elections

Economy, tax policies to play significant role in election
Teachers Talk Politics: The Economy By Ms. Kelly Guffey SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP The party conventions and political grandstanding are now behind us. And that means that general election season is upon us. Voters are going to be making their final choices about who they believe should lead our country. The economy is typically the No. 1 voting issue for Americans. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have both started outlining…
Broncos balance Red & Blue
Throughout this first semester, Brophy students have become increasingly involved in the upcoming presidential election. Students slap political stickers on their computers, campaign for candidates and some even prepare to vote for the first time. As students explore new political ideas, they also expand political boundaries past party lines. As the campus dives head first into politics, this edition of The Roundup focuses in on the 2012 presidential election and…
Student involvement in politics is good for civic engagement

By Joe Skoog ’13
THE ROUNDUP
While voting may seem a long way off for many students at Brophy, awareness about the issues and policies that are currently confronting law makers is important for further education and application in the real world.

Many say that there is no reason for youth to be involved in politics, but this argument is proven to be false.

Clean elections now

By Colin Marston ’13
THE ROUNDUP

The O’Jays once sang in their timeless composition For the Love of Money that “money can drive some people out of their minds.”

Well never before has it so been true for our system of government.

As Brophy students will eventually play a role in our democracy, it is a subject of vital interest.

Democracy up for buy, the people should step in

By Colin Marston ’13
THE ROUNDUP

The O’Jays once sang in their timeless composition “For the Love of Money” that “money can drive some people out of their minds.”

Well never before has it been so true for our system of government.

As Brophy students will eventually play a role in our democracy, it is a subject of vital interest.

According to the Washington Post, special interest groups have had a five–fold increase in spending so far in this election cycle than in the entire 2006 run, and the majority appearing from anonymous sources.

Student council elections bring in new, varied leadership with new organization

There is no doubt the seniors this year will be missed, a sentiment made even more apparent when looking at the current student council.

Who will be able to pump up the student body quite like Bryce Muzzy ’10? Who will set up all the technology before the dances like Eric Huso ’10 has done for years?

While these students will be missed, their departure means that Brophy must find new leaders in the form of the student council elections.