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12 Blind Buccaneers navigate the coast of Puerto Rico

Photo courtesy of Mr. Marc Ashton | Adonis Watts readies his oxygen masks as he prepares to “snuba dive” about 15 feet below the surface. Eric Lindholm ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence as 12 blind students independently operated sailboats for a week-long adventure of a lifetime. Imagine being […]

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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 […]

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The Legacy of Congressman Ed Pastor

Ed Pastor (right) with his wife and grandson at Brophy Grandparent’s Day on May 2, 2018.  By Frankie Pastor ’20 THE ROUNDUP   The Honorable Ed Pastor is known as a political trailblazer and public servant, I was blessed to have him as my Tata (grandfather). Congressman Ed Pastor was born on Jun. 28, 1943, […]

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Competitive Membean Club bolsters vocabulary in fun ways

William Hays ’21 and Jackson Bernreuter ’21 partake in a standard Membean duel. By Jackson Moran ’20 THE ROUNDUP In November, some students banded together to form the Competitive Membean Club, CMC, where students can gather to do Membean, compete and expand their vocabulary. Membean is a website where students participate in practice sessions in […]

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Brophy plays its part in environmental sustainability

Photo by George Anton ’21: The solar panels on Robson Gymnasium installed in 2001. George Anton ’20 THE ROUNDUP   As schools around Arizona work to be more sustainable, Brophy has done so by implementing resource conservation programs to limit the amount of electricity and water the school uses. With all of the lights, the […]

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McShane suffers heart attack on campus, hopeful to return in January

Photo by Collin McShane ’19 | Mr. Lane McShane rests on his bed in his recovery room at St. Joseph’s Hospital after suffering a heart attack on Nov. 20. By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Mr. Lane McShane came to Brophy on Nov. 19 with chest pains. He would leave school during first period in […]

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Classwork competitions question student engagement

Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | A group of students engage in a friendly micro competition through the use of “Kahoot!”. By Juan Sanchez ’20 THE ROUNDUP While some teachers such as Mr. John Damaso and Ms. Breanne Toshner utilize macro competitions in their respective classrooms to promote engagement of the course material, Mr. Seamus Walsh is generally against classroom competitions […]

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Robotics Team bring creativity and innovation to campus, implementing inclusivity and community outreach

Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Members of the robotics team gather to work on their most recent remote-controlled robot.  Eric Lindholm ’19 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy Robotics team has become a staple figure on campus, providing fun at football games with their T-shirt shooting robot and also taking great strides in their technology, […]

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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 […]

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Job board offers jobs, internships for students

A chart created by George Anton ’20 that gives an outlook on the current situation for employment amongst Brophy students. By George Anton ’20 THE ROUNDUP    The Brophy faculty and staff launched the school’s new job board on Oct. 18, 2018, allowing students to apply for jobs or internships in the Phoenix area. Last […]

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