Besh’s game-winner lifts Brophy over Mountain Pointe for first win of season
Brophy 62 Mountain Pointe 61 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Thanks in part to Colin Besh ’18’s game-winning layup, the Broncos beat the No. 4 ranked Pride to capture a victory in their 2017-18 opener Nov. 28 and make their record 1-0. “Tonight, we were obviously very excited,” said Jaxson Baker ’18. “Our first game, we didn’t play in a Thanksgiving tournament … we were dying to get on…
Beyond College Prep
At Brophy College Preparatory, everything we do is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriem, for the greater glory of God. Whether students are painting a portrait, participating in a retreat, traveling to Haiti or writing an analytical essay, this Ignatian ideal is at the forefront of both our personal formation and preparation for college. The edition, The Roundup examines the ways in which Brophy prepares students for college, but, more importantly, to discover…
OPINIONS: Should Brophy students be given the chance to take Sign Language
By Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP Seeing as how Brophy offered Sign Language as an off-campus class for a select amount of students in the past, they should make the program available to everyone because of its continued importance in society today. Surprisingly Sign Language is still very widely used. Most of the sign language that you would see on a normal basis is called American Sign Language (ASL). ASL…
Lost Lake receives good remarks amid small problems
By Peter Warner ’19 THE ROUNDUP The inaugural Lost Lake festival brought out a crowd of 45,000 during the weekend of Oct. 20-22 from all parts of the Valley to see feature performances from Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Odesza and others. The concert took place at Steele Indian School Park, which is located on the Northeast corner of Indian School and Central. The whole park was used for the…
White’s assistants bring valuable help day-to-day
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18| Ethan Mena’18 works on the Bod Pod during lunch as atheltes get ready to use it. Mena is one of Mr.White’s student assistants and runs the Bod Pod testing, which is one of the duties as a student assistant. By Edwin Perez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Chris White has many duties on campus that he can’t manage by himself—enter his assistants. Mr. White is the…
OPINIONS: To tweet or not to tweet
Photo courtesy of Twitter. President Trump uses Twitter on a daily bases to get his views across to his followers.   Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP On Jan. 20, President Trump not only became the leader of the free world, but he also took over as a controversial steward of the most important virtual diary in the world–his Twitter account. Even with only 280 characters for each Twitter post, President…
New Branch of Student Council helps organize sporting events
Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Student council created a new branch called Ringleaders.  The primary responsibilities of the Ringleaders is to help organize sporting events. There are six Ringleaders on campus, two from the class of 2018, two from the class of 2019 and two from the class of 2020. These six students sent in applications in March and were selected for the position by Mr. Oldani and Mr. Burr.…
College counselors provide personal, college guidance to students
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 | Mrs. Kate WidbIn talks to her counciling group about the upcoming PSAT on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 in Romely Hall. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The College Counseling Department provides personal, academic and college counseling to students beginning in their sophomore year, and this support is much needed as students are now submitting college applications. The department consists of five college counselors with…
Krishna continues to strive for excellence in the arts
Photo Courtesy of the Sinha family. Krishna Sinha ’18 performs at Carnegie Hall on July 1, 2017. Sinha won 2nd place in the 2017 American Protoge International Piano and Strings Competition.  By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Krishna Sinha ’18 has been involved with the arts here at Brophy for four years now and doesn’t look like he wants to slow down anytime soon. Sinha started music in the fourth grade when his…
Rise of club sports gives athletes new path to recruitment
By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP With the continuous rise of club sports, high school athletes with dreams of playing at the college level weigh their chances of being recruited by considering where college coaches are finding their players. “Colleges will look at you in comparison with everybody else and they are going to have their own different ways of seeing you,”said Athletic Director Bill Woods. Club sports seasons are often…