By Josh Galvin ’13
With the holiday season encroaching upon the consumer world once more, corporations have begun to flood the market with a new round of the latest gadgets.
Yet while HDTVs, Apple products and other high-demand electronics remain at the top of lists around the globe, the fourth quarter also serves as a reminder that not all products live up to their hype.
By Jack Macias ’14
Amid huge publicity surrounding the brutal government crackdown on Syrian protesters, the president recently met the American media with comments that are highly controversial.
President Bashar al-Assad claims that the recent violence in his country Syria is in the manner in which he has no control over. According to him, “I’m president. I don’t own the country. So they are not my forces.”
By Aakash Jain ’14
Just a few weeks after Commissioner David Stern crowned Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks league champions, the National Basketball Association announced an indefinite lockout July 1 at 12:01 a.m.
Unable to successfully negotiate terms to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement with the National Basketball Player’s Association since the beginning of 2011, the NBA has essentially released all current players from their contracts.
By Michael Ahearne ’14
From red and blue glasses to high tech TVs, 3D entertainment is all around us.
We can now play videogames, watch movies and see our favorite sports stars all in the third dimension.
It is evident that a 3D revolution is on the horizon.
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.
By Michael Moroney ’13
Pierce Bassett ’09 was a four-year varsity starting goalie for the Brophy lacrosse team and helped lead the team to two state championships in four appearances from 2006-2009.
After his four-year tenure as the Broncos’ goalie, Bassett accepted a scholarship to play lacrosse at Johns Hopkins University. He would join his former Brophy teammate Hunter Rodgers ’08.
By Chase Stevens ’12
Public enemy No. 1 is dead.
On May 2, U.S. Navy Seals assaulted the compound that Osama bin Laden was living in and killed him.