Cameron M. Bray

In world of ever-changing tastes, reflection required to discern what is right
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP In Mr. Joe Klein ’86’s room, there hangs a banner displaying one of my favorite quotes of all time. A quote from the famous physicist Albert Einstein, it reads: “What is right is not always popular; what is popular is not always right.” A basic restatement of the bandwagon fallacy, which posits that popularity does not prove validity (otherwise the Earth would be…
Fr. Renna Reading Room offers space to interact with literature
Photo by Isaac Myers ’18 – In the west end of Brophy Hall’s second floor, BLAM has created a space for students to read on campus. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Once a location that Mr. John Damaso ’97 called a “hallway to nowhere,” the western corridor of second-floor Brophy Hall hosts a new place for students to gather: the Fr. Renna Reading Room. The Brophy Literary and Arts…
Faculty committee seeks to address college campus sexual assault
Krause, Donlan head new committee to educate students about issue By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Principal Mr. Bob Ryan sent an email to Ms. Kendra Krause and Dr. Tom Donlan in September asking whether they would chair a new committee based around the issue of sexual assault. They both said yes, and in October a committee was formed in order to better educate students and faculty about the…
In world of ever-changing tastes, reflection required to discern what is right
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP In Mr. Joe Klein ’86’s room, there hangs a banner displaying one of my favorite quotes of all time. A quote from the famous physicist Albert Einstein, it reads: “What is right is not always popular; what is popular is not always right.” A basic restatement of the bandwagon fallacy, which posits that popularity does not prove validity (otherwise the Earth would be…
Inspired by street artists, Cardona explores urban themes
Photo by Isaac Myers ’18 – Alberto Cardona ’16 works on his latest piece in the Studio Art Room, Jan. 15. Cardona has submitted several pieces to BLAM and has won several awards for his art. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP With four brothers as artists, it is no surprise Alberto Cardona ’16 is so immersed in art. Having completed Drawing his freshman year and Advanced Drawing his…
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…
Welty enjoys physics, playing board, video games
Photo by Cameron M. Bray ’16 – Mr. Welty teaches Forrest Wiegand ’15 about angular momentum, March 18. Mr. Welty teaches Honors and AP Physics classes. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Now in his 27th year at Brophy, Mr. Mike Welty ’83 teaches Honors Physics classes and one period of AP Physics C. However, these are not the only courses he has taught over the years. “I’ve taught…
Staff Editorial: All aspects of a school contribute to spirit
Photos provided by Chase L. Manson ’16. Anthony Gutierrez ’15, Kyle Scheuring ’15 and Michael Ging — Top left: The Mock Trial Team celebrates after a competition. Top right: The band preforms in the Great Hall. Bottom left: The Quidditch team poses after a match. Bottom right: Mr. Paul Olson conducts the Honor Chorale in the chapel The Issue: School spirit is often defined as participation in extracurricular activities and…
‘Mario Party 10’ enjoyable yet still disappointing, falls short
“Mario Party 10” — Nintendo — for Wii U 7 out of 10 By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP To be honest, I’m not sure why I bought “Mario Party 10.” Before going to the store, I asked myself, “Don’t I have enough ‘Mario Parties’ already?” I have played many “Mario Parties,” so I wondered how different “Mario Party 10” really could be. What really sold me on “Mario…
Annual Summit a success, awakens student body to harsh realities
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Say what you will about the Summit, but it is uniquely Brophy and is one of the biggest events of the year. Not many other high schools in the country take time out of their busy schedules to discuss the difficult issues of today, such as the U.S. prison system and its shortcomings. Not many, I can imagine, and that it is why…