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Community reaches out to grad in need

Michael Rubenstein was like any other senior at Brophy College Prep in 2008, looking forward to graduation and enjoying his last year of high school.

He played on the state championship football team, enjoyed spending time with his friends and dreamed of going to Notre Dame—until his world crashed down around him.

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Brophy continues down the road to sustainability with eco-friendly efforts

Mr. John Michell, the chair of sustainability at Brophy, spoke to an Advanced Placement Environmental Science class Oct. 27 about the school’s sustainability plans.

This board seeks to educate Brophy students, teachers and parents on how to be sustainable, as well as finding ways to make the current campus, the sports campus and other future projects more sustainable.

“Fr. Reese realized that the area of sustainability is very, very important not only to the school but to our community,” Mr. Michell said. Mr. Michell also serves as a Brophy Regent.

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Students maintain senior-year college visits despite increasing airfare

Across the commercial airline industry prices are jumping sky high as purse strings remain tight for many consumers.

Many people have put their personal vacations on hold, but college visits remain popular and numerous among Brophy seniors.

Throughout high school, even more so during junior and senior year, many students are increasingly focused on the prospect of college.

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Motorola Droid gives iPhone a run for its money

Verizon Wireless released the extremely hyped Motorola Droid on Friday, Nov. 6, proudly fueled by Google’s Android 2.0 operating system.
But what is all the hype about?

As reported by Verizon Wireless, the company recently absorbed the Alltel network into its circle, making the network 80 million users strong.
This qualifies existing Verizon and Alltel users both for the Droid.

According to cnet.com, the Droid acts as a strong competitor to the almighty Apple iPhone, featuring a full touch screen navigation, high resolution 854 x 440 pixel display, 16GB included and more than 10,000 apps. It is approximately the same dimensions as the iPhone, only with a bit more weight.

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Brophy faculty, students to receive flu shots Dec. 1

Is there a doctor in the house? Or better yet a vaccine?

With nationwide shortages of both the H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccines and confirmed H1N1 flu cases rising, Brophy students are on the hunt for the precious vaccines.

The vaccines are now slated to be given Dec. 1.

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Brophy continues down the road to sustainability

Mr. John Michell, the chair of sustainability at Brophy, spoke to an Advanced Placement Environmental Science class Oct. 27, about the school’s sustainability plans.

This board seeks to educate Brophy students, teachers and parents on how to be sustainable, as well as finding ways to make the current campus, the sports campus and other future projects more sustainable.

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The Roundup launches live game updates through Twitter

Want to know what’s going on with Brophy sports but can’t be at the game?

Don’t want to wait until the next day to see the score? Follow Brophy Sports on The Roundup’s new Twitter page and get the stats right away.

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E-mail replaces PA announcements, spurs mixed views

Do you hear that?

That silence at the start of every fourth hour?

The time that used to be filled with announcements booming over the loudspeakers is now filled with the clatter of keyboards, the whirl of computer fans and students staring at their computers screens with an almost audible intensity underlined by the chatter of quiet conversations. Instead of a student council member reading out loud, the daily announcements are now sent to students’ e-mails, and students have five minutes to read them before their fourth hour class.

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Brophy breaks ground on revolutionary new fields

Several dozen workers laid down sod Oct. 5 for Brophy’s new sports campus that has been a long time coming.
Crews toiled away with heavy machinery, installing massive rolls of grass and laying down limestone for the track.

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Summit to examine globalization and the economy

Throughout its lifetime the annual Summit on Human Dignity has engaged Brophy students in discussion about important issues, a tradition which Brophy will continue this year with the topic of globalization and the economy.

The topic is a broad one, and is intended to be that way. This is because the planners want to cover a variety of subjects over the course of the Summit, according to Assistant Principal for Ministry Mrs. Kim Baldwin, who is chairing the planning committee.

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