Group projects ineffective, members with extra work
Isaac Myers ’18 THE ROUNDUP When was the last time you did a group project that ended with everyone doing a fair amount of work? Most likely it has been a while. My personal experience with group projects leave me or others with a stressful workload that was not evenly distributed among the group. I will admit that when working on a group project ideas converging and contributing can make…
Special Feature: How do you learn?
Learning is not what it used to be. Students today have access to more information than they could ever hope to process, and just as many distractions. As students navigate the ever-changing world of learning with technology, The Roundup takes a look at the many forms of learning at Brophy. Questions surrounding learning such as time management, learning with disabilites, homework and more reveal the big picture of learning in…
Brophy improves to 4-3 with victory over Central
Brophy 38 Central 34 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The basketball team nudged past the Central Bobcats at home Dec. 4 to grab a non-conference victory in a low-scoring game despite a late comeback attempt. Central’s fourth quarter surge fell short due to seven made free throws down the stretch from guard Bo Brunkhorst ’16, who finished with 10 total points. Matthew Kempton ’17 gave the Broncos most of…
Basketball surrenders early lead, loses 1st home game of season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 — Sean Dunn ’17 blocks a shot Dec. 2 against Desert Ridge. Desert Ridge 56 Brophy 43 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Desert Ridge Jaguars used an 11-2 run in the first quarter Dec. 2 to overcome a 5 point deficit and never looked back. The Broncos fell to Desert Ridge on Dec. 2 by a score of 56-43, their first game of…
Different years deal with homework in unique ways
Photo Illustration by Cory Wyman – From left, Reece Krantz ’16, Zephon Enciso ’17, Chris Agnone ’18, Charlie Wyman ’19. Many students said their work increases with each year at Brophy. By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP It is no secret that Brophy students deal with large amounts of homework, and that each student deals with homework differently. Many students have said that the amount of work increases as their…
Student jobs prove great experience despite setbacks
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Job experiences for students can provide a good way to get acclimated to real-world business, despite being time-consuming commitments. Students with jobs are taking the initiative to make their own money in the world, even if it means sacrificing some of their time. Ben Shein ’17 says his job at North restaurant on 44th Street and Camelback has taught him about the restaurant industry…
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,…