The Broadview

School uniform reflects SH goals, community

December 16, 2009

Caroline Hearst Reporter When Head of School Andrea Shurley announced an experimental period of free dress after the Thanksgiving chapel, everyone around me burst into applause. No more gray skirts, polos or black tights! The excitement was palpable. Although I eventually joined in the clapping, I could n...

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

Youth struggle to survive on city streets

December 16, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Luke Burton invites homeless children for dinner every Tuesday night. Over the past three years as a member of the faith-based outreach group The Outer Circle, he has met hundreds of the estimated 1,400 homeless youth living on San Francisco streets, shelters or with ...

Homeless youth overlooked by city

December 16, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, bone-chilling summer fog, the Seven Painted Ladies and cultural diversity. It’s also known for the widespread homelessness that blankets the city. Of the 7,000 homeless said to be living on the streets, it’s estimated 1,4...

Breakfast Club evolves into social time with less structure

Breakfast Club evolves into social time with less structure

October 30, 2009

by Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Breakfast Club has evolved from a planned period of coed activities into less structured time for CSH students to spend with the boys from SHHS. “Breakfast Club has changed so much,” said senior Kat Armstrong. “My freshmen year we were all divided into ...

Increasing need puts stress on SF Food Bank

Increasing need puts stress on SF Food Bank

October 30, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Requests for assistance from the San Francisco Food Bank are up 20 percent this year, and although it is responding with more products and produce than ever, with 192 pantries citywide and a warehouse bustling daily, food is still not being distributed fast enough in large enough quantities to meet steadily climbin...

UC and CSU in fiscal crisis

October 30, 2009

Meghan Helms Asst. A&E Editor The state’s current financial crisis is increasing tuition while cutting admission and course options in California’s public colleges and universities, making graduation in four years more difficult to achieve. “Admission to a UC or a CSU will be more sel...

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

Schools of the Sacred Heart celebrate Mater, CSH traditions include reflection, pink popcorn

October 30, 2009

Claire Fahy Reporter Sacred Heart Schools throughout the world celebrated the Feast of Mater on Oct. 20 and throughout the week. A fresco of Mary painted by Sister Pauline Perdau, a Religious of the Sacred Heart novice, resulted in a variety of traditions celebrated by Sacred Heart schools . T...

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

October 28, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Students will participate in breakout sessions and listen to expert panels during a coed event on Nov. 12 focusing on the different facets of evolution. Five scientists and theologians will facilitate the day-long Darwin Project: Exploring Faith and Science, addressing the...

‘Ghetto’ has deeper meanings not intended by teen users

September 30, 2009

by Zoë Newcomb News Editor Seventeen magazine boasts the best tips for how to get that perfect “ghetto-fabulous look.” Girls shriek through the halls, laughing about their ghetto car. World history classes study the poverty-stricken ghettos of World War II. The word “ghetto” has evol...

Project Kaisei explores waste in Pacific Ocean

September 23, 2009

Emma Herlihy Asst. News Editor Abandoned fishing nets, empty plastic bottles and everyday trash make up a floating dump commonly know as the north Pacific Gyre or the Plastic Vortex in the North Pacific Ocean which is estimated to be twice the size of Texas — and is still growing. Projec...

Renovations begin on Doyle Drive, 101

September 23, 2009

Zoë Newcomb News Editor Construction has begun on the $1 billion, 9-year replacement of Doyle Drive that will continue through early 2013 and will affect traffic in the Presidio district and people who commute across the Golden Gate Bridge. Doyle Drive currently rates 2 out of 100 in structur...

Some Sigg bottle liners still contain BPAs

September 23, 2009

Isabelle Pinard Reporter Chemistry teacher Christina Cinti leaves the lab room quickly, grabing her Sigg bottle before she walks out the door with her tennis team and unaware the inner liner of her water bottle can seep a hormone-disrupting chemical known as BPA into her water. Many people turned t...

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