A Deeper Look into the Cube Sat Team
By Edward Hoppensteadt ‘24 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Cube-Sat team is working on taking a big step in the study of dust patterns leading to Valley Fever cases in the American Southwest.   According to Mr. Mica Mulloy, a faculty advisor for the Cube-Sat team, “The Cube-Sat team is building a 20cm by 20cm by 10cm microsatellite that will study dust patterns around Earth from low Earth orbit in space.” …
This class goes to Manresa every month to eat, sleep, and look at stars
Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Unlike most science classes at Brophy, the astronomy class, taught by Fr. Juan Pablo Marrufo Del Toro, is a semester-long class where students observe the stars monthly and have common trips to Manresa, where they can sleep and play games with their best friends before returning to Brophy the day after. This class is only a single semester, and it meets during sixth period. “It’s…
Squid Game: The story of a deathmatch that could make you billions
Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Children’s games could make you a billionaire, and if you don’t pass the round, you are killed. That’s the premise of Netflix’s number one show, Squid Game, which follows the stories of people who have amassed enormous amounts of debt who go through six children’s games that will determine the course of their lives, but how does a show like this relate to our life?…
BSC hosts record breaking distance run
By Renzo Moran ’24 THE ROUNDUP   Alice Wright, a runner for the Hoka NAZ Elite team, broke a British national record last week at the Brophy Sports Campus when she ran 17,044 meters in one hour on October.   The one hour event that started back in the 17th century saw a rise in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic with world records being set in Brussels by Mo Farah…
Students dive into deep end of job spectrum
By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP   Getting a job as a student is not uncommon, but there are unlimited jobs to choose from. It can be easier to work somewhere more conventional with set rules, but how many students are willing to dive into more uncharted territory on the job spectrum?   Miguel Aguirre ’23 got the idea to resell clothes in eighth grade. He used a site called…
STUCO finds stress and fun planning in-person events
By Jack Willmore ’24 THE ROUNDUP   It’s the night of Sept. 3 and the blinding, flashing lights from the opening football game after-party at Brophy are very noticeable to someone taking a late-night walk by the canal. The students are yelling, dancing and jumping on the already roughed up and muddy grass to the blaring music being played by the DJ. If you rewind almost a year into the…
New soccer coach brings a faith-based culture to reigning champions
Harrison Simmons ‘22 THE ROUNDUP   After a month-long coaching search, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan announced on July 16 that Sandra Day O’Connor Head Coach Mr. George Archuleta would be the program’s new leader.   This comes after the soccer team’s third straight state championship with former coach Mr. Paul Allen ’03. Brophy received the unexpected news over the summer that former coach Mr. Allen was resigning. The resignation…
The Brophy athletics teams are getting brand new jerseys with a new color and look
By Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP   This year is the year for new jerseys. Every three years, Brophy athletics teams get new jerseys, and this year the football, baseball, cross country, basketball, lacrosse and wrestling teams are all getting new uniforms.   This year is unique for the football team. Head Varsity Football Coach Mr. Jason Jewell, chose to wear black jerseys this year.   “The Brophy football team…
The upcoming block schedule
By Marcus Paz ‘24 THE ROUNDUP   Brophy’s schedule will change to a block schedule format for the 2022-2023 school year. Administrators decided to create a schedule that is seven 80 minute periods that rotate 5 times over the course of two weeks. Mr. Mica Mulloy said that the goal of the new schedule is to attempt to slow down the day for students who have a lot going on.…
Some sophomores finally attend in person classes
Jack Kyle ’24 THE ROUNDUP   With the removal of online classes for the 2021-22 school year, some Brophy sophomores are finally attending classes in person. Online classes have stopped being offered as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions being lessened, such as masks not being mandated outside, causing some sophomores who attended online classes all of last year to come to Brophy in person.  Sophomore Nate Garcia ’24, who…