By Julian De Ocampo ’13 & Roan Enright ’13 THE ROUNDUP Waves of instruments flooded onto campus for the annual four-hour long Fine Arts Extravaganza held Nov. 20 The FAE served as a showcase for the musical talents of hundreds of students across all grade levels. Choirs, orchestra and individual instrumentalists including, accordionist Michael O’Gara [...]
Tanner Nypen ’15 The Roundup Saturday morning Edin Bekric ’15 powers up his computer, selects his favorite music playlist and clicks on the “League of Legends” icon on his desktop. “It’s relaxing, and it’s a good time waster,” Bekric said. He plays “League of Legends” on his home computer with friends on weekends. Bekric first [...]
Jaela Robinson ’15 By Austin Norville ’15 THE ROUNDUP For Roundup purposes can I get your name and year? My name is Jaela Robinson, I am a sophomore. Going with the theme of this edition, what is your favorite thing to do after school? My favorite thing to do after school is to go to [...]
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 THE ROUNDUP List-making is part of the fundamental order of human nature, isn’t it? We rank to understand, we rank to put things in context and we rank because it’s fun. Music taste is never entirely independent; we rely on critics, peers, charts, rankings and more to help form what [...]
Teachers Pet: Dr. Joseph Holland By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Hubbell’s question from November 2012’s “Teacher’s Pet”: What is an essential piece of clothing every man should have? An essentially piece of clothing very man should have are boots. What was an aspiration of yours when you were a kid? I wanted to [...]
Roundup staff also earns 1st place for Online General Excellence, 29 additional awards The Arizona Newspapers Association named The Roundup the “Best High School Newspaper” in Arizona for the second year in a row. The ANA announced the award, co-sponsored by Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors, as part of it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest Sept. [...]
The Roundup recently earned 22 journalism awards from the Arizona Scholastic Press Association. The AIPA gave the honors at its Spring Awards Reception Thursday, May 3 at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Awards were for work during the first semester of the year, which included the October, November and December [...]
By Lauren D’Souza XCP ’14 & Julian De Ocampo ’13
From morning until the ring of the last bell, Brophy is almost like any other public high school in the most basic essence.
While the nuances might be different, Brophy is, on the surface level, ultimately a normal prep school where students arrive each day to learn the skills they need to prepare them for higher education and beyond.
Change at the start of any school year is to be expected.
However, this year it seems there are a larger number of new faces, organizations and expectations than previous years.
These range from new teachers and policies to a new middle school—Loyola Academy.
In this edition, The Roundup explores these additions and how they continue to shape our identity.
By Julian De Ocampo ’13
Contrary to popular belief, print media is not dead.
All it takes is one look at Brophy’s numerous student-run publications to realize that this form of media is alive and well.