Surrounded by Violence: Students debate gun control
Gun regulations provide for common sense, natural rights By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP President Barack Obama’s new executive order will usher in an era of regulations for handguns, assault rifles and more. President Obama ordered this after a series of violent events cascading from school shootings to terrorism, in San Bernardino, Calif. Gun regulation has been the hot-button topic in the United States for the past few years.…
Inspired by street artists, Cardona explores urban themes
Photo by Isaac Myers ’18 – Alberto Cardona ’16 works on his latest piece in the Studio Art Room, Jan. 15. Cardona has submitted several pieces to BLAM and has won several awards for his art. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP With four brothers as artists, it is no surprise Alberto Cardona ’16 is so immersed in art. Having completed Drawing his freshman year and Advanced Drawing his…
Brophy loses to St. Mary’s in OT despite comeback effort
St Mary’s 68 Brophy 60 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy mounted a strong comeback in the final two minutes of the game Jan. 20, but it was not enough to beat rival St. Mary’s away, making their record 8-9. Brophy struggled all night to stop St. Mary’s from grabbing offensive rebounds, especially in the first quarter when the Knights scored 10 of their first 13 points from offensive…
Roundup reporter travels to Israel, recounts experiences
Photo courtesy of the Kirshner family — Jeff, Ellie, Jen and Alex Kirshner visit the Golan Heights, where they observed Israel security in the north and heard sounds of artillery in Syria from the border. Roundup reporter Alex Kirshner ’18 traveled to Israel with his family over the holiday break and wrote about it for the Jewish News. Click here to read the article.
Fr. Reese to depart for California school
Photo by Nick Park ’15 | Fr. Eddie Reese, S.J. speaks at the funeral of Fr. Harry “Dutch” Olivier, S.J. on March 23, 2015. After serving the Brophy Community for 20 years, Fr. Reese will become the President at St. Ignatius Prep in San Francisco, California. Reese named president of St. Ignatius College Prep, Board of Trustees names VP Renke acting president By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP The…
Regester team ropes, looks forward to rodeo opportunities
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 – Charlie Regester ’18 prepares to rope a bull at a local ranch. Regester has been roping since sixt grade and has had success in his competitions. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Charlie Regester ’18 started riding and roping horses in sixth grade, and in December, he finished in second place out of 210 people in his team roping competition. In this type of…
Surrounded by Violence: Evidence of violent video games, music all around us
Photo by Reece Krantz ’16 – Screenshot of Doom. Many argue that violence in media promotes a violent culture and may even contribute to mass shootings. By Anthony Totri ’16 THE ROUNDUP The recent release of video games such as “Black Ops 3” and “Fallout 4” have revived the discussion regarding the culture of violence in video games and music. The popular first-person shooter game “Black Ops 3” was a…
Adele sets fire to the rain with new album ‘25’
“25” by Adele 8 out of 10 By Matthew Zacher ‘18 THE ROUNDUP After four years of dormancy, Adele exploded back onto the musical scene with her newest album, “25,” released Nov. 20. After having her heart broken by photographer Alex Sturrock, her last album, “21,” was noted for its despondent and doleful tone. However, in her new album Adele expresses a forgiving and understanding voice. Adele showcases her tremendously…
Surrounded by Violence: Social media promulgates violence, increases terrorist power
Graphic by Bryce Owen ’17 – Terrorist groups use social media as a platform for communication and propaganda. By Anthony Cardellini THE ROUNDUP In The Roundup‘s November 2014 edition, Cameron Bray ’16 heralded a warning to the praise social media was receiving for increasing student activism. “ISIS, perhaps the most notorious terrorist group alive today, uses social media to showcase its brutality and ruthlessness,” he stated. Over one year later,…
People, not Guns, root of America’s recent mass shooting
By Alex Kirshner ‘18 THE ROUNDUP Gun control has been an issue in The United States for many years and, in light of recent events, has been pushed to the forefront by activists looking to put further restrictions on purchasing a firearm. Some of these activists want to ban all gun owners from keeping their firearms, which is absurd. American citizens should not have to go through immense precautions just…