Nelson Mandela

Mandela’s passing shines light on accomplishments
By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Nelson Mandela passed away from a respiratory infection Dec. 5, 2013 in South Africa, at the age of 95. His life’s work has been seen and has affected people across the globe, including on Brophy’s campus. “He was a freedom fighter,” said Mr. Christopher Agliano, a religious studies teacher. “He was a public figure and in my mind somebody who transcends this…
‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ delves into details of leader’s life
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto  7 out of 10 “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” was an interesting film that documented in great detail the South African’s political career and his life in and out of prison. Idirs Elba, who plays Mandela, does an impressive job as he even impersonates Mandela’s distinctive strut to a tee. By the end of the movie,…