Faces of Brophy: Gus Chavez
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | “My favorite part of Red and White Club is that we get to meet prospective students from middle schools, and we get to tour them around campus and enlighten them about what it means to be a Brophy Student.” -Gus Chavez ’21
Communal response to scandals among Catholic Church
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | The statue of Jesus Christ, located in the Brophy Chapel. By Juan Sanchez ’20 and Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP THE ROUNDUP   On August 14, the first stories broke about the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covering up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a 70 year period. This statement opened up old wounds and triggered past memories for the…
Coach Jon Kitna making history
By Luke Odden ’21 | Head Coach John Kitna celebrates with the team after a victory during his first season.  Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Coach Jon Kitna takes a new job with the new Alliance of American Football. Varsity football coach, Mr. Jon Kitna, has taken on a new position as the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Fleet in the upcoming Alliance of American Football (AAF). Although…
Senior Blake excels on tennis court, tries out hockey
Photo by by Jackson Moran ’21 | Profile photo of Owen Blake ’19  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Owen Blake ’19 has been a dual sport student athlete on campus ever since his Freshman year. Blake currently plays tennis and hockey on campus, but has tried many different sports over the years. Blake has played tennis for six years, a prior commitment that he hoped to continue when…
‘Egypt Station’ demonstrates Paul McCartney’s ability to keep up with contemporary music ‘Egypt Station’ by Paul McCartney 10 out of 10
Photo by Frankie Pastor ’20 | Paul McCartney’s musical ability has influenced Brophy, with his guitar in display inside Eller. By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP   With many contemporary musicians such as Drake, Cardi B, and Travis Scott claiming the top position in the American album charts over the past few months and weeks (otherwise known as Billboard 200), a surprise twist has occurred this fall as Paul McCartney’s…
Three seniors commit to collegiate sports in California
Brophy Seniors (left to right) Tony Hendricks ’19, Will Worthington ’19, and John Dowse ’19 pose for a photo representing their respective schools.  By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP    Three Brophy seniors signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college in Brophy’s Robson Gymnasium Nov. 15, 2018. Tony Hendricks ’19 will make his way to Westwood, CA next year as he commits to play for…
Early exit from playoffs leaves Brophy lacrosse motivated for season ahead
Senior Lacrosse Player Tommy Moore ’19 sets up to pass in a game against Arcadia High School on April 20th, 2018. By Vipul Dua ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The varsity lacrosse team is looking to pick up from where they left off last season after ending their run in the quarterfinals of the state tournament last year. The lacrosse team finished the regular season with a 7-5 record. The team…
Job board offers jobs, internships for students
A chart created by George Anton ’20 that gives an outlook on the current situation for employment amount Brophy students. By George Anton ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The Brophy faculty and staff launched the school’s new job board on Oct. 18, 2018, allowing students to apply for jobs or internships in the Phoenix area. Last spring, Mr. Bob Ryan had the idea of creating a resource for students who were…
Technology’s distracting abilities beget procrastination, laziness
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | A student’s IPad acts as a distraction during a session of notes. By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP   A study published in 2009 by Professor Joseph Ferrari of DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Ferrari estimated that 15 to 20 percent of people are chronic procrastinators. “We now have data on 4,000 people, and it doesn’t seem to matter what age you are, or…
NEEDTOBREATHE perform powerful show in Phoenix on “Forever On Your Side” tour
Photo by Camden Andl | NEEDTOBREATHE lead singer, Bear Rinehart, performs song “Difference Maker,” donning a mirror covered jacket. NEEDTOBREATHE performed Sept. 24 at Comerica Theater in Phoenix. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Folk inspired bands NEEDTOBREATHE, Johnnyswim and Forest Blakk performed Sept. 24 at Comerica Theater in Phoenix. Forest Blakk, a solo urban-folk artist from Montreal Canada, opened first, playing songs from his recently released EP, “Minutes.”…