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Elysia Fleetwood shares Xavier Experience
Photo provided by Elysia Fleetwood ’20 | Elysia, one of the star players of the Xavier basketball team, has her photo on display in the court. Xavier Gator By Adrian Munguia ’22 The ROUNDUP What is your name and graduation year? I’m Elysia Fleetwood and I graduate in the year 2020. While at Xavier what was your favorite activity or club to partake in that was non-athletic? I think my…
Shakes and shame, exploring the shortcomings of March
THE ROUNDUP Column By Cooper Parson Alrighty, look at that, we made it. It’s time for when we celebrate “green” the holiday, the gorgeous celebration of St. Patrick’s day! Someone thought to themselves, “Well, February got a holiday, so I guess March needs one too.” It’s the holiday of potato shaped candy no one asked for. One whose “representative” is stranger than an old dude in a red fur suit…
Ghost Vintage Brings Tokyo Street Wear to the Central Phoenix
Photo by Jackson Baker ’20 | Ghost Vintage owner Yasu Hashino modeling the vintage clothing his store sells Ghost Vintage Brings Tokyo Street Wear to the Central Phoenix By Ryan Middlemist and Jackson Baker The ROUNDUP Thrift shopping has become a popular trend among the Brophy community. Ghost Vintage, a clothing shop, which recently opened, brings its own spin on traditional vintage style by mixing American classic clothing with rare…
Taking theater down the Wright path
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan’22 | Ms. Wright Prepares a Lesson Plan for upcoming periods By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP Were you born in-state or out of state? Out of state. I was born in New York State. Growing up what were your favorite classes and out of school hobbies? I always loved English, so reading and writing. I had this really cool class in sixth grade that was called…
H2O Club seeks to raise awareness of global water issues
Photo by Nick Pecora’21 | Members of the H2O and F. A. M. E. Clubs serve “Broncoffee” before school on January 29, 2020. A portion of the proceeds will be put towards earthquake relief for Puerto Rico. By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Soon, experts on water-related issues from around the state will converge on Brophy’s campus for the annual Summit on Human Dignity, which hopes to provide a yearly…
The Mandalorian is a Wild and Fun Ride, with its Flaws
Photo courtesy of Disney+ By Jack Olsen ’21 THE ROUNDUP *Warning this review contains mild spoilers for later episodes in “The Mandalorian”* “The Mandalorian” was one of the biggest breakout shows of 2019. It was released with the launch of Disney+ as its star series and hit hard with its new audience. “The Mandalorian” follows Din Djarin, a Mandalorian bounty hunter working after the fall of the Galactic Empire. After…
The End of the Skywalker Saga
Photo courtesy of Star Wars Celebration | The “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” cast at Star Wars Celebration. Photo by Star Wars Celebration By Griffin Winter ’21 and Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP On Dec. 20, 2019, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will release to audiences around the globe. “The Rise of Skywalker” will be wrapping up the sequel trilogy which started in 2015 with the release of “The…
Artists Vs. Leaks: The Problem
Streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Pandora are popular amongst students on campus. Other than providing students with large varieties of music genres for students to suit their music-listening needs, there have been reports of artist’s music being leaked. Famous artists have has unreleased material being leaked onto non-music mediums such as podcasts in order to avoid being taken off. Famous artists such as Travis Scott and Playboi…
The Questionable Rise of Mobile Gaming
Photo illustration by Victor Beck’20 | A photo illustration of a mobile gamer playing candy crush. By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 Around the late 2000s, mobile games gained much popularity, becoming more accessible and more frequently used. Now, almost every phone or other portable device has one or more video games installed. Video games have been around since 1958 when physicist William Higinbotham and created the first video game, “Pong.” Since…