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PSAT Memes affect Your Path to College.
Photo courtesy of Twitter | This PSAT meme trended on social media after students across the nation took the standardized test on Oct. 19. Memes are an immense part of current teen culture. An example are the references to famous memes, like the Pikachu meme and VSCO girls, occurring here at Brophy or making appearances on Brophy students’ social media. Participants taking the PSAT signed a contract agreeing that they…
Community members reflect on first JUGs
By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Justice Under God (JUG) is the go-to punishment for a wide range of offenses from not wearing a belt, to playing games in class and even the more serious transgressions that warrant a four hour Saturday JUG. Taking the place of standard detention, JUG can manifest itself in a number of different ways from picking up trash in a parking lot to doing odd…
Zander discusses roles at Brophy, background in Catholic education
Photo by Nick Pecora ’21 | Mr. Jerry Zander presents a lesson to his seventh period Honors Pre-Calculus class By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Question from Sr. Schmidbauer from last edition: Describe your first job that you actually received a paycheck for. That’s a good question. I worked at a grocery store, stocking shelves. It was easy! What are your jobs at Brophy? Other than teaching math, I’m also…
2K Review
Photo by Adrian Munguia ’22 | Jaam Magot ’20 playing NBA 2K20 with the Philadelphia 76ers. By Adrian Munguia ’22 THE ROUNDUP NBA 2K20 was released on Sep. 6 2019 and excitement was high. Youtubers released numerous gameplay videos on the game giving people a taste of what the game has to offer. This game contrast much in what 2K was last year, the MyPlayer game mode has a new…
Xavier Gator
Xavier Gator By Adrian Munguia ’22 THE ROUNDUP What is your name and graduation year?My name is Eliza Dominguez and I’m a senior, so the class of ’20. Who’s your favorite teacher at Xavier?My favorite teacher would be Mr. Bruce Wyman because he’s passionate about what he teaches. What’s the best lunch item at Xavier?I think the most affordable would be ramen, you know, like the Maruchan noodles. For like…
Celebrities leave legacy of positivity, convey messages missing today
Photo courtesy of Bernard Dupont | Steve Irwin, the Crocodile Hunter, waves to a crowd after performing an educational performance with a crocodile at the Australia Zoo. By Jackson Moran ’19 THE ROUNDUP For over fifty years, children’s television has had a Renaissance with programming directed towards children diversified to include nature shows, educational shows and purely fun based programming. Lessons instilled in our malleable child brains by the hosts…
Schmidbauer discusses prior Jesuit education
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | Mr. Andrew Schmidbauer ’88 teaches spelling-changing verbs to his Honors Spanish 2 class. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Agliano’s question from the last teacher’s pet,”What is your favorite part about teaching at a Jesuit School?” There’s a lot of things that I like. I think its because the best part is that you don’t just have to focus on having kids become…
‘THUG’ vividly shows racial divide in America
Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore | “The Hate U Give” actress Amanda Stenberg at 2018 San Diego Comic Con. By Ryan Loo ’21 THE ROUNDUP “The Hate U Give” (“THUG”) beautifully highlights the harsh reality combated by black people in America, honing in on the perpetual struggle to justify their very right to live and exist. “THUG” begins the film with a significant scene that many blacks have partaken in…
Fueled by passion, free time, Macneil releases debut album
Photo courtesy of Jack Macneil ’19 | The album cover for Jack Macneil’s debut album Silhouettes. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Jack Macneil ’19 is an aspiring musician and released his debut album Silhouettes this February on Spotify. The album was uploaded to Spotify on February 25th of 2019 but the album has been a work in progress since June of 2018.  “I woke up one day in the…
Animation club uses different methods to work on a common goal
Photo by Carl Justice ’21 | Nathan Zonn ’21, Rajveer Walia ’21, and Dean Kobs ’20 work on animation during a meeting. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP At the beginning of the year, two different animation clubs were created at Brophy. Dean Kobs ’20 created a club with Mr. Steve Smith ’96, and Nathan Zonn ’21 and Rajveer Walia ’21 created a club with Mr. Cooper Davis ’10. Once they were asked to band together, the…