P. Erik Meyer

Summit speakers to bring insight on masculinity
Summit committee draws from a number of sources to provide the best selection of speakers By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP The speakers for this year’s Summit on Human Dignity will be focusing on the topic of masculinity. At least three speakers from various backgrounds will help to spread awareness to Brophy students about the problems and issues revolving around men and their actions. Dr. Michael Kimmel One of…
Masculinity transcends stereotypes
Commentary by Maddy Fretto XCP ’13 SPECIAL TO THE ROUNDUP Throughout modern society, the view of what a “real” man is varies, depending upon what a person exposes themselves to, such as music or television. For example, the popular television show “Jersey Shore” shows men taking advantage of women and only focusing on themselves and their appearance. Lack of respect towards women is the message of some types of music,…
‘Mr. David’ floats under radar while keeping campus clean
By P. Erik Meyer & Logan Hall THE ROUNDUP Students stream from buildings on a Friday afternoon in the as Mr. David Aguayo sprays the concrete in the Mall with water, washing away dust and debris. Despite the flow of people and commotion around him, Mr. Aguayo works relentlessly and undisturbed, as he has for nearly 30 years. His trademarks include his wheelbarrow, hat, hose, leaf blower and suspenders. Many…
Soccer team to vie for top spot in the nation

By P. Erik Meyer ’14

This year Mr. Marc Kelly ’88, 11 year Brophy soccer coach, is leading what he says is one of the best team’s ever on the field.

Last year the soccer team went 24-1-2, won the state championship and finished second in the nation.

It Came From the Internet

By P. Erik Meyer ’14


On this website one can watch Mrs. Karen Frye, mother of Logan Frye ’08 and Phoenix Suns star Channing Frye, discuss current sport topics through videos, blogs and other web related media.

Mrs. Frye, along with Roslaie Michaels and Patty Dimitiou, talk about everything sports including Ultimate Fighting, baseball and football.

Annual Christmas Dance slated for Dec. 10 at Xavier

By P. Erik Meyer ’14

Xavier plays host to this year’s winter dance, “Under the Mistletoe,” on Dec. 10.

“It should be pretty good,” said Mr. Pete Burr ’07, Brophy’s Student Council adviser. “There should be more attendance than last year.”

Swim team confident about season end

By P. Erik Meyer

Brophy swimming is undefeated thus far this season, having competed in six dual meets and four invitational meets which they all won by a large margin.

Six-year Brophy swim coach Mr. Pat O’Neill coaches 48 students on the swim and dive team.

“We do have three of four Stars of the team but the fact that we are able to have the success we have is because every single one of these kids put in a tremendous amount of time and effort into swimming and diving, and we are talking thousands of hours.” Mr. O’Neill said.

New Jewish Student Union club open to all, aims to serve

By P. Erik Meyer ’14

The Jewish Student Union is a new addition to Brophy this year and will meet every Tuesday in Mr. Lane McShane’s ’82’s room at lunch.

All students are welcome to come to the meetings to learn about Judaism and have fun.