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Brophy Roundup

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Society must prioritize research over technological advancement

Society must prioritize research over technological advancement

Renzo Moran, Editor-In-Chief March 28, 2024

We have gotten to a point in our society where advancements in technology are growing faster than we are able to keep up with. This can be prevented by slowing down development and doing research into...

Your parents were wrong, we need to talk about money

Your parents were wrong, we need to talk about money

Santiago Sanchez March 26, 2024

My parents have always taught me to never talk about three things: religion, politics, and money. While not talking about the first two can lead to intolerance and could be why it’s so hard to have discussions...

This class of 2024 cup filled with used wrappers was left on the ground. Our photographer angled the trash inside for clarity.

Being a part of community exacts a debt from every member

Staff March 3, 2024

Imagine there is a dirty gum wrapper on the hallway floor. Even though you personally have nothing to gain from picking up the wrapper, do you have an obligation to pick it up? By picking it up, does your...

Brophy should be coed

Brophy should be coed

Santiago Sanchez February 28, 2024

I think Brophy should be co-ed. In my opinion, the biggest reason why is because Brophy strives to be a community of equity and inclusion. How can Brophy strive to be inclusive if we exclude an entire...

Opinion: What men can learn from Barbie

Opinion: What men can learn from ‘Barbie’

Charlie Richards, Staff February 28, 2024

On the 21st of July 2023, two massive blockbuster films hit the theaters for the very first time, “Oppenheimer” and “Barbie.” These two polar opposite movies both became box office juggernauts...

Photo Illustration by Jackson Stack ’25 
Though close in proximity, the separate schedules of Brophy and Xavier don’t allow for students to mix.

Opinion: Brophy, Xavier need to better promote collaboration

Jackson Stack, Photo/Social Media Editor February 28, 2024

In 2021, I walked onto Brophy campus for the first time; I was shocked. My middle school campus looked like a joke compared to the facilities at Brophy. Also, I could go and experience not only Brophy...

Too many factors make redshirting children an impossible reality. 

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Opinion: Parents should prioritize children’s development, not social norms

Renzo Moran, Editor-in-chief February 28, 2024

“What’s your rush?” This question appeared in The Atlantic article “Red shirt the boys. The article argues that boys should be held back a year because men's brains develop at a slower rate than...

Brayden Michael 25 poses with Jack Willmore 24 after a lift in the Dutch.

Opinion: Gentlemen – grunting is essential for an optimal workout

Jack Willmore, Sports Editor February 28, 2024

At almost all Planet Fitness locations, they have something called the Lunk Alarm. They define a lunk as someone who grunts, drops weight, or judges. If you do any of these things in a Planet Fitness,...

Opinion: Damar Hamlin does not deserve NFLs Comeback Player of the year award

Opinion: Damar Hamlin does not deserve NFL’s Comeback Player of the year award

AJ Gross, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

In the world of sports, one of the NFL’s most prestigious awards goes to a player who has overcome adversity and has returned to form. This year, there has been one player who stands out among the rest...

Notre Dame Prep is our real rival

Notre Dame Prep is our real rival

Henry Walters December 8, 2023

Photo Courtesy of Nero Nuez '25 By Henry Walters '25 THE ROUNDUP For much of its history, Brophy’s rival, both in sports and overall, was St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Phoenix. The rivalry...

Sports complex needs extensive expansion

Sports complex needs extensive expansion

AJ Gross November 28, 2023

Photo by Jackson Stack '25 By AJ Gross '26 THE ROUNDUP Brophy College Preparatory has been known statewide for its commitment to both athletics and academics. One of the first strides Brophy...

It’s time for the Diamondbacks to be purple again

It’s time for the Diamondbacks to be purple again

Henry Walters November 6, 2023

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons By Henry Walters '25 THE ROUNDUP The Arizona Diamondbacks celebrated their 25th anniversary on the weekend of Aug. 11-13 by wearing one of their original uniforms,...

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