Victor Beck

Loo uses creativity, work to convey stories
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | Justin Loo ’19 works on upcoming piece transforming from original medium to animation. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Justin Loo ’19 is an aspiring artist and comic illustrator who finds inspiration in telling stories through his work.  Loo’s artistic expression ranges from small doodles, to custom denim jackets, to large canvas comic book installations. However, accompanying these projects, problems often arise.  For example, Loo describes the difficult…
Bioethics club highlights the importance of asking difficult questions
Art by Victor Beck ’20 | A comedic depiction of the first ever cloned sheep and its ethical controversies. Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP   The newly installed Bioethics club pushes students to thoughtfully think and debate the morality behind many biotechnological advances.  Club leader, Ari Mehta ’20, wants to turn the Bioethics club into a safe place where students can debate and assess the ethical morality to many topical technological advances.…
Gordon’s passion of rock climbing takes him to competitions all around the world
Photo courtesy of Gordon Family | Clay Gordon ’20 climbs during finals of Montreal Championship in October 2017. By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP   Clay Gordon ’20 is a nationally ranked athlete and uses his passion of climbing as a way to relax and unwind.  He’s been climbing since he was very young and has always needed to balance school and climbing. “I’ve been climbing for almost ten years now…
Communal response to scandals among Catholic Church
Photo by Victor Beck ’20 | The statue of Jesus Christ, located in the Brophy Chapel. By Juan Sanchez ’20 and Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP THE ROUNDUP   On August 14, the first stories broke about the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covering up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a 70 year period. This statement opened up old wounds and triggered past memories for the…
Coffee and taekwondo: pastimes of Paul Cassidy
Photo by Camden Andl ’19 | Paul Cassidy ’19 cleans up after making a pressed cup of coffee in Lake Pleasant on a school camping trip. By Victor Beck ’20 & Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Paul Cassidy ’19 has been a staple in the community for many years being a driving force in organizations like STUCO and Brophy Culture Project.. Aside from being the three-time winner of Poetry…
Teachers say coffee creates community in classrooms
Photo by Victor Beck ’19 | Mrs. Ashley Doud hard at work accompanied by fresh cup of coffee. By Victor Beck ’19 THE ROUNDUP    Going through the day, teaching class after class, experiencing the constant fluorescent lights, can lead teachers to feeling drained.  The presence of coffee machines in there rooms offers up a beneficial relationship between not only the teachers, but the students as well. Mr. Steve Smith’…
Rascon uses artistic ability to promote campus advocacy and culture
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores’19| Saul Rascon’19 talks to Charels Gbekia’19 about student council taken on Friday April 13th, 2018. By Victor Beck’ 20 THE ROUNDUP Saul Rascon Salazar ’19 has been a continuous student leader in the Brophy community since his freshman year. He is apart of numerous clubs such as Brophy Advocacy Club, Brophy Culture Project, Photo/Video club and Student Council. He contributes his gifts of design and photography…
The ‘March for our Lives’ protest brings together community organizers and student activists
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 Krishna Sinha ’18 holds up a poster he created while protesting at the March For Our Lives event at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24th, 2018. The Brophy Advocacy Club represented Brophy at the march under the leadership of religion teacher Mr. William Rutt.  By Victor Beck’ 20 The ROUNDUP The March for our Lives protest was organized and spearheaded by students from Marjory…
Exploring how much of your tuition goes to sports on campus
By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy sports department has a lot to consider when budgeting how much money is needed to accommodate for every sport, class or job that dwells in the realm of athletics on our campus. It is a group effort between the coaches and the administration to make sure every piece of equipment is up to code or in need of replacement. Athletic Director Mr.…
Kroemer runs, takes inspiration from father
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Christian Kroemer ’18 shows off his cross country gear after going for a run in front plaza of Brophy on Jan 12th, 2018. Christian Kroemer ’18 is a Varsity cross country athlete who has halved his 5k time since freshman year from thirty-eight minutes to twelve minutes.  By Victor Beck ’20 THE ROUNDUP Christian Kroemer ’18 has been running since kindergarten, but until he entered…