Skyrocketing tuition needs to decrease
Chart showing the percent change in average tuition fees of 4-year public universities history of College tuition pricing from 1975-2015. TNS 2016 By Jack Cahill ‘17 THE ROUNDUP In the last several decades, the average college tuition bill has skyrocketed, hindering many intelligent young men and women from attaining a decent college education. While there have been a plethora of proposals to fix this, and some proposals to leave it…
Capable drivers deserve parking space, but not possible
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Students and faculty park their cars before school Mondy Dec. 5. Campus parking spaces are limited and therefore require a carpool. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s campus appears to have a profusion of parking spaces at its disposal. Within close proximity of the campus, there are three lots with a total of about 450 spaces. In addition to these on-campus lots, there…
SAT-ACT present rigorous element to athletes’ schedule
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Junior and senior athletes often face difficulty when preparing for ACT and SAT tests due to a lack of time from athletic activity. By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Student athletes, mainly juniors and seniors, who participate in winter, fall or club sports are presented with the difficulty of preparing themselves for the ACT or SAT while also practicing and competing on the…
Creative writing class explores storytelling
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s senior elective English IV/Creative Writing class, taught by Mr. Chad Unrein, introduces students to multiple genres including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and their components and techniques. Mr. Unrein, who attended Arizona State University earning a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing and has been teaching senior English at Brophy since 2008, said he recommends the class to anyone who is…
A Tribe Called Quest honors Phife Dawg through amazing finale
‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ by A Tribe Called Quest 9 out of 10 By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP In late October 2016, A Tribe Called Quest’s founding member Q-Tip wrote a letter to fans announcing the release of a new album. Come Nov. 11, “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service” was released. Being the first album in 18 years,…
‘Fantastic Beasts’ catalogs solid entry into expanded wizarding world
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | J.K. Rowling’s newest work adds context to the realm of Harry Potter ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ – Starring: Eddie Redmayne and Colin Ferrell 8 out of 10 By Hayden Welty ’19 & Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” despite some minor character problems, manages to bring a refreshing look to the “Harry Potter” universe,…
Brophy drops home game to Basha in tight defensive battle
Basha 53 Brophy 46 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy only allowed a combined 14 points in the second half, but the Broncos couldn’t execute on offense as they lost to Basha Jan. 5 at home. “I thought we played a really great defensive game throughout,” said head coach Mr. Matt Hooten. “To hold them to 39 points in regulation, I think was a great effort by all of…