Brophy

Faculty, students boast diverse opinions on favorite food
By Anthony Totri ’16 THE ROUNDUP Something everyone likes is food. Though our love for food is shared, it does not necessarily mean we share the same desire to eat certain foods. For instance, Counselor Mr. Gil Martinez has a fondness for Mexican food, but specifically New Mexican food. “I like the New Mexican food with the red and green chiles, the flavor of the enchiladas and tacos, it has…
Online television becomes increasingly popular
Photo Illustration by Cory Wyman ’16 – Online video streaming services are becoming increasingly popular, reaching tens of millions of subscribers in the industry’s viewer base. By Henry Nallen ‘18 THE ROUNDUP Video may have killed the radio star, but the Internet is now taking jabs at the traditional cable box. Television is just one example of something that has adapted and changed rapidly with technological advances. Up until the…
Students cite personality, confidence as reasons for dressing well
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Tucker Brown ’17 say he got his idea to express himself through how he dresses from Jim Welty ’14, a past member of Speech and Debate. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Already surrounded by polo-clad peers, what inspires a student to go beyond the common collared t-shirt style? It’s about a “look good, feel good” mentality, said Tucker Brown ’17, who often wears…
Pro/Con: Raising Minimum Wage
Raising minimum wage to $15 leads to higher prices, unemployment By Alex Kirshner ‘18 THE ROUNDUP The idea of raising minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 has been a hot topic amongst politicians and activists around the country. The main argument for raising minimum wage is that $7.25 is not enough for a person to live off of alone, and it is certainly not enough for someone who is trying…
‘Jogger’ pants should be worn for sleep, exercise, not as style
By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP As winter becomes summer in Arizona (because we skip spring here), we are not seeing the clothing style of “joggers” as often on or around campus. This is a blessing for the dignity of Brophy style. Joggers are those sweatpants that were bred with skinny jeans and elastic. Brophy has tried to stop the spread of these “pants” as they are against the school…
Brophy beats Liberty on Hoopcoming night
Brophy 71 Liberty 46 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Matthew Kempton ’17 tied for the team lead in scoring with Sean Dunn ’17 with 15 points Jan. 22 to help top Liberty 71-46. The win gave Brophy a .500 record at 7-7. Kempton chalked his performance and the victory up to controlling the pace. “I think we really controlled the tempo throughout the game,” he said. “Liberty was…
Fr. Reese to depart for California school
Photo by Nick Park ’15 | Fr. Eddie Reese, S.J. speaks at the funeral of Fr. Harry “Dutch” Olivier, S.J. on March 23, 2015. After serving the Brophy Community for 20 years, Fr. Reese will become the President at St. Ignatius Prep in San Francisco, California. Reese named president of St. Ignatius College Prep, Board of Trustees names VP Renke acting president By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP The…
Brophy improves to 4-3 with victory over Central
Brophy 38 Central 34 By Henry Erlandson ’16 THE ROUNDUP The basketball team nudged past the Central Bobcats at home Dec. 4 to grab a non-conference victory in a low-scoring game despite a late comeback attempt. Central’s fourth quarter surge fell short due to seven made free throws down the stretch from guard Bo Brunkhorst ’16, who finished with 10 total points. Matthew Kempton ’17 gave the Broncos most of…
Basketball surrenders early lead, loses 1st home game of season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 — Sean Dunn ’17 blocks a shot Dec. 2 against Desert Ridge. Desert Ridge 56 Brophy 43 By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Desert Ridge Jaguars used an 11-2 run in the first quarter Dec. 2 to overcome a 5 point deficit and never looked back. The Broncos fell to Desert Ridge on Dec. 2 by a score of 56-43, their first game of…