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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…
Supporters of Trayvon Martin should seek justice, not racially-driven arguments
By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP The death of African American teenager Trayvon Martin has triggered a national media frenzy, and the issue of race has been at the forefront. Many rallies have been held in Martin’s honor, often consisting of thousands of people demanding the arrest of his killer, George Zimmerman. Most notably, several civil rights leaders, including Al Sharpton, Dick Gregory and Martin Luther King III, gathered on…
Grammys glorify noteworthy artists

By Roan Enright ’13
THE ROUNDUP
The Grammys kicked off its 53rd annual show Feb. 12 glorifying different musical artists with 78 different awards.
The Grammys gives recognition to bands, producers, conductors and artist from different genres, songs, albums and even music videos.

Three and Out: Top four storylines from Brophy vs. Boulder Creek

The Bronco offense portrayed another productive week as they scored 45 points Friday, Sept. 2 off of six touchdowns (three rushing, three passing) and a 31-yard field goal.

After the first two weeks, quarterback Tyler Bruggman ’13 has a total of six touchdown passes and no interceptions.

Devon Allen ’13, Fred Gammage ’12, Matt Auran ’13, Andrew Simon ’12 and D’ Amani Grayer ’13 have all recorded a touchdown in the first two games.

Music & media factors of teenage depression, research says

By Colin M. Prenger ’11
THE ROUNDUP

In today’s technological age, media envelops us each and every day – but at what cost?

Texting, web surfing and listening to music are activities that are likely to cause depression in teens who do too much of it on a daily basis, experts say.

Roundup Rants: California weather no heat wave for desert dwellers

By Dillan Ducar ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Everyone likes a trip to California, but doesn’t it just grind your gears when enjoying the mild climate a native complains about the weather?

More specifically, I was at a relative’s house near the Pacific coastline roughly a month ago and during dinner I heard constant complaints about how hot it was.

I thought to myself “You have got to be kidding.” It could not have been more than 85, a cool fall day for us desert dwellers.

Chilean miners recued after 69 days stuck underground

By Greg Goulder ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Late at night on Aug. 13, all 33 miners trapped in a Chilean mine were rescued without incident.

There is a lot more to this story than a dramatic rescue, though.

The rescue ended “the largest underground entrapment in human history,” according to MSNBC’s online publication.

All miners resurfaced within a 24 hour period after the first was rescued, well ahead of the projected time for completion.

Three and Out: Top four story lines from Brophy vs. Mesa

By Justin Janssen ’11
THE ROUNDUP
On Thursday Oct. 14 quarterback Tyler Bruggman ’13 suffered an ankle injury and Brophy was sent scrambling to find a replacement.
Before the season started, the quarterback position was very deep and Garrett Wilson ’11 switched to defense in order to get more playing time.