Victor Beck

Dean Kobs named Man of the Year Runner-Up
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Dean Kobs ’20 plays guitar on Manresa for magis retreatants. By Victor Beck ’20 Dean Kobs ’20 has been chosen as one of the three Class of 2020 Man of the Year Finalists. Despite being a National Merit Scholar, spring distinguished student, Vinyl Club president, Magis leader, proficient artist and superb student musician, Dean Kobs ’20 at his core is a friend. When told…
Brophy seeks to better understand its past relationship with the Phoenix Indian School
Illustration by Victor Beck’20 | Depiction of the historical Indian School, located south of Brophy’s campus By Victor Beck’20 The ROUNDUP On Jan. 6, the day before students returned from winter break, the entire Brophy faculty went on a retreat to the Heard Museum and the Phoenix Indian School. In an email sent by Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan to the faculty, the retreat was meant to highlight points of…
The harm of stereotypes, mascots on indigenous identity
Illustration by Victor Beck ’20 | Stereotypical sports teams’ mascots and culturally appropiating costumes harm native culture and identity. The depiction of indigenous people as sports team mascots diminishes the humanity of natives as people. It puts me and my family on the same level as animals or animated caricatures. The unnatural skin tone of mascots like the Cleveland Indians and the Washington Redskins make a mockery of indigenous people…
Mr. Gonzales leaves Jesuit order after eights years of formation
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Mr. Gonzales talks with Mr. Rutt about future plans with Advocacy club in front of Brophy chapel By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Marcos Gonzales came to Brophy last year with hopes of promoting a culture of healing and transformation for everyone on campus. In an article profile last year he described his work with those on the margins to be where he…