Ethan Winkler

Students create inclusive culture through basketball at break, lunch
Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Edwin Mehari ’18 shoots a basketball during a flex period Apr. 4. Students find inclusive community through playing basketball in the Dutch. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP When you walk into the Dutch during break or lunch, you are greeted with an overwhelmingly loud collection of noises. Hearing yells, cheers, screams, clanks and balls being dribbled, you quickly realize that you are surrounded…
Advocacy Club aims to change t-shirt process for Varsity Shop
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Yael Balbuena Basto ’19 browses the varity shop as Kenny Scroggin ’18 waits to buy a prom ticket Tuesday April 18.  The Advocacy Club is currently working with the Varsity Shop to have them sell clothes that are produced ethically. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP The Advocacy Club has started one of their first major movements for on-campus change recently with a petition…
Buchanan maintains ‘friendly and professional’ relationship with students, keeps campus secure
Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP At the tone of a bell, a flood of people speed through the hallways and courtyards. With every man for himself, all the students have one thing on their mind: lunch. As they approach the food line, they are brought to a screeching halt and organized into three lines. What immovable force is able to stop these hungry high schoolers? It’s none other than Campus…
Philosophy needs to be a required religion course for students
Photo by Ethan Winkler ’17 | Mr. Tom Mar proposes to his Philosophy class Feb. 8 that to acknowledge God is to acknowledge His existence. Philosophy teaches students to search for the truth and is vital to a whole education. Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP When the entire classroom was visibly stunned and baffled, I knew that this course was going to stick with me. We all walked in that…
Teachers implement unique teaching styles to reach students
By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP Inside the sports-medicine room, a group of students walk in circles, observing the many types of human bones laid across the room. The students take turns picking up the different bones, looking at their labeled names and feeling the many carvings and grooves on the surface. At the same time, anatomy and physiology teacher Mr. Chris White is explaining where the bones are on…
A Tribe Called Quest honors Phife Dawg through amazing finale
‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service’ by A Tribe Called Quest 9 out of 10 By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP In late October 2016, A Tribe Called Quest’s founding member Q-Tip wrote a letter to fans announcing the release of a new album. Come Nov. 11, “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service” was released. Being the first album in 18 years,…
Mac Miller gets emotional with smooth new album
“The Divine Feminine” by Mac Miller 8 out of 10 By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP With the wild success of Mac Miller’s 2015 release “GO:OD AM,” fans expectations were high for an even better rap album in 2016. The rapper released “The Divine Feminine” Sept. 16. What they got is something they did not expect: a soulful side to Mac Miller. This album is absolutely filled with jazzy beats…
Kauffman finds inspiration in students
Photo by Ethan Winkler ’17 | Ms. Deborah Kauffman lectures her class on “Dante’s Inferno.” By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP After almost 20 years on campus, Ms. Deborah Kauffman said that there is one thing that keeps her coming back every year: her students. “I learn something every day that I didn’t know the day before because of you,” Ms. Kauffman said. “When I get into the class and I have this relationship…
Golf team deals with leadership change this season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Tony Hendricks ’19 tees off at team practice at Phoenix Country Club. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP After finishing second in the state last year by one stroke, Brophy’s golf team is looking forward to another opportunity to contend this season. The team’s first big tournament was the Brophy Invitational on the weekend of Aug. 27-28. Head coach Mr. Jon Shores saw it…
‘No Man’s Sky’ provides adequate gameplay, stepping stone for future
‘No Man’s Sky’ – From Hello Games Playstation 4, PC 7 out of 10 By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP One of the most anticipated games of 2016, ‘No Man’s Sky’ delivers on its promise of a beautiful game with limitless exploration, but fails to give us an immersive experience. Released by Hello Games, “No Man’s Sky” was promised to be a game the world hasn’t ever seen, one with…