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…
Fueled by passion, free time, Macneil releases debut album
Photo courtesy of Jack Macneil ’19 | The album cover for Jack Macneil’s debut album Silhouettes. By Josh Belgrad ’19 THE ROUNDUP Jack Macneil ’19 is an aspiring musician and released his debut album Silhouettes this February on Spotify. The album was uploaded to Spotify on February 25th of 2019 but the album has been a work in progress since June of 2018.  “I woke up one day in the…
Multiple faiths manifest themselves on campus
Illustration by Victor Beck ’20 | A student is surrounded by the several different faiths that people encounter in their day to day lives on campus. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Apart from Catholic students, many others with different faith backgrounds try and assimilate and practice their faiths while on campus. Apart from Catholicism, many students come from Islam, Judaism, Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Mormonism and many separate Christian denominations.…
Animation club uses different methods to work on a common goal
Photo by Carl Justice ’21 | Nathan Zonn ’21, Rajveer Walia ’21, and Dean Kobs ’20 work on animation during a meeting. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP At the beginning of the year, two different animation clubs were created at Brophy. Dean Kobs ’20 created a club with Mr. Steve Smith ’96, and Nathan Zonn ’21 and Rajveer Walia ’21 created a club with Mr. Cooper Davis ’10. Once they were asked to band together, the…
Brophy Student Theatre, Write Life Club produce, perform original theatrics
Photo courtesy of Sarah Fox ’19 | The cast of The Bronco Room, a BST original sketch comedy show, on opening night. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Student Theatre (BST) collaborates with the Write Life club in order to present creative shows and programs on the Brophy artistic stage.  The two clubs work together to make authentic student written, produced, performed and directed theatre.  Membership between the two groups…
Red Dead Redemption 2, a promising prequel
Screenshot by Ryan Loo ’21 | John Marston riding his horse in Red Dead Redemption 2. By Ryan Loo ’21 THE ROUNDUP Making its debut over 8 years after the release of the first Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 has met, and surpassed, all expectations. Hours after Rockstar Games dropped the long-awaited sequel, it became a fan favorite, being nominated for game of the year, and going on…
Fossils fuels degrade Earth’s environmental cycle
Illustration by Reid Shniderman ’20 | Oil pumps and drills not only emit air pollution when burned, but also can cause disasters such as oil spills. By Frankie Pastor ’19 THE ROUNDUP Let’s face the world’s reality – it’s in danger. We have negatively changed the world’s climates by our use of fossil fuels.  Sea levels and temperatures are rising, the poles are melting at unprecedented rates, and climates in…
Hodge expresses life through illustration, animation
Photo by Camden Andl ’19 | A boxer delivers an uppercut to his opponent in an “Inktober” sketchbook illustration by Avery Hodge ’19. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Many on the Brophy campus have seen the artwork of Avery Hodge ’19, but they may not realize the work behind each piece, and Hodge’s art in general. Hodge, like most kids, began doodling at a young age. In grade school, he…
Tie tradition serves as a part of Brophy history
Photo illustration by Raymond Link ’20 | Brophy ties have been required for Mass since 1993. By Alex Cannella THE ROUNDUP  Brophy went through a rebranding year when Father Edward Reese S.J. took over as president in 1993. This idea of rebranding the school’s insignia would spark the creation of the Brophy tie. Before 1993, Brophy students were free to choose any tie they wanted on mass days. There was…
Agliano discusses dream trip, speaks on education
By Luke Odden ’21 THE ROUNDUP Ms. Freeman’s question from the last teachers pet: Did you always know you would be a teacher? No, I did not always want to be a teacher. If you told 18-year-old Mr. Agliano that he was going to be a teacher, he would have said that is ridiculous. But, over the course of my studies at Boston College Vanderbilt, and study of theology, it…