Brophy finishes spring play ‘Peter and the Star Catcher’
Photo by Graham Armkencht ’18 | “Peter and the Star Catcher” serves as the prequel to the fairytale Peter Pan.  By Peter Warner ’19 THE ROUNDUP “Peter and the Star Catcher” stars Jack Keeton ’19 as Peter in the prequel to the classic fairytale, Peter Pan. “Peter and the Star Catcher” is a story of how Peter Pan and Captain Hook came to life, as well as showing their backgrounds. It…
Students take on social issues, organize projects, presentations, groups for change
Pierce Braun ’20 THE ROUNDUP Advocacy around Brophy has taken place in many different ways this year, including walkouts, teach-ins, and speeches on behalf of groups on a local level and even worldwide. Brophy Advocacy Club faculty moderator Mr. William Rutt said that the schools draw a lot of direction from the Catholic church and the Ignatian Solidarity Network. “Some roots that started around the Advocacy Club is the Dream-On…
Rascon uses artistic ability to promote campus advocacy and culture
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores’19| Saul Rascon’19 talks to Charels Gbekia’19 about student council taken on Friday April 13th, 2018. By Victor Beck’ 20 THE ROUNDUP Saul Rascon Salazar ’19 has been a continuous student leader in the Brophy community since his freshman year. He is apart of numerous clubs such as Brophy Advocacy Club, Brophy Culture Project, Photo/Video club and Student Council. He contributes his gifts of design and photography…
Brophy pursues mission, takes stands on social issues with political sensitivity.
Photo Illustration by Josh Spano ’18 | Throughout the 2017-2018 school year numerous Brophy students participated in activism events both inside and outside of Brophy. By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP At Brophy College Preparatory, due to the multiple socially-aware clubs, classes, and Jesuit heritage, the history of activism has been present. “Ignatius Loyola…. 1550’s, all about change, all about disruptors. He turned the Catholic Church upside down,” said President…
OPINIONS: Abortion too often forgotten in advocacy efforts
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Advocacy efforts on campus this year have included remarkable, student-led campaigns to protect DREAMers (undocumented minors), condemn gun violence and promote mental health awareness. Students have also participated in the Civil Rights March on Martin Luther King Holiday, the Women’s March, the March for Life and the March for Our Lives against gun violence. Student advocacy is truly comprehensive and covers a wide array…
The ‘March for our Lives’ protest brings together community organizers and student activists
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 Krishna Sinha ’18 holds up a poster he created while protesting at the March For Our Lives event at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24th, 2018. The Brophy Advocacy Club represented Brophy at the march under the leadership of religion teacher Mr. William Rutt.  By Victor Beck’ 20 The ROUNDUP The March for our Lives protest was organized and spearheaded by students from Marjory…
OPINIONS: Efficacy vs Advocacy
By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP How can we determine when enough is enough? When is too much promotion a bad thing? These are all questions we need to consider we discussing efficacy and advocacy. According to Merriam-Webster, advocacy is the process of supporting a cause or proposal the act or process of advocating something. On the other hand, efficacy is the process to create power and effect. These two…
Looking back on the monster legacy of Elton John
Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune| Elton John performs “Tiny Dancer” at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. Cooper Parson ’20 THE ROUNDUP As Elton John’s career is coming to a close, it’s time to look back on the legacy he is leaving behind. Elton John has just recently announced his retirement after a final three-year-long worldwide tour. Elton John…
Jesuit identity weighs as an important influence
Photo by Josh Spano ’18 | A statue of St. Ignatius of Loyola stands in front of the Brophy Tower on April 16, 2018. Since the inception of Brophy in 1928, many Catholic symbols are seen throughout the campus.  By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sitting in most classrooms on campus, it is hard to miss the obvious signs of Catholicism––from portraits of Jesus to variegated crucifixes. Although there are about…
Year in Sports Review
Photo Illustration by Manny Mata-Flores ’19.  By Spencer Inglett ’19 & Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Football Football finished their season 1-9. Mr. Scooter Molander has decided to step down from his head coach position after 13 seasons and two championships. Former NFL quarterback Mr. Jon Kitna will take over the program come fall. Cross Country The Cross Country team won state runner up for the third year in…