Jackson Moran

Musicians are inadequate role models for audience, songs have problematic messages
Photo by Miami-Dade County Jail | Rapper Lil Pump after being arrested in Miami, Fla.  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Many modern musicians, through actions and lyrics, have failed to be proper role models for young people in today’s culture. Rappers, in particular those who make up the genre of “Gangsta Rap,” are often toxic influences on children, as their lyrics can be violent, profane and laden with…
Competitive Membean Club bolsters vocabulary in fun ways
William Hays ’21 and Jackson Bernreuter ’21 partake in a standard Membean duel. By Jackson Moran ’20 THE ROUNDUP In November, some students banded together to form the Competitive Membean Club, CMC, where students can gather to do Membean, compete and expand their vocabulary. Membean is a website where students participate in practice sessions in order to learn new words based on their vocabulary level. These sessions are often graded…
Faces of Brophy: Charles Gbekia ’19
Photo by Jackson Moran ’20 | “Currently I’m the president of the Black Student Union, we’ve been doing a lot of work this year to make it a cohesive group, and invite the Xavier girls to come join us.” – Charles Gbekia ’19
Faces of Brophy: Matthew Carlson ’22
Photo by Jackson Moran ’20 | “My favorite part of choir is the community. Choir is a lot about learning new music. Especially working together as a group, it requires a lot of collaboration.” – Matthew Carlson ’22
Athletics, Sports Medicine uses cutting-edge tech to bolster performance
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | Alec Owen ’19 performs an overhead squat using the Virtusense Digital FMS to score his form. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   For years, Brophy Athletics has been at the forefront of technological integration throughout every aspect of the sports program. The Strittmater Sports Medicine Lab, located in Keating Hall uses high tech equipment to improve performance and form, communicate with fans and…
Senior Blake excels on tennis court, tries out hockey
Photo by by Jackson Moran ’21 | Profile photo of Owen Blake ’19  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Owen Blake ’19 has been a dual sport student athlete on campus ever since his Freshman year. Blake currently plays tennis and hockey on campus, but has tried many different sports over the years. Blake has played tennis for six years, a prior commitment that he hoped to continue when…
Brophy creates Office of Equity and Inclusion, hopes to promote unity and diversity
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | Dr. Matthew Whitaker works in the newly created Office of Equity and Inclusion.  By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP   The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) is a new addition to the administration on campus this year, located in Romley Hall, and is lead by Dr. Matthew Whitaker. According to their vision statement, the OEI’s purpose is “to promote and teach the value…