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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...

Technology’s distracting abilities beget procrastination, laziness

Technology’s distracting abilities beget procrastination, laziness

Joey Bottini November 15, 2018

Photo by Raymond Link '20 | A student's IPad acts as a distraction during a session of notes. By Joey Bottini '19 THE ROUNDUP   A study published in 2009 by Professor Joseph Ferrari of DePaul...

Diet Soda Poses Health Risks to Students and Faculty

Diet Soda Poses Health Risks to Students and Faculty

Joey Bottini October 17, 2018

Photo by Raymond Link '20| Brophy student gets a diet fountain drink from the soda machine at Michael's in the Great Hall. By Hunter Franklin '19 THE ROUNDUP   Brophy College Preparatory...

PRO: Handwritten notes enhance memorization  and comprehension

PRO: Handwritten notes enhance memorization and comprehension

Joey Bottini October 16, 2018

Photo by Noah Lederer '21 | Joey Schillinger '21 writes his history notes in his composition book on Oct. 4, 2018. By George Anton '21 THE ROUNDUP   Taking notes is extremely beneficial to...

Photo by Noah Lederer 21 | Max Tiffany 21 works on his online notes during his fourth period flex on Oct. 1

CON: Online notes create effective system, paper notes detrimental to success

SInglett19 October 16, 2018

Photo by Noah Lederer '21 | Max Tiffany '21 works on his online notes during his fourth period flex on Oct. 1   By Noah Lederer '21 THE ROUNDUP   Many people on campus rely on online...

Catering should strive to offer diverse options for vegetarians

Catering should strive to offer diverse options for vegetarians

Joey Bottini October 16, 2018

Small Green Salads are just one of the options available to vegetarians on campus. By Jackson Moran '21 THE ROUNDUP   Michael's Catering does not currently provide diverse foods for students...

Photo from Brophy Flikr | Loyola Academy students work on their schoolwork.

Summer LP Needs to Incorporate Engaging Learning

SInglett19 September 26, 2018

Photo by Brophy Flickr | Loyola Academy students work on their schoolwork  By George Anton '21 THE ROUNDUP   During June, Brophy hosts the Summer Loyola Project (LP) for kids in grades...

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