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MSU hopes to dismantle stereotypes of Islam
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Members of the Muslim Student Union sit together and discuss matters of faith at lunch. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Muslim Student Union is the first of its kind at Brophy, and hopes to grow community and a culture of empathy all across campus. The Muslim Student Union offers a familiar face to the many harmful stereotypes and prejudices facing the…
Sickness comes to school, absences on the rise
Photo illustration by Raymond Link |Brophy student uses several tissues to try to clear his nose. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Throughout the first semester, reported absences due to sickness rose, likely as a result of ill students continuing to go to school and infecting others.  There have been many pathogens making course through Brophy, including whooping cough and hand, foot and mouth disease, yet infected students often go…
MOY runner-up Leveriza brings positivity, awareness
By Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Rodolfo Leveriza ’19 walks down the halls, greeting nearly everybody he sees with smiles and high fives, an instinctual occurrence for The Roundup’s 2019 Man of the Year runner-up. “He has an infectious energy and smile and joy that makes such a difference every day,” said Romero Program teacher Mr. Quentin Orem. “You can feel it in a quick interaction with him.” Leveriza is…
Edwin named Man of the Year
Photo courtesy of Alex Edwin ’19 | Alex Edwin ’19, this year’s The Roundup Man of the Year, poses for a photo. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP At the Foundation For Blind Children’s front desk stands Alex Edwin ’19, who is often a source of positivity and helpfulness for any patient that strolls through the door.  Edwin has been named a finalist for The Roundup’s 2019 Man of the…
New Jesuit Mr. Gonzales brings personal approach to service
Photo courtesy of Brophy | Mr. Gonzales gives a speech to students in the Great Hall. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Marcos Gonzales is a new member of Brophy’s faculty and seeks to promote a culture of healing and transformation for everyone on campus through his work in the Office of Faith and Justice. Before coming to Brophy, Gonzales worked in Los Angeles at Homeboy Industries as a…
After 16 years at Brophy, Ms. Clarke heads to Taiwan
Photo courtesy of Brophy Flickr | Ms. Clarke gives a speech at the Senior Farewell Dinner in the Great Hall on Thursday, May 2, 2019. By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP At the end of this school year, Ms. Elizabeth Clarke will be taking up a teaching position in Taipei, Taiwan and will be leaving Brophy. Ms. Clarke, who has been teaching at Brophy for 16 years, will be teaching at the…
Multiple faiths manifest themselves on campus
Illustration by Victor Beck ’20 | A student is surrounded by the several different faiths that people encounter in their day to day lives on campus. By George Anton ’21 THE ROUNDUP Apart from Catholic students, many others with different faith backgrounds try and assimilate and practice their faiths while on campus. Apart from Catholicism, many students come from Islam, Judaism, Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Mormonism and many separate Christian denominations.…
Donlan’s book brings de Sales’ teachings to Brophy
The cover page of Dr. Donlan’s book The Reform of Zeal: Francois de Sales and Militant French Catholicism. By Ryan Loo ’21 THE ROUNDUP Dr. Tom Donlan, a Brophy religion teacher, has published a scholarly book, chronicling and “exploring the origins, nature, and impact of François de Sales’s vision of Catholic douceur (gentleness) in the era of the French Wars of Religion.” Titled The Reform of Zeal: Francois de Sales and…
Carpooling builds students sense of community
Photo by Victor Beck | Jack McGrath ’20 and Sifraz Shah ’20 pull into the south lot before morning rush hour. By Peter Warner ’19 and Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Carpooling possess positive and negative qualities, and creates bonding among students on campus.  To be able to park on the Brophy campus and get a parking sticker, students are required to have a carpool. Therefore, carpooling is a very…
Speech and Debate team burglarized in San Francisco
By Jackson Moran ’20 THE ROUNDUP On January 21st, the Brophy speech and debate team was away at a tournament in Oakland, California when three students and one teacher had their car burglarized. The group was heading to the airport, and decided to stop at a restaurant in San Francisco when the SUV’s windows were broken and numerous items and bags were stolen.  “Generally on the last day of Speech…