Andrew Howard

Staff Editorial: Students need more female influence in classroom
The Issue: Female influence at Brophy is significantly less than male influence. Our Stance: Students should have access to a more equal amount of male and female faculty. Brophy has over three times as many male teachers as female teachers. How can the student body be prepared to enter a world with 51 percent women when we do not have a closer to equal population of male and female faculty…
Students need more female influence in classroom
The Issue: Female influence at Brophy is significantly less than male influence. Our Stance: Students should have access to an equal amount of male and female faculty. Brophy has over three times as many male teachers as female teachers. How can the student body be prepared to enter a world with 51 percent women when we do not have a near-equal population of male and female faculty? Many students at…
Xavier students provide unique classroom experience
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Every day, Brophy and Xavier students make the walk to each other’s campuses to take classes their school doesn’t offer. Xavier students can take many electives at Brophy, including languages that Xavier doesn’t offer such as Latin and AP Spanish IV. They can also take classes like AP Government and Economics, Advanced Video Production, Sculpture and more. Ms. Kelly Guffey, who teaches some of…
Big Red Mountain 2nd half knocks Brophy in quarterfinals
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Red Mountain defeated Brophy 34-33 at Ray Laing field at Central High School Thursday Nov. 10 ending the Broncos season with a 8-4 record. Red Mountain 34 Brophy 33 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy went into the second half Nov. 10 with a 26-14 lead, but it wasn’t enough to stop Red Mountain. Brophy lost to Red Mountain 34-33 at Central in…
Pittenger’s 3 TDs lead Brophy to 1st round playoff win
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Noah Pittenger ’17 runs for a 23-yard touchdown to put Brophy up by 10 with 3 minutes remaining. Brophy defeated Pinnacle 52-42 in the first round of the playoffs Friday Nov. 4 at Phoenix College Brophy 52 Pinnacle 42 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Noah Pittenger ’17 ran for 294 yards and three touchdowns Nov. 4 at Phoenix College to defeat the Pinnacle…
Perry defeats Brophy in back and forth game
Photo by Michael Placenti ’19. Noah Pittenger looks on after being defeated. Perry defeated Brophy 35-27 Friday October 14 in Gilbert. Perry 35 Brophy 27 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP After a first-half lead Brophy did not score in the fourth quarter and lost to Perry 35 to 27 Oct. 14 in a back in forth game filled with penalties at Perry High School. With 1.6 seconds left, Brophy still had a chance to…
Staff Editorial: Students should engage in election regardless of age
The Issue: Many students who cannot vote in the 2016 election may feel there is no reason for them to pay attention or get involved. Our Stance: Paying attention to current election is key to becoming an informed voter later. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP For most Brophy students, the question of who they are voting for come Nov. 8 is not a relevant one.…
Super Delegates hurt Democratic party
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP According to dictionary.com, a super delegate is an unelected Democatic party delegate who is free to support any candidate for the presidential nomination at the party’s national convention. The problem with this is the word “unelected.” Why are we allowing people the party picks to have votes at the convention? Superdelegates have no obligation to vote for who their constituents want; they have complete freedom.…
Mulloy takes over as assistant principal for technology
Photo by Manny Mata-Flores ’19 | Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99, left, speaks to Mr. Scott Heideman, right, at break Monday, Aug. 29. Mr. Mulloy is the school’s new assistant principal for technology this year. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99 took the reins as the new assistant principal for technology this August after Mr. Jim Bopp left the position to become principal at Creighton Prep. in…
Ruhl’s homily inspires students on campus
Photo by Aditya Manuel ’17 | Fr. Matt Ruhl speaks to the student body Aug. 26 at the Mass of the Holy Spirit.  By Anthony Cardellini ’17 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP When The Rev. Fr. Matt Ruhl S.J. gave his homily at the Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 26, he accused drug users for having blood on their hands for the murders of those in places like…