Erik Meyer

Editors pass torch, look back at highlights
By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP Co editor in chief I am so grateful to have been a part of The Roundup for the last three years. I have especially valued the amazing friendships and strong sense of community that have developed over those years. Moreover, working as a student journalist has undoubtedly improved my writing skills and ability to conduct interviews and edit articles. However, what I have valued most…
Senior’s time lapse videos recognized state-wide
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP  Michael Heiland ’14 has been taking photos since the sixth grade, but his recent pursuits have launched him into a bit of the spotlight. “I always had a camera in my hand after sixth grade because my dad had a digital camera. I finally bought my own camera sophomore year and that’s when I got really serious.” Heiland gave up one long time…
‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ delves into details of leader’s life
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto  7 out of 10 “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” was an interesting film that documented in great detail the South African’s political career and his life in and out of prison. Idirs Elba, who plays Mandela, does an impressive job as he even impersonates Mandela’s distinctive strut to a tee. By the end of the movie,…
Former UCLA pledge Castellani commits to Sun Devils for baseball
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Last year baseball prospect Ryan Castellani ’14 committed to UCLA for baseball. According to a ROUNDUP article from last year, Castellani said this about his future at UCLA: “I just want to be a part of it, UCLA is an awesome school, I love it in California.” Over the course of a year his opinion has changed though and he made a verbal…