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Galante reveals himself as true renaissance man

Brophy varsity football Defensive Coordinator Mr. Gary Galante is more than the tough specimen who lives in the basement of Loyola Hall.

In his youth, his life revolved heavily around the small church where his father was a minister. There he would sing with his family.

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Confession offered twice weekly, but ‘attended more frequently’ in past

Twice a week, Brophy Jesuit Fr. Harry Olivier, S.J. sits in the Chapel, waiting for people to come and confess their sins.

Confessions are open every Monday and Wednesday at 7 a.m. in the chapel.

One or two students come in each day to tell Fr. Olivier what they have done wrong and what is on their mind. He said the students tend to have some regularity and that many of the same come continuously, although there is a good mix.

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U.S. economy’s nose dive rooted in sub-prime mortage deals

Over the past few years, the economy has taken a wild course and dropped into a recession, what some economists call the worst since the Great Depression.

Although it is rather a complicated concept to understand why the economy went into a recession, there is an explanation.

Jonathon Jarvis, an interaction and media designer, managed to lay out the situation in his animated short film “The Crisis of Credit,” which can be found on YouTube.

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Economic focus delivers important message

Brophy has traditionally put on a fairly good Summit.

The topics have been controversial to say the least, but this is to be expected from topics which carry such importance.

Each has also been covered very well, and stimulated much discussion and argumentation.

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Student committee prepares workshops, field trips

About 20 Brophy students ranging from sophomores to seniors engage in a back and forth conversation in room K-10 in early January trying to get the last minute details ready for this year’s Summit on Human Dignity.

This group of students, officially known as the Student Summit Planning Committee, has been working hard since October to offer students a Summit they can not only relate to, but enjoy and learn from to make changes in their life.

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Summit to make room at the table

In this time of economic recession, many people are slowly realizing the impact the United States perpetuates on the world around it.
This theme is the subject of this year’s Summit on Human Dignity: globalization.
The official title of the 2010 Summit on Human Dignity that will run from Feb. 22 to March 5 is “Room at the Table: Globalization, Economic Justice and Human Dignity.”
Read more for complete coverage on the Summit.

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Do you text while driving?

As part of a news article The Roundup is writing on the subject of distracted driving for the March edition, we have included a poll to find out from the community whether or not they text while driving.

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Students bring in the stuffing for Turkey Drive

Gobble Gobble!

It’s that time of year again. The air is chilly and teachers are handing out projects and tests like candy to prepare for the end of the semester. As students prepare to go on break, the Brophy community is also remembering the less fortunate, in the form of the Turkey Drive.

Kicking off Nov. 2 at the All Saints Day Mass, students saw Danny Wilson ’10 and Mr. Tim Broyles take the stage.

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ELF drive seeks more support from Brophy community

The recession has struck everyone and every community with a force that was largely unexpected.

Now there are more and more families out there living off of food stamps and shelters.

Once a year, during the month where giving can override receiving, the Office of Faith and Justice puts on the ELF Drive so that at least a few families will be able to have that sense of receiving.

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Gallagher respected as caring, loving volunteer

Most students know Ms. Christine Gallagher as one of Brophy’s two fulltime substitutes.

But there is much more to Ms. Gallagher than that. She graduated from Georgetown University, likes to read books, especially the “Harry Potter” series, prepare for her Understanding Catholic Christianity class and help the Office of Faith and Justice with tasks such as Loyola Project, immersion trips and revamping their Web site.

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