Jack Olsen

Plastic Straw Bans are a step in the right direction but not enough
Photo courtesy of Ocean Blue Project An Oregon Nonprofit | A straw is found lying on the ocean floor By Jack Olsen ’21 THE ROUNDUP The upcoming Summit on Human Dignity, Brophy’s yearly week of focus on particular problems facing society, will touch on subjects surrounding the theme of “Water.” Brophy should continue to stress the urgent issue of oceanic pollution, in light of the progress we have made thus…
Summer Prom and the Commencement Ceremony: How are Seniors reacting to the changes?
Photo courtesy of Raymond Link ’20 | Fireworks lighting up the Arizona sky at Brophy’s 2018 prom By Jack Olsen’21 THE ROUNDUP On April 8th, Principal Bob Ryan sent an email to all students and parents regarding many of the pressing issues concerning Brophy students following the school’s qurantiune. The email touched upon several areas of concern, one of these being plans for senior activities. Brophy announced that the commencement…
The Mandalorian is a Wild and Fun Ride, with its Flaws
Photo courtesy of Disney+ By Jack Olsen ’21 THE ROUNDUP *Warning this review contains mild spoilers for later episodes in “The Mandalorian”* “The Mandalorian” was one of the biggest breakout shows of 2019. It was released with the launch of Disney+ as its star series and hit hard with its new audience. “The Mandalorian” follows Din Djarin, a Mandalorian bounty hunter working after the fall of the Galactic Empire. After…