Tennis team looks to build on championship season in 2018
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18 | Jack Woodrow ’18 gets ready to serve the ball. The varsity team practices for the upcoming season on January 22nd on Xavier Tennis courts. Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Varsity tennis wants to capitalize on championship momentum to make it two in row this upcoming Spring. Mr. Eric Chalmers ’10 took over as Head Tennis Coach last year. He played varsity tennis while attending…
Soccer team filled with committed athletes, now no. 3 in nation
By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Many of the soccer team’s seniors committed to universities after very competitive and successful careers playing high school and club soccer. The soccer team has had a very successful season thus far with a record of 17-0-2, mostly attributed to the many seniors that are committed to a university after graduation this year. Connor McCabe ’18, Tobin Shanks ’18, Sam Fletcher ’18 and Carter…
Extracurriculars negatively affecting the sleep schedules of students
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sleep is a very important and essential part of a high school student’s life, and extracurriculars can interrupt a student’s sleep schedule. Around Brophy and the Jesuit community, the average Brophy student is known to participate in many activities that benefit and improve the well-being of the school. These activities can vary from the multiple sports, clubs, and community services present at Brophy, but…
Sleep needs are disregarded, despite vital importance
Illustration by Reid Shniderman ’20 Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP 25% of adults sleep or rest insufficiently 15 out of every 30 days according to The Disease Control and Prevention Center reports last year. Studying optimal sleep in humans is a key to understanding health, wellness and performance. In a TED Talk called, “Why Do We Sleep?” Russell Foster, Head of the Circadian Center for Sleep in Scotland, discussed the correlation…
‘The Last Jedi’ polarizes fans, serves as fitting eighth installment
Photo Courtesy of Disney | Star Wars The Last Jedi was released December 15 and is the 8th installment of the franchise. By Graham Armknecht ’18 7.5 out of 10 THE ROUNDUP There is no other way to write this: spoilers ahead for The Last Jedi. For a few, brief non-spoiler words: it’s a beautifully shot film, with many fulfilling moments. Furthermore, go see the movie, as it’s an important…
Guitarist Macneil applies musical abilities, co-founds new band
Photo By Hunter Franklin ’19 | Jack MacNeil ’19 plays the guitar in front of the Brophy Tower during break. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Disclaimer: Although The Roundup staff member Chris Stanek ’19 is a part of ‘The Stickmen’ and is mentioned in a quote used in this article, he had no part in the writing or editing of this article. While his abilities may not be well-known…
OPINIONS: Jeans should be on campus
By Collin McShane ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy should consider allowing jeans on campus because they’re convenient, warm and frankly there isn’t a whole lot of reason not to only have them. Despite the rule, many students still wear them. Either because there’s no real fundamental differences from jeans to what we can wear or because of an overwhelming indifference to their existence on campus. Whichever it may be it proves…