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Featured Package: Campus Faith
Non-Catholic students comfortable in religious environments, feel welcome in community By Reece M. Krantz ’16 & Brendan Hinkle ’16 | THE ROUNDUP Brophy is a Catholic, Jesuit private school, which could leave many people believing its student body is all Catholic. Students separate spirituality and religion, mixed on beliefs  By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 | THE ROUNDUP Spirituality and religion are two terms that are often used when talking about what faith a person…
Campus leader, athlete Shear wraps up Bronco career
By Michael Scheinert ’16 THE ROUNDUP As Ryan Shear ’14 prepares for a new beginning at Santa Clara, he leaves behind a diverse set of contributions to the community. This year marks his second year as a member of the varsity baseball team. Shear has been on the diamond his entire life, and he said he has worked hard to help his final group of teammates in any way possible. After mounting…
Ewing emphasizes importance of student discussion, communication
 By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Before coming to Brophy in 2006, Dr. Sam Ewing worked as an assistant professor at Elmira College where he never pictured himself teaching at high school. According to him, it was “just serendipity” and “just luck” that brought him to Brophy. “My experience prior to this had been totally at college,” Dr. Ewing said. “And I never thought I would teach at a…
Mr. Petrich: ‘It’s fun to see our students succeed’
By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP It’s fifth period and a young Jesuit-in-training holds open the door to Loyola Academy’s lounge. The Jesuit sports a backpack and, along with the white collar typical of priests, a pair of black dress shoes that have a considerable amount of mud caked to the bottom from coaching young scholars. As Mr. Perry Petrich sits cross-legged on a plush black sofa, his presence…
Baseball brings back veteran starters
By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Head coach Mr. Tom Succow said he expects not only the varsity baseball team, but the freshmen and JV teams as well, to do well this year. “I hope all three will do good this year. They did good last year,” Mr. Succow said. “I think JV will be really good this year, and I think freshman will hold their own. I think all…
Assembly kicks off race Summit

Photo by Nick Park ’15 – Assistant Principal for Ministry Mr. Chris Calderon, SJ speaks to the student body Feb. 26 during an assembly about the upcoming Summit on Human Dignity. The Summit, which focuses on race this year, officially starts Monday, March 3.

Vogel contributes to Student Council, produces videos
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP Greg Vogel ’15 is making a name for himself both in front of and behind the lens. Vogel is a member of the Student Council as well as a photographer and filmmaker across campus. “I’ve done a lot of different stuff,” Vogel said. “I am in Student Council and I have been making a lot of videos for that. I’ve also done things like…
Wrestling pins 13-12 record, looks to get healthier for state tournament
By Brendan C. Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  The wrestling team is currently 13-12 as of Jan. 14, and is hoping to get healthier so they can push as many students to the state tournament as possible. The team is nearing the end of their season and their coach said they are, for the most part, proud of how they have done. “We’ve had maybe a couple of letdowns this season,”…
’12 Years a Slave’ avoids genre clichés, boasts powerful acting performances
By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP In a very important way, Steve McQueen’s new film “12 Years a Slave” doesn’t feel at all like a movie. Its depiction of the tale of Solomon Northup, a born-free black man who is kidnapped and sold in to slavery, is anything but triumphant. For the most part, “12 Years a Slave” is all thorns, sparing the viewers the superficiality that can come…
Basketball looks to play more team oriented game
By Riley Morrison ’16 THE ROUNDUP Varsity basketball kicked off the season with tryouts Nov. 4 and a team retreat the following weekend. According to head coach Mr. Tony Fuller, who has been coaching at Brophy for eight years, “tryouts were very competitive.” The team has five returning players including sophomore Bo Brunkhorst ’16 “a very good player,” according to team captain Conor Triplett ’14. Other players to look out…