Football Sports

The Roundup’s football game coverage continues to evolve, improve

By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP 240,000 impressions in a 28-day period or roughly 8,400 impressions a day. That is how many people looked at, @brophysports, The Roundup’s sports Twitter account’s, tweets during the last month, according to As a first year, first-time reporter, knowing that tens of thousands of people are about to […]

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Social media should play more of an important role in college application

By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Social media is a tool that has given students exposure to current news and information, but it has also given colleges the opportunity to further their research on their applicants. The traditional college application has always incorporated the student’s GPA, test scores, extracurricular activities, recommendation letters and essays. […]

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Featured Opinions

Surrounded by Violence: Social media promulgates violence, increases terrorist power

Graphic by Bryce Owen ’17 – Terrorist groups use social media as a platform for communication and propaganda. By Anthony Cardellini THE ROUNDUP In The Roundup‘s November 2014 edition, Cameron Bray ’16 heralded a warning to the praise social media was receiving for increasing student activism. “ISIS, perhaps the most notorious terrorist group alive today, […]

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Hashtag activism brings issues to social media feeds

By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP This August students couldn’t log in to Facebook without seeing videos of someone dumping ice water on their head. The most recent online activism campaign was the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.” According to, the challenge involves people dousing themselves in buckets of ice water on video, posting the […]

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Featured News

In a social media world of Retweets, Likes & Favorites, students experience Hashtag Activism

In a digital culture many practices and concepts have been revolutionized by the Web. Activism is a prime example. Take for instance online social movements from recent years. #BringBackOurGirls #Kony2012 #IceBucketChallenge.

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