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…
Interfaith dialogue creates awareness of diversity
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Rabbi Bonnie Kopell and Azra Hussain address members of the Jewish Student Union. By Eric Lindholm ’19 THE ROUNDUP Recently, interfaith dialogues and events on campus have been successful in spreading awareness and fostering student engagement in connecting different faith traditions and forming more informed and conscious students. The Jewish Student Union (JSU) had an interfaith event on March 18th where two esteemed leaders…
Sickness comes to school, absences on the rise
Photo illustration by Raymond Link |Brophy student uses several tissues to try to clear his nose. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Throughout the first semester, reported absences due to sickness rose, likely as a result of ill students continuing to go to school and infecting others.  There have been many pathogens making course through Brophy, including whooping cough and hand, foot and mouth disease, yet infected students often go…
‘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…
MOY runner-up Leveriza brings positivity, awareness
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Rodolfo Leveriza ’19 walks down the halls, greeting nearly everybody he sees with smiles and high fives, an instinctual occurrence for The Roundup’s 2019 Man of the Year runner-up. “He has an infectious energy and smile and joy that makes such a difference every day,” said Romero Program teacher Mr. Quentin Orem. “You can feel it in a quick interaction with him.” Leveriza is…
Edwin named Man of the Year
Photo courtesy of Alex Edwin ’19 | Alex Edwin ’19, this year’s The Roundup Man of the Year, poses for a photo. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP At the Foundation For Blind Children’s front desk stands Alex Edwin ’19, who is often a source of positivity and helpfulness for any patient that strolls through the door.  Edwin has been named a finalist for The Roundup’s 2019 Man of the…
Bengston selected as Man of the Year Finalist
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Andre Bengston ’19, finalist for The Roundup‘s Man of the Year award, poses for a photo outside of Romley Hall. By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Andre Bengston ’19 has been chosen as one of the three Class of 2019 Man of the Year Finalists.  Mr. Mike Welty ’83, who taught Bengston as a sophomore in Advanced Placement Seminar, said that the best thing about…
New Jesuit Mr. Gonzales brings personal approach to service
Photo courtesy of Brophy | Mr. Gonzales gives a speech to students in the Great Hall. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Marcos Gonzales is a new member of Brophy’s faculty and seeks to promote a culture of healing and transformation for everyone on campus through his work in the Office of Faith and Justice. Before coming to Brophy, Gonzales worked in Los Angeles at Homeboy Industries as a…
After 16 years at Brophy, Ms. Clarke heads to Taiwan
Photo courtesy of Brophy Flickr | Ms. Clarke gives a speech at the Senior Farewell Dinner in the Great Hall on Thursday, May 2, 2019. By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP At the end of this school year, Ms. Elizabeth Clarke will be taking up a teaching position in Taipei, Taiwan and will be leaving Brophy. Ms. Clarke, who has been teaching at Brophy for 16 years, will be teaching at the…
Sports year in review, teams earn four state titles
Photo collage by Raymond Link ’20 By Alex Cannella ’19 and Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP Football  The football team finished with a 7-3 record in Mr. Jon Kitna’s first and final season as head coach. Football exited the playoffs in a first round loss against Red Mountain despite valiant efforts of strong safety and Dartmouth commit Marques White ’19.  Swimming Swimming’s dominance continued as they won their 31st consecutive…