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Can we separate the art from the artist?

Can we separate the art from the artist?

Alex Gross November 17, 2022

By Alex Gross '24 Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, is widely regarded as one of the greatest musical talents of his generation with 21 Grammy awards and 84 platinum singles. Recently though, a series...

Opinion: 4 day school week would benefit Brophy students and staff

Jude Unrein September 20, 2022

As education in Arizona deals with low budgets and subsequently low student achievement,  public schools often search for ways to save money where they can. The newest way of doing this is by...

LeBron James is the GOAT: and its not really close

LeBron James is the GOAT: and it’s not really close

Jack Kyle August 22, 2022

Jack Kyle ’24 THE ROUNDUP   Fresh out of high school, 18-year-old LeBron James had high expectations, getting compared to basketball legends before he even stepped foot onto an NBA court. Now,...

Death, Taxes, and Discussing Cancel Culture

Jude Unrein April 22, 2021

By Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP The topic of cancel culture has become an everyday talking point at Brophy over the past year, both in and out of the classroom. Unfortunately, cancel culture...

What did Brophy’s 2021 Virtual Summit do better?

Owen Wong April 22, 2021

By: Owen Wong ’23 THE ROUNDUP Due to COVID-19, Brophy’s 2021 Summit on Human Dignity was held under a virtual format this year. Was the virtual experience the same, or even better than the normal,...

Photo Illustration by Mark Rossbach 21
A Wilson basketball rests on Brophys home basketball court in the Robson Gymnasium in front of the hoop and scoreboard. Some believe that the rules in the high school basketball competition level should be updated to add a shot clock in addition to the regular game clock.

Shot clock necessary for high school basketball

RPeterson21 January 29, 2021

Augie Walters ’21 THE ROUNDUP The high school basketball season this year may look different than ever, due to the ruling from the Arizona Interscholastic Association to continue winter sports...

COVID-19 protocols draw confusion among Brophy students

COVID-19 protocols draw confusion among Brophy students

RPeterson21 December 9, 2020

THE ROUNDUP By Will Gruwell ’21 As Brophy students returned to campus on Sept. 28, they returned to a campus far different than the one that students had been accustomed to for a prolonged period...

Americans face a spending crisis, need to save

Americans face a spending crisis, need to save

RPeterson21 December 9, 2020

By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP One of the biggest problems facing Americans today in the consumer culture we live is how we are driven to spend too much and save too little. While much of the...

Electoral college builds unity in an imperfect system

RPeterson21 November 3, 2020

PRO/CON By Nathan Wise ’21 THE ROUNDUP The “shock” of the 2016 election, an election in which Hillary Clinton was expected to win more swing states and ultimately carry the electoral college,...

Electoral college mitigates value of countless votes

RPeterson21 November 3, 2020

PRO/CON By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP On or before Nov. 3, millions of Americans will submit their ballots for the 2020 election. As they submit their ballots, many focus on their presidential...

Presidential debates outdated, counterproductive method of comparing candidates

Presidential debates outdated, counterproductive method of comparing candidates

RPeterson21 November 3, 2020

By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Though once a unique opportunity to hear both presidential candidates articulate their positions and debate those policies with one another, presidential debates...

Thanksgiving 2020 needs to be modified

RPeterson21 October 30, 2020

By Sergio Arvizu-Rivera ’23 THE ROUNDUP What has Thanksgiving looked like? Moving from dinner to dinner? Taking a skiing trip to Colorado? Whatever traditional Thanksgiving days have looked like...

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