Andrew Barnes

‘World Peace’ does not deserve to play in NBA playoffs
By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 THE ROUNDUP It is hard to believe that Los Angeles Lakers small forward Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, will be able to play for the Lakers in their Western Conference Semifinals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. World Peace was suspended seven games by the NBA for his vicious elbow to the head of Thunder guard James Harden the last time the two…
Student groups create diversity, comraderie across campus
Lunch crews claim territory during breaks By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 and Kevin M. Cabano ’12 THE ROUNDUP Walking through the campus around noon, one will find no short age of students eating lunches and hanging out during lunch. “The most special part about my group is that it’s open to everyone,” said Flavio Bravo ’12, who has sat in the middle knoll in the David Brown Mall since his…
Michael’s commemorating seniors on ‘Wall of Fame’
By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s food service, Michael’s, would like to memorialize, celebrate and honor all seniors by posting their pictures on their “Wall of Fame.” They have encouraged all seniors to stop by the Great Hall as soon as possible to get their pictures posted. Linda, from the Michael’s staff, will be taking pictures from 7-9 a.m. daily in the Great Hall.
The Xavier Gator
By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 THE ROUNDUP Name and year? Tillea Baltzell ’12—you mean year of graduation, right? Yes. What are your New Year’s resolutions? Not use as much hairspray because I need to slowly become detached from my Snooki poof. What’s it like being a Snooki wannabe? It’s great even though she’s really stupid. I hope I’m not that dumb. She’s the one who copied me because I was…
Burns serves as ‘role model’ for team, family

By Andrew J. Barnes ’12/THE ROUNDUP
Ever since he was in fourth grade, varsity basketball assistant coach Mr. John Burns has loved being around the game of basketball.
“Coaching was always something I wanted to do,” Mr. Burns said.

Spain trip deemed a ‘life changer’

By Andrew J. Barnes ’12

Brophy students and teachers did not know what they were getting themselves into when they signed up for the Spain immersion trip that lasted two weeks in early August.

Attending World Youth Day, touring art museums and cathedrals and walking more than 76 kilometers over a five-day stretch were the highlights of the trip for eight students and two faculty leaders.

Are you ready for some fantasy football?

By Andrew J. Barnes ’12

When fall comes around, a widespread feeling is the beginning of another busy school year, but fall is also the time for fantasy football to start gloriously intruding on Sundays otherwise filled with homework.

For those who don’t know the rules, fantasy football is a game where participants draft their own football team consisting of major positional players, which typically includes a quarterback, two or more running backs, two or more wide receivers, a tight end, a team defense/special teams and a kicker.