Science fair winners celebrate success and reflect on projects
Photo by Juan Sanchez ’20 | First place winner Daniel Noon ’20 stands by his first place winning project. By Carl Justice ’21 and Juan Sanchez ’20 THE ROUNDUP The science fair wrapped up on Thursday, February 21 with the winners in each category going to the state championships. First place was a tie between Bryan Gopal ’19 and Daniel Noon ’20. Noon’s project was a computational radiation shield program. Second place…
Students do not let Type 1 diabetes interfere with passions
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | Diego Avocado-Garcia ’21 checks his blood sugar during lunch. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy has many students on campus whose diabetes permeates most aspects of their routine. Diabetes affects over 200,000 people under 20-years-old in the United States, according to Beyond Type 1, a nonprofit that educated people on Type 1 diabetes. Diego Acevedo-Garcia ’21 is one of these diabetic students. Born in…
Self-driving cars come to AZ, possibly cause concern
The Autonomous Uber vehicle after having collided with a pedestrian on March 18, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP The idea of self-driving, autonomous cars has flourished and grown over the past few years in the cities of Phoenix and Tempe.  At both the municipal and state level, large companies such as Google, with their subsidiary Waymo, and Uber are investing in self-driving technology testing in…
Eclectic music options engage aficionados, encourage expression
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Three members of the band play the guitar at Mass in Robson Gymnasium. By Peter Warner ’19 THE ROUNDUP  Different clubs and bands on campus allow students to express themselves through music. There are many different music clubs and bands on campus. One of the clubs is the Rap Club, run by president Ari Anderson ’21. “I think that the atmosphere in the Rap…
Brophy reacts to list of priests accused of sexual abuse
Art by Hunter Franklin ’19 | A collage of the accused priests. By George Anton ’21 and Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Eight Jesuit priests that have worked at Brophy at some point in their careers have been credibly accused of sexual abuse against a minor or a vulnerable adult. On Dec. 7, the Jesuits West Province released the names of all priests connected to the order that had credible…
Faces of Brophy: Thomas Yarbro ’22
Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | “I am the baseball team manager right now. I like doing this because it gives me something to do. It’s fun, I’m always active and doing something and picking up baseballs and extra bases is all I need to do.” – Thomas Yarbro ’22
Rituals, routines maximize athletes performance on game-day
Photo courtesy of the Brophy Soccer Team | The soccer team circles together in prayer before the state final on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. By Joey Bottini  THE ROUNDUP In the sports world today, it has become well-known that the games start long before the opening tip-off, face-off, or kick-off for many of the athletes. Gameday rituals are extremely popular amongst many of the sports programs. Many of the team…
Romero Program offers unique, meaningful participation, spiritual enhancement
Photo Courtesy of Hayden Welty ’19 | (left to right) Alex Edwin ’19, Matthew Scheller ’19, Atllas Hopkins ’19 and Hayden Welty ’19, students in the Romero Program, attend their first day at their internship, which takes place at the Foundation for Blind Children. Each student in the senior year component of the program partners with a local non-profit. By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Taught by Mr. Will Rutt ’08, Mr.…