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A father in politics gives senior life lessons, balanced political beliefs
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Joe Ducey ’17 and Arizona Governor Mr. Doug Ducey pose for a photo March 8 after the governor’s keynote address. Joe Ducey said he has learned valuable life lessons from his father being involved in politics. By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Joe Ducey ’17, son of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, said he has gained valuable experiences and lessons from his father’s intricate and…
Junior Cibulka continues fight against cancer, offers new view on life
Photo courtesy of the Cibulka Family | Sammy Cibulka ’18 continues to battle cancer.  By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Sammy Cibulka ’18 has been having a life changing experience fighting a battle against cancer for the last seven months. Cibulka was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma right after his Argentine exchange student left his house in February last winter. He had surgery on his right shoulder in April to remove a malignant tumor. He…
Sophomore Black overcomes leukemia, gains new perspective
Photo Courtesy of Joe Black ’18 – At the age of five, Joe Black had to overcome cancer through roughly two years of chemotherapy. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Joe Black ’18 was diagnosed with cancer at age five and underwent two years of chemotherapy during which he was unable to walk. The cancer was discovered when Black was jumping on the trampoline with his cousins and landed on…
Faces of Brophy: Alec Ferreira
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 Alec Ferreira ’17 “There are Native Americans living in terrible conditions and facing a lot of adversity and I want to break those barriers by getting an education.”
‘The Addams Family’ strives to be uniquely humorous, relatable
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 | Sam McGhee ’16, left, and the “The Addams Family” cast rehearse their lines in February in the Blackbox Theater. “The Addams Family” is this spring’s musical, projected to debut March 17, 18 and 19. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Spring Musical “The Addams Family” is a whimsical and goofy yet ultimately relatable re-imagining of classic characters who can sing and dance this time…
Group projects ineffective, members with extra work
Isaac Myers ’18 THE ROUNDUP When was the last time you did a group project that ended with everyone doing a fair amount of work? Most likely it has been a while. My personal experience with group projects leave me or others with a stressful workload that was not evenly distributed among the group. I will admit that when working on a group project ideas converging and contributing can make…
Broncos unable to stop Desert Ridge, fall to 4-2
Photo by Noah Rodriguez ’17 | Brophy and Desert Ridge plays leap for a pass near the end zone Sept. 25. Desert Ridge defeated Brophy 30-28. Desert Ridge 30 Brophy 28 By Andrew Howard THE ROUNDUP For the second week in a row a late-game field goal handed Brophy a loss. In a back and forth battle, the Desert Ridge Jaguars defeated the Brophy Broncos 30-28 at Phoenix College Sept.…
Photos: Students attend annual Mass of the Holy Spirit
Photo by Devin McManimon McNally ’17 | Brophy students celebrate the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 21. Photos by Devin McManimon McNally ’17 & Gray Olson ’17 THE ROUNDUP Students attended the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit Aug. 21, a tradition at Jesuit schools. Click here to view photos from the Mass.
U-Haul hires Brophy students for summer internship
By Jose Cardenas ’16 THE ROUNDUP U-Haul International, the Phoenix-based truck renting company, hired 11 Brophy students for a summer internship program, as featured in an Aug. 3 Arizona Republic article. These students took different positions within a corporate environment for the first time. Garret Pedicini ’15 worked in the financial department using Excel spreadsheets and other tools while Brenner Nathan ’15 wrote news articles for the U-Haul website. “This…