‘Red Dawn’ proves great remake of good 1980’s film
By Andrew Marini ’13 THE ROUNDUP “Red Dawn” – Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck and Josh Hutcherson 7 out 10 When I saw that Chris Hemsworth was going to be starring in a remake of the 1984 film “Red Dawn” that helped propel Patrick Swayze into his stardom, needless to say I was excited. The original “Red Dawn” circulated around a group of Midwest born teenagers who take up arms…
‘Lincoln’ delivers dramatic, poignant impact
By Aakash Jain ‘14 THE ROUNDUP “Lincoln” — Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones 9 out of 10 Directed and produced by famed storyteller Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln” takes viewers back to a time when there were only 34 U.S. states, the average American could not afford to paint his house and civil war convulsed the nation. Partly based on “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,”…
‘Cloud Atlas’ embodies new movie techniques
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP “Cloud Atlas” starring Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, Halle Barry, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae and Jim Broadbent 9 out of 10 A fascinating feat of its own, “Cloud Atlas” accomplished the task of combining six different stories each unique to its own. It definitely went above and beyond standard movie plots. The movie conveyed a relatively new concept of multiple dimensions, especially in the…
Basketball starts season with win over Mountain Pointe
Brophy 52 Mountain Pointe 39 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Broncos started off their basketball season by not letting Mountain Pointe lead at any point in the game on Brophy’s way to a 13 point victory Nov. 27 at Brophy. Max Kufel ’15 and Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos along with a team effort on defense. “Our zone helped us,” said head basketball coach Mr. Tony Fuller.…
Mendes, Craig help ‘Skyfall’ secure place as best Bond yet
By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP “Skyfall”—Starring: Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem 9.5 out of 10 Mr. Bond has in fact returned, and what a return he has made. After 50 years of brilliant franchise productions from Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Timothy Dalton and those three other guys that nobody remembers, newest James Bond actor Daniel Craig has made his mark. With apologies to all the Connery aficionados…
Mountain Pointe shuts outs Broncos, wraps up Brophy’s season
Mountain Pointe 30 Brophy 0 By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Players, coaches and fans shed tears on the Brophy sidelines Friday night at McLintock High School by as the Broncos watched their championship hopes slip away. The Broncos were shut out for the first time this season by a team they beat by 26 points a month and a half earlier. “Do I want to talk about what…
‘A Few Good’ Men takes the stage
Photos by Casey Weinstein ’13 THE ROUNDUP  Brophy and Xavier students performed “A Few Good Men” in the Black Box Theater Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 3, 7, 8, 10. Click here to see more photos from the play
Feature Package: Service efforts develop Role Models

When we were younger, we looked to role models to inspire us to change the world, hoping one day we could become firefighters, astronauts, doctors or presidents and make everyone’s lives a little easier.

Dreams may have shifted with time, but that does not mean this quest is over.

Charitable student duo establish nonprofit for orphans
By Connor Bradshaw Van Lier Ribbink ’13 THE ROUNDUP   When Jack Hutt ’14 and Jack McAndrew ’14 came back from their sophomore trip to Guatemala to visit a Friends of the Orphan’s home for a week, they decided they had to do something more. What they ended up doing was much more then even they expected. Hutt and McAndrew were introduced to Friends of the Orphans, a system of…
Murphy returns to campus as faculty member
Murphy serves as alumni volunteer, Spanish teacher By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP After six years away from Brophy, Mr. Neil Murphy ’06 returns to teach for one year thanks to the Alumni Service Corps. “There are a lot of alumni from our schoolthat would love to come back and spend a year in a leadership position,” said Mr. Ted Skowron, ASC coordinator. “We decided we would have three or…