Highly recruited sophomore baseball player seeks fit on varsity
Photo Courtesy of Will Worthington ’19 By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Sophomore baseball player Will Worthington ’19 currently has a Grand Canyon University offer, an unofficial visit planned to Vanderbilt and is pursuing the varsity team. Worthington said that the varsity team has been working hard and really gelling together. He also said he is hoping to find a spot in that group. Apart from his current GCU…
Today’s Classes: Can We Flip Them?
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Mr. Philip Birgenheir uses a flipped classroom style of learning where students do homework during class and learn outside of class. [poll id=”36″] Flipped classroom allows for self pace learning By Edwin Perez ’18 THE ROUNDUP The flipped classroom is an innovative way of teaching that allows for students to learn at their own pace. A flipped classroom is a way that some…
Summit keynote speakers to cover religion, media, politics
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP CNN political reporter Eugene Scott, the Rev.. Jim McDermott, S.J. from Loyola Marymount University, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton are slated to this year’s Summit on Human Dignity keynote speakers. This year’s Summit is titled “We the People” and will focus on our call to respect the human dignity of each person especially as it pertains to democracy. A document…
Annual Summit to focus on democracy
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Every year the Office of Faith and Justice engages students for two weeks on a specific topic with the intention of addressing human rights issues that are prevalent both in America and throughout the world. This year’s Summit on Human Dignity is entitled “We, the People: Inclusive and Faithful Citizenship in Modern Democracy,” and it intends to focus on democracy and how Catholics and…
‘Safe Space’ signs spread, sparking controversy
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Teachers have put up safe space signs, like this one in front of Ms. Jessie Mason’s class, in the last half of the first semester. Safe spaces offer productive comfort in trying times By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP After the recent election cycle and many current events such as the Black Lives Matter protests, tempers flared over a variety of political and social…
Xavier Gator: Payton Rutkowski ’19
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Can I please get your full name and year? My name is Payton Rutkowski and I am in 10th grade. So what’s the biggest thing that you do outside of school? I would say hanging out with my friends, or having to go to work everyday after school. Where do you work and what do you do? I work for Denise Decker, she runs…