Original Barrio Café in jeopardy of closing
By Sergio Arvizu-Rivera ’23 THE ROUNDUP After 18 years in the valley, Barrio Café, owned by chef Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza, is in jeopardy of closing due to COVID-19.  Barrio Café opened in 2002 after chef Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza came back from her tour around Mexico. Since the opening of Barrio, Chef Silavana’s food has been featured on Sunset Magazine, Esquire Magazine, and on the Food Network’s Diners Drive…
‘13th’ generates conversation among students
By Nick Williams ’21 and Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP With the upcoming Brophy summit focusing on the issues of race in America, it is important for students to stay informed on the history of race and racism to inform the future. The documentary ‘13th’, which was directed by Ava DuVernay and released in 2016, is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it…
An appeal for a unified response and a unified Brophy
By The Staff of The Roundup The Roundup Fellow Brophy community members, we have been dealt a hand this year that is unfavorable to say the least.  As we go into this new chapter of a pandemic that has fundamentally changed the way in which people from every part of the world work, learn and live, we must recognize that in this time of uncertainty lies a calling. It is…
Robles-Barrera named The Roundup’s Man of the Year
By Jackson Moran ’21 The Roundup Ivan Robles Barrera ’21 has won The Roundup’s 2021 Man of the Year award.  Robles is known to many as a Distinguished Student, leader in the Advocacy Club fighting for Dreamers, a Big Brother, a Romero Project student and Retreat leader, but there is much to his story that remains untold, especially to those who may rarely come into contact with him.  However, Robles’s…