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2017 Battle Royale
The annual Battle Royale staged each May is intended to be a satirical and humorous look at what may happen if the faculty did indeed compete in a tournament of wit and strength. The Roundup thanks all participants for their permission.
Bopp excited for new journey, happy with Brophy he leaves behind
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 | Mr. Bopp talks with a student about the feasibility of his project, Tuesday April 26. Mr. Bopp will be leaving Brophy at the end of this year after 11 years as a staff member at the school. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Assistant Principal for Technology and Instruction Mr. Jim Bopp will depart this summer for a new job as the principal of Creighton…
Hamilton squeezes past Brophy with big 2nd half
Photo by Noah Rodriguez ’17 | Matthew Kempton ’17 makes a touchdown catch against Hamilton Oct. 9. Hamilton defeated Brophy 38-35 in overtime. Hamilton 38 Brophy 35 By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP For the third week in a row, an opponent’s late field goal resulted in a Brophy loss. This time, it was the Hamilton Huskies that converted a 20-yard field goal attempt in overtime to defeat Brophy 38-35…
Broncos suffer 1st loss of the season at Pinnacle
Photo by Carter Van Winkle ’16 | Jimmy Hawkins ’16 returns a fumble for a touchdown Sept. 18 against Pinnacle. Pinnacle defeated Brophy 32-31 in a back and forth match up. Pinnacle 32 Brophy 31 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP In a heartbreaking finish after a back and forth game, the Spencer Rattler-led Pinnacle Pioneers upset the Brophy Broncos 32-31 Sept. 18, who fall to 4-1. Brophy’s offense rolled…
Roundup named national ‘Pacemaker’ finalist for 3rd year, earns design award
The 2015/2016 staff of The Roundup poses for a group photo. The National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a Pacemaker finalist for the third year in a row.   For the third year in a row the National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a newspaper “Pacemaker” finalist. The Pacemaker is the top honor the national association gives to publications. The Roundup is one of six finalists from across…
U-Haul hires Brophy students for summer internship
By Jose Cardenas ’16 THE ROUNDUP U-Haul International, the Phoenix-based truck renting company, hired 11 Brophy students for a summer internship program, as featured in an Aug. 3 Arizona Republic article. These students took different positions within a corporate environment for the first time. Garret Pedicini ’15 worked in the financial department using Excel spreadsheets and other tools while Brenner Nathan ’15 wrote news articles for the U-Haul website. “This…
Photo Essay: Student Activities
Students practice their juggling skills on the lawn as part of Brophy’s new Juggling Club. By Bryce Owen ’17 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP As soon as the bell rings, eager students rush through the halls and out the doors. Whether they are headed to a meeting for a club or just to hang out with friends, students participate in a wide variety of activities outside of the classroom. Brophy has…
Special Feature: Beyond the Bell
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 | Nick Park ’15 reads the U-Haul News in his office cubicle. Park works at the U-Haul Corporate Offices in Downtown Phoenix. Students are commonly involved on campus with a variety of Brophy sponsored activities. But one important aspect of becoming a well-rounded student is participating in activities outside of school. This month we take a look at what students, and even faculty members, are…
Photos/Video: Students travel to Nogales for 1 day immersion experience
Photo by Christian Franco ’15 – An armed officer watches as a freight train prepares to cross the border from Nogales, Mexico into the United States. Brophy students traveled to Nogales, Mexico Feb. 6 on one of the school’s Kino Border Initiative immersion trips. Photos by Michael Abert ’15 & Christian Franco ’15/Video by Cameron Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP A small group of Brophy students and faculty members traveled to…
‘Hacktivism’ proves unnecessarily harmful in digital culture
By Garrison Murphy ’15 The Roundup The Guy Fawkes mask wearing, Internet championing hacktivist group “Anonymous” globalized the idea of “hacktivism” that has become so prevalent in our digitized society, and in doing so showed us how dangerous it really is. Hacktivism is defined as an act of political and social activism done through computer hacking. While hacktivists have done some good for the web, the potential hazard hacktivism poses…