News

Racial and economic inequality play major role in worldwide water crisis

Data collected and illustrated by Jacob Cross Mayhew ’20 and Nick Pecora ’21 By Harrison Cohen ’20 and Jacob Cross-Mayhew ’20 THE ROUNDUP   A recent report by the United States Water Alliance and human rights nonprofit, Dig Deep, stated that race is the strongest determinant in access to clean water in the U.S.   […]

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Sports Tennis

Energy Builds as the Tennis Team Prepares for Fast Approaching Season

Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | 7th hour tennis practices together as the season comes to a beginning By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP While the spring season of varsity tennis approaches, players are beginning to prepare for the upcoming tryouts and for the season as a whole. Having won state championships for three consecutive […]

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Baseball Sports

Dual-sport athlete Michael Diaz commits to Santa Clara on a baseball scholarship

Photo provided by Michael Diaz ’20 | Michael Diaz ’20 waiting to swing off of an opposing pitch By Nicholas Williams ’21 Brophy senior Michael Diaz ’20 recently announced his college commitment to Santa Clara in order to continue his baseball career. Diaz’s primary position is 3rd base, and he also plays in the outfield. […]

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News

Native Americans and the Water Crisis

Photo by Garret Van Wie ’22 | A Native American is starkly contrasted with a beautiful water background. By Garret Van Wie ’22 THE ROUNDUP 58 out of every 1,000 Native American households lack plumbing, compared with three out of every 1,000 white people. This in turn leads to higher rates of death, poverty and […]

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Lacrosse Sports

Lacrosse aims for redemption after state championship loss

Photo courtesy of Andrew Welty | Members of the varsity lacrosse team pose for a picture at the Blackjack Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada The ROUNDUP By Kaidan Linse’20 Though falling short in the state championship final last season to Notre Dame Prep, the 2019 Brophy lacrosse team racked up a number of impressive accomplishments, […]

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News

Water-based Horror films

Photo provided by Wikimedia Commons | The main antagonist of the “Jaws” franchise, Bruce, swims toward the ocean surface on the 1975 “Jaws” book cover. By Will Gruwell ’21 THE ROUNDUP Throughout the past few decades, the entertainment industry has witnessed a significant increase in the production of horror films revolving around the ominous mystery […]

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News

The Blanket Drive’s Impact

Photo composite by Garret Van Wie’22 | A homeless man sitting in a clean, white room. By Garret Van Wie’22 THE ROUNDUP 37% of of the 25,800 Maricopa County’s citizens experiencing homelessness are families and the rates of families going through homelessness have only been on the rise in recent years. Each year around December, […]

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Entertainment

Taking theater down the Wright path

Photo by Quentin Dunnigan’22 | Ms. Wright Prepares a Lesson Plan for upcoming periods By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Were you born in-state or out of state? Out of state. I was born in New York State. Growing up what were your favorite classes and out of school hobbies? I always loved English, so […]

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Entertainment

H2O Club seeks to raise awareness of global water issues

Photo by Nick Pecora’21 | Members of the H2O and F. A. M. E. Clubs serve “Broncoffee” before school on January 29, 2020. A portion of the proceeds will be put towards earthquake relief for Puerto Rico. By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Soon, experts on water-related issues from around the state will converge on […]

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Chess and Esports: Do They Deserve a Banner in Robson Gym?

Photo by Garret Van Wie ’22 | A chess board with a controller replacing a fallen chess piece shows their similarities. By Garret Van Wie ’22 THE ROUNDUP Chess and esports fans may soon begin to question why their awards and achievements are not displayed on the gym wall, next to the tennis team’s or […]

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