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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…
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…