FromSoftware’s Elden Ring inherits the difficulty of games before
CJ Corso ’24 THE ROUNDUP FromSoftware is a video game company that is notorious for creating ludicrously difficult games. Its lineup includes games such as Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro, along with their newest title Elden Ring.  To play a FromSoftware game, the player needs to have exceptional patience and focus. A person cannot go through these games casually, as there is no easy mode or difficulty slider. This means…
How the SCC’s free refill stickers came to fruition
By Owen Wong ’23 THE ROUNDUP With the Student Climate Coalition’s recent Town Hall and Zero Waste campaign, which pushed for awareness of waste within our community, came the SCC’s Free Refill stickers, which allow students to get free refills from the Corral for the remainder of the school year. But how have these stickers made an impact around campus? “Our hope was to encourage students to attend the town…
Brophy Lacrosse hungry for redemption after overtime loss
By Jack Willmore ’24 THE ROUNDUP After an overtime loss in last season’s Lacrosse State Championship game, Brophy Lacrosse has started off the season winning seven out of their nine games and is striving for another State Championship appearance. Brophy seems to be cruising through the season so far, only losing two games so far. “This year we have a lot of humility knowing that we are a good team…
Anxiety and depression on a rise in students
David Albelais The Roundup Anxiety and depression in high school students have been on a steady rise over the last couple of decades, mainly coming from extreme stress and high amounts of pressure in day-to-day life. Students today are five times more likely to suffer from either one of these illnesses compared to a student fifty years ago. “Anxiety and depression you see a lot of different answers on the…
Special Edition: Summit movie reviews
Nicholas Miller ’22 THE ROUNDUP Welcome to a special edition of Miller’s Movie Corner, made in honor of this year’s summit on human dignity, which has been focused on none other than our own city of Phoenix. In light of the 8 different and unique tracks we all have chosen from, I’ve decided to select 4 of these tracks and preview films that may help those interested in furthering their…
Asynchronous online classes are revolutionizing high school learning
By Alex Gross ’24 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s new all-online asynchronous classes are the next step towards successful learning in this new age of COVID-19. Though school during the lockdown is something that we hope to never experience again, there are some positive takeaways that we can use to improve classes in the future.  Many productive aspects of hybrid and online learning have been implemented in the asynchronous classes at Brophy,…
Swim Team Hopes to Get Back on Track
By Edward Hoppensteadt ‘24 THE ROUNDUP After an abruptly ended season last year, the Brophy Swim Team is back on track; as the team moves forward and succeeds this season, they leave the memory of their season being ended in hindsight.  On the heels of their last invite win, “It’s a completely different family each year, we got different characters and it’s a great group of guys right now. I’m…
JV athlete recovers after basketball collapse on campus
By Thomas Haak ’23 THE ROUNDUP Several weeks ago, Jason Person ’24 suffered a cardiac injury while practicing basketball with the JV team.  Mrs. Renee Oldani was one of the initial people to help tend to Person. She rushed over and started to perform CPR and chest compressions. She helped tend to Person with Coach John Burns, the head coach of the JV basketball team, as they called for 911…