Chase Stevens

E-sports take rise in popularity

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Recently, there has been an increase in the amount and popularity of professional video game players, or progamers.

E-sports is the term used to describe professional video game competitions. Progamers are the people who play these games.

Super student Nicolas Guerithault supersedes school

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Nicolas Guerithault ’12 is one smart kid.

Taking five AP classes in his junior year while also volunteering for the Calc Club and the Spanish Honors Society is no easy feat, but Guerithault does it to prepare for the future.

“I want to be a competitive applicant to the colleges I will potentially apply to,” Guerithault wrote in a recent e-mail. “Some possibilities include Santa Clara, Barrett, Gonzaga, and Boston College. I’m not quite sure yet.”

Arizona should choose a state gun

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Recently, many Arizonans have begun advocating for naming the Colt Single-Action Army Revolver, or the Colt SAA, as the state gun.

If the state legislature did pass the bill naming the Colt SAA as the state gun, Arizona would be the first state in the United States to have an official state gun.

Videogames help define our generation

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Explosions are everywhere, gunshots ring out, there’s a helicopter in the sky and I have to go capture the other team’s flag.

This experience is not so uncommon to kids today thanks to videogames.

‘I Am Number Four’ succeeds in being trashy fun

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Nine-foot tall aliens with superior technology are attacking Earth, and a super-powered mysterious person must defeat them and save mankind.

While this may be the plot of about a quarter of all modern movies, it is also the story behind “I Am Number Four.”

“I Am Number Four” is based off of a book of the same title. It tells the story of John Smith, played by Alex Pettyfer, who is the fourth of nine alien children blessed with superpowers from the destroyed planet of Lorien.

Brophy should do more to promote healthier foods

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Many students at Brophy line up every Tuesday to purchase Michael’s delicious, healthy lunches.

However, for the rest of the week, students are left to buy a few pre-packaged salads and sandwiches if they want to buy healthy food.

For nearly its entire existence at Brophy, Michael’s has been known for selling things like pizza and chicken strips.

Student should focus on academics over athletics

One part of the AIMS test this year was a passage where a speech and debate student wrote a letter to the school newspaper saying that it should run more stories about academic clubs, rather than sports.

Most people just read the passage, answered the questions and moved on.

However, the message behind the reading was a very strong one and one that should be heavily considered.

Student should focus on academics over athletics

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP

One part of the AIMS test this year was a passage where a speech and debate student wrote a letter to the school newspaper saying that it should run more stories about academic clubs, rather than sports.

Most people just read the passage, answered the questions and moved on.

However, the message behind the reading was a very strong one and one that should be heavily considered.

It Came From The Internet

By Chase Stevens ’12
THE ROUNDUP
www.hypem.com

Do you like being that super fresh hipster who is the go-to source for any new and upcoming bands?

For those hipsters who want to make sure they are keeping up with all of the new music, one machine out there can help them out.

The Hype Machine!