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2017 Battle Royale

The annual Battle Royale staged each May is intended to be a satirical and humorous look at what may happen if the faculty did indeed compete in a tournament of wit and strength. The Roundup thanks all participants for their permission.

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Editor’s Farewell: From football field to White House, journalism beneficial to society

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Andrew Howard ’17 sits on the fountain outside the chapel courtyard. Howard is on his final year of The Roundup staff and completes his first year as Editor in Chief. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP My first real memory as a Roundup staff member was during my sophomore […]

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Editor’s Farewell: Journalism strengthens communities, left lasting impact on me

Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Anthony Cardellini ’17 has worked on The Roundup staff for three years and completes his second consecutive year as Editor in Chief. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP I still remember discussing scheduling with my parents as a freshman and not knowing which elective I would choose for sophomore […]

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Students should apply service experience of all Phoenix has to offer

By Hayden Welty ’19 & Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP As a Brophy student, do you feel that you have put forth a maximum amount of effort to your service projects? Phoenix is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. and the most populous state capital; as such, it boasts a rich ethnic blend […]

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Feature Package: Phoenix City Limits

Graphic by Bryce Owen ’17  In 1928, a Jesuit high school sprouted from an arid patch of dirt not of a young downtown Phoenix. Since then, Brophy and Phoenix have matured together. Brophy students conduct complex projects at research institutions, fundraise for local hospitals, frequent Valley golf courses and perform at local theaters. This edition, The […]

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Alpert named ‘Man of the Year’

Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Will Alpert ’17 mounts a photo for AP Studio Art. Will has been named Man of the Year. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Will Alpert ’17 seems to always have a smile on his face. What is even more admirable is this year’s Roundup “Man of the Year” […]

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MOY runner up Bhatt pairs intelligence with humility

Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Alex Bhatt ’17 converses with fellow Brophy students in the Student Activity Center. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP It’s hard to go a day on campus without hearing the name Alex Bhatt ’17. Outside of being a Key Club officer, a member of Future Physicians Club, founder of the […]

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MOY Runner-Up Gerkensmeyer emphasizes importance of conversation

Photo by Manny Mata-Flores ’19 | Willie Gerkensmeyer ’17 speaks to a group of Xavier students at break April 24. Willie was voted as a Man of the Year finalist. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP In early April Willie Gerkensmeyer ‘17 sat by the Bronco fountain in the mall. A young student walked up […]

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OPINIONS: Phoenix offers pros of both big city, small town

By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Phoenix is the sixth biggest city in the country, and there are a plethora of opportunities in this town to take advantage of. Yet with all the hustle and bustle, Phoenix still offers a small town feeling. The Phoenix metro area is home to almost 5 million people, and […]

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OPINIONS: Phoenix is environmentally challenged, lacks culture, struggling sports teams

By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Phoenix is a rapidly growing city, but it has a lot of issues like its sports teams, environmental awareness and the fact that the city is so spread out. The first issue is the sports side of Phoenix. There is not a consistent team that anyone can root for […]

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