wisdom

Exiting editors dish out final pieces of wisdom to student body

“God, I Have Issues: 50 ways to pray no matter how you feel” has become my nightly companion as my days as a Brophy student dwindle.

I first picked up the prayer book earlier this school year on my Kairos retreat at Brophy’s retreat center, Manresa.

I smiled when I first read the book’s ironic yet spot-on title, and I reflected upon the book’s suggested scripture passages and quotes fittingly called “words to take with you.”

A week after Kairos, I was gifted my own copy, which gathered dust on my shelf at home until recently when it resurfaced while I was cleaning my room.

Actually, I found it while frantically searching for a box of instructions and unused computer parts I had kept from Tablet orientation freshman year.

Outgoing editor encourages students to seize the day

As I sit at my computer, clacking away at the keyboard while my bright lamp illuminates a few items on my desk (red pen, reporter’s notebook and recorder) I am reminded of the many times I have been in this deadline situation.

However, this time is different. This is my last edition in as Editor in Chief, the last time I will be pressured by the infamous deadline and perhaps the final words I will ever publish in The Roundup.

I don’t mean to be melodramatic and count “lasts”; it’s just interesting how journalism can correlate to life in general.

Departing editor offers graduated wisdom

As the year comes to a close once again, another group of seniors departs from Brophy.

Unfortunately, it is my class’ time to leave Brophy, and the administrators were right when, what seems just like yesterday, they said that Brophy would be the fastest four years of our lives.

I still can’t fully grasp the idea that this “group of seniors” is my class; the guys I have gotten to know so well during my time here.