Jace Riley

Scholar’ offers great reward for those who endure
‘Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin’ — From Software Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Playstation 3, Xbox 360 9.5 out of 10 By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP If you’ve heard anything about a “Souls” game, it’s most likely about its difficulty. The original “Dark Souls 2” offered easier gameplay to help curb new player’s fears, but in doing so made fans angry by offering a slightly easier…
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,…
Waste Management Open attracts golf players, students
By Jace Riley ’16 and William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Waste Management Open is one of the biggest PGA tournaments held in the United States, and with it being in our own backyard it is likely to draw many students. Every year in late January Phoenix hosts this giant tournament at the Tournament Players Cup, or TPC, of Scottsdale. This years tournament is from Jan. 25 to…
Status offenses offer both good, bad outcomes for teens under 18
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP Status offenses are a set of laws based on minors’ status of being a minor and most go away upon turning 18. Some examples are that minors can’t runaway from their house, can’t ditch school or be out past curfew. While I understand why these laws exist and most are reasonable, I can see some cases where they can be harmful. If a minor…
Waste Management Open attracts golf players, students
By Jace Riley ’16 & William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Waste Management Open is one of the biggest PGA tournaments held in the United States, and with it being in our own backyard it is likely to draw many students. Every year in late January Phoenix hosts this giant tournament at the Tournament Players Cup, or TPC, of Scottsdale. This years tournament is from Jan. 25 to…
‘Foxcatcher’ breaks sport movie norm, impresses on many levels
Starring — Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo 9 out of 10 By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP One of the most striking things about “Foxcatcher” is that it breaks all perceived ideas of a sports movie. Sports movies tend to be about dedication, a new technique, overcoming the odds or a person who changed the sport all together. “Foxcatcher” does touch on the dedication aspect, but that’s not what…
Wrangler strives to make news funny
Editors Anand Swaminathan ’15, left, and Alec Gonzales ’15 lead The Wrangler staff this year. By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP Sometimes a headline is just too good to ignore, even if it’s fake. Take for instance, “Anarchy looking more and more appealing to student with C- in government class.” Or perhaps “Freshman who got ‘sixteen numbers’ at Frosh Mixer now the king of Class of 2018.” The headlines from…
New ‘Smash Bros.’ embraces competitive scene, offers new niche
New ‘Smash Bros.’ embraces competitive scene, offers new niche By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Super Smash Brothers for 3DS” – Nintendo 8.5 out of 10 When I first heard news of a new “Smash Brothers” game my heart was torn. I was excited for it because I loved the series, but I didn’t own a Wii U so I couldn’t get the game. Then they announced that there would…
Alumni return to help teach, bring their experiences to students
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP Every year the Alumni Service Core brings back recent alumni to help the campus by teaching, substituting, and facilitating trips, and this year they all have their own goals. Assistant Principal of Ministry Mr. Paul Fisko works with the ASC as the head of the Office of Faith and Justice. “To come back and be a model for students, to come back and run…
Agliano models faith in class, on field
By Jace Riley ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Mr. Chris Agliano knows faith is not something all students blindly accept. He tries to model an openness to faith for all his students every day. He went to an all male, Jesuit high school in Tampa, Fla. He also went to Boston College, a Jesuit university, where he studied theology and minored in Jewish studies. He received his graduate degree in religion and…