The Broadview

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Historic neighborhood welcomes all

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features

Sandwiched between Duboce Triangle and Noe Valley, the Castro is a bustling neighborhood known for its progressive atmosphere, rich history and eclectic shopping scene. Lined with palm trees and rainbow flags representative of the LGBT community, the Castro is nationally and historically known as...

Preparing for the future

Preparing for the future

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

College visits can be hard to squeeze in between completing admission applications and keeping up on classwork, but checking out a potential school can be a crucial step in the college decision process. “Visiting colleges is a great opportunity for students to get a sense of what a college camp...

Serving the homeless

Serving the homeless

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features

As the cost of living in San Francisco continues to spiral upward, the city’s homeless population is swelling, compelling a group of students to lighten some of the burden for those living on the streets with grocery donations and free lunches. “I come from a family that had to really work for what they ha...

Ho, ho, home decor

Ho, ho, home decor

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives

Each year a handful of San Francisco residents go beyond the tree in the window or string of lights by assembling grand holiday displays consisting of everything from ornaments lining the walkways, to real life santas hired to greet large crowds with candy canes.     Ashbury Terrace residents Wade Joffrion and ...

A voice for youth

A voice for youth

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features

While weekly meetings at City Hall, evening conference calls, and completing community improvement projects seem like the tasks of a member of the Board of Supervisors, they are the duties of a sophomore on the San Francisco Youth Commission. “I’ve always known I wanted to go into politics an...

Working around sexual harassment

Working around sexual harassment

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The viral hashtag “#MeToo” has become a movement, as stories of dozens of women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment continue to dominate headlines. But the issue of harassment goes beyond adults, affecting teenage girls who must decide how to react. “Sexist remarks and cat...

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

December 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Showering with shampoo and conditioner, rinsing with an army of skin care products, or even putting on makeup may seem important for maintaining a healthier, cleaner lifestyle, but many personal care products contain harmful and unsafe chemicals that could have detrimental health effects in the future. ...

Blending two worlds

Blending two worlds

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

December 16, 2017


Filed under Features

With beauty vloggers on YouTube, regular celebrity product endorsements on Instagram, and an increased presence of cosmetic companies online, the makeup and beauty industry’s marketing strategies have changed with the advent of social media. “When I see makeup on Instagram I think I may like, I usually ...

Breaking the ice

Breaking the ice

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Interactives, Sports & Fitness

While most of her classmates are still in bed sleeping, senior Gabby Tom rises at 5 a.m. in the East Bay and drives to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Ice Skating Rink to practice her double jumps, camel spins, and death drop spins, for an hour and a half. Tom practices three times a week in the mor...

A pigment of your imagination

A pigment of your imagination

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

The pop-up Color Factory museum opened the doors of its rainbow-striped building to the public this August in Union Square after months of anticipation, becoming an instant hotspot for both tourists and locals, with tickets sold out through the month of September. Dedicated to all things colorful and self-de...

‘Private’ personas

‘Private’ personas

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Features

Ugly selfies, rants and crude memes are populating Instagram feeds and breaking the stereotypical beautified Instagram aesthetic as users are posting more authentic photos through their “private” accounts. Private Instagrams, secondary accounts usually followed by close friends, have become a co...

Mission offers rich culture, community

Mission offers rich culture, community

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features

The Mission district is one of the Bay Area’s most thriving neighborhoods, filled with music, murals, food and an abundance of retail opportunities. The Mission stays true to its Hispanic history with a plethora of taquerias lining the district’s blocks. For old-school Mission-style Mexican food, head to award-w...

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