By Josh Galvin ’13
With the holiday season encroaching upon the consumer world once more, corporations have begun to flood the market with a new round of the latest gadgets.
Yet while HDTVs, Apple products and other high-demand electronics remain at the top of lists around the globe, the fourth quarter also serves as a reminder that not all products live up to their hype.
By Josh Galvin ’13
By Jack Macias ’14
Amid huge publicity surrounding the brutal government crackdown on Syrian protesters, the president recently met the American media with comments that are highly controversial.
President Bashar al-Assad claims that the recent violence in his country Syria is in the manner in which he has no control over. According to him, “I’m president. I don’t own the country. So they are not my forces.”
By Alex Stanley ’12, Julian De Ocampo ’13, Roan Enright ’13 & Josh Galvin ’13
The Blackbox Theater was abuzz all night Nov. 22 at the Fine Arts Extravaganza, with school bands and four student acts filling the small theater for more than four hours of music.
The first student organized groups came on at around 8:15 p.m.
By Kevin Valenzuela ’13
Mr. Ryan Hubbell has not been at Brophy long but his impact has been noticed all over campus; in the Office of Faith and Justice, his classrooms, with the Speech and Debate team and with planning this 2011-2012 Summit on Human Dignity.
“We are the 99 percent!”
This battle cry resonates in protests, all over the Internet and in various news outlets.
But how do the Occupy Wall Street movements affect Brophy students?
The Roundup examines these questions, among others, in this month’s edition.
By Julian De Ocampo ’13
While the music journalists embraced established acts in 2010 (think back and remember the big albums: Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Gorillaz, etc.), 2011 was a year with a dearth of new releases from critical darlings.
Instead, the focus turned to mostly out-of-left field artists or relatively novice musicians only now starting to pick up steam.
For my second year writing a year-end album list, I’ve compiled a list of my top five favorite albums of the year as of the beginning of December.