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Mr. Gonzales leaves Jesuit order after eights years of formation
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Mr. Gonzales talks with Mr. Rutt about future plans with Advocacy club in front of Brophy chapel By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Marcos Gonzales came to Brophy last year with hopes of promoting a culture of healing and transformation for everyone on campus. In an article profile last year he described his work with those on the margins to be where he…
Caffeine takes root on Brophy’s campus
Photo by Ryan Middlemist ’20 | Bang energy drinks is an example of popular caffeine drinks among students By Ryan Middlemist ’20 THE ROUNDUP With Caffeine being readily available on and off campus, students have no shortage of options. This has made it easier to obtain and more and more students are becoming addicted to it. Head Athletic Trainer Mr. Chris White said that by intaking a small amount of…
Jesuit Provincial, Scott Santarosa, addresses the recent influx of acts of violence in America
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | A stained glass window is displayed in Brophy’s Chapel, representing the school’s Jesuit heritage By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As acts of violence become more prevalent in the United States, the Jesuit Provincial Superior of the West, Father Scott Santarosa SJ, decided to give his thoughts on the matter in a letter addressed to Jesuit schools and their students throughout the American West…
Students serve the community in this year’s Fall Blood Drive
Photo by Ryan Middlemist ’20 | Lukas Buse ’20 donates blood during Brophy’s annual Fall Blood Drive By Ryan Middlemist ’20 THE ROUNDUP Wednesday, Aug. 2, students gathered in the Robson Gym to make an impact. The Fall Blood Drive has been an integral part of Brophy’s commitment to service for a long time. Originally in the hands of a block club (a group of families that live on particular…
The Connection Between Overworked Students and Anxiety
Photo by Quentin Dunnigan ’22 | Students are diligently working on their homework in the Student Activity Center By Quentin Dunnigan ’22 THE ROUNDUP As students continue to challenge themselves and take on mass amounts of school work alongside other things, anxiety grows more and more common and prevalent. Especially in schools, anxiety has been a large problem for many students and continues to become a problem for many more.…
Young Republicans petition for pledge
Photo by George Anton ’21 | Aidan Angel ’22 and Damon Dallago ’22 lower and fold the flag at the end of the day. By George Anton ’21 and Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP On Aug. 22, the Brophy Young Republicans distributed a petition asking respondents about their support for adding the Pledge of Allegiance to the end of morning prayer. The petition was met with some backlash from administrators…
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces 2020 run for Sheriff
Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons | Then-Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks at a rally for President Donald Trump in Phoenix on June 18, 2016. By Nick Pecora ’21 THE ROUNDUP Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced that he is running for a seventh term as sheriff of Maricopa County. Arpaio served six consecutive four-year terms as sheriff before being defeated by Democratic candidate…
College application process causes stress, unhealthy work habits in students
Photo by Mark Rossbach ’21 | Brophy seniors work on college applications during a workshop in B105 By Harrison Cohen ’20 THE ROUNDUP As college application deadlines draw near, the pressures of the college admissions process escalate as well. With 3,650,460 graduating seniors across the nation this year, many are competing to earn a spot in the schools of their choosing. Often, to get the best chance at admission, students…
Day in the Life of Dean Pidgeon
By Mark Rossbach ’21 Throughout his day, Dean Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’08 puts himself in positions to fully embrace and interact with others. He chose to apply for the position of dean because of the dean’s ability to apply himself around campus. “It allows me to interact with more students. When I was just a teacher, I could only interact with 140 students at a time,” Mr. Pidgeon said. “Now…
MSU hopes to dismantle stereotypes of Islam
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Members of the Muslim Student Union sit together and discuss matters of faith at lunch. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Muslim Student Union is the first of its kind at Brophy, and hopes to grow community and a culture of empathy all across campus. The Muslim Student Union offers a familiar face to the many harmful stereotypes and prejudices facing the…