Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain nears perfection
By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain”–Kojima Productions Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC 9 out of 10 To begin reviewing “Metal Gear Solid V,” I have to first explain the “Metal Gear” franchise as a whole. The franchise began with the game “Metal Gear,” which was made in 1987 by game developer Hideo Kojima. Since the release of “Metal Gear,”…
Best football photos from 2015
Click below to view the best photos from the 2015 football season. Thanks to this years Roundup football staff photographers and contributors: Cory Wyman ’16, Carter Van Winkle ’16, Lou DiMuro ’16, Devin McManimon McNally ’16. Noah Rodriguez ’17, Andrew Howard ’17, Bryce Owen ’17, Juan Reyes Ramirez ’18, Micheal Placenti ’19, Hunter Franklin ’19.  
Student YouTubers aim for more self-promotion, self-exposure
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Houghton Mayfield ’18 (left) and Chaz Stackpole ’18 (right) each have run their own youtube channels, posting content ranging from gameplay to skits. By Henry Nallen ’18 THE ROUNDUP YouTube, the world famous video sharing site, is a tool many people, including many Brophy students use to promote themselves and their interests and hobbies. Though it has only been around for 10 years, YouTube…
Opinion: Carson’s perspective on Muslims strays from justice, decency
Ben Carson is rather impersonal on Twitter and tweets in a light tone. (Richard W. Rodriguez/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS) By Gabe Morrison ’17 & Riley Morrison ’16 THE ROUNDUP Presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson recently said, “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” Dr. Carson’s statements should be considered intolerant, and we as Americans, generally, and as part of the Brophy community,…
Teachers share tips, tricks for student methods
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP For many students, accelerated curriculum and heavy workloads dominate daily life and facilitate a proactive work ethic. Teachers assert that innovative methods can aid students in accomplishing their ambitions and said tips for how to best study can fall into two categories: Inventive and Scientific. English teacher Mr. Tom Danforth ’78 said in an email to The Roundup that studying together is something he…
Soccer looks to build on tradition with young team
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – The soccer team takes shots on goal at practice Nov. 11. The team looks to make a big impact with many young players this year. By Luis Torres ’16 THE ROUNDUP After soccer earned a 15-3-4 record last year and a loss to Chandler in the semifinals, head coach Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98 has his eyes on the state championship this year. “We want…
Learning disabilities lead to different types of learning
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP There are students across campus who suffer from different learning disabilities, whether ADHD, ADD, dyslexia or any other issues, it can take a toll on how they manage their time at school. Brophy does two specific things to help students with mental disabilities: they get extended time to take finals, and preferred seating in classrooms, according to Mrs. Karen Parise. Trey Davis ’17, who was…
Different middle schools offer unique high school preparations
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy is a melting pot of students from all over the Valley, and this has led to a wide variety of middle schools being represented on campus. These schools all have different teaching styles, as well as different curriculums and varying levels of homework. Each school tries to prepare their students for the more rigorous curriculum that they will face in high school. Certain schools,…
AMC class supports freshman, creates community
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Students work in the AMC after school study session. By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP It’s after school and instead of heading home, a select few freshman students walk into Mr. John Taylor’s classroom. This is the Ad Majorem Community or the AMC program, a yearlong after school program lead by Mr. Taylor.   The program is designed to help high potential academic…