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Roundup named ‘Best High School Newspaper’ in Arizona

The Arizona Newspapers Association and named The Roundup the “Best High School Newspaper” in the state at their annual awards reception Oct. 15.

The Roundup earned the first place recognition in the High School Newspaper/Large School Division category. The professional contest was sponsored by the ANA and the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors.

The Roundup wins two national awards

By Alex Stanley ’12
THE ROUNDUP/Co-Editor in Chief

The Roundup is the recipient of two National Scholastic Press Association awards in the organization’s 2011 contest.

Rohan Andresen ’12 won honorable mention for Page One Design in the April edition, placing within the top nine in the country.

The staff also claimed honorable mention for the “Soul of Brophy” multimedia package, one of 10 in the country that received an award.

The Roundup earns 30 new journalism awards

The staff of Brophy’s student newspaper, The Roundup, recently earned a total of 30 separate scholastic journalism awards.

On Thursday, April 28 next year’s Co Editors in Chief Ian Beck ’12 and Alex Stanley ’12, along with adviser Mr. Mica Mulloy ’99, attended the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association’s spring awards receptions at the ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Journalism I brings fresh faces, fresher style to newsroom

By Joe Skoog ’13
THE ROUNDUP

For the students in Mr. Mica Mulloy’s ’99 Journalism I class, things can seem quite daunting.

Introduction to the writing styles of journalism is a new experience for many, and there are a lot of pressures that spawn from the “hit the ground running” mentality that The Roundup has.

The Roundup staff consists of two groups of students that meet during the same class period. First year students make up the Journalism I class and second year students make up the Photojournalism course.

Anonymous letter to the editor concerning

By Eric Villanueva ’11
THE ROUNDUP

The Roundup recently received an anonymous letter to the editor about the behavior of several Brophy students at a restaurant one afternoon.

For reasons outlined in our Commenting Policy, we were unable to publish the letter online or in the monthly print edition.

We do not publish anonymous letters because we require the author’s information to verify all information in the letter. We do so to make sure the letter is truthful and objective.

Words from the wise is made by students, not staff

Every month, the staff of The Roundup takes pride in seeing the new edition spread throughout the Brophy community.

More often than not, students will immediately flip over to the back page, home of the “Words from the Wise.” This is a column that is intended to be funny, topical, pertinent or thought provoking.

It’s no secret that people like funny quotes the most, and we occasionally hear rumblings of a desire for “more funny.”

Roundup launches new multimedia project

By Michael Mandeville ’11
Managing Editor

Throughout the Brophy community there breathes a multitude of idiosyncrasies that illustrates the ‘soul’ we are all a part of.

Between the diversity students and faculty all contribute to and the traditions that pulse year after year, the “Soul of Brophy” makes known all of these characteristics and more importantly answers our underlining question: What makes Brophy “Brophy?”

Roundup starts year with 25 state, national honors

Roundup staff members and contributors recently earned 25 state and national awards for their work in the student publication last year.

The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association announced 16 Brophy students won a total of 21 awards in its 2010 Fall Newspaper Contest. This was based on work from the second semester of last year and awards were given for honorable mention, excellent and superior ratings.

Staff editorial gives newspaper a voice on current issues

In this edition, The Roundup published a staff editorial about the highly-debated SB 1070.

Instead of an opinion article bearing only the views of the author, a staff editorial is written by a board of editors and it states the opinion of the newspaper on local, state and national issues.

A staff editorial gives a voice to the publication as a whole on behalf of its readers.

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