Reid Shniderman

Families around the world find solace in communication, hobbies during global quarantine
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP Aurora Plummer, an 18-year-old from Bologna, Italy, recalled her first moments when news of the pandemic spread in her country. “I met up with my parents at our local supermarket, and it was absolutely full,” Plummer said. “People were panicking, grabbing onto everything that was on the shelves. It felt surreal.” Italy, currently the nation with the third most coronavirus cases, was one of…
Man-of-the-year runner-up Yslava-Molina enriches leads with love, friendship
Photo courtesy of Brian Yslava Molina ’20 | Aaron Rivera ’20, Juan Alvardo-Lopez ’20, Brian Yslava-Molina ’20 and Giovanni Garcia-Arredondo ’20 pose in their Hawaiian casual attire. By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP Whether it’s participating in Brophy Culture Project, attending the Brophy and Xavier Advocacy Club or simply laughing with friends, Brian Yslava-Molina ’20 can be found all over campus. Darian Benitez Sanchez ’21, a close friend of Yslava-Molina’s,…
Kobe Bryant: a lasting legacy throughout sports
Photo courtesy of WikiCommons | Kobe Bryant’s memory lives on even outside of basketball and sports in general. THE ROUNDUP By Reid Shniderman’20 Kobe Bryant, former Los Angeles Lakers superstar and prominent figure in the National Basketball Association (NBA), died on January 26 this year in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA. His thirteen-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant as well as six family friends were on board, none of whom survived.…
Rainwater traps vital to Arizona, could save thousands
Photo by Reid Shniderman’20 | A rainwater harvester can contain thousands of gallons of water, giving it the potential to serve as a water supply for a long period of time. The ROUNDUP By Reid Shniderman’20 In recent times, the state of Arizona has seen a significant increase in rainfall. On October 2, 2018, what was perceived as just another seasonal storm caused 2.36 inches of rainwater over a 24…
Pro AirDrop; easy, fast, efficient
Illustration by Reid Shniderman ’20 |In the fall of 2018, the administration dismantled Airdrop on all new school issued devices. By Reid Shniderman ’20 In a world of constant change, sharing information and detailed work between people has evolved over the course of human history, starting with the carrier pigeon. These ways of communication have adapted as time went on, changing to easier methods such as telephones, telegrams and radio.…
NBA criticized for censoring manager, reporter over Hong Kong protests
Photo courtesy by Wikimedia Commons | An image of the protests in Hong Kong in 2019 The National Basketball Association (NBA) has been receiving backlash in recent weeks, all starting with a single Twitter post. General manager Daryl Morey of the Houston Rockets gave his views on the Hong Kong protests against the People’s Republic of China, posting in support of the protesters in Hong Kong. The NBA disapproved of…