Roundup

OPINIONS: To tweet or not to tweet
Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP On Jan. 20, President Trump not only became the leader of the free world, but he also took over as a controversial steward of the most important virtual diary in the world–his Twitter account. Even with only 280 characters for each Twitter post, President Trump is capable of influencing the thoughts and emotions of people around the world. President Trump may think that his posts…
Lenox moves on after eighteen years to study DNA sequences in dogs, humans
By Cameron Henderson-Cole ’20 THE ROUNDUP Ms. Cheryl Lenox has announced her departure from Brophy after this academic school year, following 18 years teaching biology. Ms. Lenox has been teaching science for 35 years and joined the Brophy staff in 2000. She said that she will be leaving to work in biotechnology, where she will be comparing the DNA sequences of dogs and human in order to improve the lives…
Owen’s leadership, work ethic, contributes to role on varsity basketball team
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores’19| Basketball player Alec Owen’19 lines up to take a shot in the Dutch on Friday Dec. 15, 2017. Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP Two years after being cut from the Brophy Freshman Basketball Team, Alec Owen ’19 played his first varsity game as a junior Dec. 1 against Skyline High School. Owen said this was a moment he has dreamed about ever since he was about…
Paul named Man of the Year Runner-Up
Photo by Edwin Perez ‘18 | Ben Paul ’18 streches during warmups of the Quaterfinal Perry game. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy encourages its students to expand their horizons and leave their comfort zone, something that one of The Roundup’s Man of the Year runner-ups, Ben Paul ’18, took to heart. “I think freshman year I was mostly interested in sports, because that’s kind of all I’ve known in…
Runner-up Patel shows dedication, love of others
Photo Illustration by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Kinner Patel ’18 poses for a photo in the Robinson Gymnasium. Kinner Patel, who plays Volleyball and is a key club member was nominated as a runner up for Man of the Year this year. By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP For Kinner Patel ’18, school work, sports and service are all equally making him into the epitome of a Man for Others, on…
New photo studio setup includes ‘infinity wall,’ opens doors to photo students
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Hidden in a relatively secret room on the third floor of Eller, the new photo studio is the campus’ newest addition in the last few months. Located in what used to be the darkroom, this new studio setup includes a black backdrop for portraits and product shots, professional studio lights, and a state of the art cyclorama, or “cyc” wall. Cyclorama walls are also…
OPINIONS: School Activism not as free as Student Activism
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP There is a big difference between student activism and school activism. Student activism is about individual students who work to address an issue in the community. It’s when students come together as an organized group to protest or volunteer to help make a change. Like the labor unions over the years, student activism is founded on the principle that the students have control over…
OPINIONS: Disruptive protest vital to raising awareness, but requires follow up.
By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Attention is a resource, and persuading someone to believe in something requires their attention. The recent protest movements in America have been wildly successful at garnering the attention of the nation, but, as protests and public disturbances are usually, they have also been controversial. Specifically, the disruptive or violent aspects of these protests have been what I have heard the most about. The complaints,…
Brophy finishes spring play ‘Peter and the Star Catcher’
Photo by Graham Armkencht ’18 | “Peter and the Star Catcher” serves as the prequel to the fairytale Peter Pan.  By Peter Warner ’19 THE ROUNDUP “Peter and the Star Catcher” stars Jack Keeton ’19 as Peter in the prequel to the classic fairytale, Peter Pan. “Peter and the Star Catcher” is a story of how Peter Pan and Captain Hook came to life, as well as showing their backgrounds. It…
Students take on social issues, organize projects, presentations, groups for change
Pierce Braun ’20 THE ROUNDUP Advocacy around Brophy has taken place in many different ways this year, including walkouts, teach-ins, and speeches on behalf of groups on a local level and even worldwide. Brophy Advocacy Club faculty moderator Mr. William Rutt said that the schools draw a lot of direction from the Catholic church and the Ignatian Solidarity Network. “Some roots that started around the Advocacy Club is the Dream-On…