Finance Club seeks to instill Jesuit values, remove negative stereotypes
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP The finance club is a student-run organization on campus that attempts to teach its members about how to run a successful business and turn a profit, while also focusing on Jesuit ideals and values so that their businesses remain ethical. The club was started in 2014, and current president Connor Thomson ’18 has been a member since his freshman year. This is Thomson’s first…
Hittin’ the Hay: A Look at Student Sleep Habits and Patterns
Coffee, alarm clocks, calculus homework, badminton practice, morning commutes, temper-Pedics and Netflix all affect one thing: sleep. Even though freshmen health class teach that eight to ten hours of sleep are imperative, recent surveys show that the vast majority of the student body fails to acquire that amount. This edition, The Roundup examines how our habits and activities affect student sleep. The Hitting the Hay articles can be found by clicking…
Varsity lacrosse morale high for new season
By Pierce Braun ’20 THE ROUNDUP The varsity lacrosse team is led by Innovative Technologies teacher Mr. Zach Widbin, who has coached lacrosse at Brophy for 9 years. The varsity team fell short of the state championship in the finals last year, losing to the NDP Saints. Junior varsity is a no cut team, while varsity is a select team and even returners have to tryout. “Every year, this team…
Athletes grapple with consequences, benefits of differing sleep levels
By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP Speed, accuracy and timing are among the many talents that athletes possess. According to webmd.com, it is recommended that someone should receive 8 to 10 hours of sleep. If these requirements are met, an athlete will enhance their speed, accuracy, timing and endurance that are needed for their sport. Sleep also allows the healing and recovery process to occur during these essential hours. Practice,…
Head football coach Molander steps aside after 13-year career, two state titles
Photo Courtesy of Mica Mulloy ’99 | Mr. Scooter Molander watches as the play unravels on the field. His 13-year career included two state championships. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP In late November, Mr. Scooter Molander decided to step aside from his role as Brophy’s varsity football head coach. “I’m a competitive person,” Mr. Molander said. “I’ve been around the game of football for every year except for one…
Summit on Human Dignity focuses on the trafficking of human beings
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP This year, the Summit of Human Dignity will focus on the commodification of the Human, which is an umbrella for topics that include pornography, labor trafficking, sex trafficking, and more. The idea of Human Trafficking came from last year when students and faculty filled out the survey after last year’s Summit. Assistant Principal of Ministry Mr. Paul Fisko said that the topic of…