Hayden Prescott Corwin

Detailed artist obtains satisfaction, drive through art
Photo by Hayden Corwin ’15 – Martin Bonilla ’15 works on a piece of art during AP Studio Art, Feb. 25. Bonilla draws large scale, detailed pieces. By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Martin Bonilla ’15 is a senior artist who said he found his passion for art at a young age. “In all actuality, I started around third grade,” Bonilla said. His first art class at Brophy was…
Adult Jazz releases crisp, lengthy debut album
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Adult Jazz—“Gist Is” 7 out of 10 A buzz slowly creeps up in volume as the space left by the absent instruments is filled. Adult Jazz is a four-piece band from Leeds, England that released their debut album “Gist Is” Aug. 4. The feel of the album is overall spacious in its musicality, using vocals as its main source of melody and tribal…
Students’ music taste changes for fall season
Cooler temps inspire new playlists By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP The leaves change colors, argyle sweaters get dusted off and music listeners’ tastes change for the fall season. I am a seasonal music listener who makes playlists depending upon the weather. I listen to a lot of the same music year round, but when it begins to cool down in the fall, I will listen to songs such…
La Femme creates driving, eerie sound with debut album
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP La Femme—“Psycho Tropical Berlin” 9 out of 10 La Femme is a French band that released their debut full length album “Psycho Tropical Berlin” in February 2013. “Psycho Tropical Berlin” contains 13 tracks with eight bonus tracks included in the bonus track version. The band’s sound is largely based around synthesizers and keyboards. Vocals on this album, performed by Clémence Quélennec and various…
Students separate spirituality and religion, mixed on beliefs
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Spirituality and religion are two terms that are often used when talking about what faith a person believes and how they practice it. According to the Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, spirituality is defined as belonging to the church or to a cleric as such under ecclesiastical law. Some students argue that religion and spirituality are separate subjects. “I think that everyone can have their…
‘To Live and Die in L.A.’ captivates with cheesy 80’s cinema
Revisiting the Classics “To Live and Die in L.A.”- Starring; William Petersen, Willem Dafoe and John Pankow 7 out of 10 By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP The 1985 action-thriller movie “To Live and Die in L.A.,” based off the novel by Gerald Petievich, was directed by William Friedkin and starred William Petersen. The movie opens with soundtrack music by Wang Chung, and a shot of a U.S. Secret…
Kanye dons Confederate flag on tour clothing, spurs reaction
Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Kanye West is notorious for being a controversial rap figure head. His “Yeezus” tour has seen the creation of new West clothing that makes some people upset. One of the designs includes the Confederate flag. The National Action Network is one group that is boycotting West due to his use of the Confederate flag. The National Action Network is an organization founded by Rev.…
Maynard: Racism still simmering in society
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Ms. Susan Maynard was born in 1952 in Tennessee and moved to Huntsville, Ala. when she was five years old. The civil rights movement had already begun in Alabama with Rosa Park’s demonstration. Ms. Maynard’s family took a stand on the issue of civil rights. “My parents were very active in the Civil Rights movement,” Ms. Maynard said. Her family belonged to a…
Vinyl albums bring different music experience
By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Vinyl albums were brought to the general public in the late 1800s and have remained a traditional standard of listening to music. Music listeners do not have to buy these big plastic discs to listen to their favorite artists anymore. After 8-tracks, cassette tapes and CDs, the new standard of music listening has become digital. Listeners of today often choose to go on…
New teachers on campus introduce new, fresh tactics into the learning environment
Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP The math and science departments acquired new members this year that show promise of advancing the classroom experience. The new members of the departments are Mr. Kevin Burke, Ms. Breanne Toshner and Mr. Chris Stevens ’85. Mr. Burke is a science teacher and is teaching Chemistry. “He is a veteran teacher…he has many years of high school chemistry experience already, teaching all levels from…