Sports

AIA continues to loosen Guidelines to play winter sports

By: Nicholas Williams THE ROUNDUP The Arizona Interscholastic Association has loosened its  COVID-19 restrictions multiple times since the beginning of the year. However, at the moment, it doesn’t seem like it will be enough as Brophy basketball, wrestling and soccer have all been delayed. The AIA uses cases per 100,000 in the county to determine […]

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Damaso’s connections with English websites benefiting students

By Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP Everyone who has been a part of Mr. John Damaso’s ’97 AP English Language class in the past few years has used Membean to help improve vocabulary in their everyday lives. Now, at the same time, Mr. Damaso is implementing a new website into class discussions called Parlay which […]

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Studio Art class paints democracy-themed mural in Quiet Room

By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP The AP Studio Art class, along with faculty members Mr. Cooper Davis ’10 and Mr. Marc Kelly ’86, have begun painting a mural in the Quiet Room located off the Steele Activities Center. The mural, which is being painted as part of Brophy’s Day of Democracy, heavily features the […]

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Students participate virtually in Brophy’s Day of Democracy

William Gruwell ’21 and David Albelais ’22 THE ROUNDUP Roughly 1200 students, according to Mr. Pete Burr ’07, participated virtually from their home through ThriveCast on Brophy’s Day of Democracy to become further educated on democracy in the United States.  ThriveCast is an innovative online platform with the goal of informing students on certain topics […]

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Featured News

Brophy polling site open to public

By The Roundup Staff THE ROUNDUP Polls opened at 6 A.M this morning and Brophy is now a designated polling site for all who are welcome. Brophy is open all day until 7 P.M when the polls officially close in Arizona. This is the first year that Brophy is a polling site. “We are not […]

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Opinions

Electoral college builds unity in an imperfect system

PRO/CON By Nathan Wise ’21 THE ROUNDUP The “shock” of the 2016 election, an election in which Hillary Clinton was expected to win more swing states and ultimately carry the electoral college, continued a national debate about whether or not the electoral college should decide the presidency. It was argued that like other countries, the […]

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Opinions

Electoral college mitigates value of countless votes

PRO/CON By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP On or before Nov. 3, millions of Americans will submit their ballots for the 2020 election. As they submit their ballots, many focus on their presidential selection. And, while voting is definitely important, especially in down-ballot races, individual voters often have little to no say over who wins […]

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Opinions

Presidential debates outdated, counterproductive method of comparing candidates

By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Though once a unique opportunity to hear both presidential candidates articulate their positions and debate those policies with one another, presidential debates have devolved into little more than a competition to see who can produce the best 30-second sound bite possible. During the 1960 presidential election, Senator John F. […]

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Advocacy Club seeks increased youth voting turnout

By George Anton ’21 and Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Advocacy Club has partnered with Aliento Votes in an effort to increase youth voter turnout for the 2020 election. Aliento has been a partner with the Advocacy Club for almost three years, and is self-described as “a community organization that is DACA, undocumented, […]

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How the Brophy COVID-19 Case Reporting Protocol works

By Owen Wong ’23 THE ROUNDUP Many students on campus know that every Friday, Mr. Bob Ryan updates Brophy’s COVID-19 Dashboard, which tracks positive cases of COVID-19 among students. Students who might show symptoms or have possibly had close contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19 will either be sent on a 14-day […]

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