Mike Niezgodzki

OPINIONS: Efficacy vs Advocacy
By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP How can we determine when enough is enough? When is too much promotion a bad thing? These are all questions we need to consider we discussing efficacy and advocacy. According to Merriam-Webster, advocacy is the process of supporting a cause or proposal the act or process of advocating something. On the other hand, efficacy is the process to create power and effect. These two…
Community Colleges look to end football
Photo Courtousy of Scottsdale Community College, Phoenix College, Mesa Community College, Glendale Community College. By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Maricopa community colleges are looking to end all their football programs after the 2018 season due to the recent emphasis on player safety and concussions voted upon by a state board. Recent NFL players have come out and said they’ve been worried about being diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)…
Art continues to fill the Eller halls
Photo by Josh Spano ’18 | Located on the second floor of Eller, many current and former students’ art can be seen throughout the hall. By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP When one walks into the Eller building not only are they greeted by the sculptures that fill the staircases but, there are the countless art pieces, photos, and musical instruments that fill the first, second, and third floors. Most…
Krishna continues to strive for excellence in the arts
Photo Courtesy of the Sinha family. Krishna Sinha ’18 performs at Carnegie Hall on July 1, 2017. Sinha won 2nd place in the 2017 American Protoge International Piano and Strings Competition.  By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Krishna Sinha ’18 has been involved with the arts here at Brophy for four years now and doesn’t look like he wants to slow down anytime soon. Sinha started music in the fourth grade when his…
Different coaches dramatically impact the player’s performance
By Mike Niezgodzki ’18 THE ROUNDUP Several student-athletes play for both Brophy and their club sports teams. Almost all Brophy sports require practice with their teams during the high school season and not the athletes’ clubs during their sport’s season. The only exception to that is swimming, which still requires a Tuesday afternoon workout/yoga and Friday morning swim. “I personally like high school season more than club season,. You get…