YMCA recreational basketball grasps the attention of seniors, strengthens community
Photo by Gianna Beck ’19 | YMCA teams 3’s and Dubs and DTD3CS play each other on Sept. 15 at the Christown YMCA   By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   One of the most popular events Brophy does in the community is the intramural sports tournaments. YMCA basketball takes that intramural experience and expands upon the idea of fun-based competition. Over 35 seniors have registered to be a part…
Eller Room transforms into study room for seniors
Photo by Carl Justice ’21 | Dave Mohan ’19 works on some homework in Becker’s Corner   By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Room 200 in Eller Hall, which was previously Assistant Principal for Technology Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99’s office, is now a quiet study space for seniors that is available from 7 a.m to 4 p.m., according to Brophy Dean Mr. Patrick Higgins. The former office, now officially…
LRC provides new opportunities for students
Photo by Christopher Stanek ’19 | Students work in the new Resource Learning Center. The center is overseen by Mrs. Kristen Venberg. By Chris Stanek ’19   THE ROUNDUP This year, Brophy has opened up an Academic Resource Center on campus to provide aid for students that need assistance with their studies. This Academic Resource Center, also known as the Learning Resource Center (LRC), can provide a quiet place for…
Summer LP Needs to Incorporate Engaging Learning
Photo by Brophy Flickr | Loyola Academy students work on their schoolwork  By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP   During June, Brophy hosts the Summer Loyola Project (LP) for kids in grades K-5. It is a great opportunity for kids to have fun in June and also practice some academic skills in order to prepare them for the following school year. After being a tutor for two children, I found…
Brophy Hockey team acquires new coach, very optimistic for new season
By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | Goalie Nathan Mazur ’19 awaits the oncoming attack in a hockey game on Aug. 31. The varsity team is 1-4 this year. This season, Brophy has acquired a new hockey coach and he is looking to create a better hockey program. Head coach Mr. Michael Grams is very hopeful for what this season will bring. Mr. Grams has…
Breuer rediscovers love for theater, friendship in Seussical
Photo by Nate Kerber ’19 | Ryan Breuer ’20 rehearsing during a practice. Seussical debuts on Oct. 10.   By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Junior Ryan Breuer ’20 is returning back to the stage with a lead role two years after his last show. Last performing in eighth grade, Breuer decided to audition for Brophy and Xavier’s fall musical: “Seussical.” “I actually did this show in fifth grade,…
Students, staff members support Senator John McCain’s legacy
CNS Photo Ross D. Franklin, Pool via Reuters | Jesuit Father Edward Reese, President of St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco, blesses the casket of U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during an Aug. 29 memorial service at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. McCain died of brain cancer Aug. 25 at age 81.    By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP   On Aug. 30. 2018, Brophy and Xavier students left…
Athletic department must reconsider sponsored apparel policy to avoid hypocrisy
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Brophy’s Denzel Burke (10) and Sully Shannon (26) attempt to intercept a pass intended for Desert Vista’s wide receiver Jake White (1) in a high school football game against Desert Vista Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Phoenix. Desert Vista defeated Brophy 17-14. By Hayden Welty ’19 & Jack Davis ’19THE ROUNDUP The Issue: Brophy Athletic teams continue to employ gear from companies that fail to…
Brophy balances instillation of Grad at Grad with academic rigor
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP While the “college prep” aspect of the Brophy mission features prominently in the very name of the institution –– Brophy College Preparatory –– the school seeks to instill more than just academic prowess in its students, according to www.brophyprep.org. “Inspired by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the education of every Brophy student is focused on having them graduate as young men who are open to…
Soto engineers ‘Stop the Stigma’ campaign
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Engineered by Freddy Soto ’18, the Stop the Stigma campaign is presenting the Brophy community a week of advocacy, including presentations at lunch and a prayer service. Soto said that the purpose of the movement is to allow kids the opportunity to come and talk about how they truly feel when no one is around. “Too often, we tend to suffer in silence when…