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Faith should be defined by public service, acts

Faith should be defined by public service, acts

Joey Bottini May 9, 2019

Photo by Frankie Pastor '20 | The St. Ignatius of Loyola statuette sits in the McCain Colonnade. By Frankie Pastor '20 THE ROUNDUP It is easy for us to define faith as simply having a belief...

College Board now unreliable due to scandals, stress

College Board now unreliable due to scandals, stress

Joey Bottini May 9, 2019

Photo illustration by Raymond Link '20 | Nate Kerber '19 shows fear as the overwhelming amount of standardized tests loom over the near future. By Cooper Parson '20 THE ROUNDUP In wake of the...

Quiet room says goodbye to quietness, effectiveness

Quiet room says goodbye to quietness, effectiveness

Joey Bottini May 9, 2019

Photo by George Anton '21 | Mikey Stehly '21 and Christian Kelly '21 (left) discuss classes while Charlie Cobb '21 (right) plays Clash Royale with Noah Nuez watching. By George Anton '21 THE ROUNDUP Two...

Fossils fuels degrade Earths environmental cycle

Fossils fuels degrade Earth’s environmental cycle

Joey Bottini April 11, 2019

Illustration by Reid Shniderman '20 | Oil pumps and drills not only emit air pollution when burned, but also can cause disasters such as oil spills. By Frankie Pastor '19 THE ROUNDUP Let’s...

Stereotyping Catholic schools: an injustice overlooked

Stereotyping Catholic schools: an injustice overlooked

Joey Bottini April 4, 2019

Photo courtesy of Vox Media | Nick Sandmann, the 16-year-old student from Covington High School, stands in front of Native American elder Nathan Phillips during the Indegenous Peoples March in Washington. Victor...

Loyola Project vans provide a unique, fun experience

Loyola Project vans provide a unique, fun experience

Joey Bottini April 4, 2019

Photo by Mark Rossbach '21 | Students board the LP busses on their way to on of their service sites. By Jackson Moran '21 THE ROUNDUP For the past twenty years or so, almost all Brophy students...

Immersion Trips excluded from service hours, disincentivizes students

Immersion Trips excluded from service hours, disincentivizes students

Joey Bottini April 1, 2019

Photo courtesy of Raymond Link '20 | The Brophy Peru Immersion Trip of 2018 visits Machu Picchu before service in Cuzco, Peru. By Cooper Parson '20 THE ROUNDUP Last year, a new policy was put...

Romero Program offers unique, meaningful participation, spiritual enhancement

Romero Program offers unique, meaningful participation, spiritual enhancement

Joey Bottini March 4, 2019

Photo Courtesy of Hayden Welty '19 | (left to right) Alex Edwin '19, Matthew Scheller '19, Atllas Hopkins '19 and Hayden Welty '19, students in the Romero Program, attend their first day at their internship,...

Christmas music overplayed, time for something new

Christmas music overplayed, time for something new

Joey Bottini December 17, 2018

Art by Camden Andl '19 | The Grinch disdainfully listens to Christmas music on his phone. Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP I have five words—Christmas music is extremely overrated. Even as I write...

Eagle Scout opens doors to opportunities

Eagle Scout opens doors to opportunities

Joey Bottini December 13, 2018

Photo courtesy of John Cannella | Alex Cannella '19 poses for a picture next to an adult leader and fellow scout on Nov. 7, the same night the two boys earned their eagle. By Alex Cannella THE ROUNDUP   Obtaining...

PRO: Class rank fails to diminish collaborative spirit, boosts test score importance, high achievers

Joey Bottini December 10, 2018

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP   While some detractors contend that class rank damages a collaborative spirit, the measurement serves as a useful college admissions tool––not to mention...

CON: Class rank divides student body, promotes unhealthy competition

Joey Bottini December 10, 2018

  By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Grade point average is something some people don’t want to talk about and others love to gloat about, and can be a touchy...

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