OPINIONS: Phoenix is environmentally challenged, lacks culture, struggling sports teams

By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Phoenix is a rapidly growing city, but it has a lot of issues like its sports teams, environmental awareness and the fact that the city is so spread out. The first issue is the sports side of Phoenix. There is not a consistent team that anyone can root for […]

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New wrestling club open to all students in Phoenix community

By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP Every Monday and Wednesday the AMDG Wrestling Club meets after school in the wrestling room to improve their skills and prepare for future matches. “People say wrestling is like a lifestyle, it’s just something you can’t stop,” said varsity wrestler Valentine Hernandez ’16. Hernandez said he has […]

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Long awaited ‘Bankrupt’ creates procession to preceding chart-topper album

Phoenix—“Bankrupt!” 8.5 out of 10  By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP In 2009, the French indie-pop group Phoenix stormed on the music scene with their album “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.” Featuring notable songs such as “Liztomania,” “Lasso” and their most well-known track “1901,” Phoenix began their climb to fame. The band is notable for its combination […]

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Staggering pollution rates remain throughout valley

By Joe Skoog ’13
The Roundup

In a recent American Lung Association study, the Phoenix area ranked as the second most polluted city in the country.


We have all seen the smog clouds every morning and every afternoon.

But what exactly causes this?

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