Brophy students save face with make up
Illustration by Victor Beck ’20 | A young man is experimenting with lavish makeup By Francisco Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP It is time for Brophy and its dress code policy to update with the sign of the times. Brophy must be open to growth and allow its students to express their identity in whichever way they see fit. During summer vacation, I experimented with my attire. For the very first…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…