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FromSoftware’s Elden Ring inherits the difficulty of games before

CJ Corso ’24 THE ROUNDUP FromSoftware is a video game company that is notorious for creating ludicrously difficult games. Its lineup includes games such as Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro, along with their newest title Elden Ring.  To play a FromSoftware game, the player needs to have exceptional patience and focus. A person cannot go […]

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Special Edition: Summit movie reviews

Nicholas Miller ’22 THE ROUNDUP Welcome to a special edition of Miller’s Movie Corner, made in honor of this year’s summit on human dignity, which has been focused on none other than our own city of Phoenix. In light of the 8 different and unique tracks we all have chosen from, I’ve decided to select […]

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Squid Game: The story of a deathmatch that could make you billions

Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Children’s games could make you a billionaire, and if you don’t pass the round, you are killed. That’s the premise of Netflix’s number one show, Squid Game, which follows the stories of people who have amassed enormous amounts of debt who go through six children’s games that will determine the […]

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Students react to Suns’ memorable playoff run

Harrison Simmons ‘22 THE ROUNDUP   The eardrums of Carter Smith ‘22 felt completely overwhelmed by the noise in the arena while John Schumacher ‘22 was screaming, “oh my God,” in utter disbelief after Deandre Ayton’s game-winning “Valley-oop.”   This moment to win Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals was made possible after the […]

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A comprehensive list of all-time favorite things to end my career

By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Well, this is it. My final list of favorite things. I feel compelled to make a grandiose theological statement about finality. About past and present feelings of regret and time lost. About the way in which particles a full universe apart are inseparably linked until they are observed, and […]

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Decision 2020, but not the important one

By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP We’re in an election year and the final vote is coming up really quickly. There are so many things to dislike or hate about this election, so in the spirit of levity and in the absence of brevity, I present a list of “would you rather” questions, instead of […]

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Column: Jackson’s Favorite Things

A Quirky Start to the School Year  Back to school: the magical time when Walmart becomes a battlefield, siblings cry over the number of crayons in their box compared to that of Aubrey F. and the first day of school brings about the climactic ending to a summer which was essentially one long Tuesday. This […]

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Spotify launches “Play Your Part” campaign to encourage, inform young voters

By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Music streaming service Spotify recently launched the non-partisan “Play Your Part” initiative with the hopes of informing and engaging listeners with regards to voting in the upcoming election.  As more and more corporations have sought to create voter-centric initiatives, Spotify has jumped into the fray by targeting younger, often […]

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‘13th’ generates conversation among students

By Nick Williams ’21 and Griffin Winter ’21 THE ROUNDUP With the upcoming Brophy summit focusing on the issues of race in America, it is important for students to stay informed on the history of race and racism to inform the future. The documentary ‘13th’, which was directed by Ava DuVernay and released in 2016, […]

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Brophy album from 1960s rediscovered

By Jude Unrein ’23 The Roundup You remove a record from its sleeve and blow off the dust. You put it on your record player and switch it on.  The record starts spinning and the needle touches the vinyl. A folky, surf pop-sounding song starts playing from the speakers; however, the lyrics are heading in […]

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