journalism

Editor’s Farewell: Journalism builds community and brotherhood, checks power
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Outgoing Co-Editor In Chief Cameron Bray ’16 poses for a photo in Mr. Mica Mulloy’s room as The Roundup staff works in the background. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP This is the last edition of  The Roundup I will ever produce as a student. Words cannot fully express what I am feeling, so I will leave you with a simple “wow.” Four years…
Internet news often misleading, masked by spam
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Many websites use articles known as “click bait”, which often contain useless or false information, but attract viewers based on their flashy titles. By Isaac Myers ’18 THE ROUNDUP Have you ever read an article and wondered: was that even news? Most likely you have due to the increasing Internet nonsense sites that portray false or useless information. Do we really need to know…
Editors Goodbye: Journalism depends on viewers
By Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP I remember considering the fact that I would have to write this letter when first taking the Co-Editor in Chief position approximately one year ago, but it still seems odd that I am here writing it now. It’s common to hear seniors talk about how fast time flies at Brophy and it’s true, my time at Brophy and at The Roundup has gone by…
Storytelling, journalism a vital process in modern society
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 CO EDITOR IN CHIEF “We have art in order to not die of truth,” Nietzsche wrote in the 19th century. From my experience as a journalist, I’ll have to disagree with the venerable German philosopher. Journalism is paradoxical in that it is both an art and a science. Just check out the nation’s top journalism schools and you’ll see that they’re torn between awarding Masters…
Roundup named best in state 2nd year in a row
Roundup staff also earns 1st place for Online General Excellence, 29 additional awards  The Arizona Newspapers Association named The Roundup the “Best High School Newspaper” in Arizona for the second year in a row. The ANA announced the award, co-sponsored by Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors, as part of it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest Sept. 29. The Roundup was also the 2011 winner. Along with this honor, The Roundup recently…
The Roundup earns 30 new journalism awards

The staff of Brophy’s student newspaper, The Roundup, recently earned a total of 30 separate scholastic journalism awards.

On Thursday, April 28 next year’s Co Editors in Chief Ian Beck ’12 and Alex Stanley ’12, along with adviser Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99, attended the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association’s spring awards receptions at the ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Roundup starts year with 25 state, national honors

Roundup staff members and contributors recently earned 25 state and national awards for their work in the student publication last year.

The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association announced 16 Brophy students won a total of 21 awards in its 2010 Fall Newspaper Contest. This was based on work from the second semester of last year and awards were given for honorable mention, excellent and superior ratings.