p.j. binsfeld

Chef Morten, staff start early in the kitchen
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP For most students, their experience with the lunch line is to wait, grab food and go. There is much more that goes on in that small room adjacent to the Great Hall that most students never see. “There’s probably a lot of time and effort goes into Michaels but it really probably depends on what day it is and what they’re serving that day,”…
English teacher Smith loves good music, Nick Jr.
Teachers Pet: Mr. Steve Smith ’96 By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Reithman’s question from March’s “Teacher’s Pet”: If you had a different major in college, what would the impact on your life be? I wouldn’t be teaching at Brophy because I did start off with an engineering major.  And so I would be an engineer somewhere and thus that would be a sad, sad life for me, and…
Sabakiball looks to join collection of intramural sports next year
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP A new sport has been scheduled to join the rest of Brophy’s intramural sports: Sabakiball Sabakiball is a fast paced, non-contact game meant to have every player constantly moving. Everybody has to work together to get the “BakiBall” down the court and knock down the other team’s “BakiPin” backed with a “BakiBoard.” The team has to complete three consecutive passes while holding the ball…
Xavier Gator: Andy Lopez ’15
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP Xavier Gator: Andy Lopez ’15 For the purposes of the Roundup, please state your name and year. Andy Lopez, sophomore. When you walk over to Brophy, do you ever see any snakes? No. If you’re walking down the road, and you trip, what kind of ice cream would you eat? That’s a tough question.  I would say dirt ice cream. What is your favorite…
OFJ boasts diverse Summit schedule, activities
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP In early March, Brophy enters back into its two weeks of examining social injustices in the community in the annual Summit on Human Dignity. The summit events include returning speakers, namely Calvin Terrell and Kimber Lanning, for all school assemblies, a Mass March 4 and a prayer service March 15. “Really, the reason behind this is its prayer,” said Assistant Principal of Ministry Mrs.…
Fine Arts Extravaganza set for November 20
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP The annual Fine Arts Extravaganza comes back to Brophy next month, on Tuesday, November 19th from 6-10 p.m. The event features art, live music, and poetry and prose readings.  There will also be coffee and snacks. There will be live music at the Black Box Theatre, the Mall stage, in the Brophy Art Gallery underneath Romley Hall, and in the Chapel. Students should watch their…
Students given chance to get flu shots
By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP Students had the opportunity to get their flu shots on campus from the Mollen Immunization clinics Monday, Oct 1. “Influenza is a highly contagious illness that makes healthy people feel miserable and can be very serious in patients with chronic diseases–especially lung and heart disease,” said Dr. Charles Pollack, the Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. “Influenza vaccination is a simple…