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Pro/Con Debate: The Right Rx?
Photo Courtesy of MCT Campus | This summer school administrators banned the use of medical marijuana by students, even with a doctor’s prescription. Medical marijuana policy not right solution By Mateusz Bendisz ’15 THE ROUNDUP In recent years, the United States has seen a greater effort to legalize medical marijuana. Numerous studies have shown medical marijuana’s potential in treating different types of cancers and debilitating diseases. Because of that, opposition…
From the archives: The new dean
Editor’s Note: Athletic Director Mr. John Chambers will retire this May after 45 years at Brophy. This article originally appeared in the April 1983 edition of The Roundup when Mr. Chambers became the new dean of students. It appears below as originally printed except for minor revisions. By Paul Smith THE ROUNDUP The all-too familiar crackle of the P.A. resounds through the classroom instantly bringing total silence-or as close to…
Students conflicted about texting and driving at legislature
By Garrison S. Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP Many people are concerned that a lack of a “texting and driving” ban in Arizona state legislature is putting them at risk. Multiple bills involving the texting and driving issue have been pushed through to the state senate, but not one has passed. Anti-texting and driving laws are in effect in 47 out of 50 states in the U.S leaving many Arizona residents…
ASC offers opportunity to grow, give back to community
By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Alumni Service Corps is a program designed to allow recent graduates of Jesuit high schools and universities the opportunity to fulfill a year of service as faculty members at Jesuit middle or high schools. This is the third year of the ASC program at Brophy. The start of the school year brings yet another group of Alumni Service Corps members to campus.…
New faculty bring diverse experience, talent to community
New teachers boast various BCP connections Cory Wyman ’16 THE ROUNDUP There are a number of new teachers this year with a variety of experience and connections to the school. This group includes Mr. Chris Stevens ’85, Ms. Breanne Toshner and Mr. Kevin Burke. Mr. Burke comes to Brophy after having taught at Desert Mountain for 10 years. Ms. Toshner is teaching for the first time this year, and Mr.…
Roundup named best in state for 3rd year, earns other state, national honors
The Roundup staff recently earned multiple top honors from state and national journalism associations, including being named Arizona’s “Best High School Newspaper” for the third year in a row. The Arizona Newspapers Association along with the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors named The Roundup the 2013 “Best High School Newspaper” in it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest. The Roundup won the same award in 2012 and 2011. The Arizona Scholastic Press…
Welcome Back: Classes start Aug. 13
Photo by Aakash Jain ’14 – Brophy freshmen and their upper classmen big brothers walk into the Harper Great Hall Aug. 12 during orientation. Classes started Tuesday, Aug. 13. Click here for more school news
Pulling back the curtains
Many may read about Brophy’s sports standouts in the newspaper, or hear stories of students’ favorite teachers and hobbies. Hundreds of students file through the food line in the Great Hall every day, and the campus is always clean for visitors. But who is responsible for all of this? This edition, The Roundup pulls back the curtains and looks behind the scenes at those who make Brophy what it is.…
Radcliffe documents life through his lens
By Roan Enright ’13 THE ROUNDUP When almost any Brophy related event occurs, Dalton Radcliffe ’13 can be found quietly documenting the event with his camera. Radcliffe, who is in the AP Studio Art Photography class, started taking pictures in the eighth grade after his brother’s interest in photography. “I think I got into photography when I saw my brother go take a couple of star trails and seeing the…