Anthony Cardelini

Soccer suspends returning players after mid-season hazing incident, working to change culture
Photo Illustration By Andrew Brown ’18 | The soccer team hopes to change the team culture heading into next season. By Andrew Howard ’17 & Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Following events Principal Mr. Bob Ryan described as “hazing” that took place on the varsity soccer team’s annual retreat in January, the school suspended returning players from all soccer activities for a week in the season. The events and subsequent…
Ryan: ratio of male to female teachers ‘weighs heavily on me’
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan said that the male to female faculty ratio, which is about three male teachers for every female teacher, was something that weighed heavily on his heart. “In a rich educational environment students should be exposed to a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives,” he said. “Our boys need examples of and good relationships with adult women.” Mr. Ryan also said that he thought…
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…
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.…
Ryan: No faculty policy toward Trump paraphernalia
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Students face no official restrictions on political paraphernalia on campus.  By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Despite reports of teachers telling students to remove Donald Trump stickers and clothing from the classroom, Principal Mr. Bob Ryan said that the school will not adopt a definitive policy on whether students can wear these politically related items. “We do not have a long list of do’s and don’ts as you…
Cross country looks toward state behind senior leaders
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Although it has been over 10 years since Brophy cross country has won the state meet, assistant coach Mr. Oscar Borboa ’05 said he believes a championship is within reach this year. “Our stated team goal is to work toward the state championship, but we know that we’re not the favorites,” he said. “We certainly should be top five at the state meet, at…
Saldana named Man of the Year
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 – Rudy Saldana ’16 rehearses during orchestra class. Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Transitioning to high school is never easy, but it was particularly challenging for Rudy Saldana ’16, the recipient of The Roundup’s 2016 “Man of the Year” award. When Saldana was only 13, his mother passed away, leaving him, his siblings and his father to pick up the pieces. “I was 13 and…
Controversial comedy brings laughter to suffering
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Humor is something that seems omnipresent in teenage lives. Often we can be intently serious one moment and laughing hysterically the next. As the Internet and social media-sharing platforms have made comedy more accessible, the amount of comedy produced has grown dramatically. Many people have successfully made livings off comedy channels, especially on platforms like YouTube. But as the field of comedic content rapidly…