More Students Discovering 70’s Music
Matthew Ramella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Can a decade of music from over 40 years ago be making a comeback? Why is it that music from the 1970s is so recognizable among the younger generations? There is no definitive way to tell if music from the 1970s is making a complete comeback, but there is no question that there is somewhat of a revival among certain groups of the younger generations.…
Junior Mayfair’s dad finishes strong in golf’s U.S. Senior Open
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Max Mayfair ’18 is a talented golfer, and his father’s performance in the U.S Senior Open keeps him aiming high. Mayfair’s father, Billy Mayfair, finished tied for second place in the U.S. Senior Open Aug. 11-14 at the Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Mayfair was excused from the first week of the school year to follow his father at his first Champions (Senior) Tour event. Mayfair said…
Biased news media becomes more obvious in election year
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump frequently calls out the biased media on the campaign trail. It seems as though the media is both Trump’s go to scapegoat and punching bag. However, Trump’s accusations carry a lot of truth. When one says Fox News and CNN, the first two words that come to mind are Republican and Democrat, or red and blue. As a matter…
Joggers, ‘undercut’ policies unnecessary
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP As students filed into the gym for orientation this year, they were met with a new addition to the school’s uniform policy: Students are no longer allowed to have “undercut” haircuts. The “undercut” hairstyle in which a student’s hair is left long on top and shaved on the back and sides, joins a list of styles banned by the Brophy administration. The list now…
myBrophy implemented without major issues, offers wider access to information
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | myBrophy will be used in classes beginning this year, replacing NetClassroom. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP The switch from Netclassroom to myBrophy has gone “pretty good so far,” according to Educational Technology Administrator Mr. Blair Cook. myBrophy is now the school’s “Student Information System,” where students and parents can access grades and daily schedules, as well as new items such as campus news and…
Former teacher Leyba returns to Spanish Department
Photo by Manny Mata-Flores ’19 | Mr. Leyba ’94 converses with students at the Comic Book Club Thursday Aug. 25. By Josh Spano ’18 THE ROUNDUP After being gone for a year, teacher Mr. Jose Leyba ’94 returns to teach Spanish. While away from Brophy Mr. Leyba was living in the state of Washington. “Washington state was great, “Mr. Leyba said.” We had a five minute walk down to the Puget sound.” He also said…
New Alumni Service Corps Members look to give back to Brophy
Photo Courtesy of Brophy College Prep | Alumni Service Corps  Mr. Matt Munhall ’12, Mr. John Medici ’12,  Mr. Wade Hoyt ’12, Mr. Alex Higgins ’12 and Mr. Flavio Bravo ’12 pose with Fr. Postell.  By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Alumni Service Corps, or ASC, features six new members this year, five of whom graduated from Brophy. The ASC is a post-college program for students who graduated from Brophy and other Jesuit high…
Swim team aims for 29th straight state title, seeks national championship
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Brophy swimmers leap into the pool to begin a freestyle race. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The swim team hopes to capture its 29th consecutive state championship this season and aspires to win its first national championship since 2005. The team is returning most of its roster from the previous season, hoping for personal growth and better times in the state meets. “We…
Golf team deals with leadership change this season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Tony Hendricks ’19 tees off at team practice at Phoenix Country Club. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP After finishing second in the state last year by one stroke, Brophy’s golf team is looking forward to another opportunity to contend this season. The team’s first big tournament was the Brophy Invitational on the weekend of Aug. 27-28. Head coach Mr. Jon Shores saw it…
Cross country looks toward state behind senior leaders
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Although it has been over 10 years since Brophy cross country has won the state meet, assistant coach Mr. Oscar Borboa ’05 said he believes a championship is within reach this year. “Our stated team goal is to work toward the state championship, but we know that we’re not the favorites,” he said. “We certainly should be top five at the state meet, at…