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COVID-19 could change how we look at movies
Photo by Keegan Horton ’21| COVID-19 changes the way people watch movies Keegan Horton ‘21 THE ROUNDUP Due to COVID-19, there have been many clear changes regarding how we operate our daily lives in America. One of those changes has to do with what we do for entertainment, such as going to the movies. Like many other businesses, movie theaters, nationwide, have shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This…
The Blanket Drive’s Impact
Photo composite by Garret Van Wie’22 | A homeless man sitting in a clean, white room. By Garret Van Wie’22 THE ROUNDUP 37% of of the 25,800 Maricopa County’s citizens experiencing homelessness are families and the rates of families going through homelessness have only been on the rise in recent years. Each year around December, Brophy puts on a blanket drive for the Phoenix Rescue Mission Charity which helps homeless…
Citizens must take action, state Legislature overlooked as outlet
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP As I was reviewing some concepts for the Advanced Placement United States History exam this May, there was a line in my test prep book that resonated with me: “The Founding Fathers understood such a system to have hope of success only when the citizenry was moral and responsible.” While I’m not going blame Americans for being immoral and irresponsible, I do think that…
Roundup wins 3 best in state awards for 2nd year, 34 individual awards
For the second year in a row The Roundup earned three best-in-state awards from two Arizona press organizations. The Arizona Newspapers Association, the state’s professional journalism organization, named The Roundup the 2016 “Best High School Newspaper” in its annual contest co-sponsored by the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors. This is the fifth Best High School Newspaper award for The Roundup in the last six years. The staff won this award…
Roundup earns 2 best in state awards, 35 individual honors
From left to right, Roundup editors AK Alilonu ’16, Cameron Bray ’16, Andrew Howard ’17, Anthony Cardellini ’17, Reece Krantz ’16, Chase Manson ’16 and Bryce Owen ’17 pose for a group photo Oct. 27 at ASU after winning two best in state awards at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association’s annual convention.   The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association awarded The Roundup first place in its 2015 Newspaper General Excellence contest…
Roundup hopes to provide forum
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Hey Broncos, This is just a quick message from The Roundup letting you know how you can get your writing featured in the paper. To explain, let’s start with a question: Have you ever read an opinion column that you completely disagreed with or thought was dead wrong? Or have you ever read one that you just loved—one that you thought just spelled…
Roundup named national ‘Pacemaker’ finalist for 3rd year, earns design award
The 2015/2016 staff of The Roundup poses for a group photo. The National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a Pacemaker finalist for the third year in a row.   For the third year in a row the National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a newspaper “Pacemaker” finalist. The Pacemaker is the top honor the national association gives to publications. The Roundup is one of six finalists from across…
Roundup wins 46 awards in state journalism contest
The staff of The Roundup brought home 46 awards from the 2014 Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Fall Convention. The awards cover a spectrum of categories including writing, design, photography and online journalism. Roundup staff members earned nine “superior” honors, the top individual award, and the staff won second place in both the Newspaper and Online general excellence categories. Click here to see a list of all the winners. The annual AIPA Fall…
Roundup podcast: Fourth edition preview
By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Roundup staff met after school Jan. 30 to finish the fourth edition of The Roundup, which will feature a package on race. We discuss what students can expect from the edition when it released the second week of February. [mp3t track=”http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Roundup-Issue-4-Preview.mp3″ play=”Start me” stop=”Pause it” volslider=”y”]    
Conceptual meaning, photojournalism ethics come into play behind ‘the eye’
By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP The cover photo for the September edition of The Roundup was an eye, and on the inside of the eye was the logo belonging to the social network site Facebook. The picture caused more discussion around campus that these cover photos typically seem to earn. So I, as the photo editor of The Roundup, would like to share some insight into how I produced…