Brett Mejia

It Came From The Internet
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Bigthink.com Big Think offers its readers the latest and greatest ideas and innovations that may not make mainstream news. The ideas presented in each article vary from being scientific to artistic. Ideas of new technologies and new foundations of education are posted on the website. A couple of examples that Big Think has been able to share with the world include the future…
Alba-Rivera mentors next generation of robotics competitors
Gabe Alba-Rivera teaches Loyola Academy scholars robotics By Aakash Jain ’14 and Brett Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Since the beginning of his junior year, Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 has been teaching a group of Loyola Academy students the finer points of robotics. “The first day of junior year I remember when they gave us a speech at the gym about the new year. Ms. Krause was there and she told us…
Literary and visual submissions draw large crowds for FAE
By Tanner Nypen ’15 & Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP With more than 400 individual pieces of art and photos and about 15 different literary speakers and authors, the Fine Arts Extravaganza  gives an inside look into just how creative Brophy students can be. As the coffee started to brew just after 6 p.m., students, parents and faculty gathered in the Student Activities Center, the ceramics room and Brophy’s…
Wehn uses charcoal as medium of expression
By Roan Enright ’13, Aakash Jain ’14 & Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Gus Wehn ’13 meticulously scrapes the flaky black charcoal over his newest piece of art, a unique interpretation of “Under My Thumb” by The Rolling Stones. Intently focused, Wehn’s eyes never waver for longer than a moment from the task at hand. Such dedication is not exclusive to this specific instant. Wehn has sought all year…
Football season creates busy newsroom too
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 MANAGING EDITOR 3…2…1… The buzzer sounds and the game ends For one school, it’s the sound of a vic tory. For another school, it’s the sound of a heartbreaking defeat. But for journalists and photographers, it’s a reminder that they need to race to the field to get interviews, pull together stats and edit their best photos from the night. There is more than meets…
Quiz Bowl takes first place at ASU competition

By Brett A. Mejia ’13
THE ROUNDUP

After what moderators said was a very long, but fulfilling 13 hour day Saturday, Jan. 19 the Brophy Quiz Bowl team took first place in a competition at ASU, competing against 15 teams from around the state.

The Quiz Bowl team is comprised of 22 students ranging from freshmen to seniors.

Teachers mixed on protests
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Over the past three months protestors have agglomerated in the Wall Street financial district of New York City, causing much debate. This protest was given the title “Occupy Wall Street,” to raise awareness of the increasing divide between the rich and poor. This protest has inspired people across the United States to take action in their own states. “I am unhappy with how…