Mr. Gonzales leaves Jesuit order after eights years of formation
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Mr. Gonzales talks with Mr. Rutt about future plans with Advocacy club in front of Brophy chapel By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Marcos Gonzales came to Brophy last year with hopes of promoting a culture of healing and transformation for everyone on campus. In an article profile last year he described his work with those on the margins to be where he…
Art Classes are essential to student development
Photo by Jacob Cross Mayhew ’20 | Brophy’s ceramic studio is just one example of the many art classes provided on campus By Jacob Cross Mayhew ’20 THE ROUNDUP Art classes are essential to the education of any Brophy student. Brophy emphasizes the education of the whole person in accordance with our Jesuit heritage. Students being required to take art classes is a fulfillment of this Jesuit ideal. Many students…
Caffeine takes root on Brophy’s campus
Photo by Ryan Middlemist ’20 | Bang energy drinks is an example of popular caffeine drinks among students By Ryan Middlemist ’20 THE ROUNDUP With Caffeine being readily available on and off campus, students have no shortage of options. This has made it easier to obtain and more and more students are becoming addicted to it. Head Athletic Trainer Mr. Chris White said that by intaking a small amount of…
Jesuit Provincial, Scott Santarosa, addresses the recent influx of acts of violence in America
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | A stained glass window is displayed in Brophy’s Chapel, representing the school’s Jesuit heritage By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As acts of violence become more prevalent in the United States, the Jesuit Provincial Superior of the West, Father Scott Santarosa SJ, decided to give his thoughts on the matter in a letter addressed to Jesuit schools and their students throughout the American West…
Students serve the community in this year’s Fall Blood Drive
Photo by Ryan Middlemist ’20 | Lukas Buse ’20 donates blood during Brophy’s annual Fall Blood Drive By Ryan Middlemist ’20 THE ROUNDUP Wednesday, Aug. 2, students gathered in the Robson Gym to make an impact. The Fall Blood Drive has been an integral part of Brophy’s commitment to service for a long time. Originally in the hands of a block club (a group of families that live on particular…
Brophy students save face with make up
Illustration by Victor Beck ’20 | A young man is experimenting with lavish makeup By Francisco Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP It is time for Brophy and its dress code policy to update with the sign of the times. Brophy must be open to growth and allow its students to express their identity in whichever way they see fit. During summer vacation, I experimented with my attire. For the very first…
The Connection Between Overworked Students and Anxiety
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | Students are diligently working on their homework in the Student Activity Center By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As students continue to challenge themselves and take on mass amounts of school work alongside other things, anxiety grows more and more common and prevalent. Especially in schools, anxiety has been a large problem for many students and continues to become a problem for many more.…
Young Republicans petition for pledge
Photo by George Anton ’21 | Aidan Angel ’22 and Damon Dallago ’22 lower and fold the flag at the end of the day. By George Anton ’21 and Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP On Aug. 22, the Brophy Young Republicans distributed a petition asking respondents about their support for adding the Pledge of Allegiance to the end of morning prayer. The petition was met with some backlash from administrators…
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces 2020 run for Sheriff
Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons | Then-Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks at a rally for President Donald Trump in Phoenix on June 18, 2016. By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced that he is running for a seventh term as sheriff of Maricopa County. Arpaio served six consecutive four-year terms as sheriff before being defeated by Democratic candidate…
Zander discusses roles at Brophy, background in Catholic education
Photo by Nick Pecora ’21 | Mr. Jerry Zander presents a lesson to his seventh period Honors Pre-Calculus class By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Question from Sr. Schmidbauer from last edition: Describe your first job that you actually received a paycheck for. That’s a good question. I worked at a grocery store, stocking shelves. It was easy! What are your jobs at Brophy? Other than teaching math, I’m also…