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Spotify launches “Play Your Part” campaign to encourage, inform young voters

By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Music streaming service Spotify recently launched the non-partisan “Play Your Part” initiative with the hopes of informing and engaging listeners with regards to voting in the upcoming election.  As more and more corporations have sought to create voter-centric initiatives, Spotify has jumped into the fray by targeting younger, often […]

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‘13th’ generates conversation among students

By Nick Williams ’21 and Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP With the upcoming Brophy summit focusing on the issues of race in America, it is important for students to stay informed on the history of race and racism to inform the future. The documentary ‘13th’, which was directed by Ava DuVernay and released in 2016, […]

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Brophy album from 1960s rediscovered

By Jude Unrein ’23 The Roundup You remove a record from its sleeve and blow off the dust. You put it on your record player and switch it on.  The record starts spinning and the needle touches the vinyl. A folky, surf pop-sounding song starts playing from the speakers; however, the lyrics are heading in […]

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Students use art to create an escape from the school day

By Jude Unrein ’23 Sergio Arvizu-Rivera ’23 THE ROUNDUP COVID-19 cases have continued to skyrocket since March of 2020, shutting down schools, businesses and most social events in its wake.  With the continuing closures of social events and precautionary quarantines, art has grown in the form of an outlet for many students. Reilly Blake ’23 […]

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Jenkins to lead inclusive initiative through STUCO

By Garret Van Wie THE ROUNDUP In the wake of a racial reckoning sweeping the nation, Brophy Student Council is in the final stages of releasing the first of a series of films addressing marginalized groups’ experiences on campus. Jenkins said he chose to manage this project in part to find his place on campus. […]

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Halloween could be a super spreading event for COVID-19

By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP Halloween this year will certainly be one to remember, or forget, as extra precautions and regulations must be taken to lower the chance of spreading COVID throughout our community and nation alike. Usual Halloween activities, like door-to-door trick-or-treating and attending gatherings, may likely spread COVID-19, as these events have […]

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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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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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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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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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