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OPINIONS: Is investing in stocks a good idea for students right now

Josh Spano and Roundup March 19, 2018

By Pierce Braun '20 THE ROUNDUP As the New York Stock exchange seems to be reaching record high after record high, the choice of whether to buy or sell is clear: SELL. Looking back to October of 1929,...

OPINIONS: Money fuels good

Josh Spano and Roundup March 19, 2018

By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Former President Barack Obama says that “money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.” At a Jesuit school like Brophy, we learn that a life devoted...

OPINIONS: Avarice inevitably begets corruption

Josh Spano and Roundup March 19, 2018

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Whilst the benefits of possessing money are easily evident, the resulting greed that comes from the (attempted) satiation of avarice exists as a negative force in the...

OPINIONS: The Circulation of the Penny: Is It Worth It?

Alex Kirshner March 15, 2018

By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP The American penny is a large part of the United States’s currency, and its manufacturing cost is still growing. The penny was first put in production in 1793,...

OPINIONS: Kairos should not be required, but stressed as integral to student experience

Alex Kirshner March 14, 2018

By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Kairos, the retreat juniors and seniors, should continue to not be required, but encouraged even more. You may wonder why I am writing this article since Kairos...

OPINIONS: Faculty workshops brings harsh realities and a strong call to action

Alex Kirshner March 14, 2018

By Chris Agnone ’18 and Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy held its annual Summit workshop day on human trafficking on Wednesday, February 28th. The workshops played host to a plethora of extremely...

Opinion: Music is alive

Alex Kirshner March 7, 2018

By Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP Music is currently having another golden period in artists and innovation. With the rise of rap and R&B as the most popular genres in music today, many incredible...

Opinion: Music as we knew it faces extinction

Alex Kirshner March 7, 2018

By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Music of the 20th century featured The Beatles, Rolling Stones, U2, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Elton John, Billy Joel, The Temptations, The Eagles, Nirvana, and...

OPINIONS: Football took more than it gave

OPINIONS: Football took more than it gave

Josh Spano and Roundup January 31, 2018

Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons user Dschwen. By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP I played football from my freshman year to my junior year and suffered back pain, neck pain, a fractured wrist and...

OPINIONS: Technology hampers sleep, damages productivity

Alex Kirshner January 24, 2018

By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sleep is one of the most important habits of humans, providing us with energy to endure our days and recharges us after a long one. However, our generation’s continued...

OPINIONS: Oscars favor obscure films

Josh Spano and Roundup January 24, 2018

By Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Oscars have become an award show that favors movies according to how obscure and “indie” they are rather than if they are actually good movies. In recent years,...

OPINIONS: Progression through school leads to insomnia, depression, stress

Alex Kirshner January 22, 2018

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Undeniably, a reasonable person cannot blame Brophy for single-handedly causing increased anxiety. However, if one looks at the results of a recent school survey, clear...

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