Sammy Romero

‘Safe Space’ signs spread, sparking controversy
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Teachers have put up safe space signs, like this one in front of Ms. Jessie Mason’s class, in the last half of the first semester. Safe spaces offer productive comfort in trying times By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP After the recent election cycle and many current events such as the Black Lives Matter protests, tempers flared over a variety of political and social…
‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ adds clarification to franchise
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” adds clarification to some of the older movies from the saga, but offers a different plot line. ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ — starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn 9 out of 10 By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP A new chapter in the Star Wars franchise is opened with their first ever…
‘Luke Cage’ delivers great plot and character development
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | Marvel’s Luke Cage depicts the life of a character  in the Marvel Cinematic Universe portrayed in other TV series like Jessica Jones. ‘Luke Cage’ — starring Mike Colter, Simone Cook, Mahershala Ali, Alfre Woodard, Theo Rossi 8 out of 10 By Sam Romero ’17 & Juan Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP   Netflix released a new television show connecting to the Marvel Cinematic Universe,…
‘Pokémon Go’ gives new meaning to gaming despite flaws
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Michael Rowe ’18 poses the Pokémon themed t-shirt from the varsity shop. By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP “Pokemon Go” became an instant success and sensation on the App Store for every Pokemon and non-Pokemon fan when it debuted in the United States July 6. Prior to being released in the United States, it had constantly been delayed. Pokemon Go was released in other…
New restaurant Flower Child offers unique eating options
By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP Flower Child offers Brophy students and faculty a close, healthy alternative menu to live by for a better diet and lifestyle. “We try to use healthier alternatives and specific recipes to make sure the items that we have are healthy,” said Lindsay Johnson, general manager of Flower Child, which is now open at Central and Camelback She said that everyone should always start a…
Offensive line coach returns to varsity sidelines
By Sammy Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Robert Whittier, offensive line coach for the Brophy 2007 championship football team, returns to Brophy this year after three seasons at Phoenix Christian. Mr. Whittier moved back from Houston, Texas in 2005 to coach for Brophy for five seasons and help win a championship in ’07 before going to Phoenix Christian. “When we won the championship in ’07 here, we weren’t the best…