Entertainment

Halloween could be a super spreading event for COVID-19
By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP Halloween this year will certainly be one to remember, or forget, as extra precautions and regulations must be taken to lower the chance of spreading COVID throughout our community and nation alike. Usual Halloween activities, like door-to-door trick-or-treating and attending gatherings, may likely spread COVID-19, as these events have a high potential to create high-traffic areas where everyone may not be wearing a mask. …
Student Council’s class life and mascot
By Max Tiffany ’21 THE ROUNDUP It is hard to forget the first time going to a Brophy game for any sport. No matter what the sport or event may be, it is obvious that planning goes into these events, and that there is a group that leads in the planning. One two-year member of this group, known as Student Council, Tyler Mlecko ’21, is a contributor to the class…
Theatre for Social Change inspires change through the arts
By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Theatre for Social Change, helmed by student leaders Jackson Bernreuter ’21 and Steven Watson ’21 alongside faculty moderator Ms. Carolyn Wright, is set to begin its second year of work on Brophy’s campus. The club, which was formed last year by Ryan Breuer ’20 with the help of Ms. Wright, is composed of individuals who have a genuine drive to inspire change and…
Brophy Theater Adjusting to COVID Restrictions
By Thomas Haak ’23 COVID-19 has drastically changed sports, normal life and fine arts. Many elements of music and theater are not possible if one wears a mask, so Brophy theater has changed dramatically. Brophy theater has taken a different approach, not requiring masks while the plays are going on, but requiring masks at all other times.  “We are going to follow the sports’ guidelines if there are scenes where…
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 year, I will be channeling my inner Oprah in order to give you a comprehensive…
How Brophy Students Use Disney Plus
By Thomas Haak ’23 The Roundup Disney Plus, a popular streaming platform that holds almost everything Disney has produced, has been very popular at Brophy, with a successful economic year. Disney Plus is popular with students at Brophy such as Charles Clarke ’23 who watches Disney Plus very often because he “likes Marvel and Star Wars Movies.” He uses Disney Plus to watch TV shows or movies about 1-2 times…
Brophy Students Use Quarantine to Develop Hobbies
Photo by Adrian Munguia ’22 | Yadai Navarro ’23 works on producing another song By Adrian Munguia’22 Song artists at Brophy utilized free time from the new learning environment to write and release songs at a higher rate while also using their hobby to distress. One students used the free time to work out way more as well. At Brophy, I was at school most of the time and couldn’t…
Theatre remotely producing ‘Lear 1984’ miniseries
Screenshot from virtual rehearsal on YouTube | Stay-at-home directives have forced the creators of “Lear 1984” to collaborate remotely on producing the miniseries By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Although there is no way for any members of the Brophy community to safely attend a play due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brophy’s theater program will still be remotely performing “Lear 1984.” Directed by Ms. Carolyn Wright, the production is…
Farewell Tiger King
Dear Tiger King, I think we should see other people. It’s not you, it’s me. Well, it’s partially you. Things started out so easy, so fun, so simple. My first experience with you was lighthearted, crazy, bizarre. We first met Joe Exotic, Doc Antle, Carole “Freakin” Baskin. It was mysterious, fun. There were big amputees, rednecks, drugs, gay marriage, country music and most importantly, tigers. The first episodes truly razzled…
“Don’t touch the glass!” and other COVID-considerations
THE ROUNDUP By Cooper Parson It’s finally happening, our parents, the school systems and the government are begging us to stay inside and watch Netflix. That’s right, it’s COVID-19, and we have all lost our minds. Celebrities are singing ‘Imagine’ to us, the country is fighting over toilet paper and preppers can finally say they were right. Feel like you’re reading a Stephen King book yet? Same here! If you’re…