Students say ‘cloudy’ post-election Wednesday fading
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | President Donald Trump greets Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP The three days after November’s presidential election involved tears, celebrations and a much-discussed speech from Principal Mr. Bob Ryan at the Jesuit martyrs prayer service on Nov. 10. Mr. Ryan opened the annual prayer service with a reflection on the election results. “I wanted…
Teachers implement unique teaching styles to reach students
By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP Inside the sports-medicine room, a group of students walk in circles, observing the many types of human bones laid across the room. The students take turns picking up the different bones, looking at their labeled names and feeling the many carvings and grooves on the surface. At the same time, anatomy and physiology teacher Mr. Chris White is explaining where the bones are on…
McKeon: Drawing has been a big part of my life
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Carter Mckeon ’17 found a passion in drawing and has submitted much of his work through AP Studio Art. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Carter McKeon ’17 has been drawing since he was young, but he said over time the meaning behind his art began to change. I first started drawing when I was in elementary school,” he said. “I originally started…
‘Assassin’s Creed’ provides action but subpar plot
‘Assassin’s Creed’ starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons 6 out of 10 By Josh Spano ‘18 THE ROUNDUP While providing much action and an interesting story, “Assassin’s Creed” fails to cultivate an audience who is unfamiliar with the video game series. Deriving from a video game series, “Assassin’s Creed” fails to do what the video game did so well: living your ancestors’ memories. By getting into the machine called…
‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ adds clarification to franchise
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” adds clarification to some of the older movies from the saga, but offers a different plot line. ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ — starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn 9 out of 10 By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP A new chapter in the Star Wars franchise is opened with their first ever…
Junior de la Rocha brings direction, dedication to wrestling team
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Gabe De La Rocha ’18 runs sprints during practice Nov. 7. De La Rocha is a captain for the wrestling team, and he is a source fo motivation for the rest of the team. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Gabe de la Rocha ’18 received the most votes for captain of the 2016-17 wrestling team. The intriguing part about it—he did it as…
Smartwatches provide convenience, garner mixed reviews on campus
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Smartwatches and wearable technology are growing in popularity and offer convenient messaging and notification capabilities to users. By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Smartwatches are becoming one of the most exponentially growing tech industries, with the market expected to reach $32.9 billion by 2020, according to BusinessInsider. The concept of smartwatches is fairly simple: to limit the amount of times you check your phone…
Culture Project seeks to build empathy on campus
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Axell Komlan ’18 speaks at the first installment of Faces of Brophy presented by the Culture Club, Dec. 6. The culture club seeks to share culture and stories through lunchtime presentations. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP On a post election campus, The Brophy Culture Project seeks to share stories of student’s heritage and allow diversity to have a greater presence on campus.  …
Junior Pasionek’s campus involvement results from sports injury
Photo Courtesy of Justin Pasionek ’18 | Justin Pasionek ’18 lectors during the Father Son communion breakfast Nov. 12, 2016. Pasionek got involved in many clubs and organizations on campus after breaking his leg freshman year. By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Everyone may not know him by name, but every member of the class of 2018 remembers the student who was in a wheelchair his freshman year.   Justin…
English department utilizes online tools to help students learn
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Membean is a website dedicated to building vocabulary. Brophy English teachers use the website for sophomore and junior classes. By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP When it comes to educational technology in the classroom, English teachers are pioneering the use of online tools, helping customize learning to different students.   No Red Ink used differently, preceded by variety of similar grammar programs After…