Opinions: What both Parties are doing wrong
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP One of the greatest characteristics of the United States is the ideal that everyone has a right to believe in whatever they want, to be whatever they dream and to be a part to a part of whatever political parties that they wish to be affiliated with. According to the latest Gallup poll, 26 percent of the overall population…
Diversity: Brophy uses MacBooks and smartphones to diversify technology on campus
Alexander Kozub ’20 THE ROUNDUP After five years of iPads as Brophy’s technology of choice the school decided to switch over to the MacBook Air for this school year. This decision took months of research, surveys, focus groups, and feedback until the final conclusion was reached, Assistant Principal for Technology Mr. Mica Mulloy said. This year, every freshman have purchased a 13-inch MacBook Air rather than an iPad that has been…
Swim begins road to 30
Photo by Hunter Franklin’19 | Spencer Blanchard ’20 dives into the water racing against Hamilton along side Xavier. Sept. Thursday 15 2017 By Rory Cunningham  ’18 THE ROUNDUP This coming season, the swim team has set its goals for another state championship, but they also know all the pressure that stands in their way. Senior Tim LaFave ‘18 said that there is not a lot of pressure to continue the…
Opinions: Assembly’s focus on race paints Brophy community in wrong light
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP At the conclusion of the first week of school, Brophy students gathered for the first time of the year in prayer. Brophy Big Brothers were grouped with their freshmen counterparts, as freshmen were anxious to participate in their first all-school service at Brophy. The assembly began with a video of Maya Angelou beautifully reciting a poignant poem about how people too often put on…
Club expo draws in big crowd once again as students look for clubs to join
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18 | Students sign up for clubs during club expo. By Michael Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Hundreds of Brophy’s student body assembled in the northwest corner of the Great Hall to view Brophy’s club exposition at lunch on Tuesday Sept 12th. Club posters and trifolds filled the hall as club leaders tried to recruit new members. Right in the middle of the expo there was the…
Diversity: Brophy reaction to the termination of DACA
By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP On Sept. 5 2017, on behalf of President Donald Trump, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Brophy President Ms. Adria Renke and Principal Mr. Bob Ryan quickly responded to the decision in a letter sent to the Brophy community. “Many current Brophy students, alumni, and their families have benefited from the temporary relief…
Diamondbacks honor Succow
Former Brophy College Prep advisor and varsity baseball coach Tom Succow throws out the first pitch prior to a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) By Rory Cunningham ’18 THE ROUNDUP On Friday, August 25th retired Varsity Baseball Coach Mr. Tom Succow was honored by the Arizona Diamondbacks for his more than…
Long time C schedule finally changes
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP The longtime C Schedule changes to provide a new adjustable schedule that shortens classes and elongates breaks. With this new change to the old C Schedule, students are enjoying the different layout of the classes and the longer breaks and lunches. “I believe this new C schedule is fantastic and that classes do not seemed as cramped and packed together, which helps release a…
Garcia steps up to plate, takes over varsity baseball as head coach
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19| Coach Josh Garcia stands in front his plans for practice. By José Acuña ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Josh Garcia ’07 graduated from Brophy and first began to play baseball at the age of three This year, he returns as Brophy varsity baseball in his first season as head coach. “I played a variety of sports while growing up but it was always baseball that stuck…
Hilding gets involved in campus with his musical talent
Photo by Marcus Pimentel ’18 | Leif Hilding ’18 plays his guitar on Brophy’s campus By Edwin Perez ‘18 THE ROUNDUP Leif Hilding ’18 displays his musical talent on campus with Jazz band and Musicians Ministry and plans to join more. Hilding has played guitar for seven years now with inspiration coming from his dad introducing him to rock and roll. His dad showed him his inspirations Jimmy Hendricks and…