Hayden Corwin

Mar reflects on time as prison chaplain
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mr. Mar prepares for his first period class before school, Thursday, Jan. 7. By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP During the late ’90s, Mr. Tom Mar was a prison chaplain at San Quinten State Prison in California. He was about 25 years old and had just graduated from Stanford University. Inspiration to become a prison chaplain came to Mr. Mar after hearing Sister…
Audio Story: Light Rail serves as more than transportation
By Garrison Murphy ’15 & Hayden Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP  Phoenix’s Metro Light Rail runs dozens of routes daily and thousands of people utilize it for transportation. For many riders though, the train has taken the shape of a shelter or place of refuge. The Roundup interviewed some of these individuals as well as  students who regularly ride the Light Rail. Listen to the audio story [mp3t track=”http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/LightRailAudio1.mp3″ play=”Start me”…
Cage the Elephant’s songwriting progresses
Cage the Elephant—“Melophobia” 8 out of 10 By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP ‘Melophobia’ is Cage the Elephant’s third studio album and was released Oct. 8, 2013. The album, produced by Jay Joyce, features 10 original songs filled with fuzz, reverb and tender moments. It is a record that takes the band a step away from the sound they had been producing. The band had previously recorded songs which…
Young the Giant delivers new, overproduced album
Young the Giant—“Mind Over Matter” 4 out of 10 By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Young the Giant’s sophomore album “Mind over Matter,” released Jan. 21, is a sorry attempt at indie pop-rock music. In 2011, the band released their first album “Young the Giant.” “Young the Giant” was nothing special, and did not have me craving for another release. “Mind over Matter” opens with a strange and unnecessary…
Allow TOMS for lofty ideals, style
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 The Roundup The recent ban of popular TOMS shoes has led to a mild discontent within the student body. Many students find the new policy to be unfair and illogical. “No, it is not fair,” said Jackman Rice ’15. “TOMS shoes are a great company doing great things, they shouldn’t be banned.” The TOMS company has been manufacturing their own style of shoes since 2006.…
‘Spectacular Now’ strikes summertime, teenage chord
8 out of 10 By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Being a teenager can seem like the greatest, most inescapable and invincible era in a person’s life. “The Spectacular Now”, directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, begins with the character Sutter Keely, played by Miles Teller, living in what he calls “the now.” Keely is the stereotypical “party man” high school senior…
Yo La Tengo promises not to fade away
Yo La Tengo – “Fade” 7.5 out of 10 By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP   Eerie organs fade seamlessly under the drums and turn into an elegantly shimming guitar riff. Fuzz distorts the background as a voice appears through the stream of musical notes floating around the listener’s mind and brings Yo La Tengo’s years of experience to the forefront. Yo La Tengo is an alternative independent rock…