Student behavior at Mass inappropriate, detrimental to experience
By Hayden Welty ’17 THE ROUNDUP The Issue: Some students are disruptive and rude during Mass. Our Stance: Students need to be respectful during Mass and of the hard work of the OFJ. The actions of some students during recent Masses are inappropriate and hinder an otherwise enjoyable communal celebration. Mass is an integral part of our Brophy community and brings all of us together in united participation. Unfortunately, the…
Feature Package: How this Place Works?
Graphic by Bryce Owen ’17 Early each morning, just as the sun begins to rise, and far before the first carpool arrives in the North lot, the gates of Brophy are unlocked. Hours later, after classes have been taught, lunches eaten and games played, those same gates will shut for the night. Many of the things that go on between the opening and closing of these gates are obvious to…
Pro/Con: Wake up! Students debate favorite java
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 | The Dutch Bros. and Starbucks mascots battle it out over who has the best cup of coffee on the west coast. Trophy students attend both of these coffee shops.  Dutch Bros. offers superior pricing, options, customer service By Jack Davis ’17 THE ROUNDUP Dutch Bros. Coffee was founded in the early 1990s and since then, it has expanded across the west coast, providing a…
Campus expansion covered by money raised, not tuition
By Juan Carlos Ramirez THE ROUNDUP The process of expansion always involves many moving figures and every decision administrators make take into account the need of our students, according to Brophy president. President Ms. Adria Renke said that the board of trustees make the decisions on spending. “There is a board of trustees that is the governing board of this school,” Ms. Renke said. “There are 13 people on the…
New President Renke hopes to push frontiers, retain identity
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | President Ms. Adria Renke speaks with Mr. Paul Fisko outside the Robson gymnasium March 6. Ms. Renke was named the first female President in Brophy’s history. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Board of Trustees announced Jan. 30 that they named Ms. Adria Renke as the 11th president of the school. This comes after former president, the Rev. Edward Reese, S.J. stepped down…
Local man expresses himself through flipping signs, dancing
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP His name is Shamon Ingram. Anyone who drives on Camelback Road often has seen him before.  Some may have even danced with him. Ingram is the sign flipper who works on the southwest corner of 20th Street and Camelback Road.  The Flagstaff, Arizona native, who is also known as “Arizona Bamm,” is very popular among Brophy students who drive home from school on Camelback…
Volleyball hopes to best 2016 first round loss
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP After a first round playoff loss in 2016, the volleyball team is more experienced and looking toward the future of the program, according to their coach. “We had some success last year, it faltered towards the end, we were very young and starting four sophomores,” said head coach Mr. Tony Oldani. Juniors Connor Dunn, Bennett Houck, Jacob Chavez and Nate Thompson all started last…
Buchanan maintains ‘friendly and professional’ relationship with students, keeps campus secure
Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP At the tone of a bell, a flood of people speed through the hallways and courtyards. With every man for himself, all the students have one thing on their mind: lunch. As they approach the food line, they are brought to a screeching halt and organized into three lines. What immovable force is able to stop these hungry high schoolers? It’s none other than Campus…
Kalkman stays involved, shows dedication toward theatre, music
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Keegan Kalkman ’18 sings as a cantor at the Summit opening Mass Feb. 27. Kalkman participates in many musical activities on campus and performs at many events. By Josh Spano ’18 THE ROUNDUP Keegan Kalkman ’18 stays involved on campus by staying after school for plays, participating in his band and the Wind Ensemble, and by having a love for both music and theatre.…
Xavier Gator: Rachel Demaria ’17
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP What’s your name and year? Rachel DeMaria ’17, I’m a senior. What’s some of the ways you’re involved on campus? The biggest way I’m involved in school is through Student Council. We meet for at least five hours a week to plan events for the school and our grade. However, I’m also in NHS, Spanish Club, Music Club, and a member of Blue Crew…