The Roundup

Editors Goodbye: Journalism is essential in story driven society
By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP When I started Brophy four years ago I never expected that I would be working on the newspaper. And I was split on the concept of newspapers and news media for their common manipulation of stories so that the reader prefers one side over the other. However, once I started writing for and developing The Roundup, I came to realize that when done right…
Community remembers Fr. Olivier with student ‘honor guard,’ funeral Mass
Photo by Nick Park ’15 | Pallbearers and the Phoenix Jesuit community walk Fr. Harry “Dutch” Olivier, S.J., from the Brophy Chapel to the St. Francis Xavier Church for his funeral Mass Monday, March 23, surrounded by a student honor guard. Photos by Nick Park ’15, Kyle Scheuring ’15, Alec Vick ’15, and Matthew Montes ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy community celebrated the life of the Rev. Harry “Dutch” Olivier at a funeral Mass Monday, March 23. Fr. Olivier died March 17 at…
Roundup podcast: Fourth edition preview
By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Roundup staff met after school Jan. 30 to finish the fourth edition of The Roundup, which will feature a package on race. We discuss what students can expect from the edition when it released the second week of February. [mp3t track=”http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Roundup-Issue-4-Preview.mp3″ play=”Start me” stop=”Pause it” volslider=”y”]    
Players contribute to teams from back up roles
By Jeffrey J. Kimball Erdely ’14 THE ROUNDUP Tryouts for a school team are some of the most tense and stressful days of the year for athletes. Imagine making the team after all the stress and then never playing a single game. Meet the benchwarmers. Most teams have second and third string players who compete at the same level as everyone else, but may never see playing minutes during the…
Month-long work unfolds behind the scenes of the newsroom
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Many may think that The Roundup is just a newspaper that comes out once a month. However, people don’t see what goes on in E331 every day of the week to make that happen. The Roundup is primarily known for its paper edition that comes out each month, but people can also find us online on social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter.…