The Broadview

Canada offers cheaper universities

December 16, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor The rising price of American colleges, both state and private, is leading many students to turn north and apply to schools in Canada. The Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. expects as many as 10,000 American students to attend Canadian universities next fall. This i...

It is the season to be grateful for what we take for granted

December 16, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Managing Editor Thanks-giving is always herb-roasted turkey and ravioli in Lodi with my dad’s side. After food and card games, my grandma used to tell us stories about Cedarville — the ranch she grew up on — and how my kid dad dubbed himself king of the manure pile. Another night, u...

Colleges may learn from sports experts

November 2, 2009


Filed under Features, Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Managing editor Professional hockey players skate with a constant fear of losing their edge and their contracts. Every year the tough guys are asked to stay on their teams, get traded or get cut. Walking to HP Pavilion with my dad for a game, I was curious as to where my favorite Sharks pl...

Supporters of ‘trendy’ charities lose credibility

October 30, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Zoë Newcomb News Editor Charities and causes have become like teeny, shivering purse dogs. They’re fascinating but they all look exactly the same. It’s not unusual to hear about classmates who are involved in five or 10 clubs; one to feed the homeless, one to help children with cancer, another ...

Concerts should not have age limit

October 30, 2009


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Staff Editorial Music is there for teens at times when their worlds are collapsing and changing as they grow — those times when they begin to ask, in the words of Tegan and Sarah, “Where does the good go?” In brooding over a first crush or a bad grade or a fight with parents, an emotionally u...

LovEvolution brings out love for San Francisco’s cultural diversity

October 30, 2009


Filed under A & E, Opinion

by Sara Kloepfer A&E Editor Only in San Francisco would riding the bus with a man dressed in neon hot pants and body glitter be part of a normal Saturday in October. My fellow passenger and I were on our way to LoveFest, renamed this year to LovEvolution. LovEvolution, San Francisco’s sixth annual...

Obama deserves Nobel honors

October 30, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Caroline Hearst Reporter Although President Obama’s efforts to end conflict and encourage diplomacy and nonviolence are in their early stages, his notable advances on a peace agenda merit the Nobel Peace Prize. Publicly remarking on the award on October 9, Obama said, “I do not feel that I d...

Americans need better manners

September 24, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Eighty-three percent of countries in 2002 had a plurality of citizens judging the United States favorably, but by 2006 only 23 percent of countries had a plurality saying that United States influence is positive, according to a 2008 report by the House Committee on Forei...

Healthcare fight slows change

Healthcare fight slows change

September 23, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Zoë Newcomb News Editor America has reached a low point. During President Obama’s recent address to Congress in which he attempted to dispel myths surrounding his health care plan, a representative stood and angrily shouted, “You lie!” at the President of the United States of America....

Society pushes teens to go with the crowd

September 23, 2009


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Staff Editorial It is hard not to stereotype. Everybody does it. A girl walks by wearing big hoop earrings and colorful high top Nikes. Someone says, “Oh, she’s so ghetto.” Everybody says it. Anyone with bling or saggy pants or a tiny back pack becomes “ghetto.” Those living in true poverty...

Lessons learned come from unexpected source

May 21, 2009


Filed under Opinion

by Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief Although classes change from year to year, one class that has been a constant in my schedule for the past four years is journalism. More than improving writing and layout skills, the most valuable lessons I have learned are from the people I have interviewed. In my ...

Easier access to emergency contraception may cause irresponsibility in teens

May 21, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a “morning-after” emergency contraceptive accessible to 17-year-olds for purchase without a doctor’s prescription. The pill, if taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse, can prevent pregnancy. But th...

The student news site of Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
Opinion