“Hypebeast” culture impedes on individuality
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 | A hypebeast stands atop a pile of clothes, sporting many popular hypebeast brands. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP The word hypebeast is a slang term to describe someone who obsessively purchases products and releases from “hyped” brands. Hypebeasts often do not care what an article of clothing looks like, as long as the “hyped” brand’s logo is clearly shown. Many spend unnecessarily large…
Paul named Man of the Year Runner-Up
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18 | Ben Paul ’18 streches during warmups of the Quaterfinal Perry game. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy encourages its students to expand their horizons and leave their comfort zone, something that one of The Roundup’s Man of the Year runner-ups, Ben Paul ’18, took to heart. “I think freshman year I was mostly interested in sports, because that’s kind of all I’ve known in…
Football program hires former NFL quarterback, seeks revival
Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Jon Kitna was hired as the new coach and was introduced to coaches, players and faculty members for the first time on Feb. 19. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy announced the hiring of new head football coach Mr. Jon Kitna on February 15th. Kitna played in the NFL for 16 years and recently coached at Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Washington. Athletic…
Runner-up Patel shows dedication, love of others
Photo Illustration by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Kinner Patel ’18 poses for a photo in the Robinson Gymnasium. Kinner Patel, who plays Volleyball and is a key club member was nominated as a runner up for Man of the Year this year. By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP For Kinner Patel ’18, school work, sports and service are all equally making him into the epitome of a Man for Others, on…
Ribakare named Man of the Year
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Sebastien Ribakare ’18 (right) converses with a fellow student outside of the Brophy Student Activity Center. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP It is easier to list what Sebastien Ribakare ’18 is not involved in than to say what he is, but his friends and teachers say Ribakare’s disdain for the spotlight is what makes him most honorable. Despite being involved in Big Brothers,…
‘Toxic Masculinity’ ignites mixed reactions from community
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP With the recent rise of the #MeToo movement and numerous sexual assault scandals, there has also been a prevalent rise in the popularity of the term “toxic masculinity”. Toxic masculinity is the idea that we live in a society where men are confined to live as emotionless, sexually dominating and competitive. Religion teacher Mr. Tom Mar said he disagrees with the term because…
New photo studio setup includes ‘infinity wall,’ opens doors to photo students
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Hidden in a relatively secret room on the third floor of Eller, the new photo studio is the campus’ newest addition in the last few months. Located in what used to be the darkroom, this new studio setup includes a black backdrop for portraits and product shots, professional studio lights, and a state of the art cyclorama, or “cyc” wall. Cyclorama walls are also…
OPINIONS: School Activism not as free as Student Activism
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP There is a big difference between student activism and school activism. Student activism is about individual students who work to address an issue in the community. It’s when students come together as an organized group to protest or volunteer to help make a change. Like the labor unions over the years, student activism is founded on the principle that the students have control over…
OPINIONS: Disruptive protest vital to raising awareness, but requires follow up.
By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Attention is a resource, and persuading someone to believe in something requires their attention. The recent protest movements in America have been wildly successful at garnering the attention of the nation, but, as protests and public disturbances are usually, they have also been controversial. Specifically, the disruptive or violent aspects of these protests have been what I have heard the most about. The complaints,…