Hayden Welty

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ presents excellent animation, story
‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ — starring Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey 9 out of 10 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP “If you look away, even for an instant, then our hero will surely perish.” That is how I felt as I watched “Kubo and the Two Strings,” the latest in a string of movies made by the Oregon-based stop-motion animation studio Laika. “Kubo and the Two Strings” follows…
Student Council launches intramural basketball league
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s fall intramural basketball league began Monday, Aug. 15 in the Robson Gym, where competitive games took place during lunch, said Brophy Student Council Advisor Mr. Pete Burr ’07 in an email to Brophy students. The league consists of two divisions. “Division 1 will be basketball players, upperclassman and teachers, although underclassman may sign up,” Mr. Burr said. “Division 2 will only be underclassman:…
‘Suicide Squad’ draws mixed reviews from students
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service ‘Suicide Squad’ provides solid addition to DC Extended Universe ‘Suicide Squad’ – Starring: Will Smith and Jared Leto 7 out of 10 By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Nearly a decade ago, the comic book provider Marvel expanded its product line into the movie industry, pioneering the idea of a “movie universe” where each separate movie takes place in the same universe, allowing a…
Bloomberg campaign adequately represents moderate voters
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP In this country the biggest group of voters are moderate, but neither party gives them a voice. According to the Pew research center, today, 92 percent of Republicans are to the right of the median Democrat, and 94 percent of Democrats are to the left of the median Republican. However, presidential exit polls consistently show that more than 40 percent of voters say they…
Teachers share tips, tricks for student methods
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP For many students, accelerated curriculum and heavy workloads dominate daily life and facilitate a proactive work ethic. Teachers assert that innovative methods can aid students in accomplishing their ambitions and said tips for how to best study can fall into two categories: Inventive and Scientific. English teacher Mr. Tom Danforth ’78 said in an email to The Roundup that studying together is something he…