Junior Roskosz expresses himself through art
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP AP Studio Art student Dylan Roskosz ’18 has been drawing for around three years, inspired to start by one of his friends. “I was somewhat jealous of my friend who was a really good artist,” Roskoszsaid. “I thought his art, and art in general, was really interesting.” Roskosz started his art career by taking summer courses while in middle school. He continued to take Humanities, 2D Art Drawing…
‘BLAM JAM’ provides new live venue for musicians
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Jacob Michalik ’19 performs at Blam Jam Tuesday Nov. 2 at lunch in the Fr. Renna reading room. By Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP This year The Brophy Literary Arts Magazine (BLAM) has partnered with the Musicians Exchange club to produce a bi-weekly concert in the Fr. Renna Reading Room. With four concerts under their belt already, “BLAM JAM” looks to create an evolving musical experience.…
Students gather to view election results
Photos by Hayden Welty ’19 and Bryce Owen ’17.  Students met in the Student Activities Center to watch the election results come in on Nov. 8. Ms. Kelly Guffey organized the event, and snacks and pizza were offered. It ran from 6-8:30 p.m.
‘The Laramie Project’ covers sensitive topic
Poster by Nate Kerber ’19 By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Actors say the fall play “The Laramie Project” sought to address sensitive subjects with respect, yet head on to correctly portray the message and embody Brophy’s commitment to justice. “‘The Laramie Project’ is the collection of interviews after the brutal murder of Mathew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student,” said actor Jack Toolan ’17. The show is different from…
Cheer team works to promote Brophy school spirit
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Xavier spirit line performs during halftime Friday Sept. 23 at Phoenix College. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Despite being from a different school, Xavier’s cheer team said that they enjoy boosting Brophy school spirit and providing support for the football players on Friday nights. “I think that us going to the games and being there and sitting in front of the crowds and…
Roundup wins 3 best in state awards for 2nd year, 34 individual awards
For the second year in a row The Roundup earned three best-in-state awards from two Arizona press organizations. The Arizona Newspapers Association, the state’s professional journalism organization, named The Roundup the 2016 “Best High School Newspaper” in its annual contest co-sponsored by the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors. This is the fifth Best High School Newspaper award for The Roundup in the last six years. The staff won this award…
Wage gap detrimental to all sexes, future generation of American workers
Chart showing female to male earnings from full-time, year-round workers. TNS 2016 By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP People of all political persuasions can likely agree that the wage gap, the difference in median pay between men and women, is ultimately a negative thing. The American Association of University Women released a detailed study on the facts of the wage gap. In 2015, women working full time were paid just 80…
iPhone 7, no headphone jack, no worries
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17  By Ibu Oluyi ’17 THE ROUNDUP No headphone jack. This was the news that caused an uproar worldwide when Apple announced the iPhone 7 Now having the phone for over three weeks, I’ve almost completely forgot about how controversial Apple’s decision was. The phone comes with a pair of headphones that connect with the lightning port. The concern many potential buyers had was that…
Advocacy club seeks to involve students in policy, lobbying
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Students and faculty gather to look at the Advocacy club’s expo on political candidates.The advocacy club put created an expo showcasing political candidates and their alignment with church teachings. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Advocacy Club is focusing their lobbying efforts this year on the issues of immigration and public education policy. The club, moderated by Ms. Elizabeth Clarke and Mr. Will…
‘Luke Cage’ delivers great plot and character development
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | Marvel’s Luke Cage depicts the life of a character  in the Marvel Cinematic Universe portrayed in other TV series like Jessica Jones. ‘Luke Cage’ — starring Mike Colter, Simone Cook, Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard, Theo Rossi 8 out of 10 By Sam Romero ’17 & Juan Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP   Netflix released a new television show connecting to the Marvel Cinematic Universe,…