Christian Guerithault

Spiritual diversity worth celebrating on campus
By Christian Guerithault ’14 & Charles Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Issue: Some people see Brophy strictly as a Catholic school. Our Stance: There’s religious diversity on campus, and that’s part of what informs our campus as a whole. With traditions and practices like morning prayer, monthly Masses and the daily Examen, Brophy has never shied away from its Catholic identity. As a school, we wear our label as a…
‘Captain America’ succeeds with riveting plot
“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” – Starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L. Jackson 9 out of 10 By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Usually movie sequels fail to be as good as the original; this was not the case for “Captain America.” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” was much better than the first “Captain America” film, which happens to be one of my favorite Marvel movies. The new…
Legislation should fix problems, not seek them out
Staff Editorial The Issue: Legislation like Senate Bill 1062 opens the possibility for legalized discrimination Our Stance: The protection of religious freedom shouldn’t come at the potential cost of basic human rights Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062 Feb. 26, a bill that aimed to amend an existing statute and give any individual an exemption from a state law if it is in conflict with a person’s religious…
Soccer completes playoff run as back to back DI state champions
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Soccer went four for four in the playoffs and defeated Hamilton Feb. 15 to win its second consecutive state championship. The soccer team was led by its eight seniors, four of whom were the team captains. First year head soccer coach Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98 said the team captains were Alex Broglia ’14, Tyler Dial ’14, Adam Mosharrafa ’14 and Conor Coleman ’14.…
Cordova inspires inside, outside classroom
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP People from all over the world aspire to come to the United States in search of the American Dream, of more opportunity and a better life. Mr. Richard Cordova is one of those people. Mr. Cordova teaches five Spanish classes at Brophy: four Conversational Spanish classes and now one Spanish 2 class, which he took on after Ms. Maria Dominguez’s departure. Mr. Cordova has…
Journalists, newspapers allow open discourse on racial issues
The Issue: Racism continues to be a hot-button issue in America. Our Stance: Media can facilitate dialogue and candid conversation on this often inflammatory issue and shed further light on the problems we face today. A potentially controversial topic in any setting, race is typically considered a “red flag” issue in journalism. This does not mean journalists should shy away from the subject, but they do need to approach it…
Hoops coach Burns teaches on and off the court
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP The head coach of a sports team is usually viewed as the most important member of the team, however an assistant coach can be just as important to the team’s success. Assistant varsity basketball coach Mr. John Burns has been at Brophy for six years and he has been an assistant varsity basketball coach for all six years. “I’m there to assist Coach (Tony)…
Responsible digestion of media proves essential
Staff editorial by Christian Guerithault ’14 & Charles Dominguez ’14 The Issue: People are not digesting information they receive from media responsibly. Our Stance: Checking multiple sources to filter out false information is almost always necessary. In a generation characterized primarily by technology and digital media, informing one’s opinion with the right information requires a certain level of finesse. The sheer amount of information available today alone marks an unprecedented…
BARK intends to serve local animal community
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Mason Swierenga ’14started the Brophy Animal Rescue Klub this year, or BARK for short, to have students work together to try to give homeless dogs a safe place to live. “It’s mainly for helping dogs who are homeless and who are in shelters,” said club moderator Mr. Noah Lewkowitz ’98. “We want to raise awareness and raise actual money so that all these dogs…
Hall commits to Stanford football
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Austin Hall ’14 has verbally committed to Stanford where he will play football next year. Hall plays left tackle and some nose guard for the Brophy football team. The recruiting process was all but quiet for Hall. “About four weeks into the (last) season it was just beyond hectic,” Hall said of his junior year. “I was getting phone calls, three, four, five, six…