Reece M. Krantz

Freshman Morris fights for medical rights
  Photo Courtesy of Fox 10 – Screenshot of the video of Diego Morris’ speech on the Fox 10 Youtube channel. By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP Diego Morris ’19 had his life turned upside down in 2012, when he was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Morris thought he was just sore from sports and other activities, but it was worse than thought. “When I was…
Surrounded by Violence: Students debate gun control
Gun regulations provide for common sense, natural rights By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP President Barack Obama’s new executive order will usher in an era of regulations for handguns, assault rifles and more. President Obama ordered this after a series of violent events cascading from school shootings to terrorism, in San Bernardino, Calif. Gun regulation has been the hot-button topic in the United States for the past few years.…
Relevancy enhances learning, future outcomes
Photo Illustration by Cory Wyman ’16 and AK Alilonu ’16 – Students learn through unique styles, intrests. By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP What causes someone to be willing to learn? “Willing” is the operative word here because without a desire to learn something, the learning process is sure to be stymied. There are several reasons why people decide to learn a new skill or concept. Some people enter…
Binding of Isaac: Rebirth prompts disturbing yet addictive gameplay
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP Binding of Isaac: Rebirth 9 out of 10 Strange video games exist, from those that have you shoot aliens to full blown Medieval feudal system simulators. Perhaps one of the most imaginative and disturbing games this year is the “Binding of Isaac: Rebirth,” a remake of another game with the same namesake. While there is no story per say, it does follow the…
Summit seeks to shed new light on justice system
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP Each year a new social issue takes center stage on campus. From topics like income inequality to where your food is actually coming from, this discussion serves the community by raising awareness. The title of this year’s Summit on Human Dignity is “Safe and Sound: a Case for Restorative Justice.” It will focus on the United States criminal justice system and the tribulations…
Brophy Hockey has rough launch, hoped to still succeed in D1 playoffs
Photo provided by Tyler Hinz ’16 — Tommy Boesch ’16 of the Brophy Junior Varsity Hockey team skates past a defender at the Ice Den. Varsity falls 4-3 to Notre Dame in 1st round of playoffs By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy hockey team hopes to propel themselves into the playoffs on a positive note. They had a rough start to the season, dropping many of their…
Pro/Con: Students debate early Christmas decorations
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Dec. 2. The christmas lights on this house started to go up as long ago as Oct.1. The decorations cost roughly 10,000 to put up and take down. PRO: Early Christmas decorations prompt economic, cultural growth By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP There seems to be an age-old controversy about Christmas decorations. Too late, too early, it doesn’t matter. There is vivacious and…
Social media can be beneficial to democracy
Staff Editorial The Issue: Social media’s role in a democratic system is unknown Our Stance:Students should participate online, but be weary of the political considerations By Reece M. Krantz ’16 & Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Democracy has been called into question many times in the past few decades. From questionable laws and political infighting to terrorism, there seems to be questions about whether our democracy is really by…
Start of year marked by haywire bell, PA system
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP For many classrooms on campus, the first weeks of school lacked the sound of a bell and in some cases a PA system all together. The same school bell has been apart of Brophy for 13 years now and malfunctions are not uncommon. Ms. Sherri Stephens, Director of Facilities and Food Service, said she has been dealing with fixing the bells and managing…
New publishing office supports BLAM, teachers
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP BLAM hopes to increase production value of its annual arts magazine this year with a new publication office, which also serves as faculty workspace. The workspace is near the west end of Brophy Hall’s second floor. Maintenance crews renovated the space this summer. Mr. John Damaso ’97 is an advisor to BLAM, otherwise known as Brophy Literary Arts Magazine, and the satirical newspaper…