Hunter Cisiewski

Students mixed on spirit quality, faculty sees beyond game attendance
By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP While one person might see empty seats in the football stands as a sign that school spirit could be better, others take a more holistic approach to what defines a community’s spirit. School spirit allows all students to stay involved with their high school. Even if they do not participate in any sports or clubs themselves, students can always provide encouragement to their classmates…
Single player vs. Multi player
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – There are aspects of single player games that are more appealing to some consumers, whereas others find multiplayer gaming facets more attractive. Single-player focused games offer more variety, replay ability By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP There are two main types of games: single-player focused and multiplayer focused. “Skyrim” would be single-player focused while “Battlefield 4” is the latter. Single-player games have long campaigns,…
Fluctuating gas prices affect student drivers
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – A photo of the QT gas station at Highland and 16th St. The once low prices of gas have started increasing again. By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP Gas prices have changed within three months more drastically then they have in recent memory. The gas prices this year started out lower then they had been in years, with the average cost per gallon being…
Brophy should allow Reddit on student wifi
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – A photo of the Reddit.com homepage as of Feb. 25. Reddit is one of many sites banned on the school wifi. By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP In early January I was in the Info Commons trying to read opinions about the recent Charlie Hebdo shooting, but my attempt to view articles on Reddit was stifled by Brophy’s wifi network restrictions. Reddit is one…
Summit schedule features keynotes, lunch presentations, more speakers than ever
By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy community will start the annual Summit on Human Dignity beginning Monday, March 2, on the topic of restorative justice. As in years past, the Summit will include a multitude of topics and speakers. Also, many alumni and faculty will be leading different activities throughout the two weeks. Each day will have a different type of activity, such as speakers and prayer services.…
Mazier strives to improve campus sustainability
Photo courtesy of Mrs. Patty Mazier | Mrs. Patty Mazier and her students recycle during class Oct. 21. By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP  Science teacher Mrs. Patty Mazier and Arizona State University doctoral student Mr. Jorge Ramos have started a campaign to make Brophy more sustainable. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony that permit fulfilling the social, economic and…
Quidditch flies through campus as the new club sport
Photo by Kyle Scheuring ’15 | Students in the Quidditch Club practice on the baseball field after school Oct. 31. By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP  While flying broomsticks and magic spells seem like only a “Harry Potter” fantasy, Mr. Cooper Davis ’10 has brought quidditch to Brophy as a new club sport. Quidditch is a mixed gender contact sport played by hundreds of teams in over 20 countries around…
Apartment complex takes shape in former West Lot
By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP A new four-story, 266-unit apartment complex named “Elevation Central” is being built across the street from Brophy on southwest corner of Central and Highland avenues. The construction started late last December, and its completion date is yet to be revealed according to Arizona Builder’s Exchange website azbex.com. The building is on the 4.3 acre lot where the “West Lot” used to be. Sunbelt Holdings…