Soundtrack proves more effective storyteller in ‘Not Fade Away’
By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP 5.5 out of 10 With the exception of the jazz themes from Marlon Brando’s “The Wild One,” I have never enjoyed a movie soundtrack. While I’ve never doubted the importance of music in helping to set the tone of a film, it’s very rare that a song selection or score has the same impact when taken away from the visuals. “Not Fade Away,”…
Basketball defeats longtime rival Knights at home
Brophy 60 Saint Mary’s 49 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Despite a third quarter rally and being outscored 34 to 28 in the second half, the Brophy Broncos defeated the Saint Mary’s Knights 60-49 Jan. 8 at home. Brophy never let St. Mary’s lead at any point in the game on their way to an 11-point victory. Tim Kempton ’13 led the Broncos in scoring with 20 points, shooting…
Brophy and Xavier students discuss advantages, disadvantages in attending single sex schools
[mp3j track=http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Brophy-Xavier-Students-Discuss.mp3] By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Attending a single sex school like Brophy or Xavier is an experience that not every young man or woman have. Social interaction habits change when the only exposure you have to the opposite gender is outside of school, or by the chance that you have a coed class. Some people see the idea of single sex school as advantageous, others disadvantageous. See…
Student bands showcase musical talents
By Michael Ahearne ’14 & Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP As Brophy musicians come together on and off campus they are able to showcase their musical talents in new ways to larger audiences outside of school. The student bands performed at the FAE showing their talents to the Brophy community. Saint Rosemary: A large group of Brophy and Xavier students stood up and crowded around the stage as band members…
Death Grips’ abrasive sound mastered on ‘No Love Deep Web’
By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP Death Grips – No Love Deep Web 7.5 out of 10 Death Grips are so punk rock. On the morning of Sept. 30, the Sacramento-based act announced that they would be self-releasing their latest project, “No Love Deep Web.” Meant to be their second album on Sony’s Epic label, they expressed disdain toward the label, posting inflammatory comments to their various social-networking accounts.…