Alec Vick

Community remembers Fr. Olivier with student ‘honor guard,’ funeral Mass
Photo by Nick Park ’15 | Pallbearers and the Phoenix Jesuit community walk Fr. Harry “Dutch” Olivier, S.J., from the Brophy Chapel to the St. Francis Xavier Church for his funeral Mass Monday, March 23, surrounded by a student honor guard. Photos by Nick Park ’15, Kyle Scheuring ’15, Alec Vick ’15, and Matthew Montes ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy community celebrated the life of the Rev. Harry “Dutch” Olivier at a funeral Mass Monday, March 23. Fr. Olivier died March 17 at…
Game recap, photos: Brophy tops DV, ends regular season with 7-game win streak
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 | Sean Roberton ’15 looks to pass against Desert Vista. Brophy defeated Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31. By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Brophy topped Desert Vista 21-18 Friday, Oct. 31 and enters the state playoffs as the No. 4 seed. The Broncos will host Perry High School, the No. 13 seed, at home Friday, Nov. 7. Photos from the game: [View the story “Brophy…
Conceptual meaning, photojournalism ethics come into play behind ‘the eye’
By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP The cover photo for the September edition of The Roundup was an eye, and on the inside of the eye was the logo belonging to the social network site Facebook. The picture caused more discussion around campus that these cover photos typically seem to earn. So I, as the photo editor of The Roundup, would like to share some insight into how I produced…
Maintenance staff continues to improve campus behind the scenes
By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy maintenance staff can be found anywhere on campus on any given day; whether it be setting up tables in the Great Hall or even leaf-blowing the McCain Colonnade. “Our department is responsible for the 17 vehicles it owns, to keep them serviced, fueled, cleaned and ready for all clubs and teams to use seven days a week,” said Director of Facilities Mrs.…
It Came From The Internet
By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP YourDailyMedia.com This site offers a Tumblr like home page with links to different daily stories. These stories range from informative articles on political matters to funny, and comically entertaining sources. For example, if I had not visited the site, I would not know that April 10 was  national grilled cheese day. The site gives many example of amazing and creative grilled cheeses. This page…
Admissions Director Ward recalls backpacking through Europe
By Alec Vick ’15 The Roundup After two years of teaching at another school, Admissions Director Mr. Mike Ward decided it was time to see more of what the world has to offer before continuing on with his daily life. This experience, he decided, would be acquired by backpacking through the vast cultures and numerous landscapes found in Europe. He started on a two and a half month trip, which…
Sociable Karp has a passion for language, Shakespeare
Teacher’s Pet: Ms. Lauren Karp By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Dr. Holland’s Question from December’s “Teachers Pet”: Who is your favorite saint? Catherine  of Alexandria, who is the patron saint of librarians and educators. So totally my favorite saint. She essentially was a noble woman in the fourth century who was a master of philosophical debate. She would argue with other philosophers who were anti-Christianity. She supposedly argued with the…
Inequality solutions present through financial aid programs
By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP I feel very fortunate to go to a school that takes so many steps to bridge the opportunity gap for its vast range of students. When a student steps onto Brophy’s campus, this gap may not be apparent, and does not show itself as often. But it is, in fact, among us. This social and economic divide is what seems to connect us to…
Longboarders shred local hills after school, on weekends
Students seek adrenaline, down hill slopes, camaraderie By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP The school is one body of people until the bell rings at the end of the day. At 2:46 baseball players go from practice to Gardening Club to club baseball practice. Football players go from conditioning to Best Buddies to tutoring sessions. The options are limitless. Then there’s longboarders. Most longboarders at Brophy go on weekends to…