Post-high school gap year should be embraced by students, colleges
By Austin Norville THE ROUNDUP For many, the time after graduation marks a transition into college life and the start of new independence. But for some the time is disorienting and a gap year could prove beneficial. In the United States the idea of taking a gap year between high school and college is unpopular and is often looked down upon by classmates and parents. However, in a changing society…
Track wins Olivier Invitational, looks to state
Photo by Roberto Aponte ’17 — Robert Brooks ’17 (second from right) competes in the 200 meter race at the Chandler Rotary Invitational Meet. By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP As the track season winds down, head coach Mr. Bill Kalkman looks forward to the state competition in May with a large team behind him. “So far this season has gone really well,” Mr. Kalkman said. “Our attitude is…
Photos: Grad, innovator Ebeling speaks to student body
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mick Ebeling ’88 prepares to shoot a freethrow at the assembly, April 28, after being called out by Fr. Reese. Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – During the Q & A section, Mick Ebeling ’88 expanded on his ideas for future projects, and explained what one could do to learn more about them. Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Detailing his ideas to help…
Brophy lacrosse passes league games undefeated, preps for playoffs
Photo by Brendan Hinkle ’16 – Brophy lacrosse plays against Lawrenceville, March 18. Brophy lost the game, ending it with a score of 10-17, however Brophy remains undefeated in league games as of March 23. By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP The 2015 lacrosse season was at the midway point as of March 20, with the varsity not losing a league game in state so far. Varsity coach Mr. Zach…
‘Froot’ demonstrates impeccable songwriting, luscious vocals
By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Froot” by Marina and the Diamonds 9.5 out of 10 Ever come across something so fantastic that you just need to tell the world? For me now its British indie pop singer, Marina and the Diamonds. Don’t be confused, its not a band. It is a single person, Marina Diamandis, who calls herself Marina and the Diamonds and she recently released her third…
Photo Essay: Technology at Brophy
A Brophy student checks his phone to keep himself current with the world during lunch. By Michael Rowland ’16 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP We are all surrounded with technology. It is the main driving force for everything we do as a school community. However, it doesn’t often occur to us how much of our lives are controlled by the powerful machines that sit at our disposal every day. Whether it…
Photo Essay: Spring Fling
Sophomore Max Fees ’17 organizes the Spring Fling whiteboard during the first hour Leadership class. By Brendan Burg ’17 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP When the senior members of Brophy Student Council were asked the tough question, “What is going to be the footprint you leave behind on this campus?” on the annual Student Council retreat, the Spring Fling was born. After months of imagining and planning what this event would look like, it…
Students create co-ed off-campus soccer team, play against teams around the state
Photo Courtesy of 24 Karat Goal – 24 Karat Goal is a co-ed, indoor soccer league. The team practices once a week at Phoenix Sports Center. By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP This semester a handful of seniors decided to create an indoor co-ed soccer team called 24 Karat Goal. The team plays its games once a week at the Phoenix Sports Center and although they do not have practices…
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid stuns audience, has flawed pacing
Revisiting the Classics ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ Starring—Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katharine Ross 9 out of 10 By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP The classic western movie “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” directed by George Roy Hill, tells the true story of Butch Cassidy’s hole-in-the-wall gang and their adventures. It starts off with Cassidy returning to his gang after being away for a long time. Logan,…
Photo Essay: Student Activities
Students practice their juggling skills on the lawn as part of Brophy’s new Juggling Club. By Bryce Owen ’17 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP As soon as the bell rings, eager students rush through the halls and out the doors. Whether they are headed to a meeting for a club or just to hang out with friends, students participate in a wide variety of activities outside of the classroom. Brophy has…