Tyler Conrad

MOY runner up Bhatt pairs intelligence with humility
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Alex Bhatt ’17 converses with fellow Brophy students in the Student Activity Center. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP It’s hard to go a day on campus without hearing the name Alex Bhatt ’17. Outside of being a Key Club officer, a member of Future Physicians Club, founder of the Model United Nations, and an editor for The Wrangler, Bhatt’s spirit and positive character have…
Xavier Gator: Rachel Demaria ’17
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP What’s your name and year? Rachel DeMaria ’17, I’m a senior. What’s some of the ways you’re involved on campus? The biggest way I’m involved in school is through Student Council. We meet for at least five hours a week to plan events for the school and our grade. However, I’m also in NHS, Spanish Club, Music Club, and a member of Blue Crew…
Dances planning consists of budgeting, conversation
Photo by Mason Warner ’20 | Brophy and Xavier students dance at Hoopcoming Jan. 20. Dances are planned out through a process of budgeting and conversation with vendors and entertainment. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Dances are often a highlight of highschool for many students, but what is frequently looked over about these events is the months of work that goes into ensuring a fun and safe time. Mr.…
Larger emphasis on need-based college scholarships well justified
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP When looking at the base price of a college tuition, it’s easy to fall right out of your chair at how outlandish the numbers can be. Many people realize as a way to soften the blow of these numbers is the possibility of a scholarship in some form from the institution. However, the reason students are getting these scholarships has become a disputed topic…
Culture Project seeks to build empathy on campus
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Axell Komlan ’18 speaks at the first installment of Faces of Brophy presented by the Culture Club, Dec. 6. The culture club seeks to share culture and stories through lunchtime presentations. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP On a post election campus, The Brophy Culture Project seeks to share stories of student’s heritage and allow diversity to have a greater presence on campus.  …
Actresses deserve equal pay as opportunity grows
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP According to Forbes, Jennifer Lawrence made $46 million last year, making her Hollywood’s highest paid actress at only 26 years old. Even with such a hefty salary, compare Lawrence with her male counterparts and she ranks as the 6th highest-earning male or female actor, behind men including the No. 1 highest paid Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Tom Cruise. Let’s make something clear: These…
‘The Laramie Project’ covers sensitive topic
Poster by Nate Kerber ’19 By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Actors say the fall play “The Laramie Project” sought to address sensitive subjects with respect, yet head on to correctly portray the message and embody Brophy’s commitment to justice. “‘The Laramie Project’ is the collection of interviews after the brutal murder of Mathew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student,” said actor Jack Toolan ’17. The show is different from…
Cheer team works to promote Brophy school spirit
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Xavier spirit line performs during halftime Friday Sept. 23 at Phoenix College. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Despite being from a different school, Xavier’s cheer team said that they enjoy boosting Brophy school spirit and providing support for the football players on Friday nights. “I think that us going to the games and being there and sitting in front of the crowds and…
Government teachers encourage opinions while maintaining unbiased classroom
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP With the presidential election in full swing, government teachers say maintaining an unbiased classroom while promoting student activism can prove challenging, especially with an election as unique as this one. “I think it’s definitely difficult to walk the line of creating an environment where students don’t think they have to feel pressured to represent certain beliefs and they feel comfortable to represent their own…
Bopp excited for new journey, happy with Brophy he leaves behind
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 | Mr. Bopp talks with a student about the feasibility of his project, Tuesday April 26. Mr. Bopp will be leaving Brophy at the end of this year after 11 years as a staff member at the school. By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Assistant Principal for Technology and Instruction Mr. Jim Bopp will depart this summer for a new job as the principal of Creighton…