Summit

Brophy prepares for upcoming summit on health
Photo by Noah Lederer ’21 | The Office of Faith and Justice’s display for human dignity stands in the Octagon on Jan. 16, 2019. By Noah Lederer ’21 THE ROUNDUP Every year, Brophy hosts a summit discussing relevant topics amongst the community and this highly anticipated couple of weeks is coming up from February 25 to March 6. This year, the theme is set to be “The Search for Health:…
Summit keynote speakers to cover religion, media, politics
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP CNN political reporter Eugene Scott, the Rev.. Jim McDermott, S.J. from Loyola Marymount University, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton are slated to this year’s Summit on Human Dignity keynote speakers. This year’s Summit is titled “We the People” and will focus on our call to respect the human dignity of each person especially as it pertains to democracy. A document…
Annual Summit to focus on democracy
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Every year the Office of Faith and Justice engages students for two weeks on a specific topic with the intention of addressing human rights issues that are prevalent both in America and throughout the world. This year’s Summit on Human Dignity is entitled “We, the People: Inclusive and Faithful Citizenship in Modern Democracy,” and it intends to focus on democracy and how Catholics and…
Annual Summit to focus on democracy
By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Every year the Office of Faith and Justice engages students for two weeks on a specific topic with the intention of addressing human rights issues that are prevalent both in America and throughout the world. This year’s Summit on Human Dignity is entitled “We, the People: Inclusive and Faithful Citizenship in Modern Democracy,” and it intends to focus on democracy and how Catholics and…
Audio: Students, faculty feel called to action after Summit
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mr. Ryan Hubbell speaks in the Summit workshop on Violent Masculinity. By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP Following the Summit on violence in early March, students and faculty say they feel called to action with the information they’ve been given.
OFJ looks to make Summit on violence socially impactful and relevant
By Anthony Totri ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Summit on Human Dignity is something the majority of people appreciate at Brophy, a time when the community can take a break from the rigor of school and gain further knowledge on a relevant issue in society. All of the necessary elements to make this year’s Summit on violence great are in place. If everything goes as planned the 2016 Summit may be…
Surrounded by violence: Street, gang violence take toll on world, not just home
By Luis Torres ’16 THE ROUNDUP Gang and street violence victimize people on a local and global scale. According to the FBI’s website, there are currently 1.4 million members that create 33,000 violent street gangs, motorcycle gangs and prison gangs that inhabit our country today. Based on the large number of gang members and the fact that this is a prevalent domestic issue, gangs should attract more fear than outside…
Summit workshop day should be extended
By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Each year the Summit on Human Dignity’s workshop day tops my list of favorite days of the semester. The concept is amazing, getting to learn in depth Summit-related knowledge from experts about what interests the individual. The most novel part is that there is a workshop to connect each student’s passion to the issue. Sadly, if you’re not a senior who gets the signup…
Annual Summit a success, awakens student body to harsh realities
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Say what you will about the Summit, but it is uniquely Brophy and is one of the biggest events of the year. Not many other high schools in the country take time out of their busy schedules to discuss the difficult issues of today, such as the U.S. prison system and its shortcomings. Not many, I can imagine, and that it is why…