought to you by WJCL President Niels Armbruster!

II. FUN FACT FRIDAY Brought to you by WJCL 1st VP Patrick Walsh, WJCL Parliamentarian Ben Lorenz, WJCL Treasurer Noah Abuhajir,

Answer latin trivia questions to donate rice at freerice.com!

National Classics Week may be over, but continue to support

and WJCL Tech-Co Ilia Mikhailenko!

Share fun, classically themed facts with the WJCL!

families in need by using freerice.com and answering fun trivia questions!

To kick off Fun Fact Friday, the officers shared some facts with you! Watch them on the WJCL Instagram

The WJCL held a contest for the most grains of rice donated

@WisconsinJCL.

and the winner was... Anna Marshall with 3,160 grains!

Patrick Walsh

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Noah Abuhajir

Ben Lorenz

Ilia Mikhailenko


III. A FRIENDLY REMINDER Brought to you by WJCL 2nd VP Camille Deslongchamps!

Camille shares ways to stay safe and help others with an

V. MEME CONTEST Brought to you by WJCL Secretary Eddie Kustner!

Show us your best classically themed memes!

DIY mask tutorial. The WJCL held a contest on Instagram to determine the best Making masks is a way to keep yourself safe, but it is also a

classical meme and the winner was... Cole Powell!

greatly appreciated donation. For these reasons, although National Classics Week has ended, continue to help the community by following the tutorial and making masks at home.

To watch the video, go to the WJCL Instagram @WisconsinJCL.

The contest may be over, but if you find or have any classically themed memes, puns, jokes, cartoons, etc. send them to editor@wjcl.org to be featured in the next edition of the Torch!

IV. EAT CEREAL LIKE DEMETER Brought to you by WJCL Editor Emma Canga!

Eat a bowl of cereal today to celebrate Demeter!

VI. ROME'S BIRTHDAY Brought to you by WJCL Historian Olivia Patel!

Happy 2773rd birthday to Rome! Celebrate by baking a cake and sending a photo the WJCL!

Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and grain. Thus, the WJCL has chosen cereal as the focus of the fourth day of

Here are some of the submissions!

National Classics Week. Camille The next time you eat cereal, think of Demeter!

Olivia Patel

Elizabeth Foster

Deslongchamps

Hena Allaqaband

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DISEASE IN ANCIENT ROME By Aidan Gregg, IJCL Editor

When you think of the fall of Rome the first thing that comes to mind might be barbarian invasions, Odoacer deposing Romulus Augustulus, or a series of terrible emperors, but what you might not think of is diseases like malaria and tuberculosis. However, these diseases were fairly common, and even deadlier outbreaks like the Plague of Cyprian devastated the empire. Though malaria is still an incredibly deadly disease, evidence suggests that it was even worse in Ancient Rome. The surrounding marshes of many Roman cities provided an optimal habitat for mosquitoes to breed and the high population density of those cities made it easy for the disease to spread. Malaria was a prominent killer in ancient Rome and some historians believe that it killed the emperors Titus and Nerva. Additionally, malaria is thought to have been the cause of death for Alaric, the Visigoth king, who died suddenly after sacking Rome. This disease persisted through much of Rome’s history and may have significantly weakened its strength towards the end of the empire. The Antonine Plague began during the reign of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus and Lucius Verus was brought to the empire by troops returning from Mesopotamia. This plague, thought to be caused by smallpox or measles, was incredibly deadly and according to Cassius Dio, caused up to 2,000 deaths every day with a mortality rate of 25%. It is even speculated that the plague killed Lucius Verus, the co-emperor of Marcus Aurelius. Additionally, the Antonine plague decimated parts of the Roman army. It isn’t surprising that after the reign of Marcus

Aurelius, we can begin to see cracks forming in Roman civilization which ultimately led to the fall of Rome. Even worse than the Antonine Plague was the Plague of Cyprian. Though it was similar to the Antonine Plague, it was even more deadly and at its height supposedly killed 5,000 people a day in Rome. It was an incredibly infectious and widespread disease and is said to have started in Africa and spread as far as Caledonia. Saint Cyprian, for whom the plague was named, documented symptoms including fever, loss of motor control, and dysentery among its victims. Furthermore, the disease spread incredibly fast from skin to skin contact, and due to the enormous population density of Rome, the disease was especially devastating (they didn’t know about social distancing). Even though disease isn’t typically considered a catalyst for the downfall of the Roman Empire, it played a major role in the downfall of Rome. So please, stay inside, wash your hands, and do your Latin homework.

Have an article idea for the Torch? SEND YOUR ARTICLES AND/OR STORIES TO EDITOR@WJCL.ORG TO BE FEATURED IN THE NEXT EDITION OF THE TORCH:WI!

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JCL JOKES THE PAGE YOU'VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR WANT YOUR JOKES, PUNS, MEMES. CARTOONS, ETC. FEATURED IN THE NEXT TORCH? SEND THEM TO EDITOR@WJCL.ORG!

POLYPHEMUS, FRIENDS WITH EVERYONE, HATES NOBODY.

I, FOR ONE, LIKE ROMAN NUMERALS. DO V?

I ALWAYS ACE MY LATIN TESTS. MY TEACHER ALWAYS GIVES ME A C!

(THREE ROMANS ARE EATING ITALIAN FOOD AROUND A TABLE. ONE DROPS A PIECE.) ROMAN 1: V SECOND RULE! ROMAN 2: I CAN'T BELIEVE HE VIII THAT. ROMAN 3: WE ALWAYS EAT ITALIAN, I WOULD INVADE BRITAIN AGAIN IV SOME CHINESE FOOD.

LATIN'S NOT A DEAD LANGUAGE. IT'S JUST ROMAN AROUND.

HOW WAS THE ROMAN EMPIRE CUT IN HALF? WITH A PAIR OF CAESARS.

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A SPECIAL THANKS THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO WROTE ARTICLES, CONTRIBUTED PICTURES, SUBMITTED JCL JOKES, AND PARTICIPATED DURING NATIONAL CLASSICS WEEK!

OFFICER UPDATES Niels Armbruster, WJCL President Patrick Walsh, WJCL 1st VP Camille Deslongchamps, WJCL 2nd VP Ben Lorenz, WJCL Parliamentarian Eddie Kustner, WJCL Secretary Noah Abuhajir, WJCL Treasurer Olivia Patel, WJCL Historian Ilia Mikhailenko, WJCL Tech-co STATE CONVENTION TESTIMONIALS Mackenzie Lawless Vishrut Agrawal Patrick Walsh, WJCL 1st VP Ben Zeidler CERTAMEN Riya Singh

JCL JOKES Anushka Guru Lily Childress Theo Sarnowski Hena Allaqaband PHOTOS/VIDEOS Olivia Patel, WJCL Historian Hena Allaqaband Patrick Walsh, WJCL 1st VP Noah Abuhajir, WJCL Treasurer Ilia Mikhailenko, WCJL Tech-Co Ben Lorenz, WCJL Parliamentarian Camille Deslongchamps, WJCL 2nd VP Elizabeth Foster, NJCL Editor Anna Marshall Cole Powell

ARTICLE EXCHANGE Aidan Gregg, IJCL Editor NATIONAL CLASSICS WEEK Patrick Walsh, WJCL 1st VP Noah Abuhajir, WJCL Treasurer Ben Lorenz, WJCL Parliamentarian Ilia Mikhailenko, WJCL Tech-Co Camille Deslongchamps, WJCL 2nd VP Cole Powell Anna Marshall Hena Allaqaband Olivia Patel, WJCL Historian Elizabeth Foster, NJCL Editor

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