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Herberger Theater provides outlet for student actors, professional experience
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Herberger Theater Center is recognized as one of Phoenix’s finest performance venues, and multiple Brophy student actors often call its stages home. Spencer Coben ’17 has been acting for around five years, first beginning his career at Rancho Solano Middle School. Coben, who acted in Valley Youth Theater’s 2016 performance of “Grease,” got the chance to view the Herberger Theater as an actor.…
3D Art classes bring different perspective to creation
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP 3D Ceramics, 3D Advanced Ceramics and 3D Sculpture teacher Mr. Marc Kelly ’87 has been teaching 3D Arts at Brophy for 16 years. In his classes, Mr. Kelly teaches students hand building, wheel throwing and glazing techniques, as well as the processes of carving and building with materials including wood, plastic, metal and plaster. Mr. Kelly said that Brophy’s 3D Art classes allow students…
Creative writing class explores storytelling
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s senior elective English IV/Creative Writing class, taught by Mr. Chad Unrein, introduces students to multiple genres including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and their components and techniques. Mr. Unrein, who attended Arizona State University earning a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing and has been teaching senior English at Brophy since 2008, said he recommends the class to anyone who is…
Junior Roskosz expresses himself through art
By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP AP Studio Art student Dylan Roskosz ’18 has been drawing for around three years, inspired to start by one of his friends. “I was somewhat jealous of my friend who was a really good artist,” Roskoszsaid. “I thought his art, and art in general, was really interesting.” Roskosz started his art career by taking summer courses while in middle school. He continued to take Humanities, 2D Art Drawing…
Frosh Retreat exceeds freshmen expectations
Photo Courtesy of Brophy College Prep | The freshman class of 2020 and their big brothers participated in the freshman retreat Sept. 17 and 18. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy continued the annual tradition of the Frosh Retreat Sept. 17. For over 20 years, Brophy has consistently hosted this weekend for the freshmen class as one of its most important events. Mr. Scott Heideman, leader of Brophy’s Big…
Mumford & Sons, Catfish and the Bottlemen rock Phoenix stage
Photo by Camden Andl ’19 | Mumford and Sons performed at Ak-Chin Pavilion Oct. 5 By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP British bands Mumford & Sons and Catfish and the Bottlemen performed Oct. 5 at Ak Chin Pavilion in Phoenix. Catfish and the Bottlemen, an indie rock band that formed in Wales in 2007 began gaining popularity in the United States after winning a BRIT, British Record Industry Trusts, award…
Sophomore Hughes aims to excel in pool
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Parker Hughes ’19 competes in a freestyle event. By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Parker Hughes ’19 has been swimming since second grade and is one of the most prominent swimmers on the Brophy swim team. Hughes grew up in Jakarta, Papua New Guinea for seven and a half years, and had a very different childhood than the average Brophy student. He said that Jakarta was…
Return of film cameras brings new perspective on photography
By Camden Andl ’19 & Matthew Ramella ’19 THE ROUNDUP Just as vinyl records and ’80’s clothing have been finding their way back into modern culture, film cameras seem to also be following this trend. Multiple modern variables of the Polaroid camera have recently been created and can be purchased in almost every camera store around the U.S. Although these cameras are more modern, they use the same technology featured…