Quentin Dunnigan

New Online JUG Offers Formative, Reflective Experience
Illustration by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | As Brophy moves online, JUG changes forms in many ways By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Because of the new distanced learning procedures caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the old JUG system of picking up trash around campus and holding “No Brophy Parking” signs is no longer feasible. This change, however, has opened up an opportunity for a different JUG structure that is more…
Required Service Hours Create Positive Change in Student Life
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | Mr. Rutt leads Spring LP students to their first reflection. By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP At Brophy, countless service projects give students the opportunity to partake in community service in its many different forms. These experiences not only impact the communities that are visited by Brophy but also the students within Brophy. By visiting individuals in need, these circumstances seek to shape students…
Lack in Time Management Causes a Snowball Effect of Stress
By Aarón Blanco Tejedor | A graffiti artwork found on an abandoned bunker in Utö By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Almost every high school student around the nation faces a busy schedule because of academics, sports, hobbies and much more. At Brophy, rigorous academics, intensive athletics and social communication fill up students’ days to the brim, causing the sacrifice of sleep to become increasingly common in return for more…
Energy Builds as the Tennis Team Prepares for Fast Approaching Season
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | 7th hour tennis practices together as the season comes to a beginning By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP While the spring season of varsity tennis approaches, players are beginning to prepare for the upcoming tryouts and for the season as a whole. Having won state championships for three consecutive years and going undefeated in-state last year, the players are hoping for another successful season…
Taking theater down the Wright path
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan’22 | Ms. Wright Prepares a Lesson Plan for upcoming periods By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Were you born in-state or out of state? Out of state. I was born in New York State. Growing up what were your favorite classes and out of school hobbies? I always loved English, so reading and writing. I had this really cool class in sixth grade that was called…
Rugby Players are Hopeful to Win State Championships as the Fall Season Begins
Photo by Garret Van Wie ’22 | The Rugby team and players warm up and practice for the current fall season. By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 With the first of two seasons of rugby having begun, the players are ready to work hard and train well. Looking to the future, they hope to overcome their challenges and bring in a state championship in the later, spring season. “I really want guys…
New to Brophy, Mr. Jason Svedin Joins the Math and Science Departments
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | Mr. Jason Svedin in his Physics Classroom By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Teaching both Honors Algebra 2 and Physics, Mr. Jason Svedin has come to Brophy, ready to continue his teaching career at the school. Coming from four years of prior teaching experience, Mr. Svedin joins the existing faculty at Brophy, teaching his many math and science students. Prior to teaching at Brophy,…
The Questionable Rise of Mobile Gaming
Photo illustration by Victor Beck’20 | A photo illustration of a mobile gamer playing candy crush. By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 Around the late 2000s, mobile games gained much popularity, becoming more accessible and more frequently used. Now, almost every phone or other portable device has one or more video games installed. Video games have been around since 1958 when physicist William Higinbotham and created the first video game, “Pong.” Since…
Jesuit Provincial, Scott Santarosa, addresses the recent influx of acts of violence in America
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | A stained glass window is displayed in Brophy’s Chapel, representing the school’s Jesuit heritage By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As acts of violence become more prevalent in the United States, the Jesuit Provincial Superior of the West, Father Scott Santarosa SJ, decided to give his thoughts on the matter in a letter addressed to Jesuit schools and their students throughout the American West…
The Connection Between Overworked Students and Anxiety
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | Students are diligently working on their homework in the Student Activity Center By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As students continue to challenge themselves and take on mass amounts of school work alongside other things, anxiety grows more and more common and prevalent. Especially in schools, anxiety has been a large problem for many students and continues to become a problem for many more.…