U-Haul hires Brophy students for summer internship
By Jose Cardenas ’16 THE ROUNDUP U-Haul International, the Phoenix-based truck renting company, hired 11 Brophy students for a summer internship program, as featured in an Aug. 3 Arizona Republic article. These students took different positions within a corporate environment for the first time. Garret Pedicini ’15 worked in the financial department using Excel spreadsheets and other tools while Brenner Nathan ’15 wrote news articles for the U-Haul website. “This…
Offense rolls, defense shuts out Sandra Day O’Connor in win
Photo by Andrew Howard ’17 | Noah Pittenger ’17 returns a punt for a touchdown Friday, Aug. 21 against Sandra Day O’Connor High School. Brophy shut out SDOC 45-0. Brophy 45 Sandra Day O’Connor 0 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy football won its first regular season game at Sandra Day O’Connor Aug. 21 with the help of three rushing touchdowns from Ryan Velez ’16 and a defense that…
Football hopes senior leadership, productive offseason pave way for success
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 | The Brophy Bronco runs across the field before a game last season. The Broncos will lean on student leadership and off-season training for the season ahead. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP After finishing last season with a 10-4 record, the football team is aiming to put to use its senior leadership and improvement from a long offseason. The addition of a new defensive…
Brophy swimmers awarded All-American over summer
Photo by Ben Liu ’15 — Brophy swimmers compete in the 2014 season. Seven Brophy swimmers earned recognition as National High School All-Americans this past summer. By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association recognized seven Brophy swimmers as National High School All-Americans this past summer for their performances in time trial qualifications.    Calvin Higgins ’15, Isaiah Williams ’15, Thomas Ottman ’15, Jack Blake ’17,…
‘Fantastic Four’ blunders with plot pacing, poor adaptation
‘Fantastic Four’ starring Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Michael B. Jordan 2 out of 10 By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP In 2005 Fox Studios thought it would be best to continue adapting their comic book franchise to the big screen due the success of “X-men.” This lead to an adaptation of the “Fantastic Four,” released to poor reviews. Flash forward 10 years later and Fox has…
Martinez uses college experience to aid students
By Michael Scheinert ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Gil Martinez ended his first year at Brophy in May and said he is loving every minute of it. Originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico, he enrolled at the University of Notre Dame when he was 17, making him the first person in his family to go to college. Upon completion of his years as a student, he went on to work in…