Carter Santini

Ashton tries to build community using school spirit
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Chris Ashton ’15 is a member of student council. He is known for having school spirit and working to build the Brophy community. By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Chris Ashton ’15 says he’s been at almost every home game and Brophy-related event this year driven by a love for the school. Student Council moderator Mr. Pete Burr ’07 said he has been impressed…
Summit workshop day should be extended
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Each year the Summit on Human Dignity’s workshop day tops my list of favorite days of the semester. The concept is amazing, getting to learn in depth Summit-related knowledge from experts about what interests the individual. The most novel part is that there is a workshop to connect each student’s passion to the issue. Sadly, if you’re not a senior who gets the signup…
Students debate Brophy’s spirit
Brophy has the best, most unique school spirit By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP I vividly remember the day almost four years ago when I was cramped into a gym and told to spell out Brophy. All I could think was how awesome the chant was. This year, I led that chant both at cheer camp and standing with a C painted on my chest in the stands of Phoenix…
Brophy has the best, most unique school spirit
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP I vividly remember the day almost four years ago when I was cramped into a gym and told to spell out Brophy. All I could think was how awesome the chant was. This year, I led that chant both at cheer camp and standing with a C painted on my chest in the stands of Phoenix College. From the rails of Phoenix College it…
Aphex Twin’s new album disappoints
Computer Controlled Acoustic Instrumentals pt 2 EP Aphex Twin 5 out of 10 By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Aphex Twin’s “Computer Controlled Acoustic Instrumentals pt 2 EP” won best new music from review site Pitchfork in January. Apex Twin was one of the founders of a genre of techno called “Acid” that focuses on ambient sounds and off-beats. Think of this genre as electronic jazz with a focus on…
Study: Teen drug, alcohol, tobacco use down over last 2 years
Dean works to keep student substance abuse down By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP  The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission released statistics in November reporting that teen drug, alcohol and tobacco use is down. The poll asked 48,000 8th, 10th and 12th graders from 15 countries, and found a downward trend from the last poll conducted two years ago. Alcohol usage was down 5 percent, marijuana usage down 3 percent, tobacco…
Hunt conducts after-school cancer research, music tutoring
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — James Hunt ’15 teaches Loyola Scholars to play instruments every Tuesday after school. Hunt interns at TGEN, is one of the founders of Loyola Music Union By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP  As the bell rings at 2:45, students hurry to service, athletics, debate or in James Hunt’s ’15 case, cancer research. Hunt has been interning at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, or TGEN,…
Senior Hoyt brings leadership beyond the boat
Photo provided by Brophy Crew Instagram — Chase Hoyt ’15 practices on an erg as teammate Brian Loh ’15 watches. Hoyt drawn to the community of the sport, follows in brother’s footsteps By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP The crew team nominated Chase Hoyt ’15 as team captain at the beginning of this school year. Brian Loh ’15 is a senior and Hoyt’s friend. Loh said he has enjoyed watching…
Hermanos Unidos strives to build community, charity
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Hermanos Unidos club builds a community of Hispanic students through soccer, food and service. The club started 10 years ago but overtime devolved into a group of students who just played soccer together, according to club member Anthony Gutierrez ’15. Gutierrez said that two years ago, through the efforts of teachers Mr. Christopher Calderon and Mr. Cristopher Agliano, the group began to grow…
Students, teachers use music to concentrate, create environment
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Sound surrounds us constantly whether it is the buzzing of an air conditioning, birds chirping, people talking or music. Most of the time people view sound as a distraction, but in the case of studying and working, students and teachers both find music a helpful tool. According to a study at John Hopkins University, music in education helps eliminate stress, focus concentration and energize…