The Broadview

Crossing guard protects and cheers SSH students

June 1, 2010


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Meghan Helms & Colleen Scullion Google “2222 Broadway, San Francisco” on Street View and the screen shows a tall man in a black uniform keeping watch over the Flood Mansion. Joseph Leroy Tice stands in front of school almost every weekday of the year, which turns out to be often enough to...

Seniors consider options to finance college

June 1, 2010


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Although senior Daisy Chung says she wants to study business at the University of California, Berkeley where she was accepted despite a 73.4 percent rejection rate, she will not be attending due to the financial climate. “I plan on going to the University of San Francisco (USF) for two years, and th...

Teenage jobs help later professional life

May 30, 2010


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Competing with adults to find jobs and internships during the current economic downturn can be difficult, however working even a part-time job for just a short amount of time can look good on college applications and resumes, and teach skills important life skills. Many students are finding summer jobs ...

Harry Potter’s Quidditch flies into the real world

March 31, 2010


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Quidditch season has begun ... The whole school seemed to be out in the stands around the quidditch pitch ... Fifteen brooms rose up, high, high into the air. They were off,” writes J.K. Rowling in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and now Middlebury College student ...

Athletics can improve academics

Athletics can improve academics

March 31, 2010


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Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Research suggests actively participating in extracurricular sports can have lasting effects on the girls as they develop and continue throughout life, and they are more likely to experience academic success and graduate from high school than those who do not play sports. ...

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

San Francisco farmers markets provide local fare and color

March 31, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Right off 280 the freeway on Alemany Boulevard is a converted parking lot with two city-block long rows of mural-covered concrete stalls where every Saturday morning, the stalls fill with boxes and crates of fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey and whatever else local fa...

Students attend Vancouver Winter Olympics

February 12, 2010


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Aggie Kruse & Rebecca Lee Reporters Most students will be turning on the television to watch the Winter Olympics, but two freshman are celebrating the Games first-hand in Vancouver, British Columbia. Chiara Figari and Mary Katherine Michiels-Kibler are traveling to Canada with their families...

Seniors explore themes in women’s history, image & psychology in a college-style women’s studies class

Seniors explore themes in women’s history, image & psychology in a college-style women’s studies class

February 11, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor The F Period Women’s Studies class files into Room 305 during their final exam period not for a thick packet of questions and essays, but for a few hours of discussion, photographs and film on a wide range of topics the 12 seniors picked from religion to sexual f...

San Francisco Chinatown faces decline in youth interest and authenticity

San Francisco Chinatown faces decline in youth interest and authenticity

February 11, 2010


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Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Feng Wong starts his morning with breakfast at home before bussing 40 minutes from the Sunset to Chinatown to shop for bargain fresh fruit and vegetables, digging through the piles of bok choy and Chinese broccoli for the best bunches at a few stands on Stockton Street. ...

Q&A with Simple Gifts designers

February 11, 2010


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Sara Kloepfer A & E Editor Elena Dudum, junior What is the focus of your collection? I didn’t make these three pieces with a theme in mind because I made them at different times, but what I’m trying to project is my range of designing capabilities. I have chosen to show a casual sundress,...

Students leave Chile for classes in San Francisco

Students leave Chile for classes in San Francisco

February 11, 2010


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Ava Martinez Reporter Years of English classes were put to the test for three exchange students from Colegio del Sagrado Corazon in Reñaca, Chile who lived and attended school with Convent students for the past few weeks. Nine students in total arrived in San Francisco — three staying at Conve...

Tearoom brings charm to 21st century

Tearoom brings charm to 21st century

December 16, 2009


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Anjali Shrestha Feature Editor The soft murmur of ladies chatting paired with the clink of porcelain lend to the homey atmosphere of Lovejoy’s Tea Room in Noe Valley. Lovejoy’s, founded by an English couple 14 years ago, is a quintessential San Francisco restaurant with its rando...

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