eSports Sports

Brophy Esports are “dropping in” to upcoming Fortnite PlayVS tournament

By Ransom Kaul THE ROUNDUP      Get your gamer chairs and PCs ready, because Brophy’s upcoming Fortnite Intramurals are already here! Beginning in early October, three teams, coached by Ms. Shawna Khan and Mr. Kyle McCoy, have been representing Brophy in a PlayVS-run Fortnite tournament for a chance to compete on the national stage.       With matches […]

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Entertainment

Student Council’s class life and mascot

By Max Tiffany ’21 THE ROUNDUP It is hard to forget the first time going to a Brophy game for any sport. No matter what the sport or event may be, it is obvious that planning goes into these events, and that there is a group that leads in the planning. One two-year member of […]

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Entertainment

Theatre for Social Change inspires change through the arts

By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Theatre for Social Change, helmed by student leaders Jackson Bernreuter ’21 and Steven Watson ’21 alongside faculty moderator Ms. Carolyn Wright, is set to begin its second year of work on Brophy’s campus. The club, which was formed last year by Ryan Breuer ’20 with the help of […]

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Entertainment

Brophy Theater Adjusting to COVID Restrictions

By Thomas Haak ’23 COVID-19 has drastically changed sports, normal life and fine arts. Many elements of music and theater are not possible if one wears a mask, so Brophy theater has changed dramatically. Brophy theater has taken a different approach, not requiring masks while the plays are going on, but requiring masks at all […]

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Entertainment

Column: Jackson’s Favorite Things

A Quirky Start to the School Year Back to school: the magical time when Walmart becomes a battlefield, siblings cry over the number of crayons in their box compared to that of Aubrey F. and the first day of school brings about the climactic ending to a summer which was essentially one long Tuesday. This […]

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Entertainment

How Brophy Students Use Disney Plus

By Thomas Haak ’23 The Roundup Disney Plus, a popular streaming platform that holds almost everything Disney has produced, has been very popular at Brophy, with a successful economic year. Disney Plus is popular with students at Brophy such as Charles Clarke ’23 who watches Disney Plus very often because he “likes Marvel and Star […]

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Football Sports

Pac-12 postpone college football over COVID-19 worries

By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP Around this time, University of Arizona and Arizona State fans would be bickering at each other, tailgating before games, and getting ready for a new college football season, but after the Pac-12 decided to postpone their season, this won’t happen for a while. On Aug. 11, the Pac-12 conference […]

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Opinions

Local journalism critical to communities, needs support

By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP Local publications have been going out of business at an alarming rate. A report by Penelope Abernathy, a professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill explained that 2,000 publications had gone away in the past fifteen years. This is almost one fourth of the 9,000 that existed before […]

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Opinions

Students play a crucial role in the slowing the spread of COVID-19

By Nick Zalle ’23 THE ROUNDUP For a high school student in 2020, COVID-19 has become the center of attention on and off-campus, and for good reason. This pandemic has swept the nation, preventing students and teachers alike from being together in person. We as students have a very important role in the prevention of […]

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Opinions

Arizona’s strong comeback from COVID-19

William Gruwell ’21 THE ROUNDUP As the world continues to struggle with containing the outbreak of COVID-19, the United States in particular has been under fire for an inadequate response to halt the nation. Arizona, under Governor Doug Ducey, has remained one of the least restrictive states in the country with limited mask laws mandated […]

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