‘Don’t Breathe’ provides chilling suspense despite plot flaws
“Don’t Breathe”- Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto 8 out of 10 By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP With its opening shot of a blind man dragging a young woman through a silent neighborhood, “Don’t Breathe” sets you up for a dreadful thrill ride. The premise is simple, yet brilliant. Three young teens, Rocky (Levy), her boyfriend Money (Zovatto) and her friend Alex (Minnette) are a merry band…
Trump has set himself up for November Defeat
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, has set himself up for a loss in November. As much as I oppose Trump and his policies, it has been his own actions that have set him up to fail in November. Trump began his campaign in June of 2015, giving a speech that focused on illegal immigration; a speech that many found to be extremely…
‘Home of the Strange’ impresses with variety of sound, showcases band’s roots
‘Home of the Strange’ by Young the Giant 9 out of 10 Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Southern California-based band Young the Giant released their third album, entitled “Home of the Strange”, on August 12, 2016, after much anticipation and build up. The band released the first official song from the album, “Something to Believe in”, on May 10, after the release of “Amerika” on April 19, which served…
Walk on the Wild Side: Indoor Skydiving Thrills, Rattles Nerves
Photo courtesy of Franklin Family | Andrew Brown ’18 gets a hand signal lesson in the wind tunnel at SkyVenture Arizona Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. By Hunter Franklin ’19 THE ROUNDUP Have you ever felt crazy enough to want to experience what it is like to jump out of an airplane? In Eloy, Ariz. at SkyVenture you can do just that. You can feel the G-force toss your body as…
Adams connects with players, brings knowledge to coaching staff
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Walker Adams ’16 (left) instructs Jake McIvor ’18 (right) on the sidelines vs Westview, Sept. 2. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Walker Adams ’16 exited the field for the last time Oct. 11, 2015 in Brophy’s 38-35 loss to Hamilton. It was later revealed that he had torn his ACL for the second time in his career. Almost 11 months later, Mr.…
‘No Man’s Sky’ provides adequate gameplay, stepping stone for future
‘No Man’s Sky’ – From Hello Games Playstation 4, PC 7 out of 10 By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP One of the most anticipated games of 2016, ‘No Man’s Sky’ delivers on its promise of a beautiful game with limitless exploration, but fails to give us an immersive experience. Released by Hello Games, “No Man’s Sky” was promised to be a game the world hasn’t ever seen, one with…
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ revives storyline
‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ by J.K. Rowling and co-authors John Tiffany and Jack Thorne 7 out of 10 By Andrew Brown’18 THE ROUNDUP J.K. Rowling and co-authors John Tiffany and Jack Thorne released “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” this summer to huge anticipation. Taken directly from the play, the new Harry Potter book strives to give its readers new content from a series most thought long concluded…
Arizona becomes 1st state to offer concussion insurance for high school athletes
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Arizona Interscholastic Association revealed concussion insurance August’s board meeting, covering all high school athletes with a $0 out-of-pocket deductible. Arizona becomes the first state to provide this insurance, and many more states like Montana and Michigan are beginning to follow. The AIA says that this coverage will expand out to its 99,000 high school athletes, ranging from football players to spirit line performers.…
Defensive shutout leads Brophy to a 31-0 victory over Highland
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Matthew Kempton ’17 makes a catch Sept. 9 against Highland at central. Brophy Won 31-0. Brophy 31 Highland 0 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Led by their defense, Brophy kept an undefeated record of 4-0, shutting out the Highland Hawks in a 31-0 win at Central High School Sept. 9. On the opening drive, Highland gave up possession quickly on a three-and-out, allowing…
Ruhl’s homily inspires students on campus
Photo by Aditya Manuel ’17 | Fr. Matt Ruhl speaks to the student body Aug. 26 at the Mass of the Holy Spirit.  By Anthony Cardellini ’17 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP When The Rev. Fr. Matt Ruhl S.J. gave his homily at the Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 26, he accused drug users for having blood on their hands for the murders of those in places like…