Emerging parties offer alternatives in midterm elections

By Aakash Jain ’14
With 15 Arizona political positions up for election, including governor and several state legislative positions, voters will have more than a few options when they hit the polls Nov. 4.

The vast number of candidates and the diversity of their platforms demonstrate the advancement of U.S. politics through the years.

The emergence of many new political parties in the last half a century has placed more power in voters’ hands than ever before. As the dynamic of politics continues to change, voters are no longer limited to the traditional two-party system.

‘The Social Network’ reveals secrets of Facebook

Just seven years ago, a couple of kids created the largest website on the Internet in a Harvard dorm room in an effort to meet some girls.

The movie “The Social Network,” based on Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich, is the story of how Facebook was created and built and is now worth $33 billion and has more than 500 million members.

In theory, the movie should not work.

Three and Out: Top four story lines from Brophy vs. Hamilton

The last time the Brophy Broncos played at Hamilton High School, which was 2008, Brophy was shut out 10-0.

Two years later Brophy returned to Hamilton and was shut out again, this time by a score of 27-0 on Oct 22.

Brophy (4-4 overall, 2-2 Fiesta) had an opportunity early in the second quarter to score.

Hamilton shuts down Brophy offense in loss

The Hamilton Huskies shut out Brophy in a 27-0 loss Oct. 22, the first time the Broncos have not scored a point since they last played Hamilton in Chandler.

On their first possession, Brophy went three-and-out that led to a 25-yard Hamilton field goal with 7:33 left in the first quarter.

Brophy’s best drive of the night, 52 yards, was stopped by a missed 34-yard field goal by Zac Bryan ’12 with 11:15 to go in the half.

Three and Out: Top four story lines from Brophy vs. Mesa

By Justin Janssen ’11
On Thursday Oct. 14 quarterback Tyler Bruggman ’13 suffered an ankle injury and Brophy was sent scrambling to find a replacement.
Before the season started, the quarterback position was very deep and Garrett Wilson ’11 switched to defense in order to get more playing time.

Broncos defense cages in the Mesa Jackrabbits

By Brett Mejia ’13

Brophy’s defense flexed their muscle Oct. 15 against Mesa by causing three fumbles and recovering two of them in route to a 9-7 win.

The Broncos headed to Mesa Oct. 15 for a Friday night lights showdown. Last year the Mesa Jackrabbits took away the Broncos chances of making it to the championship game by defeating Brophy 13-3 in the quarter finals.

Quayle introduces obscure political tactics

Is Ben Quayle trying to be as controversial as possible just to get votes?

His television and Internet advertisements sure make it seem that way.

All of his controversial irrationalities seem to be working, as I can’t leave my neighborhood without seeing a couple “Quayle Congress” signs in front yards.

Flu shot clinic slated for Wednesday Oct. 20

Brophy, in partnership with Mollen Clinic, will host a flu shot clinic for students and faculty Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Parents and students are asked to go https://register.flushotusa.com/schools and select Arizona, K-12, Catholic Schools – Diocese of Phoenix, Brophy, which will bring up the registration document.

The vaccine is covered by insurance, but if a student does not have insurance the vaccine will be provided to the student free of charge, according to Dean Mr. Jim Bopp in an e-mail.

How to create a descriptive environmental portrait

In The Roundup’s October edition there was an article on Danny Riggs ’11, a defensive end on the football team.

I took the photo of Riggs to accompany the article.

Normally a general rule for photos in The Roundup is that we use candid photos that are not setup or posed.