Anthony Cardellini

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…
Haiti immersion trip opens eyes, changes perspective
Brophy students and teachers visit with children at a Haitian orphanage Fermathe.  By Anthony Cardellini ’17 & Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Sometimes it is difficult to imagine how much and how great the world’s poverty is. More frighteningly, it is difficult to think of any ways for students like us to make a dent in that poverty. Going on the first Brophy Haiti immersion trip, March 27 to April 2 offered…
Maintenance crew integral to clean campus, student health
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Mr. Mark Radolinski hangs a painting from an art class in the Eller staircase. The maintenance staff is an important piece to keeping campus safe for student health. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP When students think about their health, what often comes to mind is the food they eat, the exercising they do and the sleep they get. However, many other factors are…
Staff Editorial: Unique style choices crucial to student individuality, diversity
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Paul Cassidy ’19 (left) and Elias Sabbagh ’17 (right) showcase their different fashion styles. The Issue: In a world of fitting in, it is becoming harder and harder for students to have and display a unique style. Our Stance: Students should be proud of their tastes, and not afraid of being judged by others. A recent study attempted to answer the controversial question of…
Loyola uniforms encourage pride, students find other ways to express style
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Loyola scholars Adrian Flemming (left) and Victor Morales (right) pose for a photo showing their uniforms. The Loyola uniforms demonstrate a different style than the dress code at Brophy. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Although Loyola Academy has been a part of Brophy since its 2011 founding, it has some differences in terms of student dress code. While Brophy’s dress code involves only…
Surrounded by Violence: Social media promulgates violence, increases terrorist power
Graphic by Bryce Owen ’17 – Terrorist groups use social media as a platform for communication and propaganda. By Anthony Cardellini THE ROUNDUP In The Roundup‘s November 2014 edition, Cameron Bray ’16 heralded a warning to the praise social media was receiving for increasing student activism. “ISIS, perhaps the most notorious terrorist group alive today, uses social media to showcase its brutality and ruthlessness,” he stated. Over one year later,…
Ducey’s call to stop refugees makes unfair generalization
By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris that claimed 130 lives Nov. 30, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued a statement saying, “I am calling for an immediate halt in the placement of any new refugees in Arizona.” This shows a sad pattern of the generalizations many Americans make when dealing with immigration and resettlement. Obviously, the Paris attacks were horrifying violations of human…
Hip Hop Appreciation Club focuses on education, not just music
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Hip Hop Club members look at lyrics during a recent meeting. The hip-hop club meets every other Tuesday to discuss hip-hop lyrics in Mrs. Susan Maynard’s room. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP In Ms. Susan Maynard’s room on the second floor of Brophy Hall, a club meets that is more related to education and learning than anyone might think. The Hip Hop Appreciation…
Hamilton squeezes past Brophy with big 2nd half
Photo by Noah Rodriguez ’17 | Matthew Kempton ’17 makes a touchdown catch against Hamilton Oct. 9. Hamilton defeated Brophy 38-35 in overtime. Hamilton 38 Brophy 35 By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP For the third week in a row, an opponent’s late field goal resulted in a Brophy loss. This time, it was the Hamilton Huskies that converted a 20-yard field goal attempt in overtime to defeat Brophy 38-35…
Staff Editorial: Standardized testing should be optional, play smaller role in college admissions
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen The Issue: Universities like George Washington University are eliminating standardized testing requirements for their admissions process. Our Stance: Standardized testing should be optional and should play less of a role in college admissions. Although standardized test scores certainly help colleges sift through the thousands of applications they receive a year, too great an emphasis on tests harms both students and administrators. In July of this…